If you are excited to book a winter getaway, look no farther than the gorgeous Gull Lake area in Minnesota. As one of the largest lakes in the area, Gull Lake has many activities suitable for every visitor during every season. Winter is one of the best times to visit as it receives a healthy dose of magical winter snow. Read on to discover our picks for the top winter things to do in Gull Lake!
Winter Activities in Gull Lake
To start, you can enjoy the unique activity of ice fishing. Gull Lake, North Long Lake, and Round Lake are some great options for ice fishing. Some of the lakes’ popular fish species include trout, walleye, panfish, bass, northern pike, among others.
As a family-friendly activity that is fun for every age group, ice skating can allow you to spend quality time on the ice. There are many ice skating rinks suitable for both beginners and experts, including Mill Avenue, Bane Park, Oscar Kristofferson Park, and Loren Thompson Park.
Visit Mount Ski Gull for downhill skiing, snowboarding, and tubing. At over 1,200 feet, the tubing hill is one of the largest in Minnesota and it also has a dedicated terrain park for snowboarding. There are several downhill ski runs for skiers of different skill levels. Another popular activity that allows you to explore the picturesque Minnesota landscape is snowmobiling. The Brainerd, Nisswa and Gull Lake areas have many well-maintained trails for thrilling snowmobile adventures.
There are also many hiking trails through the picturesque mountains and lakes with well-groomed paths that are maintained throughout the winter.
Besides the outdoor adventures, you can head to any of the indoor recreation areas for mini-golfing, ice skating, ice hockey, bowling, and arcade games. Visit any of the area’s indoor water parks where you can enjoy splash pools, lazy rivers, tube and body slides, and hot tubs. The Gull Lake area also has great bars, cafés, and casual food joints for a relaxing time with loved ones between wintertime activities.
Stay, Relax, Recharge
When searching for the perfect home base, you need something that is cozy, comfortable, and safe. We are happy to recommend our winter vacation rentals in Gull Lake. With plenty of options ranging from cozy condos to spacious cabins, every rental property has the latest amenities for a comfortable stay. These properties are located within close distance to all the tourist attractions and amazing restaurants. You can opt for a lakefront rental property and enjoy a picturesque view right from the living room. All the rooms offer luxurious furnishings, electronic appliances, high-speed internet and more.
Come home to a relaxing bedroom with large cozy beds, high-quality bedding, and convenient amenities for daily living. Our team focuses on the comfort and convenience of all our guests. We pay attention to all the details so you can feel at home. If you are excited to cook holiday meals, you can find everything you need in the fully equipped kitchen. We provide utensils, cookware, and appliances; work your magic in the kitchen and relish the homecooked meals in the spacious dining areas.