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With 2020 officially behind us, people across the U.S. and the globe are looking to capture the best that 2021 has to offer. With so many plans and travels put on hold in the year we all left behind, it’s fair to assume that those with a passion for hitting the road in the name of exploration will find plenty to look forward to with Easter just around the corner.

Yes, those traditional and meaningful moments spent at home over the Easter holiday are important, but we have all spent so much time inside that if the opportunity presents itself to get out and pair our Easter celebrations with a fresh air moment, there’s no reason not to take it!

This year, when you’re considering trips that elevate your Easter experience in wonderful ways, be sure to set your travel sights on scenic Gull Lake, Minnesota, and its incredible surrounding communities. Not only is this destination refreshing, but it provides a beautiful backdrop for that holiday trip you definitely deserve in 2021.

Whether you’re a traveler that loves to relax, enjoys the outdoors, or can’t wait to explore, a Gull Lake getaway will definitelly inspire you. The following are just a few of many options when you’re ready to plan an unforgettable Easter 2021 away in Minnesota.

Explore Pillsbury State Forest

Time spent discovering the beauty of Gull Lake is a highlight of any trip this way, but for those that are ready to immerse themselves in forested beauty this Easter, a quick hop over to nearby Pillsbury State Forest is bound to please! This impressive area of protected land covers 25,612 acres of terrain and was first established in 1900.

Pillsbury State Forest holds the important title of being Minnesota’s very first state forest, making it a must-see for those that travel this way with a heart for history. Bundle up and enjoy traversing the hilly terrain while you admire the many sugar maple, red oaks, and black ash trees that call this state forest home. 27 miles of hiking trail wind through Pillsbury State Forest which can be explored on foot, bike, or by horseback when the weather is right!

Hike the Paul Bunyan State Trail

When you can’t wait to pair your Easter celebrations with a fresh-air moment and plenty of scenery, be sure to take time to check out the Paul Bunyan State Trail while you’re in town. This path boasts an impressive 112 miles to discover that runs through the heart of Brainerd and Baxter. Pick and choose how much of this paved trail you want to enjoy during your stay. Whether you make it a day-trip or just an afternoon, it’s a great option for spending time outdoors over Easter when you have little ones with you as well.

Book the Perfect Property for Your Gull Lake Getaway

Knowing you’ve booked an ideal vacation rental can boost your Easter away to new and exciting heights. Those who book with Gull Lake Beach Resorts will enjoy spacious, comfortable, and luxurious accommodations that make their Easter trip complete.

While Gull Lake and the surrounding communities are packed with options for enjoying dinner out, those that prefer to serve up a home-cooked meal instead can do so in these rentals. Many are equipped with full kitchens that offer spacious counters, plenty of cookware, and modern appliances to make whipping up that Easter dinner a breeze. Guests can then choose to dine indoors at the table or make their way outside to a patio or deck where furniture awaits to help you enjoy an amazing holiday alfresco moment.

Many guests have a favorite holiday movie they traditionally watch over Easter and a trip to Gull Lake this year doesn’t mean sacrificing that important moment. Gull Lake Beach Resort rentals are outfitted with access to Wi-Fi and high-speed internet so streaming that movie that means so much is only the touch of a button away.

No matter how you spend your Easter Gull Lake getaway, booking a rental with an amazing view is a must. Wake up each day of your stay and enjoy scenery that’s inspiring and inviting and well-paired with cozy furnishings that balance comfort and style. There’s really no reason not to pamper yourself a little this Easter.

Contact Us Today

Whether your plans have you enjoying a getaway to Gull Lake over Easter or heading this way another time of year, the property professionals at Gull Lake Beach Resorts are here to help. We’re committed to helping our guests create one-of-a-kind stays and are always available when you’re hoping to select a property that meets and exceeds all of your travel needs. Reach out today to learn more about our many impressive area vacation rentals and to begin planning your next exciting Easter getaway. We can’t wait to see you in Gull Lake soon!