Making the most of an adventure to Gull Lake to celebrate Easter in Minnesota is easy to do when you have access to so many fun activities while you’re in town! The following are a few you’ll want to be sure to add to your holiday itinerary this year.
Easter Egg Hunts the Entire Family Will Love
Spending time in the Gull Lake area around Easter is a great experience for everyone, but those who are traveling this way with little ones in tow will love that there are so many Easter egg hunts to enjoy during the holiday stay as well! In 2022, many of the Easter egg hunts that were previously on-hold for health reasons are back up and officially on the schedule. This makes for a great opportunity for locals and visitors alike to grab their Easter baskets and get to searching in the name of fun! Head over to Gregory Park in Brainerd on Saturday, April 16th at 10:00 am sharp to take part in this annual tradition in a scenic and welcoming setting. This free event is hosted by the Brainerd Rotary Club in association with Brainerd Parks and Recreation as well as Sullivan Candy and Supply. The event is ideal for kids 2 to age 9 and generally takes anywhere from 15 to 20-minutes for all of the eggs to be found.
The Warrior Early Learning Center in Brainerd is also hosting an egg hunt on Saturday, April 16th between 10:00 am and noon. The cost to enjoy this even is $3 per child and adults can enter for free as long as they have a non-perishable food item to donate to the local food shelf. This egg hunt includes more than just searching for colorful prizes in the grass. The event also provides participants with access to crafts and games to enjoy as well as stations for frosting Easter cookies. There are even bunnies on-site so that kids can take pictures with these fluffy friends as moments of their fun experience. All of the money raised at this event goes to the ECFE Scholarship Fund.
Turn Your Celebration into a Dance Party
When you’re looking to crank up the volume on your Gull Lake Easter getaway, stop by Zorbaz on Gull Lake on Saturday, April 16th starting at 9:00 pm. On this night, the DJ Dance Party will be in full swing until 2:00 am inviting guests to enjoy beverages and savory bites, as well as time on the dance floor in style. Zorbaz on Gull Lake is known and loved for its music and knack for all things fun and is easily found at 8105 Lost Lake Road in Lake Shore.
Incorporate a Holiday Hike into Your Stay
Easter falls right into that ideal time of year around Gull Lake where the snow is starting to melt away and the exciting trails are becoming a highlight of every visit. When you’re in the mood to make the most of nature in bloom, consider packing your hiking boots for your Easter getaway this direction and making time to get out and explore. There are a variety of trails to experience around Gull Lake that are perfect for trekkers of all ages and skill levels. Fritz Loven Park in Lake Shore has great routes to try as well as the Gull Lake Recreation Area in Brainerd. Hoping to turn your hike into a full day of fun? Make your way to Pillsbury State Forest in Nisswa and immerse yourself in some of nature’s most stunning spring spectacles.
Get Out on the Water in Style
Thawing ice over Easter in Gull Lake means ice fishing adventures can finally be swapped out for chartered fishing excursions for those who can’t wait to spend time on the waves. The Nisswa Guides League is a premier provider of guided experiences for those learning to cast a line for the first time, as well as those who could simply use some area expertise before heading out solo later on. The gear you’ll need is included in the cost of a half-day or full-day experience and each adventure can be customized according to preference and style upon request. You’ll learn a lot about your surroundings while taking advantage of a season where getting a bite on the line is highly likely!
Enjoy Easter Dinner in Your Waterfront Rental
Getting out of town over Easter and exploring Gull Lake is exciting, but that doesn’t mean travelers have to leave well-loved traditions behind. Those who book a stay through Gull Lake Beach Resorts will have access to properties with full kitchens on-site, providing a perfect place to enjoy a home-cooked Easter dinner. Many of these properties also enjoy waterfront views, so you can easily pair your favorite dish with the scenery you’ve come to admire.
There’s never been a better time to book your Gull Lake adventure. Reach out today to learn more about property options in this area when a vacation is calling!