Area Attractions

The Vintage Golf Course at Staples - The 18-hole "Vintage" course at the The Vintage at Staples facility in Staples, Minnesota features 6,571 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72. The course rating is 71.4 and it has a slope rating of 131 on Blue grass. These championship links also features bar, grill, and pro shop. A golfing tradition since 1929.

Three miles north of lights in downtown Staples (coupons available at the front desk).

North Central Speedway - Honored as the 2006 WISSOTA Track of the Year at the recent national awards banquet, is a 1/3 mile clay oval located south of Brainerd, Minnesota. Racing season runs from April 29th until August 26th.

Grand Casino Mille Lacs - Play outside all day; play inside all night! Grand Casino Mille Lacs offers the best of both worlds; fishing, hiking or riding a snowmobile, along with the casino games that you love. This is the place to be. Las Vegas-style action 24 hours a day, gaming fun, restaurants, children's arcade, and Kid's Quest.

The Brainerd Lakes Area - is home to over 480 lakes, the Mississippi River, and numerous forests and trails. In spring the area comes to life with the trees leafing out and the sparkle of the lakes. Summer in the Brainerd Minnesota Lakes area means fishing, swimming, canoeing, water skiing and tubing. There area also great shopping opportunities and community celebrations. In fall we are treated to a spectacular color show with the abundance of red maples in the area. It is a great time for hiking, biking and inline skating. Winter in the Brainerd Area turns to ice fishing, snowmobiling, skating, and cross country skiing.

Dower Lake Recreational Area - Two miles west of Staples on US Highway 10, then one mile south, reservations available, ASA accessible, softball fields, beach, boating/camping, changing rooms, drinking water, grills, horseshoe pits, lake or pond, picnic area, playground, restrooms, shelter/pavilion, trails, two sand volleyball courts, one of a kind 600' fishing pier, police patrolled.

Winter Sports - The Staples-Motley Area abounds with outdoor activities throughout the winter. There are hundreds of miles of snowmobile trails within the area. These trails lead to the cities of Staples, Aldrich, Motley, Leader, Pillager and the Lincoln Lakes Area. Ice fishing is another popular sport. The many lakes in the area provide a variety of opportunities for winter fishing. The many miles of forest are a favorite area for cross country skiing and snow shoeing where one can enjoy the peace and tranquility.

Lincoln Lakes Area - Just south of Motley you will find the Lincoln Lakes Area. This is a beautiful group of lakes with wooded and hilly shores, bays and islands and some of the greatest fishing in Minnesota. The Lincoln Lakes Area offers camping, fishing, hunting, snowmobiling, cross country skiing, dining, and sightseeing–just to name a few. You are sure to enjoy yourself.

There are so many area attractions and events, we just can't list them all here. Minnesota has something for everyone.







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