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grooves and croons for guests at the
marina or on the water.
In the winter, look for ice hockey, snow
tubing, skating, snowmobiling, ice fishing
and January’s Ice Fest.
Guests at small and medium-sized
family-run resorts on the Whitefish
Chain of Lakes near Crosslake spend the
day fishing its bays, picnicking or rustic
camping on Big Island, seeking high-speed thrills, and hanging out at Moonlit
Bay during the annual Antique and
Classic Wood Boat Rendezvous.
Near the Mississippi River, the
McGregor area was part of a historic fur
trade route heading northeast to Lake
Superior. Today’s visitors can choose
from nearly 60 campsites near Big Sandy
Lake at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
campground or lodge at one of the
There’s good fishing to be found on both
Big Sandy and Lake Minnewawa, and
Savanna Portage State Park features four
lakes (one allows swimming) and a river.
The big Lake Mille Lacs ranks in the
top 10 in the country for bass fishing. For
a festive experience, try one of the launch
boats that can accommodate up to 50
people. Launches include restrooms and
guides to find fishing hot spots, bait hooks
and clean fish—everything a novice
might be squeamish about.
The lake is also Minnesota’s most
legendary place to find a posh ice house
for overnight stays or to harness winter
MISSISSIPPI RIVER, ST. CLOUD