We’re quickly approaching one of the most rewarding Saturdays of the year here at Big Sandy Lodge & Resort: the annual Memorial Day weekend Run for the Lake 5K. Hundreds of runners gather every year along the peaceful shores of Big Sandy Lake to raise money for a good cause, earn prizes, and accomplish personal bests. The run (or walk) starts and finishes at Big Sandy Lodge & Resort, one of the premier Northern Minnesota lodges, so you’ll always be a short stroll from a cold bath, a healthy meal, and an ultra-comfortable bed.
Big Sandy Lodge & Resort has quickly become one of the premier event venues in Minnesota thanks to our secluded lakefront location, rustic yet elegant facilities, and experienced, talented event-planning staff. We’ve hosted waterfront weddings, themed proms, company-wide retreats, massive family reunions, and everything in-between.
One of the wackiest Northern Minnesota traditions returns on March 2 to beautiful Big Sandy Lake just north of McGregor, MN. The annual “Golf On Ice” tournament will be hosted yet again this year at Big Sandy Lodge & Resort, one of the coziest Northern Minnesota resorts. Our warmer-than-usual winter has golfers aching to hit the links for a round of golf at nearby Minnesota National Golf Course.
Surprisingly, we’re only two months from the most romantic day of the year. Valentine’s Day (February 14) is the perfect opportunity to treat the love of your life to a spontaneous escape into the peaceful Northern Minnesota wilderness. There’s something genuinely romantic about a stroll under falling snow, fireplace snuggles, and a homecooked candlelit dinner.
Snow continues to fall here in Northern Minnesota, a sign that Mother Nature wants us to begin the highly-anticipated snowmobile season early. Big Sandy Lodge & Resort is located on a tranquil lake in the countryside near McGregor, MN, making us a premier snowmobiling getaway for families, groups, and couples alike. Snowmobiling in Minnesota is a pastime that has quickly grown and evolved since the first true snowmobile was invented in the mid-1930s.
Couples are always looking for a fresh spot for their next romantic winter getaway. Whether you’re hoping for a weekend of exhilarating snowmobiling, classic Northern Minnesota relaxation, or absolute privacy, Big Sandy Lodge & Resort has romantic accommodations to suit couples of all kinds. It’s not easy finding perfect romantic getaways in MN, but the cozy, beautiful, and quiet nature of winter always brings sweethearts closer together.
Time is running out for a colorful fall fishing adventure on serene Big Sandy Lake, a historical body of water that covers 6,526 acres. An autumn escape to the Northwoods isn’t complete without a week-long stay at one of the premier Minnesota fishing lodges: Big Sandy Lodge & Resort. We offer affordable, immaculate, and peaceful accommodations north of the quaint village of McGregor.
The kids are back in the school which means fall is fast approaching here in tranquil Northern Minnesota. Although the rousing summer months have come and passed, everyone’s favorite cozy season is nearly here! Autumn brings pumpkin spice lattes, hayrides, apple picking, harvest festivals, and, of course, the breathtaking blend of fall foliage in our vast wilderness.
Recite your heartfelt vows on the banks of the azure blue Big Sandy Lake with the natural fragrance of the surrounding coniferous trees. If you’ve ever visited McGregor MN, then you know why it’s a truly magical place: effortless serenity, genuinely friendly neighbors, a vast wilderness, and alluring lakewater. Take the stress out of planning a Northern Minnesota wedding by choosing Big Sandy Lodge & Resort.
While tourists do flock Big Sandy Lodge & Resort for non-stop lake and outdoor adventure, that doesn’t mean you won’t discover some of the best coffee, breakfast, pizza, and mouthwatering seafood and steak in northern Minnesota. Our beautiful lake paradise is home to the area’s best dining experience: the Bear’s Den Sports Bar. We’re also within a short drive from the area’s best coffee shop, lunch stops, McGregor restaurants, and late-night drinks.