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Run for the Lake 5K in McGregor, MN

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.

Plan a Special Event at Big Sandy Lodge in McGregor, MN

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.

‘Golf On Ice’ at Big Sandy Lodge & Resort

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.

Spend Valentine’s Day at Big Sandy near McGregor, MN

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.

Snowmobiling Getaway to McGregor, MN

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.

Top 5 Accommodations for a Romantic Winter Escape

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.