We toss on our long johns, ski jacket, and pom hat with a wide grin on our face because we know that an authentic Minnesotan adventure lies ahead. Big Sandy Lodge & Resort is revered for its romantic cabins, snowmobile meetups, and utter seclusion, all of which combine to create an alluring wintertime escape for Iron Range and Twin Cities residents alike. Compiling a handy list of fun things to do in Minnesota in the winter is easy, especially since our modern Big Sandy Lake cabin rentals rest near countless acres of pristine wilderness.
Nestled deep in the Northern Minnesota wilderness along scenic State Highway 65 rests a rustic, picturesque lakefront resort: Big Sandy Lodge & Resort. Not only is our lakeside haven consistently ranked as one of the premier Northern Minnesota resorts, but we’re just minutes away from a wide variety of state parks, wildlife refuges, interconnected ATV trails, and, of course, can’t-miss hidden gems.
The chances are high that you’ve searched for “live music near me” once or twice in your lifetime, hoping to find a venue that provides entertainment, dining, and an ice-cold beverage. Finding “live music near me” can be quite challenging in the Northern Minnesota wilderness for those who’re planning to spend a week in a small town such as McGregor, MN. But luckily for you and your group, Big Sandy Lodge & Resort now offers live entertainment nearly every weekend.
As spring subtly transforms into summer, the lush forestry that surrounds Big Sandy Lodge & Resort comes back to life. The ancient hardwoods near Big Sandy Lake regain their emerald color, breathtaking woodland creatures return to their summer homes, and thousands of families, couples, and groups flock to top-rated Northern Minnesota resorts for seemingly endless outdoor adventures. When you’re not fishing, swimming, and kayaking on Big Sandy Lake this summer, we highly recommend embarking on a mid-summer expedition on some of the best hiking trails in Minnesota.
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.
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.