The Vintage Golf Course at
- 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
Three miles north of lights in
downtown Staples (coupons available at the front desk).
North Central Speedway
as the 2006 WISSOTA Track of the Year at
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
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.
- 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.