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15 Things To Do in Brainerd MN

  1. Explore the Paul Bunyan State Trail
  2. Visit the Crow Wing County Historical Society Museum.  
  3. Go fishing on Gull Lake
  4. Enjoy watersports nearby on the Whitefish Chain of Lakes.  
  5. Play golf at one of Brainerd's many golf courses Gravel Pit Golf Course and Event Center and The Classic at Madden's Golf Course.
  6. Take a scenic cruise on the Mississippi River aboard the nearby Breezy Belle.  
  7. Visit the nearby Northland Arboretum
  8. Attend a performance at the Central Lakes College Theatre.  
  9. Go hiking or biking at the nearby Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area
  10. Explore the shops and restaurants in downtown Brainerd Front Street Cafe and The Olde Open Window
  11. Have fun at Paul Bunyan Land amusement park.  
  12. Go snowmobiling or cross-country skiing in the winter months
  13. Attend events and festivals at the Brainerd International Raceway.  
  14. Explore the wildlife at Safari North Wildlife Park.  
  15. Relax and unwind at one of Brainerd's many resorts and spas Gull Four Seasons Resort and Niemeyer's Rugged River Resort

City Guide of Brainerd

Discover Brainerd, MN: Your Ultimate City Guide

Considering Brainerd, MN, as your new home? Get ready to immerse yourself in a vibrant community filled with outdoor adventures, family-friendly attractions, and a charming small-town atmosphere. From scenic lakes to cultural experiences, Brainerd offers something for everyone. Let's explore everything you need to know about living in Brainerd.

Brainerd City Amenities

  • Parks: Enjoy a variety of parks, playgrounds, and green spaces for outdoor recreation and relaxation.
  • Gyms: Stay fit and active with modern fitness centers and exercise facilities.
  • Community Centers: Engage with neighbors and participate in recreational activities, classes, and events.
  • Schools: Access top-rated educational institutions, including public and private schools.

Neighboring Cities

  • Baxter: Located adjacent to Brainerd, offering additional shopping, dining, and recreational opportunities.
  • Nisswa: A charming town known for its quaint shops, resorts, and events, located just a short drive north of Brainerd.
  • Pequot Lakes: Explore small-town charm, outdoor adventures, and local attractions in this neighboring community.
  • Little Falls: Discover historic sites, scenic parks, and cultural attractions in this nearby city along the Mississippi River.

Distance to Landmarks

  • Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP): Approximately 130 miles southeast.
  • Mall of America: Approximately 125 miles southeast.
  • Downtown Minneapolis: Approximately 125 miles southeast.
  • Downtown St. Paul: Approximately 130 miles southeast.


Brainerd, MN, offers the perfect blend of outdoor recreation, cultural experiences, and small-town charm, making it an ideal place to call home. Whether you're exploring scenic trails, enjoying water activities on the lakes, or immersing yourself in local culture, Brainerd has something for everyone. Welcome to a community where adventure awaits at every turn!

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