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Lake Mille Lacs

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This vacation you’re going large! Well, in group size that is! Whether you need accommodations for your large family, your extended group of friends or a special event, The Red Door Resort has you covered!

Sure, you know Lake Mille Lacs is beautiful and you’ve heard the fishing is great, but is that enough for the ultimate Minnesota lake vacation? We don’t think so. Good thing a Mille Lacs lake vacation at The Red Door Resort offers so much more!

Sure, you know Lake Mille Lacs is beautiful and you’ve heard the fishing is great, but is that enough for the ultimate Minnesota lake vacation? We don’t think so. Good thing a Mille Lacs lake vacation at The Red Door Resort offers so much more!

Sure, you know Lake Mille Lacs is beautiful and you’ve heard the fishing is great, but is that enough for the ultimate Minnesota lake vacation? We don’t think so. Good thing a Mille Lacs lake vacation at The Red Door Resort offers so much more!

Open Water Season is Here and the Fish Are Biting on Mille Lacs The Mille Lacs Fishing Opener was a good one …

2023 Open Water Angling Competitions The open water season is now underway and for those anglers looking to participate in some competitive …

Smallmouth bass fishing on Lake Mille Lacs is a great choice. Mille Lacs was on BassMaster’s Best Bass Lakes: Central list for both 2022 and 2021.  But every angler knows, it’s not just about being at the “right” body of water.  Here are some tips to ensure you have the best opportunity for catching those smallies!

When adventure calls us off-site, we know just where to go - Minnesota State Parks! In fact, just a half hour drive from our location on Lake Mille Lacs you will find two of our favorite parks: Mille Lacs Kathio State Park and Father Hennepin State Park. Opportunity for family-friendly hiking, swimming, beautiful views and fascinating Minnesota history.

When adventure calls us off-site, we know just where to go - Minnesota State Parks! In fact, just a half hour drive from our location on Lake Mille Lacs you will find two of our favorite parks: Mille Lacs Kathio State Park and Father Hennepin State Park. Opportunity for family-friendly hiking, swimming, beautiful views and fascinating Minnesota history.

Everybody focuses on finding the perfect place to stay, fun activities to do while you are there, and planning out travel. But what about making sure you have a few places to grab a bite to eat in between? Well, we have you covered for your trip to northern Minnesota with our top 5 picks for restaurants on Lake Mille Lacs to try out while you are here!

Mille Lacs Lake Summer 2023 Fishing Regulations Released March 2, 2023 Today the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (MNDNR) released the 2023 …

If you are thinking about planning a late winter ice fishing vacation, you will want to keep ice thickness safety at the forefront of your planning. Much like the weather, ice conditions ebb and flow with the ever changing temperatures throughout the state. Nobody wants to be a headliner in the local news featuring broken ice and a fishing trip gone south, so we have a few helpful pointers to stay safe on Lake Mille Lacs.

Guided fishing on Lake Mille Lacs

The Best Guided Fishing Tours on Lake Mille Lacs

Sure, you know Lake Mille Lacs is beautiful and you’ve heard the fishing is great, but is that enough for the ultimate Minnesota lake vacation?

We don’t think so.
Good thing a Mille Lacs lake vacation at The Red Door Resort offers so much more!

Season sites at Minnesota RV Park

Choose the Right Minnesota RV Park for your Seasonal Stay

Sure, you know Lake Mille Lacs is beautiful and you’ve heard the fishing is great, but is that enough for the ultimate Minnesota lake vacation?

We don’t think so.
Good thing a Mille Lacs lake vacation at The Red Door Resort offers so much more!

Ultimate lake vacation on Mille Lacs in Minnesota

The Ultimate Mille Lacs Lake Resort Vacation Is Here!

Sure, you know Lake Mille Lacs is beautiful and you’ve heard the fishing is great, but is that enough for the ultimate Minnesota lake vacation?

We don’t think so.
Good thing a Mille Lacs lake vacation at The Red Door Resort offers so much more!

Grab your fishing rod for excellent catches on Mille Lacs Lake

Top Tips for Smallmouth Fishing on Lake Mille Lacs

Smallmouth bass fishing on Lake Mille Lacs is a great choice. Mille Lacs was on BassMaster’s Best Bass Lakes: Central list for both 2022 and 2021. 

But every angler knows, it’s not just about being at the “right” body of water. 

Here are some tips to ensure you have the best opportunity for catching those smallies!

Gorgeous views, relaxing moments at Lake Mille Lacs

Plan a Trip to Lake Mille Lacs: Vacation Tips

When adventure calls us off-site, we know just where to go –
Minnesota State Parks!
In fact, just a half hour drive from our location on Lake Mille Lacs you will find two of our favorite parks: Mille Lacs Kathio State Park and Father Hennepin State Park.
Opportunity for family-friendly hiking, swimming, beautiful views and fascinating Minnesota history.

Adventure Calls: Explore Minnesota State Parks Near Lake Mille Lacs

When adventure calls us off-site, we know just where to go –
Minnesota State Parks!
In fact, just a half hour drive from our location on Lake Mille Lacs you will find two of our favorite parks: Mille Lacs Kathio State Park and Father Hennepin State Park.
Opportunity for family-friendly hiking, swimming, beautiful views and fascinating Minnesota history.

Restaurants on lake mille lacs

Top 5 BEST Restaurants on Lake Mille Lacs

Everybody focuses on finding the perfect place to stay, fun activities to do while you are there, and planning out travel. But what about making sure you have a few places to grab a bite to eat in between? Well, we have you covered for your trip to northern Minnesota with our top 5 picks for restaurants on Lake Mille Lacs to try out while you are here!

Ice thickness safety

Ice Thickness Safety for Late Season Ice Fishing on Lake Mille Lacs

If you are thinking about planning a late winter ice fishing vacation, you will want to keep ice thickness safety at the forefront of your planning. Much like the weather, ice conditions ebb and flow with the ever changing temperatures throughout the state. Nobody wants to be a headliner in the local news featuring broken ice and a fishing trip gone south, so we have a few helpful pointers to stay safe on Lake Mille Lacs.

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