Grand View Lodge: The Perfect Romantic Getaway

Packages, Resort Adventures

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We all know that during the holiday season and during the heat of the school year, your life can become completely busy. And sometimes—the relationship between you and your loved one can take the backburner. At Grand View Lodge, we know that everyone can use some time focused on just the two of you. Time to relax, time to have fun, and time away from that hustle and bustle.

Winter is the perfect time to visit Grand View Lodge with your sweetheart. Our new 60-room boutique hotel, North, offers the perfect accommodations for that romantic getaway you’ve been looking for. Book your stay with us to celebrate that anniversary, a birthday, or a romantic escape for just the two of you. With all the amenities and activities available right here on our property, Grand View Lodge is the perfect place for you and your partner to connect and create lasting memories.


North Hotel
Our beautiful new boutique hotel, North, is the perfect setting for your romantic weekend away. You will love the look and atmosphere of the cozy, but modern hotel with all the big-city amenities, right here in the Minnesota Northwoods. Located on the main property, North is just steps away from all the luxuries that Grand View Lodge has to offer from the award-winning Glacial Water Spa, and delicious restaurants, to our new NorthPark fitness center.

Make sure to stop by Brew, located right in the North Hotel lobby, for that coffee and scone in the morning or that glass of wine later in the day. Buy a bottle and cozy up next to the beautiful fireplace right in the main lobby or enjoy it in your private king room with your partner.

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So much to see and do and Grand View Lodge

  1. Cozy Bonfires
    Whether it’s in the North lobby, in your cabin, or on the Grand View grounds, you will not be able to go far without coming across a cozy winter fire. Warm up next to your loved one after an exciting day of exploring the surrounding winter wonderland or after a relaxing day at the spa. Our bonfires throughout the resort are sure to keep the sparks alive.

  2. Glacial Water Spa
    Nestled in a soothing atmosphere among snow-covered pine trees, Grand View Lodge’s award-winning Glacial Water Spa offers the ultimate sensual experience for your body, mind, and spirit. Relax with your partner during one of our premier couple’s services. From massages to reflexology, you and your partner will love relaxing and connecting at the spa.

  3. Ice Skating Rink
    Bundle up and grab your sweetheart for a romantic skate hand-in-hand on one of our two ice skating rinks. You will love the magical feel of ice-skating surrounded by twinkling lights and snow-covered pine trees.

  4. Expansive Outdoor Hot Tub
    You and your partner will love relaxing in our large outdoor hot tub, located right outside of NorthPark. Open all year round, the calming jets of the jacuzzi are perfect after a day full of winter activities. The hot tub features three intimate bays, so even if accompanied by other people, you will love the private feel that the jacuzzi brings. Make sure to visit the hot tub at night and be sure to be able to relax as the hot tub is adult-only the last two hours of the evening! It will offer the perfect setting for a relaxing and romantic hot tub under the bright stars.

  5. Fitness/Yoga
    Just steps away from North Hotel is our new premier recreation facility NorthPark. Grab your fitness-loving sweetheart and take part in a rejuvenating yoga class or an invigorating cycle class. On the weekends, local experienced fitness instructors often visit to teach classes free of charge for our guests. If you prefer to visit on your own schedule, North Park is equipped with Wellbeats™ technology that provides on-demand fitness classes and workout plans, perfect to fit in between enjoying all of the activities Grand View has to offer.

  6. Outstanding Restaurant Options
    Grand View Lodge offers 8 dining restaurants, four of which are open year round and are right on site. Visit Cru, located in a romantic wine cellar, and enjoy a candlelit dinner complete with fine wine and delicious cuisine. Enjoy a perfectly seared New York Strip at our steakhouse Char or a delicious specialty burger with cheddar cheese and crispy bacon at our Northwoods Pub. Our dining options truly offer something for everyone and cater to several different dining atmospheres.

  7. Romantic Ski or Snowshoe Trails
    Surrounding Grand View Lodge are miles of beautiful snow-covered trails just waiting to be explored by snowmobile, on skis, or on snowshoes. At Grand View Lodge, do not worry about having to bring the equipment with you. Cross country skis and snowshoes are available complimentary for all of our guests. If adventure is what you’re after, pay a visit to our friends at Boats & Beyond Rentals and rent a snowmobile and explore the hundreds of miles of Minnesota snowmobile trails surrounding Grand View.

  8. De’Vine - February 7-9
    Book your stay at Grand View Lodge during Minnesota’s premier wine weekend taking place in February. Hear from wine experts, attend culinary classes, enjoy an exquisite wine dinner, and much more. You and your loved one will love the romantic weekend spent sampling over 200 wines.

Romance in the Brainerd Lakes Area
If you feel like exploring the area outside of Grand View Lodge, there are so many things to see and do. From romantic wineries and breweries to shopping in Minnesota’s Best Small Town (WCCO, 2018), there is something for everyone.

  1. Mount Ski Gull
    Located just 15 minutes from Grand View Lodge, Mount Ski Gull is perfect for snow lovers and adventurers alike. The ski hill has 12 runs, a terrain park, tubing hill, and ski and snowboard rentals available right on site. You and your partner will love a romantic day full of exploring the hill and then returning to Grand View and warming your toes by a cozy fire. All our guests at Grand View Lodge receive 15% off ski, snowboard, or tubing pass when they show their room key.

  2. Winery and Breweries
    The Brainerd Lakes Area is home to 4 breweries, just within a 20-mile radius of Grand View Lodge alone! Visit Jack Pine, Roundhouse, 14 Lakes, or Big Axe Brewery and sample a multitude of delicious Minnesota made beer. If you’re adventurous, do a brewery tour and visit all four! If wine is more your speed, be sure to check out one of Brainerd’s newest destinations, Dennis Drummond Winery. Located just southeast of Brainerd, Dennis Drummond Winery offers a variety of Minnesota-made wines and tours of their cellar.

  3. Shopping in Nisswa
    Spend an afternoon exploring the quaint town of Nisswa. The small, cozy town offers one of the best assortments of shopping experiences in the state! From unique gifts to home décor and clothing, visitors from far and wide make Nisswa their shopping tradition during their stay at Grand View. Don’t forget to check out Grand View’s Grand Outfitters connected to Grand View’s Main Lodge. Find the perfect cozy Northwoods hoodie with plaid, signature coffee mug, and so much more! Book your romantic getaway today!

The time is now for that romantic getaway you and your sweetheart have been yearning for. Whether it’s a special occasion or just an excuse to get away and focus on the two of you, at Grand View Lodge you will find just that. Book your stay today and leave relaxed, rejuvenated, and more connected than ever with your partner.

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