Top 8 All-Inclusive Resorts In Minnesota, USA - Updated 2024

Kristen Grace
Kristen Grace 
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Famous for its lakes and forests, Minnesota, a US state, is the home of the Twin Cities, Saint Paul, and Minneapolis. Have you heard of Target, General Mills, and Best Buy? The headquarters of these famous companies are found in the Twin Cities. The popular Mississippi River and the 10,000 lakes make the state the ideal destination for those who love nature. Some other places to visit in Minnesota are Mall of America, the largest shopping complex in the United States, and Walker Art Center, one of the most visited modern and contemporary art museums. A must-see vacation spot in Minnesota is Voyageurs National Park for peaceful times, which is very popular among fishermen, kayakers, and boaters. If you’re planning to explore the beautiful state soon, treat yourself to an all-inclusive package. Take a look at these top all-inclusive resorts in Minnesota, USA.

Popular picks in Minnesota

  • Adventure seekers can visit Itasca State Park, one of the oldest parks in the state, to enjoy boating and swimming.

  • Avian enthusiasts can head to The National Eagle Center where you can meet the supreme bird up close or join an eagle-viewing river cruise.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and all-inclusive packages and activities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on July 07, 2024.

Considering to book an all-inclusive package?

All-inclusive packages alleviate the stress of planning for meals and activities, providing a hassle-free vacation experience. Some packages even offer transportation services, such as airport transfers and shuttle services, facilitating easy access to your destination and convenient exploration of local attractions. If you’re looking to enhance your experience, check out our comprehensive guide for further details.

All-inclusive resorts in Minnesota

1. Fair Hills Resort in Dunvilla (from USD 228)

Fair Hills Resort is a beach resort in Minnesota that offers a variety of packages, and you can even customize one. You may choose from swimming, fishing, family games, arts and crafts, and more recreational activities suitable for kids, teens, and adults.

I feel this resort is ideal for families as it has a kiddie pool for your little ones, too!

This all-inclusive family resort in Minnesota also comes with an all-inclusive meal plan. You can choose between an American meal, one meal, or breakfast only. American meal plans include three meals and access to amenities and activities.

All-inclusive amenities:

Three meals, recreational activities, entertainment on Tuesday nights, sports lessons, classes such as Yoga, Aerobics, and more, and access to The Fair Hills Executive Course for a tee time.


Property highlight:
  • Guests can enjoy relaxing dips in the outdoor swimming while your little ones can make a splash in the kiddie pool. The best part is that both are heated.
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Fair Hills Resort

Wifi Available

Address: 24270 County Highway 20
154.11 km (95.8 mi) from Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area

Contactless check-in/check-out Heated pool Billiards Sun terrace Luggage storage Fax/photocopying On-site parking Library

Resorts with packages

2. Nelson's Resort in Crane Lake Township

At this resort, you will have the chance to explore and relax as you do some nature activities.

The resort offers a package that includes all meals and a guide on Crane Lake. This package also allows you to enjoy fishing for two to three days.

Available packages:

3 night Midweek Meal Package (The American Plan includes three meals and maid service and the Modified plan includes evening meals and maid service); Fisherman’s Special (Meals, shore lunch, and fishing with the guide).


Property highlight:
  • The resort has a sauna where you can unwind after all the activities.

What guests are saying about the package amenities:

  • "... There was an all inclusive plan with guide, meals, lodging, we didn't have to supply anything except our drinks in the boat and pay for gas and bait...The restraunt was amazing! The food quality was comparable to any high end restaurant in any large city. The cabin, while 90 years old, was exactly what I was hoping for...Our guide Rick was a treasure, very knowledgeable and a great person to spend 2 days with. His shore lunch was perfect..." - by Google reviewer, Jeremiah Allen

Property details:

Nelson's Resort

Address: Crane Lake Township, MN 55725, United States

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3. Cragun's Resort & Hotel (from USD 219)

Enjoy your stay at this luxurious resort with an indoor and outdoor pool. After a refreshing swim in the pool, you can relax at the poolside bar with a drink of your choice. Apart from that, you’ll find 36 holes of golf and a tennis court for your enjoyment, and a gym to help you stay fit during your stay.

The resort offers a Super Saver Vacation Package that includes two-night accommodation in a Lakeside Lodge Room and breakfast on Saturday and Sunday. There is an indoor sports center where you can play basketball and pickleball. Moreover, you can enjoy marina activities such as jet skis, banana boat rides, bike riding, paddle boards, and fishing. With a selection of dining options from Cabana Cafe, Lakeside Dining, and Legacy Grille, you can enjoy a delightful culinary experience in a beautiful setting.

While traveling, I love to try new activities and if you’re like me, the resort offers kayaking, boating, and other fun activities.

Available packages:

Stay two nights and enjoy breakfast (Daily breakfast, arcade games, access to the indoor pool, whirlpool, and indoor sports center, daily activities, and marina activities); Bed and Breakfast (Hot breakfast for two guests and free Wi-Fi and parking); Best of the Brainerd Lakes Golf (Three breakfasts and dinner and four rounds with cart with three at Cragun’s Legacy Courses and one at select courses).


Property highlight:
  • Try boating, fishing, kayaking, and other beach activities at the resort's marina.

What guests are saying about the packages:

  • "...We do the stay and play package. They have two courses and they are adding another nine holes. We always play 36 holes everyday we are there. Starting with the free breakfast before our first round. Grilled food before our second round. And finish it off with free dinner. All part of the package deal..." - by Google reviewer, lorenze Francisco
Stayed at this property?

Cragun's Resort & Hotel

Wheelchair accessible Visual Aid: Braille

Address: 11000 Craguns Dr
30.51 km (19.0 mi) from Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area

4. Beacon Pointe on Lake Superior in Duluth (from USD 374)

At this resort, you will get one night free if you stay for seven nights. You will also have access to the indoor pool and sauna, and you will have the chance to go mountain biking.

Plus, you will get to relish S'mores for free, play board games, and watch DVD movies.

I feel that the property’s location is ideal for explorers like me as it’s a short bike ride away from fine dining restaurants, art, and major attractions in the area.

Available packages:

Pre-pay & save (Parking, free s'mores and Wi-Fi, access to the indoor pool, sauna, and fitness center, board games, movies, and bike, snowshoe, and trekking pole rental).


Property highlight:
  • This property is a short bike ride away from the major attractions in the area.
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Beacon Pointe on Lake Superior This is a Proud Certified property where you can be extra sure of a welcoming stay.

Wifi Available

Address: 2100 Water Street
151.65 km (94.3 mi) from Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area

Parking 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Fitness centre Terrace Non-smoking rooms Fishing Facilities for disabled guests

5. Arrowwood Resort & Conference Center in Alexandria (from USD 168)

Kids, adults, and even seniors will love the amazing specials of this ski resort in Minnesota. The place offers special “Savvy Senior” deals, which people over 55 years old can enjoy. A discounted rate is included in this kind of deal.

The resort also offers the “Big Splash Package,” which entitles you to four unlimited waterpark passes and a guest room. Moreover, it offers recreational activities you can try, such as golfing, boating, and fishing.

Available packages:

Big Splash Package (Four passes with unlimited access to the Big Splash Minnesota Indoor Waterpark).


Property highlight:
  • Indulge in relaxing treatments, massages, or facials at the on-site Darling Reflections Spa.

What guests are saying about the package amenities:

  • "The water park is exactly what you would expect for a small resort waterpark. Lazy river, slides, kiddie area, hot tub and a small pool...They don’t have enough towels for all waterpark guests, so bring your own, and they don’t have enough seating for every family to claim a table. If you don’t arrive at opening, expect at best to claim a single plastic chair to keep your family’s dry clothing off the floor." - by Google reviewer, Michael Dekker
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Arrowwood Resort Hotel and Conference Center - Alexandria

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible Visual Aid: Braille

Address: 2100 Arrowwood Lane Northwest
125.36 km (77.9 mi) from Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court Fitness centre

6. Cove Point Lodge in Beaver Bay (from USD 175)

Cove Point Lodge features attractive all-inclusive packages, one of which is perfect for couples. The “Ultimate Date Night Getaway” allows you to have dinner with your partner for one night.

If you avail of the “7 Weeks of Fall,” you will get to join scavenger hunts. You will also receive custom S’more kits and a keepsake Cove Point nature capsule, making it one of the top family resorts in Minnesota.

With the “Stay 4 Nights for the Price of 3” package, you will get to explore some attractions, like Split Rock Lighthouse and Gooseberry Falls State Parks. The waterfalls will definitely capture your heart. You can have a picnic and go stargazing too.

One of the resort amenities that I would love to try is the bike rental facility, which will help me to explore the nearby areas during my stay.

Available packages:

Dream & Dine Getaway (Discounts on lodging rates, breakfast and dinner for two).


Property highlight:
  • The resort offers bikes on rent on an hourly and full-day basis, allowing you to explore the nearby areas.
Stayed at this property?

Cove Point Lodge

Wifi Available

Address: 4614 Highway 61
220.96 km (137.3 mi) from Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Garden Non-smoking rooms

7. Ruttger's Bay Lake Resort in Deerwood (from USD 194)

This luxury resort in Minnesota offers the “Discover Ruttger’s” package, which includes recreational activities, like golfing, fishing, and boating. You’ll also get to gather around bonfires and enjoy some S’mores. Moreover, you’ll have the opportunity to unwind poolside or bask in the sun and splash around on the beach.

If you love the great outdoors, then this establishment is perfect for you.

Adventure seekers like me can rent a fishing boat or a pontoon and set out on fun excursions.

Available packages:

Spring Swing Golf Package (deluxe accommodations, daily breakfast, and one round of golf on each course); Memorial Day Weekend (Complimentary 2-hour pontoon rental).


Property highlight:
  • The resort offers motorboat rentals at the marina, where you can rent a pontoon, fishing boat, or a wave runner.
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Ruttger's Bay Lake Resort

Wheelchair accessible

Address: 25039 Tame Fish Lake Rd, Deerwood, Deerwood (MN), United States, 56444-8544
13.43 km (8.4 mi) from Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area

8. Madden's On Gull Lake in Brainerd

This resort boasts the “Madden’s Stay and Spa Package,” which offers a unique spa experience, with its spa credit for each adult per night. The package also includes breakfast buffet daily.

With the “Madden’s Romance Package,” you’ll get to enjoy dinner at Mission Point, Parfecto Pizza, or Fairways for each night you stay at the resort. You’ll also get to enjoy a bottle of wine and chocolates for free to complete your romantic weekend getaway in Minnesota.

Standout packages:

Madden’s Stay & Spa (Breakfast buffet available daily and a spa credit of 50 USD per adult, per night); Madden’s Resort Package (Daily buffet breakfast and dinner, green fees on three golf courses, access to Tennis & Croquet Club, non-motorized watersports, discounts for kids activity program at Adventure Cove); Romance Package (Dinner, free wine bottle and chocolates on arrival, and a room upgrade based on availability).


Property highlight:
  • The on-site spa offers a pampered pregnancy massage, a must for all moms-to-be.

What guests are saying about the packages:

  • "GREAT Honeymoon spot - highly recommend the Romance Package where dinners are included. Helped save some $$ but also loved the food and atmosphere! We hope to go back every year" - by Google reviewer, Tasha Luoto
Stayed at this property?

Madden's On Gull Lake

Address: 11266 Pine Beach Peninsula, Brainerd, MN 56401, USA, East Gull Lake, East Gull Lake (MN), United States, 56401
30.56 km (19.0 mi) from Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area

A relaxing getaway in Minnesota

Minnesota is a beautiful destination for those who love being surrounded by nature. Explore, dine, or rent a boat in Minnesota to make the most of your vacation. Plan a relaxing getaway here and choose one of these excellent all-inclusive resorts. Many of these Minnesota resorts offer vacation packages to make your holiday memorable and fun.

Frequently asked questions about all-inclusive resorts in Minnesota


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