A family enjoying winter vacation deals at Cragun’s Resort

Minnesota winters may seem long, but they don’t have to be boring. Cragun’s Resort offers weekend Winter Fun Fest packages that are not only great winter vacation deals, but also fun for a groups and families of all ages.

Here’s just a sampling of winter weekend activities and perks at Cragun’s Resort:

  • A price that’s just right

This winter vacation deal is not only packed with fun, but it’s also affordable. It’s just $298 for 3 days and 2 nights. Lodging is a Lakeview Fireplace Room for 2 adults and up to 2 children ages 12 and under. Family Suites, 1-6 bedroom cabins and our Shoreline Suite rooms are also available at a slight upcharge.

  • Welcome party with complimentary dinner buffet

When you arrive on Friday, we welcome you with a complimentary dinner buffet and reception. Dutch Cragun’s Friday night Welcome Party includes live music and the opportunity to sign up for the weekend’s activities. The Welcome Party is followed by Bingo – a Cragun’s tradition that was started back in the early days of the resort and it’s as popular now as ever. Cards are free to everyone, so bring the whole family!

  • Complimentary weekend breakfast buffet

Enjoy Cragun’s complimentary breakfast buffet on Saturday and Sunday mornings in the Lakeside Dining Room.

  • Family entertainment

Family entertainment is provided in the Bear Trap Lounge. Sing away with a live DJ and Karaoke in the Bear Trap lounge on scheduled nights. Families with children are invited to the Bear Trap Lounge until 9 pm, then adults only.

  • Outdoor winter activities

Outdoor activities start at our huge, lighted skating rink on Gull Lake. There’s a bonfire and marshmallows for roasting as well as hot chocolate to keep you warm. The Marina and Snowmobile Center has ice skates for rent as well as broomball equipment. Cragun’s also offers our famous horse drawn trolley rides, x-country skiing or snowshoeing and many planned outdoor recreational activities. Be sure to check our Activity Calendar for the planned activities during your stay.

  • Amazing snowmobiling trails

Cragun’s Resort and Hotel is located in the heart of snowmobile country. The Gull Lake Lighted Trail runs past Cragun’s and is connected to a thousand miles of groomed trails in the Brainerd Lakes area. Maps of Brainerd snowmobiling trails are available at the Marina and the Snowmobile Center.

  • Bring your own sled or rent one from us. Choose one of our Polaris snowmobiles with the clean and efficient Polaris engines. We offer both single rider and 2-up snowmobiles for rent.
  • Cragun’s also rents pint-sized snowmobiles that kids can drive on our Kitty Cat Snowmobile Track – it was specially designed for kids snowmobiling! We also offer four or six-hole ice fishing houses for rent and dog sled rides.
  • Indoor activities galore

As far as indoor activities go, there’s a huge indoor pool, sauna, whirlpools and game areas. There’s also a Sports Centre with tennis and basketball courts and an exercise room and track.

Winter Fun Fest weekends are: Jan. 15-17, 22-24 and 29-31; Feb. 5-7, 12-14, 19-21, and 26-28. Contact us to book your Winter Fun Fest reservation today!