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Fun Things to Do in Brainerd, Minnesota

Discover a year-round haven for fun and adventure at Cragun's Resort on Gull Lake. Our resort offers a range of activities and things to do, including golf, tennis, pickleball, and a private beach for relaxation and recreation. Our marina offers lake adventures, from fishing and boating to cruises in summer. When winter arrives, dive into a world of snowy sports like snowmobiling, skating, ice fishing, and dog sled rides. There's never a dull moment at Cragun's.

Marina Boating at Gull Lake


Cragun's Resort Marina is located on Gull Lake's famed Steamboat Bay, a beautiful destination for boating, fishing, kayaking, and beach adventures. The marina offers a boat dock, launch, and rentals, fishing gear, and guided cruises.

Gull Lake Cruises Activities at Cragun's Resort

Gull Lake Cruises

Relax with a daytime or evening Gull Lake cruise on the North Star yacht. Enjoy dining, two stocked bars, and a breathtaking view of the Northwoods.

Summer and Fall Activities at Cragun's Resort

Summer and Fall Activities

Outdoors or indoors, on the water or in the woods, from course to courts, no other Minnesota resort offers more family fun than Cragun's.

Winter Activities at Brainerd Minnesota

Winter Activities

Cragun's Resort is a magical winter escape with dog sled rides, ice fishing, ice skating, and buzzing through the forest on a snow-draped winter snowmobile trail.


Summer Recreation Pass

There's no better value and convenience than an all-inclusive recreation experience. The Summer Recreation Pass makes it easier for you to broaden your experience, try new things, and make more memories—and is good to use throughout your entire stay!