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Activities and Vacation Experiences at Cragun's Resort, Brainerd
Family Activities

Minnesota’s Best Family Activities and Vacation Experiences

At Cragun's Resort, family activities take center stage. Whether you're belting out tunes during karaoke, playing a round of golf, cruising on Gull Lake, or enjoying bonfires in the beach, Cragun's offers fun activities and entertainment for families and kids. Join us for evening campfires on beach, play games, and experience the quintessential Minnesota family vacation at our historic lake resort.

Bingo Nights at Brainerd Minnesota

Bingo Nights

B-I-N-G-O! Join in on the Cragun's Bingo night. Test your luck with classic 5-in-a-line, 4 corners, and postage stamp games. Don't forget the "last person standing" round for those brave souls! It's free to play, and there are fantastic prizes for all ages.

Beach Bonfires at Cragun's Resort, Brainerd

Beach Bonfires

Join us for nightly beach bonfires and marshmallow roasts, a delightful way to bond with your family and meet fellow resort guests. Many enduring friendships have kindled around these lakeside fires, offering the perfect setting for sharing stories and spontaneous sing-alongs. Fire rings are available on a first-come, first-served basis unless previously reserved. We provide the wood for your cozy lakeside evenings.

Pontoon Rides at Cragun's Resort, Brainerd

Pontoon Rides

Experience the splendor of Gull Lake aboard a 25' pontoon boat, accommodating up to 14 passengers. Whether you're seeking a fast-paced adventure or a day of leisurely boating, these pontoons offer the perfect solution. Each pontoon features an eco-friendly Honda 90-horsepower four-stroke engine for a quieter ride.

Cardboard Boat Regatta at Cragun's Resort, Brainerd

Cardboard Boat Regatta

Participate in the Cardboard Boat Regatta where we supply all the materials. Build your boat within a one-hour time frame, and then race on Gull Lake for fantastic prizes for the winners.

Vacation Creations Activities at Cragun's Resort, Brainerd

Vacation Creations

Engage in this delightful family activity with the kids and create keepsakes to cherish and take home. Let the kids enjoy arts and crafts or help them in their artistry. While there is an additional charge per person for this activity, parents aiding their children can participate for free. We request that guests pre-register to ensure we're well-prepared for your Vacation Creations adventure.

Karaoke Activities at Cragun's Resort, Brainerd


Unleash your inner rock star on scheduled nights with live DJ-hosted Karaoke! To get the latest details on times and venue, simply check in with our Front Desk. It's your time to shine!

Family Golf Activities at Cragun's Resort, Brainerd

Family Golf

Introduce your family to the joys of golf with a free round at the Cragun's Legacy Par 3 Course. Challenge the kids to a friendly tournament or enjoy a leisurely game. Club rentals are available and if you can't get enough, our New Recreation Pass offers unlimited rounds.

Gull Lake Beach Playground at Cragun's Resort, Brainerd

Gull Lake Beach Playground

Let the kids have a blast at the beach playground at our Gull Lake, MN resort. The beautiful sandy beach offers a shallow swimming area. The North Beach has fire pits, picnic tables and lounge chairs - perfect for evening campfires.

Kids Intro to Golf at Cragun's Resort, Brainerd

Kids Intro to Golf

Kids Intro to Golf will give an introductory lesson to golf for first-time golfers. We'll teach you the basics of stance, how to hold your club, and hitting balls. This activity is perfect for family fun and beginners of all ages.