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Summer Vacation Resort Recommendations?

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Hi all, making a big change in our family summer vacation plans this year. Years past we've done the nice resort in the Dells thing with golf, waterparks, etc. This year we've decided to do the "minnesota" thing and spend a week in a cabin at a resort.

So, I'm looking for any suggestions, tips, etc.

Here's what we are looking for; clean 2-3 bedroom cabin, fairly modern, reasonable rates...probably in the range of $600-$1000 for the week. I'll need a boat and motor as well.

It will be my beautiful wife and I, two 15/16 yr old girls (and their bags of makeup, curling irons and about 5 swim suits per day;-)...two 9 yr old boys so...I'll need somewhere with a beach, and/or pool as well as any other recreational opps that might interest the above referenced groups.

Of course it should be on a GREAT fishing lake as well.

Any and all help much appreciated fellow FM'ers.

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Keep driving about 50 miles west of Grand Rapids to Cass Lake. You can find a resort with pool and beach in your price range and it is a good fishin' lake.

Don't know about the boat and motor cost for the week. Each resort is diff based on HP size too.

We like Birch Villa Resort but there is no pool there, just a beach area.

When you plannin' the trip? You ever done a fishin' vacation before? 15/16 yr old girls with makeup? they might get bored - that is why I take separate vacations from my wife.
Good luck,

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Hey there,
Ive got an idea for ya! Check out Jessie Lake. It's just north of Deer River. I go up there every year on fishing opener and stay the weeked in a cabin. The name of the resort is Jessieview. The web site is jessieview.com There you'll find a great lake with great walleye fishing!

Cabins...there are two 2 bedroom cabins (cabin numbers 1 and 2) which sleep up to six. Also, there is one cabin that is four bedroom and sleeps up to nine.

Rates...for cabins 1 and 2 the weekly summer time rate is $620. For cabin 5 (the four bedroom one) the weekly rate is $780

Other info....
-with each cabin includes rental of a boat and motor.
-each cabin has a full kitchen with the works.
-each cabin has its own fireplace
-all cabins are on a hill overlooking the lake
-there is a big building called the "game room" which has pool, arcade games, and other games. (incase the fishing sucks..lol)
-they have bait there
-and when ya catch some fish there is a fish cleaning house as soon as you get off the lake....so that you clean em down there!!

Well I hope this helps.....basically if ya choose to a person can go up there and not have to leave the actual resort until they need to go home...also, not to mention, many other lakes that ya can check out too around the area. I'd highly recommend Jessieview!! For more info though check out the website i posted above!! Let me know if ya have anymore questions!!


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Jason Boser

Jessie view resort is a good one and here are some more you can check out that have a pool or a great beach
williams Narrows resort
bowens resort
eagles nest resort
northland lodge

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phone 218-327-2191
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