An Invitation to Explore

There is always something going in Chisago Lakes and you are invited. There are so many interesting people, events and places that we have decided to take a deeper dive into some of them. If you have a moment we invite you to learn a little more about our beautiful area.

Our communities shine in the summer! We’ve got it all: charming downtowns, thrilling outdoor adventures, exciting sporting events, and inviting local farms! From Chisago City to Taylors Falls, life along Highway 8 is pretty great all summer long. If you’re looking for fun things to do with kids this summer in Chisago Lakes, you’re in the right spot!
There is excitement in the air as the Chisago Lakes communities come together to celebrate the start of summer and the farmers’ harvests. It’s a cherished time to connect to our roots, food, local farmers, artisans, and neighbors.
The orchard has a down-to-earth atmosphere where all can experience the benefits of fresh Minnesota-grown fruits. The orchard is open for two seasons, offering pick-your-own strawberries in the summer, pick-your-own or pre-picked delicious apple varieties in the fall, and so much more.
To find all things fishing and boating in Chisago Lakes, look no further than Frankie’s Live Bait & Marine. For nearly 60 years, Frankie’s has been the region’s go-to shop for live bait, fishing equipment, boat sales and repair. This family-owned and operated business started as a humble hardware and bait shop and has grown into a leading destination for bait, supplies, and premium boats.
Nestled in the scenic heart of Minnesota, Chisago Lakes is a haven for fishing enthusiasts. With its rich tapestry of lakes and rivers, the region offers a variety of fishing experiences all year round. Whether you’re a seasoned angler or a novice, Chisago Lakes promises an unforgettable fishing adventure in every season.
The Eastern Minny League is Minnesota’s oldest active amateur baseball league with a rich history of over 100 years. The league was founded in the early 1920s, even before the launch of the Minnesota Baseball Association, and continues to thrive today. In fact, Minnesota has more Town Ball teams than any other state in the country!
Spend a day or an extended stay in the quaint river town of Taylors Falls, exploring like a local! From staying in a historic neighborhood to thrifting vintage gems and tasting local maple syrup, you’ll want to add this itinerary to your Minnesota bucket list.  The Village of Taylors Falls, Minnesota, offers something for every generation, including delicious drinks and sweets, shopping, history, scenery, and fun! So, bring Grandma, Grandpa, and the kids and enjoy making memories.
If you’re wondering where to go hiking in Chisago Lakes with kids, we have six perfect options for every season. Whether your kids are new to hiking or are experienced trekkers, we have trails for all abilities and skill levels, from Chisago City to Taylors Falls.
With 20 lakes to choose from and over 7,000 acres of water, those of you who live in or around the Twin Cities are a mere 40-minute (or so) drive to outstanding fishing and a perfect weekend getaway.
The Chisago Lakes area in Central Minnesota is a diverse community filled with fun outdoor adventures, charming main streets, yummy eats, and some of the most friendly locals around.
Welcome to the Chisago Lakes! We are so glad you’re here. Located along Highway 8, Chisago Lakes is a quick 40-minute drive north of the Twin Cities metro area – perfect for a day trip or a weekend getaway.
This national, invitational gathering of potters and sale of ceramics is an exciting destination for anyone who appreciates handmade pottery and their makers.
Society and found four local women to feature! Over four weeks we used social media to share a little bit about these prominent #ChisagoLakes women.
It’s hard to visit the Chisago Lakes area without noticing the beautiful scenery and Swedish influence. These notable features were the inspiration for Swedish …
Good morning! It’s hard to believe the last day of your Perfect Girls Get-a-way Trip has arrived. But don’t hurry out of town too quickly, we’ve got some good things …
Rise and shine ladies! It’s time to get up! Slip on the new Chisago t-shirt you bought yesterday and get your blood pumping with an energizing and invigorating …
 If you are lucky enough to be able to take the entire day off and start your weekend early, there are plenty of things to keep you busy in Chisago Lakes.
Just north of the Twin Cities, Chisago Lakes offers visitors and residents a small town experience with endless outdoor possibilities, one-of-a kind shopping …

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