Girls Getaway: Intro

Lakeviews, Lingonberry Fudge, and Lasting Memories. It’s all Yours to Explore 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, and distinctive artistic experiences.

And I’m not the only one who thinks this is a special place. As one of the top 8 finalists in the America’s Best Communities Contest, Chisago Lakes, which is made up of five small towns, Chisago City, Lindstrom, Center City, Shafer and Taylors Falls, has been recognized for its innovative ability to collaborate together.

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There’s so much to do, that we’ve decided to highlight a series of weekend get-a-way trips that are both rejuvenating and inspirational.

Join me for weekly updates as we explore the first trip . . . The Perfect Girls Get-a-way . . .

The Perfect Girls Get-a-way: Lodging

For some of us, planning the trip is half the fun. Dreaming, anticipating, and researching the best options. Should we stay in a hotel, a cabin or maybe a bed and breakfast? Is it in a good location? Does it fit my budget? The place you lay your head each night plays a big part in your overall satisfaction of the experience. Highlighted below are a couple local favorites, but be sure to check out all the lodging options in Chisago Lakes on the full website.


If you’re looking for an updated and fresh hotel to stay in, look no further than the GrandStay Hotel in Chisago City. With multiple room and suite options, a pool and a back patio, this hotel is a great place to make your base for a weekend stay. Visit Comfort Inn Hotel website here.

John and Lisa rent a beautiful home just outside of Center City. If you and your girl friends like to cook or work on crafts, this is the place for you. Large kitchen table, cozy living room, and plenty of beds – it sleeps eight comfortably. This retreat allows a larger group the chance to lounge and hang out together. But don’t plan to eat-in every meal! Chisago Lakes offers many different and delicious options to eat out. Visit Timberhaze Retreat website here.

There are many unique and excellent lodging options you can consider. Explore the website for a full list, book your lodging and start packing. Your get-a-way trip will be here before you know it.


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