Trip Inspiration

Country roads lead to heavenly vistas and new memories that’ll make the drive worth every mile. As you plan your trip, we’re here to help. Discover our most Instagram-friendly overlooks, top hiking trails and best small towns for family getaways. No matter what type of vacation you are planning, you’ll find it and more in the Chisago Lakes Area.

Plan your trip
Chisago Lakes is often noted for its Scandinavian heritage, especially the world-famous series The Emigrants, written by Swedish author Vilhelm Moberg in the 1940s.
From the oldest Swedish pioneer cemetery in Minnesota to a historic logging village, we’ve got your “day trip” full of history planned.
Autumn is the perfect time of year to take a day trip to the charming communities of Chisago Lakes! From stunning St. Croix River views to sunset at a sculpture park, we’ve got your autumn “day trip” planned.