Explore the Brainerd Lakes region from our hotel in Baxter

Offering easy access to attractions like the Northland Arboretum, the Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Baxter, MN makes a great starting point for exploring the Brainerd Lakes region. You can cheer on the drivers at Brainerd International Raceway, five minutes from the hotel, and enjoy a walk or bike ride on the Paul Bunyan Trail, accessible just a mile away. Our location off highways 210 and 371 makes visits to family favorites like Paul Bunyan Land and Crow Wing State Park easy, or you can explore golfing destinations like Deacon’s Lodge Golf Course. Flying into the area? Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport (BRD) is just seven miles away.

After check-in, grab a cookie and coffee from the lobby before using free Wi-Fi to research local attractions. For a refreshing break, you can watch the kids swim in the heated indoor pool while you soak in the hot tub. Need to print out tickets or put the final touches on a presentation? Head to our business center. In the morning, you can enjoy an invigorating workout in our fitness center before dropping by our dining area for a free, hot breakfast.

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Relax in family-friendly rooms with a fridge and microwave

After boating on White Sand Lake or golfing on one of Brainerd’s famous courses, put your feet up in one of our pet-friendly hotel rooms or suites. You can connect to social media using free Wi-Fi or enjoy a family movie night on the flat-screen TV. For a quiet evening in, chill drinks in the refrigerator and warm up restaurant leftovers in the microwave. Interested in extra space and amenities such as a whirlpool? Check out our suite options.

Queen Bed

  • 1 queen
  • 2 adults
These standard rooms offer a plush queen bed, free Wi-Fi, and accessible amenities such as a walk-in shower.

King Bed

  • 1 king
  • 2 adults
Couples or solo travelers appreciate our standard king room offering free Wi-Fi, a fridge, and a microwave.

2 Queen Beds

  • 2 queen
  • 4 adults
Book one of these family-friendly standard rooms offering two queen beds, cable TV, and a free, hot breakfast.

Studio Suite-King Bed

  • 1 king
  • 4 adults, 1 child
Business travelers appreciate this open-concept suite featuring a seating area with a sleeper sofa and work desk.

Studio Suite-2 Queen Beds

  • 2 queen
  • 5 adults
Upgrade your vacation in this open-concept suite with two queen beds and a seating area with a sleeper sofa.

Whirlpool Suite-King Bed

  • 1 king
  • 3 adults
Enjoy a romantic getaway in this open-concept suite with a two-person whirlpool and a plush king bed.

1 Bedroom Suite-King Bed

  • 1 king
  • 4 adults, 1 child
Traveling with family? Our largest suite offers separate living and sleeping quarters, plus two TVs.
Whether you’re planning a training seminar or a wedding shower, our flexible meeting room offers you space for up to 70 guests, plus thoughtful amenities like free Wi-Fi and complimentary coffee and water service. You can share presentations using our 70-inch smart TV and complete surround-sound system (fees apply). Our friendly team is happy to help you with planning and setup, including creating a customized website to update guests about event details. You can also ask about our catering services.

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Explore central Minnesota’s beautiful lakes, forests, and trails, such as the extensive Paul Bunyan Trail, from our hotel. You can spend a day skiing at Mt. Ski Gull or playing with your kids at Crow Wing State Park. Then enjoy a relaxed evening browsing the shops at Baxter’s Westgate Mall. For some educational fun, you can learn about legendary anglers at the Minnesota Fishing Museum and Hall of Fame or take in local history at the Crow Wing County Historical Society Museum & Library. Check out these popular attractions while you’re in the area:

Brainerd International Raceway

3.82 mi / 6.14 km from the hotel
Cheer on your favorite drivers as they zip around this three-mile track designed for drag and road races.

Crow Wing County Historical Society Museum & Library

2.13 mi / 3.43 km from the hotel
A trip to this three-story museum provides a glimpse of area history through exhibits about the region's lumber, railroad, and mining industries.

Crow Wing State Park

8 mi / 12.87 km from the hotel
Explore the great outdoors at this state park, which boasts opportunities to canoe, photograph the scenery, and hike along 18 miles of trails. The park is also home to the historic Crow Wing town site.

Minnesota Fishing Museum and Hall of Fame

27.84 mi / 44.81 km from the hotel
With a re-created fish camp, an aquarium with native fish, and a huge collection of antique angling gear, this museum showcases the amazing history of fishing in the Land of 10,000 Lakes.

Mt. Ski Gull

8.27 mi / 13.31 km from the hotel
Feel the wind chill your cheeks as you speed down the mountain on one of this ski area's 13 runs. During the summer, take one of the guided family hikes or hit the evening trails.

Paul Bunyan Land

10.29 mi / 16.56 km from the hotel
For a great family outing, head to Paul Bunyan Land. This family-friendly park is home to 28 rides and attractions, plus the 30-building Pioneer Village, featuring vintage farm machinery.
15058 Dellwood Drive, Baxter, Minnesota 56425, United States

Located about three miles north of downtown Baxter, our Country Inn & Suites hotel off Highway 371 gives you easy access to the Brainerd Lakes area. Our hotel is a short drive from local parks, Mt. Ski Gull, and other top attractions. Need a meal? A number of restaurants are within walking distance, and you can also find basic shopping in nearby stores like Target and Walmart. If you’re flying into the area, Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport (BRD) is just seven miles away.

1.52 mi / 2.45 km from the hotel
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