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 Land of 10,000 Lakes. 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 your visit 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 a day on the road or hiking nearby trails, you can watch the kids swim in the heated indoor pool while you soak in the hot tub. Free Wi-Fi allows you to research local attractions, and cookies and coffee are available in the lobby when you need a quick pick-me-up. 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 featuring our signature waffles.

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Relax in a spacious room or suite 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 rooms or suites. You can connect to free Wi-Fi to check social media 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. Want to upgrade your stay? Check out our suite options.

Queen Bed

  •  325 ft²
  • 1 queen
  • 2 adults
These standard rooms offer free Wi-Fi and a coffeemaker plus accessible amenities like a walk-in shower.

King Bed

  •  325 ft²
  • 1 king
  • 2 adults
Couples and solo travelers appreciate the convenience of free Wi-Fi, a fridge, and a microwave in our standard rooms.

2 Queen Beds

  •  325 ft²
  • 2 queen
  • 4 adults
Book one of these family-friendly standard rooms featuring a fridge, cable TV, and a free, hot breakfast.

Whirlpool Suite-King Bed

  •  338 ft²
  • 1 king
  • 3 adults
Perfect for a romantic getaway, this open-concept suite features a two-person whirlpool.

1 Bedroom Suite-King Bed

  •  416 ft²
  • 1 king
  • 4 adults, 1 child
Traveling with family? Our largest suite offers separate living and sleeping quarters, plus two TVs.

Studio Suite-King Bed

  •  512 ft²
  • 1 king
  • 4 adults, 1 child
After checking your email at the work desk, you can lounge on the sleeper sofa in this open-concept suite.

Studio Suite-2 Queen Beds

  •  512 ft²
  • 2 queen
  • 5 adults
Upgrade your vacation in this open-concept suite with a wet bar and a seating area with a sleeper sofa.
Whether you’re planning a training seminar or a wedding shower, our meeting room offers a flexible space for your next gathering of 70 guests. Free Wi-Fi helps keep everyone connected, and our 70-inch smart TV and complete surround-sound system (fees apply) make sharing presentations a breeze. Our friendly team is happy to help you with planning and setup, including creating a customized website to update guests about event details and arranging catering services. Complimentary coffee and water service is included.

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Explore central Minnesota’s beautiful lakes, forests, and trails, such as the extensive Paul Bunyan State Trail, from our hotel. Mount Ski Gull provides year-round family fun on foot and on skis, and Crow Wing State Park offers a picnic area, a boat ramp, and miles of scenic trails. 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.

Mount 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, you can explore the trails in the daytime or take a guided evening hike.

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 hotel gives you easy access to the Brainerd Lakes area. We’re less than 30 minutes from outdoor fun at Mount Ski Gull and Crow Wing State Park, and our location just off Highway 371 places you close to other popular attractions. A number of restaurants are within walking distance of our hotel, and you can 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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