Explore the Brainerd Lakes area from our hotel in Baxter

Located minutes from 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, about 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 it easy to visit family favorites like Paul Bunyan Land and Crow Wing State Park. Golfers can tee off at destinations like Deacon’s Lodge Golf Course. Flying into the area? Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport (BRD) is less than eight 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 crave 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 watch a movie on the flat-screen TV or connect to free Wi-Fi to check social media. 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 our standard rooms with comforts of home like a fridge and a microwave.

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 includes a two-person whirlpool.

1 Bedroom Suite-King Bed

  •  416 ft²
  • 1 king
  • 4 adults, 1 child
Traveling with family? This spacious 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 when you choose this sizable suite with a wet bar and a seating area with a sleeper sofa.
Whether you’re hosting a training seminar or a wedding shower, reserve our flexible event space for up to 70 guests. Free Wi-Fi helps keep everyone connected, and our 70-inch smart TV and complete surround-sound system (fees apply) make presentations a breeze. Our friendly team is happy to help you plan the details, including arranging catering services and assisting with setup. We can also create a customized website to keep your guests updated on your event. Complimentary coffee and water service is included.


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Explore central Minnesota’s beautiful lakes, forests, and trails, including the nearby Paul Bunyan State Trail. Mount Ski Gull provides year-round family fun on foot or 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 the 2.5-mile Competition Road Course or the quarter-mile drag strip.

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 12 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 30 rides and attractions, plus the 40-building Pioneer Village, featuring vintage farm machinery.
15058 Dellwood Drive, Baxter, Minnesota 56425, United States

Located just off Highway 371 about three miles north of downtown Baxter, our hotel gives you easy access to the Brainerd Lakes area. Planning an outdoor adventure? We’re less than 30 minutes from Mount Ski Gull and about 10 minutes from Crow Wing State Park. 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 less than eight miles away.