Baxter is about 110 miles (177 kilometers) from Minneapolis - St. Paul, a a well-known city in the United States of America.
Explore the diverse people and landscapes of Central Minnesota, by visiting a couple of the other towns and cities in and around Baxter. Two places within a relatively short distance of Baxter are Deerwood, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the southwest, and Garrison, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the west.
When you are ready to venture further afield why not visit the nearest regional city. St Cloud is around 55 miles (89 kilometers) away and features sights such as Stearns History Museum, Munsinger Clemens Gardens and Minnesota Amateur Baseball Hall of Fame. Don't rush back to Baxter until you've visited St Cloud's National Hockey Center, St. Cloud River's Edge Convention Center and Paramount Theater.
Should you hear the call of the wild, follow the lead of local thrill seekers and spend a few hours mountain biking or ice fishing.
When it's finally time to bid goodbye to Baxter, head to the nearest major airport situated in Brainerd, 7 miles (11 kilometers) to the northeast.