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Private Peninsula With 3,000 Feet Of Lakeshore In The Heart Of Lake Country!
5/5Exceptional! (29 reviews)
Threepeat summer stay

"It’s our 3rd stay and it never disappoints. Each year there are interior improvements to an already fantastical remodeled home. We never felt on top of each other & with 3 bathrooms there’s never a line. The nature is always a bonus when you’re in the middle of a pandemic and can’t go do much. This ..."…"

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2020

Private Peninsula With 3,000 Feet Of Lakeshore In The Heart Of Lake Country!
Lost Lake Lodge
3 out of 5
7965 Lost Lake Rd, Nisswa, MN
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12.37 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (79 reviews)

"Wonderful property. Very clean and so much to do. We will definitely be back! I never leave reviews so this place was that good!"…"

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2020

Lost Lake Lodge
Wilderness Resort Villas
3.5 out of 5
6316 Wilderness Road, Pequot Lakes, MN
The price is $575 per night
14.48 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (80 reviews)

"This place was fantastic! My kids cried when it was time to leave. We will definitely be back! The cabin was clean, there are many activities to do, and we felt very safe even during COVID-19. Things to know: we wish we brought paper towels, napkins, and hand soap (the only soap is a mini bar to ..."…"

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2020

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Cragun's Resort & Hotel
3 out of 5
11000 Craguns Dr, Brainerd, MN
The price is $175 per night
5.14 mi from city center
3.9/5Very Good! (82 reviews)

"It was a night quiet stay. Exactly what we were looking for. The fireplace in the room is a nice touch. Only gripe was there was only one packet of coffee, but there was 2 cups. We didn't have time to see the pool area."…"

Reviewed on Sep 25, 2019

Cragun's Resort & Hotel
Maddens On Gull Lake
4 out of 5
11266 Pine Beach Peninsula, Brainerd, MN
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5.6 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (112 reviews)

"Lots of games to play and the rentals were great. Worth the 55"…"

Reviewed on Oct 25, 2019

Maddens On Gull Lake
Lakes Area Lodge
2 out of 5
11617 Andrew St, Brainerd, MN
The price is $74 per night
4.04 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (12 reviews)
Loved it

"The front desk staff was amazingly nice! I wanted a “cheap” motel for an over night stay and I was pleasantly surprised that it was cheap and wonderful."…"

Reviewed on Jul 3, 2020

Lakes Area Lodge
Pelican Lake Motel
2.5 out of 5
8637 Bluebird Ln, Breezy Point, MN
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The price is $60 per night
17.41 mi from city center
3.4/5Good! (104 reviews)

"Great amenities and location Great price too! The pool fitness center and hot tub very nice."…"

Reviewed on Dec 11, 2019

Pelican Lake Motel
AmericInn by Wyndham Baxter Brainerd
2.5 out of 5
7836 Fairview Road, Baxter, MN
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $74 per night
2.45 mi from city center
3.2/5 (245 reviews)

"My husband & I thoroughly enjoyed the decor. Room was fairly small but was overall nice and the bed comfortable."…"

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2020

AmericInn by Wyndham Baxter Brainerd
Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Baxter Brainerd Area
2.5 out of 5
14466 Dellwood Drive, Baxter, MN
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The price is $89 per night
2.39 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (494 reviews)

"Great service, very clean it was what we expected"…"

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2020

Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Baxter Brainerd Area
Super 8 by Wyndham Baxter/Brainerd Area
2 out of 5
14341 Edgewood Dr, Baxter, MN
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The price is $77 per night
2.43 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (273 reviews)

"We basically needed a place to stay for the night. It was a good option for the price. Breakfast was good. Because of COVID, they weren't making the eggs, biscuits and gravy. But the waffles were good and the coffee was fresh. The staff were all very friendly and helpful!"…"

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2020

Super 8 by Wyndham Baxter/Brainerd Area
Baymont by Wyndham Baxter/Brainerd Area
2.5 out of 5
7208 Fairview Road, Baxter, MN
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The price is $101 per night
1.81 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (377 reviews)

"One of the Nicest and Clean Places and location was excellent. Staff was friendly and helpful"…"

Reviewed on Jul 5, 2020

Baymont by Wyndham Baxter/Brainerd Area
AmericInn by Wyndham Pequot Lakes/Jenkins
2.5 out of 5
32912 Paul Bunyan Trail Drive, Pequot Lakes, MN
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The price is $110 per night
19.9 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (99 reviews)
excellent

"Clean, comfortable and quiet. Awesome hot tub and pool. Great Breakfast with many selections. Coffee, tea, water, and hot chocolate available 24 hours a day."…"

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2020

AmericInn by Wyndham Pequot Lakes/Jenkins
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Baxter, MN
2 out of 5
15058 Dellwood Dr, Baxter, MN
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The price is $119 per night
2.67 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (478 reviews)
Nice

"Nice"…"

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2020

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Baxter, MN
Grand View Lodge
3.5 out of 5
23521 Nokomis Avenue, Nisswa, MN
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10.84 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (266 reviews)

"Amazing resort! They did a great job with social distancing and feeling safe during this time."…"

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2020

Grand View Lodge
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Brainerd-Baxter
3 out of 5
15739 Audubon Way, Baxter, MN
Free Cancellation
The price is $106 per night
3.02 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (387 reviews)

"We cant wait to come back again! We had an amazing time!"…"

Reviewed on Jul 3, 2020

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Brainerd-Baxter
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Visiting Baxter

Families will find kid-friendly activities in Baxter, and visitors give high marks for the water parks. Tourists who journey to this welcoming city can discover its shopping, restaurants, and lakeside setting.

  • You'll find 142 Expedia hotels and other accommodations in the larger area of Brainerd
  • The closest major airport is in Brainerd, MN (BRD-Brainerd Lakes Regional), 7.6 mi (12.3 km) from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Baxter

The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the lakeside and Northland Arboretum. Additionally, you'll find North Central Speedway and Buffalo Hills Park in the area.

As you plan your holiday retreat, you'll find 9 hotels and other lodging options to pick from in Baxter. Below are highly ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • Comfort Suites Rapid River Lodge - With a stay at this 2-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to a water park and free breakfast, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast and overall value.
  • Baymont by Wyndham Baxter/Brainerd Area - Our customers like the pool and clean, quiet rooms at this hotel. This 2.5-star hotel features free breakfast, an indoor pool, and free WiFi.
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Brainerd-Baxter - With a stay at this 2.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to a water park and free breakfast, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its family-friendly amenities and helpful staff.

Dressing for Baxter

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 46°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around -5°F
  • From April to June, the average is 79°F during the day and 22°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 81°F during the day and 38°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 62°F as the daytime average and -1°F as the nighttime average
  • Baxter gets about 28.46 inches of rain per year
  • July and August are usually the hottest months averaging 79°F, while January and February are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 0°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in Baxter?
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Baxter, MN is a favorite property for Expedia customers. This hotel offers free breakfast and an indoor pool. Traveler reviews also recommend Super 8 by Wyndham Baxter/Brainerd Area and Baymont by Wyndham Baxter/Brainerd Area as top choices for your stay.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Baxter, will I receive a refund?
Yes! Most hotel reservations are fully refundable as long as you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of your arrival date. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, you might be able to still cancel and get a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Add dates, click “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to get the best deals in Baxter.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Baxter?
For more information about changing or cancelling your trip to Baxter, click here.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in Baxter?
Based on reviews, Arrowwood Lodge At Brainerd Lakes is a popular 3-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free breakfast and free WiFi. Another top choice for your budget-friendly stay is Super 8 by Wyndham Baxter/Brainerd Area.
What's the best accommodation for a family trip to Baxter?
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Brainerd-Baxter is a top 3-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a water park and a lazy river. Other choices for your kid-friendly vacation include Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Baxter Brainerd Area and Comfort Suites Rapid River Lodge. Attractions in the area like Paul Bunyan Land and Nisswa Family Fun Center are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in Baxter?
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Baxter, MN is a top hotel for people traveling with their pets, and offers an indoor pool and free WiFi for its human guests. Other good choices for you and your pet’s trip include Super 8 by Wyndham Baxter/Brainerd Area and AmericInn by Wyndham Baxter Brainerd.
Where is the best place to stay close to Northland Arboretum?
AmericInn by Wyndham Baxter Brainerd is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this hotel offers free breakfast and free WiFi. It’s located just a short 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Northland Arboretum. Other good options close by include Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Baxter Brainerd Area and Super 8 by Wyndham Baxter/Brainerd Area.
What's the best hotel for a golf vacation in Baxter?
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Baxter, MN is a hotel featuring free breakfast and an indoor pool, and it’s a top choice for golfing nearby.
What are some accommodations with pools in Baxter?
Comfort Suites Rapid River Lodge is a top hotel with an indoor pool, a children’s pool, and free water-park access. A couple of other options that feature an onsite pool include Arrowwood Lodge At Brainerd Lakes and Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Baxter Brainerd Area.

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