Minnesota Family Resort Vacations

Wildwood – Not Your Grandfather’s Ice Fishing Resort

There's More to Life Than Just Ice Fishing (No, Really!)   I was sitting here earlier on Superbowl Sunday looking out at a bright, beautiful winter day. It was so pretty out there that it made my heart hurt. But it was also so cold out there that it would have made my skin hurt! Winter in Minnesota ain't for sissies, as all those Superbowl visitors will attest - but winter at Wildwood can be. I'm a fair weather fisherman. I like to ice ... Read more

Winter Update – Ice Fishing, Trail Conditions and More!

Current Conditions at Wildwood Resort Happy New Year! Among our wishes for the New Year is our hope that you and your family are healthy and happy, that work is steady, the kids are good and that you find some time for recreation this winter. So far it's been bitterly cold so I think we all deserve a little fun! Snowmobiling at Wildwood Before living here I never would have guessed that conditions have to be just right for making good ice in northern ... Read more

10 Things Guests Love About Wildwood Resort

Sharing the Love at Wildwood Resort! Back in August I asked our Facebook fans to tell us their favorite things about Wildwood. As usual, our people came through in a BIG way and as I look back at their responses and pictures they shared I can't help the big smile on my face. Seriously, our guests are just the best ever!! So here it is - our list of the Top 10 Things Guests Love About Wildwood Resort: 1. SUNSETS- I probably could have guessed ... Read more

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Wildwood in the Fall

Move over, Summer.  There's a new season in town... I don't know if you've noticed or not but summer is almost over. The back-to-school retailers would have you believe summer is over in mid-July when they start pushing you to buy folders and No. 2 pencils. However, by this time of year it really is true....summer is moving on out and fall in Minnesota is on the horizon!  Fall Colors Minnesota fall color tours are the prime reason most folks head north in ... Read more

Minnesota Summer Vacations

Top 5 Reasons to Vacation at a Minnesota Family Resort VACATION - It might seem obvious but not everyone vacations. Sometimes you truly can't afford the time off. However, for most of us it really is possible to sneak away for even a few days at a time. Jay and I often forego a winter vacation because we can't afford it or the girls are too busy or the resort is too busy, etc. The truth is, however, that we CAN carve time ... Read more

Prime July Openings – Book Now and Save!

It's Not Too Late to Plan a Minnesota Summer Vacation Minnesota summer vacation season is well underway at Wildwood Resort! We have kids laughing on the playground and playing in the lake on the SUPs and hydro-bikes. We've kicked off Monday night potlucks and twice weekly kids’ activities. The fish are biting (especially the walleye) and the sun is shining (most days) so we are in our happy place! Traditionally we have few July openings. However, as families get busier the vacation planning ... Read more

Minnesota Fishing Opener is This Weekend!

Who's Ready to Fish?! It’s once again that magical time in Minnesota where thoughts turn to live bait and fishing tackle.  Tasks involve putting new line on the fishing poles and digging out the life jackets.  Plans center around weekends Up North & family vacation after school gets out.  Men and women who love to fish are dreaming with eyes wide open about catching The Big One. (Maybe this is the year!) Minnesota Fishing Opener is this weekend and it's shaping up to ... Read more

How to Choose the Perfect Minnesota Resort

  Tips for Choosing a Resort for Your MN Family Vacation Jay and I always have a lot of sympathy for the planner of the family vacation - especially if the vacation is going to include multiple families. Coordinating schedules and picking dates for the vacation is always Challenge #1. However, Challenge #2 isn't far behind because after you know the when you must determine the where! Lucky for you we happen to be Resort Experts so we're going to give you some tips for choosing the ... Read more

We’ve Got Snow!

Calling All Snowmobilers! Most people we know aren't very happy about snow and cold temps during the winter. But we are doing our happy dance today over the 5" of fresh snow we got yesterday. Trails last weekend were great according to our friends who got out on their snowmobiles. However, we had no decent access to trails from Wildwood until it snowed again yesterday. So I guess I'm saying if you haven't made plans for a Minnesota winter getaway then check us out! We ... Read more

I Guess We Will Ice Fish!

What A Difference a Week Makes! Just 10 days ago we were experiencing near perfect snowmobiling conditions. We rode with the kids and we rode with friends. And it was good. Today the entire outdoors is an ice skating rink. Thanks to rain and warm temps over last weekend what snow we have left is rock hard. Sigh. Mother Nature giveth and she taketh away. We haven't given up hope, though! There's lots of winter left so we're hoping and watching the sky for the white ... Read more
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