If your ideal vacation includes natural beauty and freshwater recreation, then there are very few better places on the planet to visit than Northern Minnesota. And of all the incredible bodies of water you’ll find in the Land of 10,000 lakes, Lake Bemidji ranks among the very finest. So what do this particular lake and its companion city offer visitors?
Plenty of Water Activities
The lake is undoubtedly the main attraction in the growing city of Bemidji, and you can easily spend your entire trip enjoying all it has to offer. You can swim, fish, water ski, jet ski, rent boats, or simply relax on the sandy shores to your heart’s content. Lake Bemidji, MN, is also one of the best places to catch an incredible sunset in all of Minnesota.
Great Bike Trails
The city of Bemidji contains a huge network of biking trails, many of which weave around Lake Bemidji, making it a haven for enthusiasts and casual fans. You can bike around the entire lake, trek through Lake Bemidji State Park, and even head downtown for modern conveniences.
A Beautiful Downtown Area
Downtown Bemidji, Minnesota, is full of things to do for you and your whole family. Simply walking around and enjoying local boutiques storefronts is an activity, but if you’re looking to do some shopping, there are plenty of unique and historical places to check out.
The Historic Chief Theater offers something to do every night of the week, from movies to musicals to plays and other interesting events. You can also take indigenous art and local history at the Watermark Art Center.
Downtown Bemidji, Minnesota, is located right on Lake Bemidji; therefore, you’ll never run out of fascinating places to eat, drink, and play. You can find it downtown if you’re looking for American fare, Italian cuisine, delectable dessert, a local brew, or anything handmade.
Lake Bemidji State Park
You'll find Lake Bemidji State Park on the northern shore of Lake Bemidji, Minnesota. It’s comprised of 6,757 acres of beautifully preserved natural land where you can hike, bike, canoe, kayak, play volleyball, relax on the beach, and much more.
The park has its campground with 95 sites for anyone looking to spend a few nights surrounded by the serenity of nature. Enjoy the serenity year-round with winter activities including snowmobile trails, ice-fishing, and cross-country skiing.
While the wealth of activities and natural wonder may be the main draw for visitors to visit Lake Bemidji, finding a home away from home to rest your head when the day is through is always important. You’ll find plenty of those both in town and out in nature, and rarely, you’ll find a resort with the best of both worlds.
There are many campgrounds around gorgeous Lake Bemidji for those who want to immerse themselves in the elements, or take advantage of their RVs, but if you’re looking for a bit more to do on your trip, Clear Vue Resort can provide it. You can rent a modern cabin with all of the amenities, including a full kitchen, queen-sized beds, TV, and internet access.
Outside your cabin at Clear Vue Resort, you’ll find everything you’re looking for in a lakeside vacation: kayaks, paddleboards, swimming, fishing, relaxing beaches, campfires, hiking and biking trails, and much more. See you soon!