Your Favorite Northern Minnesota Resort

Quality Vacations, Getaways, and Retreats Without the Airfare

Whether it's a much-needed family getaway or a few days outside of the office, Sugar Lake Lodge is truly one of the most unique resorts Minnesota has to offer. Our all-inclusive resort activities, delicious dining, and cozy accommodations nestled along the crystal-blue waters of Sugar Lake will have you soaking up the warm summer rays and feeling Northwoods vibes – a true 'Minnesota getaway'.

A bonus? We're 3 hours North of the Twin Cities - far enough to get away, close enough to stay. 

There may be 10,000 lakes in Minnesota, but Sugar Lake is one in a million.

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Exceptional Amenities

Northwoods lodging, home cooked meals, Instagrammable activities & more. We're proud to offer some of the best amenities offered by a resort in Minnesota. See why Sugar Lake Lodge is one in a million!

Minnesota Golf Resort

Scenic 18-Hole Golf

Sugarbrooke is so much more than just another run-of-the-mill resort course - it's actually fun. Forgiving yet challenging, this Joel Goldstrand-designed Par 72 will keep you on your toes whatever your handicap.

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All-In-One Retreats

You can meet anywhere, but we challenge you to find a place more accommodating of your needs. Our lodging, dining, meeting spaces and on-site leadership resources will take your next meeting or retreat to the next level.

A "True" Northern Minnesota Vacation Destination

With Endless Activities, There's Something for Everyone

Most Minnesota resorts charge an extra fee for their best activities. At Sugar Lake Lodge, several of our top activities, like kayak & canoe rental, are included with your stay – ABSOLUTELY FREE!


Outdoor Heated Pool at Sugar Lake Lodge

Outdoor Heated Pool

What's better than an outdoor pool? An outdoor pool with a view. Located right between the beach and Otis's Grill & Bar, the pool is a popular spot for cocktails, amateur synchronized swimming shows, and #gorgeous views.

Complimentary Bocce Ball at Sugar Lake Lodge

Volleyball, Tennis, Basketball & More

Bocce ball, croquet, horseshoes, pickleball... there's no such thing as a "boring" day at Sugar Lake Lodge. So much room for activities! Available first come first serve, staff members available as challengers when needed.

Complimentary Canoeing on Sugar Lake

Boating & Watersports

We've got what you need to get out and enjoy the crown jewel of the North, the incomparable Sugar Lake. Get out on canoes, kayaks, stand-up paddle boards, two 14' Hobie Cat sailboats and rowboats. We also offer tubing every day, so prepare to lose your voice.

Complimentary Biking at Sugar Lake Lodge Resort

Biking & Trails

Resort guests enjoy free bike rentals for up to 2 hours at a time - or bring your own! We have several biking, running, and hiking trails available right from our front door. Be sure to pick up a map for suggested local loops and scenic rides from 1-13 miles.

Weddings, Reunions, Meetings & More

The Perfect All-Inclusive Venue for Any Event

You Deserve to Visit Sugar Lake

Let's Make it Happen

Discover Our Leadership Center

Elevate Your Next Meeting or Retreat at Sugar Lake Lodge

Strategic Planning Program Provider at The Leadership Center

Our On-Site Resources Enhance the Outcomes of Your Retreat or Training Session

We’re proud to offer our Leadership Center – a combination of on-site resources, meeting spaces and resort amenities that take your next retreat or training session at Sugar Lake Lodge to the next level. We partner with leading facilitators and leadership experts in Minnesota, including The Prouty Project, Activ8, The Chef Marshall O'Brien Group, and The Blandin Foundation, to bring world-class resources to your meetings and corporate retreats at Sugar Lake Lodge.



What We Value 

We believe in genuine and respectful service; exceptional hospitality and amenities; inspired, professional, friendly and committed employees. 

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