Unique Places to Stay near Voyageurs National Park

5 Unique Places to Stay near Voyageurs National Park

Last Updated on July 3, 2024

I’ve always been drawn to the rugged beauty of national parks, and Voyageurs National Park is no exception. This northern gem, straddling the border between the United States and Canada, offers a unique landscape dotted with countless lakes, dense forests, and small granite islands. It’s a paradise for anyone who loves outdoor activities like boating, fishing, or simply soaking in the serene natural scenery.

 

Whenever I visit, I make sure to explore the park’s sprawling water routes and hidden coves, but a huge part of the adventure is also finding the perfect place to stay nearby. The variety of unique lodging options near Voyageurs National Park is just as enticing as the park itself. Whether you’re looking for a cozy spot with a rustic feel or a modern boutique hotel, there’s something for every type of traveler.

 

In this blog post, I’ll share some of the coolest and most interesting places to stay near the park. So get ready to plan your next trip and discover a range of accommodations that will make your visit to Voyageurs National Park even more memorable.

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Unique Places to Stay near Voyageurs National Park

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Lakeside 3 Bedroom Cabin on Kab

9.0

Excellent

39 verified reviews

9.0

Excellent

352 verified reviews

Nestled near the stunning Voyageurs National Park, this charming lakeside cabin offers a serene escape in Ray, Minnesota. The three-bedroom retreat is perfect for families or groups seeking a blend of comfort and nature.

 

Each room is thoughtfully furnished, providing a cozy and inviting atmosphere. The cabin’s location on the shores of Lake Kabetogama ensures breathtaking views and easy access to a variety of water activities, such as fishing, boating, and swimming.

 

Guests can unwind on the spacious deck, enjoy a meal cooked on the outdoor grill, or gather around the fire pit for an evening under the stars. The well-equipped kitchen and modern amenities ensure a hassle-free stay, while the surrounding wilderness invites exploration and adventure.

 

Whether you’re looking to relax or engage in outdoor pursuits, this lakeside cabin offers the perfect backdrop for an unforgettable vacation near Voyageurs National Park.

The Kabby Cabin

10

Exceptional

13 verified reviews

10

Exceptional

13 verified reviews

I recently discovered the perfect lake cabin for those looking to get away from it all. The Kabby Cabin is in the heart of Voyageurs National Park.

 

Imagine waking up to the tranquil sounds of nature with no neighbors close by. This cabin sits on a spacious 4.5-acre lot, giving you plenty of room to explore and unwind.

 

You can enjoy stunning views of the northern lights right from the cabin’s front yard. The clear skies make for an unforgettable experience, especially in mid-March when they are most visible.

 

The cabin itself is cozy yet spacious. It offers modern amenities to make your stay comfortable. There’s WiFi available, so you can stay connected, but with the beautiful lake views, you might not want to.

 

Another fantastic feature of the Kabby Cabin is its proximity to the water. You can step out and enjoy the serene lake, ideal for fishing or just relaxing by the shore. For families, the large outdoor space is perfect for kids to play.

Rainy Beachhaus

9.6

Exceptional

5 verified reviews

9.6

Exceptional

5 verified reviews

I recently stayed at Rainy Beachhaus and it truly enhanced my trip to Voyageurs National Park. This beautiful vacation home is right on the waterfront, creating a serene atmosphere perfect for relaxation.

 

Being close to the park, Rainy Beachhaus offered easy access to outdoor adventures. The house is within 9 miles of Bronko Nagurski Museum and Smokey Bear Park, which are great spots to visit.

 

One of my favorite features of Rainy Beachhaus was the stunning view of the lake from the large windows in the living area. It made every morning special.

 

If you’re planning a trip to Voyageurs National Park, I definitely recommend staying at Rainy Beachhaus.

Luxurious Newly Renovated Lake Home on Rainy Lake's Gold Shores

9.8

Superb

71 verified reviews

9.8

Superb

71 verified reviews

I recently found a great spot near Voyageurs National Park: a luxurious newly renovated lake home on Rainy Lake’s Gold Shores. This place has everything you need for a perfect getaway. The home is fully renovated and offers stunning views from the deck and master bedroom. There are three spacious bedrooms, so it’s perfect for families or groups of friends.

 

For those who love water activities, boat and pontoon rentals are available. It’s also conveniently accessible by car since it’s located on the mainland, not an island.

 

It’s close to the Rainy Lake Visitor Center and only a short drive to Voyageurs National Park, making it an ideal location to explore the area. You can check the details here.

 

I think it’s a great option for anyone looking to relax and enjoy the natural beauty of the area.

Spacious Home by Rainy Lake

10

Exceptional

2 verified reviews

10

Exceptional

2 verified reviews

When I visited Voyageurs National Park, I also stayed at a this house by Rainy Lake. The place had everything I needed for a comfortable stay. The home was luxurious, with 2800 square feet of space. It had three bedrooms and three bathrooms, which was more than enough for my family.

 

We enjoyed the beautiful views of Voyageurs National Park from almost every window. The air-conditioned rooms made our stay even more comfortable during warm days. One of the best parts was the large, well-appointed kitchen. It had all the equipment I needed to prepare meals for my family.

 

The lakeside property also included a dock, which made it easy for us to enjoy some boating and fishing. We spent many lazy afternoons on the water. The dock space was perfect for our boat, and we loved the convenience of stepping right out of the house and into our boat.

 

Rainy Lake was beautiful, and being so close to nature was an unforgettable experience. The home was also close to many park activities, making it a convenient base for exploring. We hiked, paddled, and even visited the park’s interactive exhibits.

 

For a comfortable and scenic stay, this home by Rainy Lake was ideal. It had all the amenities we needed and offered a relaxing retreat after a day of adventure.

Conclusion

I had a great time exploring all the unique places to stay near Voyageurs National Park.

 

This park is not one of the iconic US parks that every traveler has on their bucket list, but in my opinion it’s a must-visit for anyone who loves spending time in nature. With its beautiful lakes, forests, and wildlife, it’s like stepping into another world.

 

No matter where you stay, you’ll be close to amazing outdoor adventures.

 

From boating and fishing to hiking and canoeing, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. So pack your bags, and get ready for an unforgettable trip to Voyageurs National Park!

 

There are obviously more accommodations options in the area but these are the ones I found to be really unique. We normally update this list every time someone in the team visits the area and finds a new place worth mentioning. 

 

Do you know of a place around Voyageurs we should look at? If so, please get in touch and let us know. We would love to check it out!

Antonio Cala

Antonio was born and raised in Southern Spain, and quit his job in 2013 to travel the world full-time with his wife Amanda for 10 years straight. Their passion for adventure took them to visit 150+ countries.


They cycled 25,000km + from California to Patagonia, sailed over 10,000NM around the Caribbean & Sea of Cortez, rode their motorbikes 30,000 kms+ across West Africa (Spain to South Africa) and visited Antarctica, among many other adventure expeditions.


Today, they’re currently working their way to visit every state and National Park in the USA traveling with an RV.


Together they run the popular newsletter Adventure Fix, the travel community Summit, the resource-based portal Adventure Travel Hub, and their latest venture, Unique Places, where they share their knowledge about the places they’ve visited and the ones still remaining on their list.

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