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Brainerd Travel Guide

Brainerd straddles the Mississippi River and is one of the largest cities in Central Minnesota, as well as the county seat of Crow Wing County. Situated in the heart of the lake country, Brainerd is an ideal place to explore all there is on offer in Minnesota’s Playground -- from biking, hunting, fishing, and golfing to enjoying craft beer, great food, theaters, galleries, museums, and shopping!

Things to Do in Brainerd

Discover one of the many wonderful parks like Kiwanis Park -- which covers 37 acres between the Mississippi River and Boom Lake and has a playground, trails and a picnic pavilion. Nearby attractions also include the Brainerd International Raceway, North Central Speedway and the Three Bear Waterpark for summer visitors.

Best Time to Visit Brainerd

There is something for everyone at all times of the year in Brainerd. Visit in the fall and follow the rainbow routes to see the changing colors of the beautiful landscape. Dress up in your lederhosen and join the crowds enjoying the German traditional music and beer at the Oktoberfest. Or, visit in winter for skiing, snowboarding and ice fishing.

Cabins in Brainerd

The central Minnesota town of Brainerd MN offers everything visitors could need for a perfect vacation; supplying both adventure and relaxation in equal measure. World-class fishing, golfing, biking, boating, and much more are just a few of the reasons people look for cabin rentals in the Brained Lakes Area. The area is extremely picturesque, boasting more than 500 lakes and rivers, and guests can get a cabin located right on the water’s edge. Throughout the year there are a range of festivals and events to keep entertained, so there's never a bad time to get a Brainerd cabin.

Many Brainerd cabin rentals tend to come with full kitchens, while multi bedroom cabins are the ideal vacation rentals for larger groups. Picture snuggling up with loved ones in a cozy log cabin on the banks of Gull Lake or being close to the action with an apartment downtown -- both can be a reality in Brainerd.

Price and Availability in Brainerd

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The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Brainerd tends to be Tuesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Sunday. Vacation homes in Brainerd tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.
The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Brainerd is in July, while the cheapest month is in April. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Brainerd is in the high season in July. Brainerd has its low season in January, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The Weather in Brainerd

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Brainerd. The hottest month in Brainerd is July, when temperatures peak at 93 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to -43 ˚F. The wettest month in Brainerd is April with 6.22 inches of rain, while the driest month is December with 0.42 inches of rain.

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