Maddens on Gull Lake in Brainerd MN Great place to stay in Northern Minnesota., Land of 10,000 lakes.
Northland Arboretum: Paul Bunyan Conservation Area, P.O. Box 375, NW 7th St. behind the Westgate Mall, Brainerd, MN 56401 (218)829-8770. Traversed by hiking, cross-country skiing and snowmobile trails, the habitats of this arboretum include jack pine savannah, marsh and prairie.
Country Fabrics and Quilting in Brainerd, Minnesota, boasts more than 850 shop samples. Owner Deb Burton and her daughter, Steffani, make three new quilts a week to update their ever-rotating display. Always trying to keep the store fresh, Deb quickly puts fabric that isn't selling well on the sale rack to make room for a new product. Must make a trip to Brainerd!