Things To Do

Resort Activities

Every week starting Memorial Day weekend until Labor Day weekend we have fun-filled activities scheduled one to two times a day. While we do new things every year, there are some favorites our returning guests expect each time they come back! Perennial favorites include:

Tie-Dye T-Shirts

We get all funky with tie-dye shirts on Sunday afternoons

Pop Bottle Rockets!

We have a blast shooting off our homemade rockets on Monday mornings


We make everything from shelves to bird houses on Tuesday mornings


From the shelves we made the day before to plates to wooden objects and creatures to bags and shirts–we’ll paint anything on Wednesday mornings


We make all kinds of cool beautiful jewelry on Thursday mornings

Nature Day

Hey, it’s “up north”, we have to do something with nature!  Think scavenger hunts, minnow races, crafts like sand candles, making soap, or other activities that help you enjoy, appreciate, and even learn about the beautiful area we live in, on Friday mornings. 

Other weekly activities include:

  • Ladies Sunset Pontoon Cruise

  • Fishing Contest

  • Ice cream social

  • Carpetball Tournament

  • Campfire donuts

  • Salon/Day Spa Services

  • Massages

Other Resort Activities

Our resort offers fun for everyone!

  • Safe, sandy beach with water bouncer, inflated log roll, and kiddy water slide

  • Hydro-bikes, kayaks, canoes, and stand-up-paddleboards that are free for guest use

  • Game room with ping pong, pool table, air hockey, foosball table, carpet ball, and various video game

  • Rec Center with full gym, fitness room, and play area

  • Regulation sand volleyball court

  • Gaga ball

  • Horseshoes, bocce ball, badminton

  • Playground

  • Fishing (and convenient fish cleaning in our new fish house)

  • Free movies, games, puzzles, and books to borrow

  • Day Spa with massage therapy, hair, and nail services

Things to do in the Winter

Go tubing or sledding down one of the several hills on the resort property or at Mount Ski Gull

Go ice fishing. Ice houses aren’t needed as some of the best fishing is just a short walk from your cabin out on the ice, but if desired, ice house rentals are available from Boats and Beyond Rentals.

Go snowmobiling. Rentals are available from Cragun’s Resort Snowmobile Center or Boats and Beyond RentalsSnowmobile trails pass right in front of the resort! Trail conditions can also be found on the DNR website.

Go swimming at the Staples Community Center pool or in one of the three water parks in Brainerd – Three Bear WaterparkPaul Bunyan Waterpark, or Rapid River Lodge Waterpark

Go cross country skiing or snowshoeing on the lake, on the quiet roads that aren’t used in the winter around the resort, or at Northland Arboretum

Go ice skating on the lake (depending on ice/snow conditions) or at the free rink in Motley just 8 minutes away.

Play basketball, volleyball, large group games, or have fun on riding toys in the Rec center

31504 Azure Rd, Cushing, MN 56443


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