Discover the true Minnesota

Minnesota may be the land of 10,000 lakes and 800+ resorts, but Distinctive Lodges provide you with Minnesota’s top six destinations for a ‘True Minnesota’ adventure! Explore the Brainerd Lakes area or the North Shore up through the Gunflint Trail. Embark on vacation just a stone’s throw away from home–let the adventure take you even farther away as you slip into the Northwood’s oasis. We found the best destinations for you, and now it’s up to you to find yourself!

Discover Minnesota

Are you looking for that perfect Minnesota destination that provides luxury, loon calls, and lake country? Distinctive Lodges provides you with a handful of lodging experiences where you will encounter the Minnesota vacation experience like never before.

Unforgettable Adventure

Our destinations are more than just a pin on the Minnesota state map. They are a calling to unfold the curiosity of the Minnesota highlands. Distinctive Lodges is made up of the best lodging experiences in Northern Minnesota. Pin one of our six destinations then pack-up for a journey that will provide you with the adventure you seek and the luxury you deserve.

Experience a Destination

Bring your appetite, sense of adventure, and commitment to unplug. The state's top destinations await your arrival to unwind from the everyday stress and invite you to escape among the pines and the lakes. From crackling bonfires, delicious cuisines, and charming lodging to adventures from one lake to another—Distinctive Lodges provides the best accommodations for an unforgettable getaway. Find the beauty of untouched nature. Take in Northern heritage and authenticity with just a short drive away from home to one of our premier destinations.