Brainerd offers an endless variety of things to do on vacation. Outdoor adventures include fishing and boating, great golf, and some of the country’s best bike trails.

There are fantastic family attractions of all types like Safari North Wildlife Park and the legendary Paul Bunyan Land amusement park.

Numerous wineries, breweries and distilleries are open for tours and tastings. And shopping is always nearby.

Brainerd is also home to the nationally-known Brainerd International Raceway which takes rush hour to a whole new level with motor sports and racing events all summer long. There’s no shortage of things to do, so choose from the categories below to get starting planning your trip to Brainerd.

Upcoming Events

  1. Fantastic Fibers Exhibition

    September 13 - September 28
  2. Oktoberfest at Roundhouse Brewery

    September 19 - September 22
  3. Roundhouse Oktoberfest

    September 21 @ 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  4. Ronny Cox- Actor, Singer & Songwriter

    September 21 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Arts & Craft Festival.
702 South 5th Street
Brainerd, MN 56401
Bane Park
623 Willow Street
Brainerd, MN 56401
Bobby G's Guide Service
12734 Mountain Ash Drive South
Baxter, MN 56425
Brainerd Ski Loons
4784 Gull Lake Dam Road
Brainerd, MN 56401
Brainerd Zip Line Tour
9898 County Road 77 Southwest
Nisswa, MN 56468
Breezy Belle
9252 Breezy Point Drive
Pequot Lakes, MN 56472
Breezy Point Traditional
9252 Breezy Point Drive
Pequot Lakes, MN 56472
Breezy Point White Birch
9252 Breezy Point Drive
Pequot Lakes, MN 56472
Buster Park
619 East River Road
Brainerd, MN 56401
Country Sampler Picnic
14250 Conservation Drive
Baxter, MN 56425