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. Wednesday Night Street Drags

    June 3 @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  2. Lakes Area Farmer’s Market – Nisswa

    June 4 @ 8:00 am - 12:30 pm
  3. Wet & Wild Weekend

    June 5 - June 7
  4. Lakes Area Farmer’s Market – Baxter

    June 5 @ 8:00 am - 12:30 pm
  5. Dos Guys Music Live at 5

    June 5 @ 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Bane Park
1717 South 7th Street
Brainerd, MN 56401