Resorts, Cabins, Bed & Breakfast

Our unique vacation destination offers lodging for a variety of travelers – from the discerning guest requiring all of the amenities – to the traveler seeking a simple, “rustic cabin” getaway.

Visitors to the area will have their pick of Northern Minnesota’s best getaways. Staying at a resort or cottage is a vacation experience all in itself! This spectacular part of God’s country offers resorts with a variety of services – dock service, guide service and, of course, hot fishing trips! Several resorts offer exceptional dining, and if a particular resort does not have a restaurant, the staff are always delighted to direct you to one of the many popular cafes, pubs, pantries and waterfront dining decks in the International Falls, Ranier and Rainy Lake area.

Bear Ridge Guest House:
Located off Highway 11 East on Rainy Lake, Bear Ridge Guest House offers 1, 2 and 3 bedroom suites including a kitchen (with dishwasher), satellite televsion, free wireless internet, a complimentary dock space. Some suites include a fireplace. Most bedrooms have a private bath and all include complimentary linens. A centrally located laundry room is available free of charge. All suites have beautiful views of Rainy Lake and are located near other full service resorts.

(218) 286-5710
(218) 340-4274
Fax: 218-283-8404

* By Permission Only


Birch Point Camp:
P.O. Box 236
Ranier, MN 56668
Highway 11 East, on Rainy Lake, International Falls, MN
Birch Point Camp is located on Rainy Lake (off Highway 11 East – on county road 20). Sand beach, pets allowed, beautiful views and close to many attractions and services.

3 cabins and 15 campsites for tents and/or trailers


(218) 286-3541

Camp Idlewood:
Camp Idlewood is located East of International Falls on beautiful Rainy Lake, (off Highway 11 East - on County Rd 20). Boat rentals, fuel and guide service available. Great sand beach, hard to find on the lake!
We also have skis, aquaplane, paddleboat, tubes and canoe for use. Small pets allowed and close to dining establishments. Free Wi-Fi included.

9 cabins
(888) 741-1228
(218) 286-5551

Island View Lodge and Cabins:
Island View Lodge is located off Highway 11 East on Rainy Lake, near other resorts. Restaurant, lounge, guide service, fuel, game room, pets allowed, handicap accessible, decks, sauna, beach, fuel, boat rental.

* May -September and January-March
9 Rms, 14 Cabins
(800) 777-7856
(218) 286-3511


Rainy Lake Inn at Tara's Wharf:
Tara's Wharf is an ideal space for family vacations and celebrations as well as for professionally catered events.

TF: 877 Rainy-Lk
(218) 286-5699

By Permission Only

Sha Sha Resort:
Sha Sha Resort is located on Dove Island on Rainy Lake (at the very end of Highway 11 East). Dining, lounge, game room, fuel, guide service, docks, boat rental, pets allowed.

8 Cabins
(800) 685-2776
(218) 286-3241
Fax: (218) 286-3275

Thunderbird Lodge:
Thunderbird Lodge is located on Rainy Lake, (off Highway 11 East). Dining, lounge, guide service, boat rental, fuel, meeting rooms, docks, decks, handicap accessible, pets allowed.

15 Rms, 10 Cabins
(800) 351-5133
(218) 286-3151
Fax: (218) 286-3004

WoodsPort Cottages
WoodsPort Cottages are located in Ranier, Mn, nestled throughout this Lakeside/River Village. They are a unique alternative and more affordable than other lodging choices. Vintage cottages that "Feel Like Home". Yards, flowers, history, charm, cleanliness and more charm!

(218) 286-4034

Woody’s Rainy Lake Resort:
Woody’s Rainy Lake Resort is located on Rainy Lake in Ranier, near dining, shopping, cottages, pubs, and beaches, B&B’s. Each unit has a full kitchen, bedrooms, bathroom. Guide service, fuel, dining, boat rental, pub in resort, partly handicap accessible.

4 units
(866) 410-5001
(218) 286-5001
Fax 286-5001

* Limited Access


By Permission Only

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Rainy Lake, International Falls and Ranier offer two public beaches. Resorts provide swimming opportunities also. Pets may be allowed by permission.
Open All Year Pets Allowed Handicapped Facility
Canoe Rental Swimming Pool
Hot Tub or Jacuzzi
(public or private)
Sauna Dining Room
Fitness Room
Recreation Facility Cocktail Lounge Laundry Facility Meeting and Banquet Rooms
(every room)
Boat and Motor Rental Gasoline Guide Service Bicycle Rental Continental Breakfast

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