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Brainerd overview

Brainerd is a budget-friendly place distinct for its sports and musicals. You'll enjoy the ample coffee and cafe options, along with outdoor areas for running and camping. Families can spend some quality time at Paul Bunyan Land and Nisswa Family Fun Center. Make a point to see sights like Cuyana Mine Pits and Lake Ossawinnamakee. Brainerd is a family- and business-friendly destination with something for everyone.

Where to stay in Brainerd

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Brainerd has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Brainerd with Hotels.com by checking our online maps. These display the areas and neighbourhoods around all Brainerd hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Brainerd hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Brainerd

Fly in to Brainerd, MN (BRD-Brainerd Lakes Regional), 3.7 mi (6 km) from central Brainerd. Minneapolis, MN (MSP-Minneapolis - St. Paul Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 112.4 mi (180.9 km) away.

What to see around Brainerd

Outdoor fun such as camping, snowmobile riding and sporting events is on hand, along with attractions such as:
  • • Northland Arboretum
  • • Mount Ski Gull
  • • Nisswa Family Fun Center
  • • Nisswa City Park
  • • Fritz Loven Park
Some highlights of the area include:
  • • Cuyana Mine Pits
  • • Lake Ossawinnamakee
  • • Buffalo Hills Park
  • • North Central Speedway
  • • Brainerd International Raceway

When to visit Brainerd

If you're still deciding when to visit, here are the seasonal trends to help you plan:

Seasonal temperatures
  • January-March: 8°C day, -20°C night
  • April-June: 26°C day, -5°C night
  • July-September: 27°C day, 3°C night
  • October-December: 17°C day, -18°C night
Seasonal average rainfall
  • January-March: 77 cm
  • April-June: 258 cm
  • July-September: 255 cm
  • October-December: 134 cm
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