Big Lake - Big Lake real estate is regarded as a beautiful, but lesser known, market in Minnesota for lake homes and lake lots.
Big Lake is in the town of Big Lake, Minnesota, under 35 miles from St Cloud. For another big-city trip, Minneapolis is under 45 miles away.
The St. Cloud Regional Airport is under 30 miles away, and the Buffalo Hospital is 12.7 miles away. For international travel, the Minneapolis−Saint Paul International Airport is 54 miles away.
Food and groceries can be found within walking distance at Coborn’s. Locals recommend restaurants such as Russell’s On The Lake, Third Rail Bar and Grill, No. 1 China, and Trails Grill & Sports Bar.
At 253 acres, Big Lake offers its residents plenty of space for relaxation and recreation.
Popular activities include boating, kayaking, canoeing, swimming, fishing, and taking in the views. Many homes have docks, but a public access point is on the southern side of the water.
Anglers can expect to find black bullhead, bluegill, green sunfish, largemouth bass, northern pike, pumpkinseed, walleye, yellow bullhead, yellow perch, and more.
St Cloud is a beautiful city filled with historical, cultural, recreational activities to excite every visitor. From family-friendly sites to a night out on the town, this area is not one to miss.
Munsinger Gardens is a spectacular and beautiful garden next to the Mississippi River. These gardens are known for their shade-loving plants, including numerous hostas and ferns.
Stearns History Museum offers an extensive lineup of programs, events, and attractions for visitors about the history of people, places, and stories in Central Minnesota. Outside, there is an 80-acre nature park with walking trails, wildlife, and a skateboard park.
Beaver Islands Trail is a great spot for biking and hiking with excellent views of the Mississippi River.
The top-rated restaurants in the city are Coyote Moon Grille, Star of India, Granite City Food & Brewery, Olde Brick House, and White Horse.
Whether you are looking to buy a family home, a full-time retirement residence, or a waterfront property, Big Lake is an excellent choice.