The Country Inn & Suites By Carlson®, Baxter, MN near Brainerd can be your central Minnesota vacation home. As our guest, use our free high-speed Internet to keep in touch with family and colleagues back home. Snuggle in with your pet for a good night’s rest before waking up to Minnesota’s unparalleled lakes, forests and trails. For your complimentary breakfast, our cheerful staff will be setting out hearty favorites like waffles with warm syrup, bagels with cream cheese and hot cereal topped with fresh fruit.
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Hotel Amenities & Services
Snag a book from our Read It & Return Lending LibrarySM on your way to our heated indoor pool. Business travelers can work poolside or right in the room using the free Internet. Our amenities and services include:
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Our Rooms & Suites
After boating on Brainerd Lakes or golfing on one of Brainerd’s famous courses, put your feet up in one of our comfortable rooms or suites. Chill a drink in the refrigerator and cuddle with your pet in front of a favorite cable show. Our rooms’ amenities include:
Are you seeking a romantic getaway? Consider one of our Whirlpool Suites, which feature the following:
Where to Eat While You’re Here
Top a toasted bagel with cream cheese or pick a piece of fresh fruit at our complimentary, hot Be Our Guest Breakfast. A second cup of coffee after breakfast will get you energized for discovering the outdoors, shopping or conducting business in Baxter. For lunch or dinner, a quick drive from our hotel off MN-371 will take you to nearby restaurants including Black Bear Lodge & Saloon and Applebee’s.
Things to Do in Baxter
The incomparable Minnesota outdoors is calling you to come out and play. Our hotel off MN-371 makes the perfect base for exploring central Minnesota’s lakes, forests and trails. Baxter is home to shopping, museums and exciting nightlife, too. If you bring the kids, Mount Ski Gull and Paul Bunyan Land are can’t-miss attractions. Consider these local activities for your itinerary:
Brainerd International Raceway – Get your tickets to see drag racers outstrip their opponents at the upper Midwest's largest racetrack. A five-minute drive north on MN 371 will put you in the middle of the racing action.
Paul Bunyan Land at This Old Farm Pioneer Village – With this attraction’s 28 fair-style rides, antique tool displays, petting barn and concessions, you’ll have no trouble keeping the family entertained. The fun is happening just 10 minutes north of us.
White Sand Lake – The whole family can enjoy fishing, boating and waterskiing at this 368-acre lake. A four-mile drive west of our hotel brings you to aquatic recreation and entertainment on one of Minnesota’s famous lakes.
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Groups & Meetings
Usher up to 70 event guests into our hotel’s flexible meeting space. Conveniently located off MN 371, we offer amenities like free high-speed Internet access, a personalized Country Inn & Suites Web page and a 32-inch television with a DVD player to help your event be a success. Since we’re near shopping and dining options, your guests will never do without while they’re with us.
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100% Non-Smoking Facility
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