Fire last night at the beach

Memorial Weekend Specials

We want you to experience what we are.  Spring has spring and the loons are calling, the birds are singing, fishing are biting, painting classes are open, and waterfall is soothing.  We want you to experience the awakening of life in the Northwoods.  You need this just as much as us.  Come enjoy the beauty of spring by your own eyes.  You need a mini vacation to rejuvenate yourself and we at Northwind Lodge can do that for you. 

Cabin Rates starting at $99.95 for the first 2 people and $10 a nite extra per person.

Boat comes with the cabin and motor are $25 a day. You have free use of kayaks, SUP’s, beach canoe and paddleboats.

After a fun day enjoy a campfire down at the lake.

Call NOW! 1-218-365-5489 to make a reservation for your mini-vacation at Northwind Lodge.

Rate is good for only new reservation starting 5/14/2019

rustic rental cabin on island

Island Adventure

rustic rental cabin on island

This is an excerpt from a post from Life on a Minnesota Resort which is our “story blog” about living and working for a lifetime on a resort near Ely Minnesota.  If you’d like to read more about staying at our rustic Island Cabin, please follow the link below.

For year after year, this couple stayed on the Island in the small cabin that my dad built in 1962.  It was to be his summer home and for years we called it “the shack”.  It’s a nice little cabin and when I was a kid, we spent many weekends out there in the winter, ice fishing on Jasper, flying kites in the winds of March and being really hot with that old wood stove that would almost drive us out even at -35 F below zero.  When we stayed there with no electricity or running water, our entertainment was whatever old magazines we had to read in the din of the gas lights.  We also had an old, black,  massive, battery-powered,  radio we had that pulled in shortwave broadcasts and AM signals from around the world.  There were hardly any…..Read More