Best selection of old-fashioned lake cabins - Chain of resorts at Two Inlets Lake - 2014 Best of MN

  • Updated: April 20, 2015 - 10:44 AM

Kids take dip at dusk, off the dock at Two Inlets Resort in Park Rapids.

Photo: Nancy Strong, Special to the Star Tribune

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Minnesota’s selection of small, seasonal, old-fashioned lake resorts with cabins has been dwindling in the past decade, but you can still find these classic week-at-the-lake getaways. At Two Inlets Lake north of Park Rapids and south of Itasca State Park, there are three in a row, including Brookside Resort with an indoor/outdoor pool and gummy-worm sundaes (1-800-247-1615;, Two Inlets Resort with giant water toys that let siblings launch each other into the lake (1-218-699-3632; and Bear Paw Resort with water slides, stand-up paddleboards and unique campfire pits (1-218-732-9594;

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