No matter which of three courses you choose, you'll find gorgeous expanses of green velvet stretching under the Minnesota sky at this historic lodge. Big cups on the nine-hole Garden course are perfect for families. The 18-hole Preserve, which weaves through forest and wetlands, benefits from a near-million-dollar renovation. The 27-hole Pines has practice putting greens and a driving range. 23521 Nokomis Av., Nisswa; 1-866-801-2951;

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