resort activities

There’s so much to discover each week at Shamineau Acres Resort!

make a reservation

Resort Rentals

Visitors have the option of renting the following items at the resort:

Resort Area Activities

Play Golf

Pine Ridge Golf Club is a beautiful 18-hole championship golf course located just across the road from the resort. Access is off of Hwy 10, a very short drive from the resort. It is one of the most affordable yet challenging courses you'll find in this area.

Other golf courses in the area include:

  1. Madden's (25 minutes)
  2. Cragun's (25 minutes)
  3. Grand View Lodge (30 minutes)
  4. Little Falls Country Club (25 minutes)
  5. Staples Country Club (20 minutes)

Horseback Riding

Outback Ranch is located in the beautiful Pillsbury State Forest just outside of Pillager! A 15 minute drive that is very scenic and beautiful.

Miniature Golf, Go-Carts, Waterparks

35 minutes from the resort in the Brainerd Lakes area are several attractions. Go-cart tracks, bumper boats, indoor and outdoor waterparks, and the always fun Pirate's Cove mini-golf course! Paul Bunyan Land and This Old Farm is a fun excursion for the entire family. Brainerd International Raceway and the Paul Bunyan Trail are landmarks in the Brainerd area.


Minnesota Military Museum on the grounds of Camp Ripley (15 minutes away) offers indoor exhibits as well as extensive outdoor displays of tanks, jeeps, aircrafts and other large equipment.

State Parks

Nature lovers will enjoy Crow Wing State Park, Pillsbury State Forest, Charles A. Lindberg State Park, and the Paul Bunyan Bike Trail as well as scenic country roads in the area.

Shopping and Antiques

Located just minutes from the resort in Motley are several antique stores. Always fun is a stop at The Trading Post and an ice cream cone from The Silo. Thistleberry is a very nice boutique that is fun to browse and located on Hwy 10 just south of the resort is a very fun and ever changing antique store.

Brainerd offers many shopping experiences from antiques, books and collectibles to Target, Kohl's, Costco, and Walmart.

Nisswa and Pequot Lakes are about 40 minutes away and are well worth the drive for the fun shops and flea markets on the weekends.


There are a number of restaurants located within 15 minutes of our Minnesota family resort:

There are an abundance of restaurants from family casual to upscale within a 25 to 45 minute drive from the resort.

  1. Hitchin Rail in Cushing
  2. The Landing on Lake Alexander
  3. Castaway on Lake Alexander
  4. Pine Ridge Golf Club
  5. Towns Edge in Staples
  6. Subway in Randall or Staples
  7. Dairy Queen in Motley
  8. Country Side in Motley
make a reservation

Local Community Activities

Little Falls is just 25 miles south of the resort and has many interesting places to visit:

  1. Minnesota Fishing Museum and Education Center features over 8000 artifacts and preserves the heritage and history of fishing in our state,
  2. Musser/Weyerhaeuser Homes
  3. Charles A. Lindbergh Historic Site
  4. Charles A. Lindbergh State Park
  5. Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Museum
  6. Pine Grove Zoo and Primeval Park
  7. Paul Bunyan Trail, Hiking and Biking
  8. Camp Shamineau, Horseback Riding, Rock Climbing and Rope Courses