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Area Atractions

Local Interest

While there is always plenty to do right here at Madsen’s, we’re pleased to be conveniently located within driving distance of many local attractions. From history to shopping and from fine dining to local parks, the area offers so much to see and do. You’ll never be bored when you spend your vacations at Madsen’s Resort.


Explore Minnesota’s great outdoors whether you are hiking, biking or taking in the scenery from the comfort of your vehicle.


While Madsen’s Resort is tucked away from the hustle and bustle of every day life, we’re still close enough to the shopping venues you’re looking for to make your vacation complete. From standard chain department stores, grocery stores and one-of-kind shops, you’ll find exactly what you’re looking for and have fun doing it!

  • Antique & Vintage Shops
  • Craft Shops
  • Gift Shops
  • Art Festivals & Town Festivals


If you need at least one round of golf to finish out your vacation, you’re in luck. Madsen’s Resort is situated near several beautiful golf courses, each with gorgeous views and varying levels of difficulty.


It only makes sense that you’ll find multiple opportunities to worship here in God’s country! Madsen’s Resort is within easy driving distance to churches of various denominations.


You’ll discover many great dining opportunities in the area, including fine restaurants, casual dining and take out. Be sure to check out Stub’s in Battle Lake!


Learn about what’s happening in the area while you’re here by visiting the Lakes Area Community Center weekly events site.


Of course, you don’t have to leave the resort to have a great time. Many of our guests discover we offer more than enough entertainment right here on our grounds!

  • Relax
  • Sunbathe
  • Swim
  • Fish