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Address: Voyageurs National Park, MN
Description: Recreational lake in Voyageurs National Park.

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Big chill with college friends

Four couples from college decided to travel by boat to kettle falls from Crane Lake and although I have a cabin the houseboat experience provided us with great campsites and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2015
Lynne P
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We stayed recently in the shores of Crane lake and enjoyed it a lot. Crane lake is not that easy to kayak or canoe in given all the motor traffic and speed boats that create too many waves, but it is a beautiful place. We saw a bold eagle snatch a fish from the water right by the shore.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Four couples from college decided to travel by boat to kettle falls from Crane Lake and although I have a cabin the houseboat experience provided us with great campsites and exploration each Night. We truly enjoyed the comfortable beds, ease of load and unload, the lodge and the daily cb Updated.... Trivia was a great idea. The boat ran perfect... More 

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Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Renting the canoe was a little frustrating but in the end it was worth it. Be sure your plans are concrete. We had to change our travel dates from August to September; the reservation was made the beginning of June and changed less than a week later and we lost our money and had to pay for a new reservation.... More 

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Chicago, Illinois, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Its a nice lake but needs a boat to roam around it. There are several renting space and you can rent one to enjoy this beautiful lake properly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Beautiful sunrise and sunsets with great fishing and adventures. Although be prepared for foul weather. You never know when a summer thunderstorm may be brewing

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New Oxford, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013 via mobile

We rented a houseboat for the first time from Voyagaire Houseboats and spent 3 days cruising the Crane, Sand Point, and Namakan Lakes. The houseboat was clean and the food provisioning was more than we would eat in twice the time. If you enjoy fishing, be sure to bring your own tackle if possible. The tackle provided by Voyagaire was... More 

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Nisswa MN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

This area is wonderful. Great fishing, great boating and friendly people. There are lots of places to stay. Or you might like to try a houseboat vacation.

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Circle Pines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

I love Crane Lake. There is no place better in Minnestoa to escape to. The people are friendly and the atmosphere is always upbeat.

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Prior Lake, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2012

Every time we rent a houseboat from Voyagaire Houseboats were are impressed at what a fresh experience it is. Never gets old. We started our houseboat vacation tradition on our honeymoon, which was in 2005 and have vacationed with either Voyagaire Houseboats or Voyageur Park Lodge each year since. I can't get my husband away from the place, and that... More 

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Baxter, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

My husband and I rented a houseboat just after Labor Day this year. It was our first trip on a houseboat and we LOVED it!!! We were trying to decide how to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary and decided on this and boy are we happy we did. I find myself thinking back to the trip so frequently and our... More 

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Address: Voyageurs National Park, MN
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Voyageurs National Park

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