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The Wilderness at Fortune Bay: The Best Way to Tee Off the Summer

You don’t have to do a lot of research to find the perfect northern Minnesota summer vacation destination. The Wilderness at Fortune Bay is more than just a place for a great game of golf. It has all the amenities for the perfect family getaway this summer. Fortune Bay Resort features a 173-room resort, RV park, marina, delicious dining options and the incredible view of Lake Vermilion. And, of course, one of the most beautiful golf courses in Minnesota.

The Hotel

Our hotel rooms feature deluxe standard rooms, premium rooms, suites and executive suites. All of our rooms have a mini-fridge and microwave, along with everything else you would expect from a first-class resort like Fortune Bay. To check availability, call 1-800-555-1714.

The Casino

Our casino features 850 different video games, including video poker and video keno. Visit during the week to take part in our Wednesday slot tournaments. Our table games feature Blackjack and Ultimate Texas Hold ‘Em. Our summer hours offer plenty of time to go home with some cash in your pocket.

Play 10 different varieties of video poker on our 25 Game King machines. If you love good old-fashioned poker, our Poker Room is open Thursdays beginning at 6 PM, Fridays at 4 PM, and at noon on Saturday and Sundays.

The Wilderness Grill

If you’re hungry, The Wilderness Grill can help with that! Our breakfast menu has traditional favorites but also features unique items like our breakfast tacos and our pork belly sandwich.
We also offer up a late lunch menu with favorites like the 19th Hole Burger and Smoked Duck Pastrami. At dinner, try our house favorites like filet mignon and sea bass from 4 PM to close. To make a reservation, please call 218-753-7804.

As a bonus, enjoy your meal on the patio. You can’t go wrong with the scenic view from the deck at The Wilderness Grill. The view of Lake Vermilion will leave you breathless.

The Outdoors

The one thing you can’t forget is taking advantage of Lake Vermilion. The trails area will make any seasoned hiker happy with scenic views of the wonders of nature. The Black Bay Peninsula Hiking trail offers six miles of walking while the Tower Hiking Trail has miles of red pine forest to power through.

The camping options are also strong at our RV Park. We feature 16 drive-thru sites with water available. The park is in a spectacular setting and is just minutes away from everything at the resort.

The Links

The Wilderness at Fortune Bay is one of Minnesota’s top resort golf destinations. It’s designed by architect Jeffrey D. Brauer and is surrounded by the shores of Lake Vermilion. The course has six different tee options that range from 7,207 yards to 5,324 yards. No matter what your skill level is, you can find a tee option that works for you.

To get some warm-ups in, visit our extensive practice area. The driving range opens each day 45 minutes before the first available tee time. There is also golf instruction available from our head professional.

So, whether you’re looking to improve your golf game or take the entire family on a terrific summer vacation, we hope to see you this summer at Fortune Bay!

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