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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 1-800-992-7529.

The Casino

Our casino features over 800 different slot machines, including video poker. Visit during the week to take part in our Wednesday slot tournaments. Our table games feature Blackjack and Poker. 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.
We also offer a full lunch menu for a variety of taste buds. At dinner, try our house favorites like filet mignon and walleye 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 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. Tower BikeTrails and the Soundan Undergoround Mine State Park have miles of thick forested paths with countless northland views you won't want to miss.

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 Course

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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