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Baxter overview

Baxter is a friendly locale surrounded by picturesque views of lakes. You'll enjoy the abundant coffee and café choices. Visitors can plan a fun excursion to Northland Arboretum and Cragun's Legacy Courses. Make it a point to see sights like North Central Speedway and Buffalo Hills Park. Baxter is a family- and business-friendly destination with something for everyone.

Where to stay in Baxter

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Baxter has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Baxter with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Baxter hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Baxter hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Baxter

Fly in to Brainerd, MN (BRD-Brainerd Lakes Regional), 7.6 mi (12.3 km) from downtown Baxter. Minneapolis, MN (MSP-Minneapolis - St. Paul Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 113.5 mi (182.6 km) away.

What to see around Baxter

Fun activities such as golf, running, and fishing are at hand, along with attractions such as:
  • • Northland Arboretum
  • • Cragun's Legacy Courses
  • • Legacy at Cragun's
  • • The Classic at Madden's Golf Course
  • • Pine Beach
Known for its family-friendly sights such as:
  • • Nisswa Family Fun Center
  • • Paul Bunyan Land
It's well known for its lakes and these favorite places for nature lovers:
  • • Cuyana Mine Pits
  • • Lake Ossawinnamakee
  • • Bay Lake
  • • Gull Lake
  • • Beauty Lake
Some highlights of the area include:
  • • North Central Speedway
  • • Buffalo Hills Park
  • • Brainerd International Raceway
  • • Social 9
  • • Mount Ski Gull

When to visit Baxter

Wondering when's the best time to visit? Here are seasonal norms to help you plan your trip:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 46°F day, -5°F night
  • April-June: 79°F day, 22°F night
  • July-September: 81°F day, 38°F night
  • October-December: 62°F day, -1°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 3.03 inches
  • April-June: 10.16 inches
  • July-September: 10.04 inches
  • October-December: 5.28 inches