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Baxter overview

Baxter is a family-friendly place known for its shops and waterparks. There's a nice selection of restaurants to enjoy during your stay. Baxter might not have many well-known attractions, but you don't need to travel far to find places worth a visit like North Central Speedway and Buffalo Hills Park. There's plenty more to see, including sights like Northland Arboretum.

Where to stay in Baxter

Whether you're planning a longer vacation or a weekend getaway, Baxter has accommodations to fit your needs. There are 9 hotels in Baxter and you can shop as many as 84 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 50%. We have room prices starting at 70 USD per night and here's a breakdown of hotels by star rating in Baxter as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 8 4-star hotels from 125 USD per night
  • • 28 3-star hotels from 85 USD per night
  • • 7 2-star hotels from 70 USD per night

How to get to Baxter

Fly into Brainerd, MN (BRD-Brainerd Lakes Regional), 7.6 mi (12.3 km) from central Baxter.

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
Here are some recommended places to see in the surrounding area:
  • • North Central Speedway (3.5 mi/5.7 km from the city center)
  • • Buffalo Hills Park (3.9 mi/6.2 km from the city center)
  • • Cuyana Mine Pits (4.1 mi/6.6 km from the city center)
  • • Lake Ossawinnamakee (4.1 mi/6.6 km from the city center)
  • • Cragun's Legacy Courses (4.2 mi/6.7 km from the city center)

When to visit Baxter

If you're beginning to plan your vacation, you may be wondering when is the best time of year to visit. Here are the seasonal norms to help you decide when to go:

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