If you feel like you need to get away from your daily life for a weekend and just relax, North Dakota has a hidden gem in Hankinson that is perfect for you. This bed & breakfast has everything you need for an amazing stay.
Lady on the Lake Bed & Breakfast features this beautiful 19th century home is located right on the shore of Lake Elsie and is just an hour drive from Fargo. The home itself is full of history that the owners, Sandy and Marshall Meyer, are happy to tell you all about. It was a mansion owned by Colonel Hankinson himself - the namesake of the town - and has been beautifully restored into the bed & breakfast it is today.
The luxury interior includes lavishly decorated common rooms and four guest bedrooms, each with its own charm and private bathrooms, three of which include jacuzzis! You'll really be able to enjoy the spa-like treatments these rooms provide, plus experience all of the amazing artifacts and furnishings in the rooms. And the views from the room windows, well...
...You won't find much better! Lake Elsie is a breathtaking spot that you can take full advantage of in many ways.
There are canoes available for free guest use while you're there. Fishing and swimming are open, too. They have over 460 feet of private shoreline, after all, so it's best to make the most of it.
If you'd like, you can enjoy the lake right from the dock and just take in the peacefulness of it all.
Their outdoor patio is a perfect place to see the lake. There is a fireplace in it and plenty of shaded seating to just relax outside. Not to mention that they serve absolutely delicious, gourmet breakfast here every morning.
Lady on the Lake also has bikes available for use on the trails that are part of the property and around the lake. You can take them on foot, too. The area is amazing and well worth touring.
By the end of your getaway here, you'll be wanting to stay forever!