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If you’ve visited any Minnesota state park, you likely know that they are great places to spend the night. Most have wonderful campgrounds that will make you feel right at home as you pitch your tent and gather around a fire. But fewer people know that there’s actually a beautiful hotel tucked away inside one of Minnesota’s state parks. Head up to Itasca State Park not only for the beautiful views you’ll find at Minnesota’s first state park but also for the comfortable lodging you’ll find at the park’s Douglas Lodge. Check it out:

For more information about Douglas Lodge, including booking availability and booking a stay, check out the page on the Minnesota DNR website. And if you’re looking for more great places to stay in Minnesota parks, check out our past article about Upper Sioux Agency State Park, where you can spend the night in a tipi!

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