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Experiences that Bring You Back: Met & Married at Madden’s

Many couples who get married at Madden's have a special reason for choosing the resort as their venue. For some, it's a lifetime of summers spent on the sparkling shores that bring them back for the most important day of their lives. Others note that...

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Experiences that Bring You Back: The Viere Family Story

For some, a vacation is more than just a sunny getaway. It’s a chance to reconnect with family members that have spread out across the country or to meet the newest additions to the family. It’s a time to leave work behind and focus on...

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What’s New in 2022 | Madden’s Resort Updates for the 2022 Season

With over 90 years of rich history, Madden's on Gull Lake is a classic lakeside resort that embraces tradition. But remaining a top resort in the Midwest also requires innovation and change, and it's something that we at Madden's welcome. In fact, Innovation + Training...

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Madden’s Named #1 Resort in the Midwest by Condé Nast

Madden's on Gull Lake has received a top honor in Condé Nast 2021 Readers' Choice Awards. Voters rated Madden's on Gull Lake as the #1 Resort in the Mid-Atlantic and Midwest. Madden's has previously ranked 53rd Best Resort in the World in 2014 and a...

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5 Reasons Team Building is the Best Way to Invest in Your Employees

It's no secret that employees are the number one asset of any company, which is why it's so important to make sure that you are investing in them in the right ways. If you're looking for a way to help your employees become closer as...

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Video | A MN Getaway Just 2 Hours from the Twin Cities

Sometimes the best vacations are the ones that are right in your backyard--or close to it. Located in the Brainerd Lakes Area, Madden's is just a gas tank away from the Minneapolis-St.Paul area, or about a 2-hour drive. Watch the Gas Tank Trip segment on...

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2 Ways to Use Rhubarb this Summer

It's rhubarb season! If you're struggling to find some creative ways to use rhubarb in the kitchen, take a peek below as Sara Boulka, Madden's Food & Beverage Director, shares some delicious recipes with WCCO. Find full recipe details below! Blackberry Rhubarb Smash Blackberry Rhubarb...

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What’s New in 2021: New Offerings at The Spa

With its calming music and peaceful views of Gull Lake, stepping into The Spa at Madden's is enough to transport you to a more tranquil state of mind. The Spa offers a full range of luxury services from massages and body wraps to facials and...

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Madden’s Top 9 of 2020

2020 has been a whirlwind of a year, and now that it's coming to a close it's the perfect time to look back and reminisce. Taking a look at our Top 9 most liked posts on Instagram from this year is a reminder that there...

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The Gull Lake and its surroundings during fall

What to Do on Your MN Fall Getaway

You might think the only time for a getaway in Minnesota is in the height of Summer, but as the air cools down and the leaves magically transform into vibrant hues of red and gold, the vacation possibilities are still just as enticing. Suddenly, a...

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