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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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Virtual Vacation: How to Play Bocce Ball

Bocce Ball is one of the most timeless games around, and it's the perfect, easy-to-learn game to play as a family as the grass is greening and the weather is warming up. If you don't have a Bocce Ball set, don't worry! You can use...

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Top 5 Fall Activities for Your Up-North Vacation

As the first signs of fall appear around the resort, we start dreaming of colorful leaves, late-night bonfires, and sips of hot coffee on a brisk autumn morning. You might think the peak days of Summer are the only chance you'll have to spend outside...

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