How to Get to Lake of the Woods
When looking for a vacation experience, travel to the area of Minnesota to where the largest fresh water lake next to the Great Lakes in the contiguous United States is. It is the northern-most spot in the United States. We also have the privilege of being located on the border of Canada and the United States with a border crossing right in town. That town we’re mentioning is Baudette, MN. It’s one of the finest destinations you could ever visit, but how do you get to Lake of the Woods?
Most people travel to this area by automobile with good roads and scenery that is beautiful. As you travel north in the state of Minnesota, you will be crossing a large portion of land that is the biggest bog area in the contiguous United States also. There you will not find billboards galore, but instead you will find great natural forest areas with giant pines and cedars and fields of peat moss.
Let’s look at distances to get to Lake of the Woods. We are 126 miles from Winnipeg, MN, Canada; 211 miles from Duluth, MN; 232 miles from Fargo, ND; 308 miles from Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN; 476 miles from Sioux Falls, SD; 608 miles from Milwaukee, WI; and 680 miles from Chicago, IL. Driving these distances are great adventures but also take time. When traveling to the Northwest Angle, be sure to have proper documentation such as passport, passport card or enhanced driver’s license.
We are fortunate in this area to have access to Commercial airports in close proximity of Baudette. International Falls Airport is 70 miles East of Baudette and has daily flights to and from MSP using Delta airlines. Rental car companies are available there. For more info call 218.283.4461 or at www.internationalfallsairport.com. Bemidji is 102 miles south of
Baudette and also has daily flights to and from MSP using Delta Airlines at Bemidji Regional Airport. For more info here call 218.444.2638 or www.bemidjiairport.org. Rental cars available. Grand Forks International Airport is 178 miles to the west of Baudette and also has flights using Delta and Allegiant Airlines. Information can be obtained at 701.795.6981 or at www.glkairport.com.
Before you arrive, be sure you have obtained lodging using our webpage at www.lakeofthewoodsmn.com/lodging. Make your travel plans now to explore this great area.