Things to Do

Fun, relaxing and exciting things to do near Xanadu Island

If you want to experience more of Minnesota than the fishing, boating, swimming and relaxing that the island amenities provide, there are plenty of things to do in the surrounding area.

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The local riding stable available for your pleasure features summer trail rides and winter sleigh rides. Check out the Silver Sage Ranch.
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Antique hunting is very big in this area.  There is a pamphlet available upon arrival for fun locations to explore.
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Battle Lake is home to the Art of the Lakes, one of the finest small town art galleries in the state of Minnesota. A number of professional, local artists add to the variety of mediums found in the gallery.  Click on the picture for more information about Art of the Lakes.
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There are very nice 18-hole golf courses in the area. The regular golfers say they are better than most that they play on, which is a fine tribute to golf in rural Minnesota.
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Carlos Creek Winery is home to an orchard full of 7,000 apple trees —— not to mention the largest grape vineyard in Minnesota. Enjoy winery tours anytime of the day. Stroll the grounds and tour one of Minnesota’s largest purebred Arabian horse facilities or sign up to participate in their annual Grape Stomp or other fun activities at Carlos Creek Winery.