‘Tis the season to buy yourself the gift you actually wanted: a recreational vehicle.
These “Big Toys” are the perfect way to ring in spring. Begin planning your fair-weather recreational vehicle getaway now. Whether you’re looking to hit the trails on an ATV or ride the waves on a new jet ski, here are some of the top Minnesota destinations to max out the fun with your new toy.
Iron Range Off-Highway Vehicle State Recreation Area in Gilbert
Shred your way through Superior National Forest’s tough terrain trails on your new four-wheeler. The Iron Range boasts some of the nation’s best routes and offers many trail options for the beginner and experienced rider.
Burntside Lake in Ely
7,314 acres of crystal blue waters await boaters in Burntside Lake. The nine-mile lake is a haven for a variety of wildlife, sporting a large population of trout and walleye and one of the largest populations of loons in the state. The waters are not all tame, though. The lake has no motor restrictions, making it a popular destination for boaters, water skiers, and various other boating activities.
Baker Park Reserve in Maple Plain
A great outdoor experience is only 30 minutes away from Minneapolis in Baker Park Reserve. Make it a comfortable weekend getaway at their convenient campsites. The park offers a range of exciting activities for any camper including hiking, golfing, horseback riding, mountain biking, paddling, and nearly any other activity you could imagine.
Paul Bunyan Scenic Byway
In the heart of the state lies this 54-mile scenic route that takes motorcyclists past unique historic sites, and natural landscapes. There are also several recreation opportunities along the route including biking, hiking, golf, and boating. There are also many amazing restaurants and tourism stops along the way. This drive is sure to be a great scenic drive for bikers.
Lake Minnetonka in Minnetrista
Thrill-seekers will surely find exciting aquatic adventures jet skiing on Lake Minnetonka. The lake spans 14,000 acres and has plentiful islands and bays to be discovered. It’s a popular spot in the summer, but the density of boats and jet skis makes plenty of large waves to ride
Upcoming Minnesota Recreational Vehicle Shows
Many central Minnesota recreational vehicle shows are coming up, making it the perfect time to buy your new vehicle. Take a look at the upcoming show lineup:
- Sportsmen’s Show (1/18 – 1/21) St. Paul RiverCentre
- RV/Camping Show (2/9 – 2/11) Minneapolis Convention Center
- St. Cloud Sportsmen’s Show (2/9 – 2/11) St. Cloud Rivers Edge Convention Center
- Northwest Sportshow (3/22 – 3/25) Minneapolis Convention Center
While you’re preparing to buy your new vehicle, consider loans and insurance that will help keep your fun new vehicle from becoming a financial drain. TopLine offers fast and easy financing for loans on any of the ‘big toys’ listed above. Visit our website to learn more about the benefits of our loan programs, including flexible repayment plans and more.
We also offer insurance plans on your recreational vehicles. Call 763-391-0007, email Quote@TopLinecu.com or stop by any of our branch locations for your personalized free, no obligation, coverage comparison.