A Family Vacation at Shady Rest Resort: Cabin #8 overlooking the lake
A family resort and campground offering exceptional cabins and RV sites on beautiful Lake Amelia in the heart of the land of 10,000 lakes.

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Details of A Family Vacation at Shady Rest Resort, Villard, Minnesota Hotels & Resorts Details for A Family Vacation at Shady Rest Resort

Surrounding Area

We are located in the north /central part of Minnesota where the prairie meets the forest and the glaciers formed over 375 crystal clear lakes. It is the land that is said to have been visited by Vikings in 1362, more than 100 years before Columbus came to America and who left the famous runestone to prove it. The area is a perfect place to bring the family for a vacation.


At Shady Rest Resort you'll find a quiet, comfortable, informal and safe facility where families can relax, be together, and enjoy their vacation. We tale pride in the cleanliness of our cabins and the resort grounds and continue the tradition of exellence that our guests have come to know. Our cabins are all new or remodel constantly to keep them in top condition. They are airconditioned, have full sized kitchen appliances, microwave, coffee maker, toaster...etc. They also have tvs, charcoal grill, picnic table, your own fire ring, and a large deck overlooking the lake where you can relax.


All the rooms have full size beds unless indicated. All the linens are provide except your personal towels for bathing or showering and hand towels. Soaps are also not provided.


At the resort you'll find plenty to do. We have a clean, safe beach with a water slide and a sun deck, 2 tennis courts, volleyball, shuffleboard, horse shoe pits, 2 playgrounds, basketball, a gameroom, a convenience store with a bait and tackle shop, and a laundry facility. We also have a boat ramp, dock space and a fish cleaning house.

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Free wireless internet is provided.

Policies & Restrictions

We do not allow smoking in the cabins, pets of any kind, jet skis, atvs, or fireworks on the resort.


From Minneapolis, take I-94 west to Sauk Centre (1hr 30 min) then go west on state hwy 28 (16 miles) towards Glenwood. We are located on hwy 28.

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Listing Reviews Reviews of A Family Vacation at Shady Rest Resort

We loved it!
Tom -- Feb 01, 2011 06:04 pm
That's cabin we stayed in! Very nice, beautiful sunsets, great deck overlooking the lake. Kids had a blast fishing and swimming. Highly recommend. ... more

What a great place!
-- Jan 02, 2008 01:05 pm
We use to come here with my folks and now I brought my family. The cabins are great, nice beach, clean lake and the Langhoff's are wonderful hosts. I've already schedualed a trip back next year. ... more

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A Family Vacation at Shady Rest Resort
16953 142nd Street, Villard, Minnesota

Nearby Attractions & Services

golf course
5 miles
major shopping center
17 miles
18 miles
130 miles
indoor water park
21 miles

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May - September 2007
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Listing Amenities Amenities

Business Facilities
  • Internet Access

Hotel Amenities & Service
  • Children's Area
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Parking - Free

Room Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • High Speed Internet
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Television

Dave Langhoff
A Family Vacation at Shady Rest Resort
Shady Rest Resort & RV Park
16953 142nd Street
Villard, Minnesota 56385

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