We’re Starting a New Family Tradition

May 8, 2023
Last Updated:
May 10, 2023
We’re Starting a New Family Tradition

Ruttger’s Bay Lake Resort’s Legacy and Values Continue with Odyssey Resorts

To many Minnesotans and all our guests, Ruttger’s Bay Lake Resort is closely connected with tradition, original Lake Country vacations, and fond family memories. Founded in 1898, we are the state's oldest family resort and most iconic vacation destination.

We are thrilled to announce that we are now part of the Odyssey Resorts family, which allows us to maintain our values and heritage with on ongoing commitment to exceptional guest experiences. Ruttger’s is Odyssey’s first property outside the North Shore, and Odyssey is committed to preserving the offerings and atmosphere you know and love. As a result, valued guests like you will enjoy classic lake country vacation experiences and top-tier customer service — grounded in the original charm guests have come to love over the last 125 years.

Ruttger’s has always been a place where summer seems endless and fond memories are made. With boating, fishing, golfing, biking, water skiing, fine dining, and so much more, we are the essence of a Midwestern lakeside resort destination, making any stay at the Bay Lake Resort an unforgettable experience.

For an enhanced experience during your next stay at Ruttger’s, you can now take advantage of the new services Odyssey Resorts offers, including a range of seasonally-offered guided experiences, perfect for outdoor enthusiasts (and those who want to become one).

If you have never stayed at Ruttger’s Bay Lake Resort, now is the perfect time to visit! Enjoy a great variety of lodging options and outstanding service ideal for romantic getaways, family vacations, group outings, and more. Whether you enjoy relaxing or being active with jet skiing, tubing, paddle boarding, snowmobiling, or mountain biking, there’s no better place to enjoy Minnesota Lake Country – all year long.

Don’t Wait — Plan Your Visit Now!

Reserve your next stay at Ruttger’s Bay Lake Resort and experience a classic lake country vacation. Enjoy increased accommodations, recreational access, and even greater amenities

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