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5 reviews
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15 Aug 2017
“Great location, hard-working employees.”
24 Jun 2017
“Puts the "R" in rustic”
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Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

I've yet to stay here as a guest however I do business with some of the employees. They have been here for more than a year now, and enjoy working with the owners, as well as the camp itself. It's set back in the woods,...More

Thank Nicolas J
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Rustic is the best description for the camp. The cabins were built between 1917 and 1933 and have updates like electricity, running cold water, and propane camp type stove. Outdoor biffeys, sauna, and shower room. All on or near the shores of Burntside Lake. They...More

Thank Goldfisher132
Reviewed 16 October 2015

I had a wonderful stay again at Camp Van Vac in a beautiful log cabin on the edge of Burntside Lake. With its picturesque views looking north, one cannot find a better place in Northern Minnesota to relax!! My favorite memory was the stunning sunsets...More

1  Thank Rob S
Reviewed 30 May 2015

Our family has been partakers of this wonderul, rustic resort for several vacations over the past decade. Nancy has a couple dozen cabins and generations of families come up year-over-year. These are not modern cabins (the cabins must be close to a hundred years old),...More

1  Thank Jutebox1
Reviewed 7 January 2015

This property is a group of cabins located on a beautiful lake in Northern Minnesota. The lake may be one of the most beautiful anywhere in terms of shoreline natural beauty and clean clear water. The cabins are old but substantial providing the basic needs....More

2  Thank MinnetonkaMikie
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United States > Minnesota > Ely
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