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    Looking for a perfect place to call home with abundant recreational opportunities and great events? Look no further than Baxter, Minnesota! Located in "The Brainerd Lakes Area" in Crow Wing and Cass counties, this family-friendly community is surrounded by picturesque lakes and draws thousands of visitors every year to explore its beauty.

    With over 500 sparkling lakes within 25 miles, Baxter is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. Visitors can enjoy events like the world’s largest ice fishing contest on Gull Lake or take advantage of the five neighborhood parks and playgrounds. Baxter also boasts 11 miles of off-street trails, perfect for a leisurely stroll or a bike ride with the family.

    The resort town of Baxter also offers an unparalleled shopping and dining experience. From locally-owned, one-of-a-kind shops to regional retailers like Westgate Mall or Best Buy, there is something here for everyone. When it comes to dining, visitors can enjoy fine lakeside dining at a lodge restaurant or grab some fast food from one of the dozens of delicious choices available around Brainerd Lakes Area.