Carmel Apple Orchard Inn
Situated in a peaceful, country setting, the Carmel Apple Orchard Inn is a bed and breakfast near Staples featuring two suites, an apple orchard, duck pond and a trail for nature walks.
Breakfast entrees include Belgian waffles, caramel apple French toast, farm fresh eggs, scones, muffins, fresh fruits, juices and coffee made from freshly roasted green coffee beans.
In late fall, usually the first week of October, the apple crop is ready for harvest. The varieties of apples grown at the orchard include Honey Crisp, Honey Gold, Cortland, Haralson, Wolf River, Connell Red, Sweet Sixteen and Keepsake.
Americas Best Value Inn
The Americas Best Value Inn, located in the heart of Staples, offers free high speed Internet, delux continental breakfast, truck/RV parking, hairdryers in each guest room and cable TVs with HBO. Pets are also allowed.
Amenities at the Sunset Motel in Staples include an exercise and steam room and laundry service. This family-owned motel also includes cable TVs, microwaves and refrigerators in each room.
Originally home to Faith Lutheran Church, this downtown Staples building was repurposed in 2008, becoming home to the Landmark Inn, a five-bedroom retreat center and lodging facility. The former church’s incredible architectural features, its grand open spaces, cathedral beamed ceiling, and gleaming hardwood floors create an unmatched setting for special events, meetings, parties or large group gatherings.
Auger’s Pine View Resort
Soak in the sun on the sandy beach, share stories while making s’mores around the campfire and fish the sparkling clear waters of Lake Shamineau while staying at Auger’s Pine View Resort, where every cabin boasts a spectacular lake view. Accommodations include 2, 3 and 4 bedroom cabins, fully furnished and ready for your family’s enjoyment.
Camp Shamineau is a year-round facility offering summer camps, trips, retreats, family camps, parent and child weekends, rental weekends, and community events. Leave behind the distractions of everyday life and enjoy exciting activities, worship times and fellowship with others. Experience the love of Christ at Camp Shamineau.
Campfire Bay Resort
Situated on the picturesque 1,305-acre Fish Trap Lake, Campfire Bay Resort’s charming one-, two-, three- and four-bedroom lake-level cabins offer beautiful views and accommodation for just about everyone, from complete privacy to “in the middle of all the action.” Enjoy early morning canoeing on the mirror-like water, golf on an 18-hole championship golf course (only two minutes away) or just breathe the fresh clean air.
Shamineau Acres Resort
Looking for a peaceful, serene resort? You’ve come to the right place. Shamineau Acres Resort has seven cabins spread out over 800 feet of shoreline providing guests with the privacy of their very own piece of lakeshore. Each cabin has a picnic table, fire ring, small deck, clothesline, private dock and sandy beach for sun tanning or building sand castles.
The cozy knotty pine cottages at SweetWater Resort on Fish Trap Lake await. Listen to loons, watch hummingbirds, take out a canoe, paddle boat or just relax on a pontoon ride around the five islands in Fish Trap Lake. The wooded surroundings of SweetWater Resort provide a serene getaway, the perfect place to build family memories.
Photo by: Mike Vogt - CLC Instructor