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Brainerd, one of the largest cities in Central Minnesota, is a business hub with a recently revitalized downtown offering unique shopping opportunities and many arts and cultural events. With 460 lakes within 25 miles, Brainerd is the gateway to the picturesque Brainerd Lakes Area and a paradise of outdoor recreation – fishing, boating, golf, biking, birdwatching and everything else! The trailhead for the Paul Bunyan State Trail, the 100-mile multi-use recreational trail, in Brainerd’s Northland Arboretum, 500 acres of serene green space. Brainerd is also known for the Brainerd International Raceway, which draws crowds all year, and in particular in August when it hosts a national drag race. Brainerd is a vibrant community that has preserved the charm of its historic appeal while transforming into a thriving economy. Learn more at http://www.explorebrainerdlakes.com/