Testimonials

“Rainy Lake feeds my soul. Each visit whets my appetite for more!”

“Sunsets from the deck, ice cream, our accommodations and Rainy Lake, of course–three weeks of bliss and no remorse! It is with sadness we leave, but we will not grieve, with our spirits renewed, we’ll just say ‘Adieu’.”

“The accommodations are wonderful! Lots of space but feels very cozy. Views from the deck are ever-changing, the lake is soul restoring. Thank you so very much for a memorable visit–we’ll tell all our friends!” “P.S. Love Grandma’s Pantry!”

“…a wonderful way for us to start our honeymoon. A lovely room with the special touches we needed. Thank you, Tara, for the gift basket! We surely will return–soon!”

“After watching the devastation, this place was refuge for enjoying God’s staying love and power for life’s tough situations! The respite here was peaceful and I’m reminded of Phil. 4:6 – “Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and thanksgiving, present your requests to God!” Looking forward to trip #5…!”

“…just what we needed and more than we expected.”

“Snow fell last night…first of the season. Everything is quiet, subdued and surreal. Thanks for the great place to be while away from home.”

“My heart will always be at Rainy Lake!”

“Tara – you were God’s answer to our unspoken prayer. Thank you so much for letting us make ourselves at home during our bathroom remodeling project! You kindness has been GREATLY appreciated. You are a true Ranier neighbor and friend – bless you!”

“Many thanks for offering the Boathouse – what a delightful and unique place to stay! I visited Ranier many summers as a child and teen. I’m related to many in Ranier. We took this trip with my Dad (age 87) and it has brought back many wonderful childhood memories and creating new ones with our 10 year old.”

“…you are amazing–warm, friendly and everyone here is like a friend waiting to be met!”

“…caught 3.5 lb small mouth from the dock. Hummingbird zooming around deck…”

“Thank you for the most peaceful time. Met wonder locals and truly enjoyed the sunset! Our anniversary will be one to cherish. We will be back someday soon.”

“…beauty, serenity, peace, joy, tender smiles–so much love. Kindness beyond measure…tears of happiness bursting at the seam! What a GIFT! May God bless you a hundredfold.”

“…we have been so at-home here. Thank you again for a wonderful stay (“4th timers”).”

“…The water speaks a bit louder today and as I sit here on the upper deck I hear yet another train lumbering over the antique lift bridge heading to Canada. I feel like I am on a ship’s deck looking at water all around me. An encompassing sky & water vista–melted together with a sawtooth tree-edged line.”

“…home away from home but without the hassels of home!”

“HAD A GREAT TIME AGAIN!! Can’t wait to come back. The fishing was fantastic and the time with family and friends was even better…”

“We love the deck and think “living” above an ice cream shop is a very good idea. After our second summer visit, the Spruce Suite has become a very special spot for us on Rainy Lake. Thank you for another year of your thoughtful hospitality!”