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Welcome to Detroit Lakes, Minnesota

700 Summit Avenue, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501   
218-847-9202 or 800-542-3992

As our name implies, this is lake country. We have more than 400 lakes within 25 miles of Detroit Lakes in west central Minnesota. Whether you are looking for a nature getaway, an active family vacation, a memorable conference or a pampered rest, we have something for you.

Big fluffy snowflakes are blanketing the Detroit Lakes, MN area, creating a winter wonderland of fun! Get in the holiday spirit with family-friendly Light Up the Lakes events scheduled throughout December in Detroit Lakes!  Enjoy several performances at the Historic Holmes Theatre, free sleigh rides and kids movies, special sales and drawings and many other events.

The Detroit Mountain Recreation Area is holding their Grand Opening Sunday December 21! This winter enjoy skiing, tubing and snowboarding in the Terrain Park at Detroit Mountain. Bring your cross country skis or rent snowshoes and hit the trails at the Rec area, too. Mountain biking trails will open Spring 2015.
Detroit Lakes is a winter destination for Minnesota cross country skiing at Maplelag Resort and Rainbow Resort, as well as public trails. More than 250 miles of snowmobile trails in the Detroit Lakes area link to trails in every direction for hours of sledding and pubs for a big tasty burger!

Take advantage of our Minnesota vacation and shopping coupons! You'll get great deals on everything from lodging at top Minnesota resorts to dining and shopping. Coupons are offered by Detroit Lakes area businesses. Find out about our local businesses and job opportunities in our directories.

Follow us on facebook and twitter to catch up on the latest happenings around the community! Find the perfect lodging on our interactive maps. Search for events on our calendar. The more you search, the more you'll discover there’s something to do year round, from our unique events (WE Fest) to interesting landmarks (a mile-long sand beach) to great shopping and lodging opportunities. See how fun lakes country is by viewing our videos and online Visitor Guide!

Enjoy your web site adventures. We look forward to seeing you at the lakes – Detroit Lakes, Minnesota! 


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