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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 northwest 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.
Autumn is a special time in lakes country! Detroit Lakes is the perfect destination for a Minnesota fall getaway with an abundance of ways to experience Mother Nature's palette. Foliage colors in the Detroit Lakes area vary from 25-75 percent change. Peak is expected now through October 12, depending on weather conditions. You'll discover spectacular foliage colors on scenic drives and hikes. Our fall color tour map offers three routes to make the most of hardwood and conifer colors as well as prairie grasses and flowers. Also see our calendar for events while in the Detroit Lakes area.

Are you a mountain biking enthusiast? Detroit Mountain Recreation Area is open weekends for Minnesota mountain biking and enjoy mountain biking trails at Maplelag Resort.
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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