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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.
A blanket of fresh white snow gives Detroit Lakes a magical feel in the winter months! Lakes freeze over and ice fish houses dot the lakes. Holiday decorations light up trees and buildings in the city, inviting you to stroll the new streets of Washington Avenue. Two months of Christmas activities make for plenty of family fun in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota! 
Enjoy lots of outdoor activities in the Detroit Lakes area including cross country skiing at Maplelag Resort, alpine skiing, snowboarding and tubing at  Detroit Mountain Recreation Area and acres of nature set aside for hiking and snowshoeing. Also see our calendar for events while in the Detroit Lakes area.
Take advantage of our Minnesota vacation and shopping coupons offered by Detroit Lakes area businesses! You'll get great deals on everything from lodging at top Minnesota resorts to dining and shopping. Canadians may take advantage of super lodging specials Sunday-Thursday offered by four Detroit Lakes hotels at par rates through December 31, 2015. 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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