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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.

Experience the thrill of Minnesota downhill skiing, tubing and snowboarding in the Terrain Park at Detroit Mountain Recreation Area! Snowmaking machines provide several inches of the white stuff for recreational fun. Mountain biking trails will open Summer 2015.

With spring around the corner comes the opportunity for you to see what's new for your home at the Lake Region Builder's Home and Sport Show March 21-22 at the Kent Freeman Sports Arena in Detroit Lakes. In anticipation of the spring bird migration, the 18th annual Festival of Birds takes place in Detroit Lakes May 14-17, 2013.

Area residents will learn what's new in economic development in the Detroit Lakes area at the Economic Development Summit on Wednesday, March 18. Several topics will be explored from 8 am-11:30 am at the Holmes Theatre Ballroom. 
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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