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Welcome to Detroit Lakes, Minnesota

700 Summit Avenue, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501   
218-847-9202

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 wedding, or a pampered rest we have something for you.

Winter - a time to celebrate all that is frosty and snow covered! Detroit Lakes Minnesota is a natural winter getaway. Bring your snowmobiles and ride the groomed trails. Ski, snowboard, snow tube, cross country ski, ice skate and fat bike the slopes and trails. Check the area cross country ski trail grooming updates. Join the excitement February 6-17 during Polar Fest! A Royal Ice Courtyard at the City Beach will be illuminated the evening of Thursday, February 6 to kick off the winter celebration. Plan your getaway to take in events like the Freeze Your Buns 5K, Polar Fest Plunge into Detroit Lake and spectacular Fireworks at the beach. Detroit Lakes has several warm accommodations to fit your stay. For additional activities and festivals, see the Calendar of Events for family activities in the Detroit Lakes area.

Detroit Lakes is pooch-friendly with a Dog Park at 1023 10th Avenue SE in Detroit Lakes. Enjoy the great outdoors at a park or refuge. Share some memorable times with friends while enjoying shopping and dining at many specialty shops, boutiques and local fare eateries in the Detroit Lakes area.

Bring your binocs and bird in Detroit Lakes and along the Pine to Prairie International Birding Trail. 

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, hotels and motels to dining and shopping. Find out about our local businesses and job opportunities in our directories. Take a look at downtown Detroit Lakes via the WDAY webcam.

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  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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