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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 wedding, or a pampered rest we have something for you.
Are you ready for summer fun? Detroit Lakes holds several events every summer to make your stay more enjoyable. Head to West Lake Drive Wednesday, August 9 and September 13 from 4:00-8:30 for Cruise DL Night, a free public showing of shiny, old cars. Have a fun Sunday shopping 100 booths of crafts and food in the Detroit Lakes City Park from 9-4 on Sunday, July 23 during the 39th annual Arts & Crafts in the Park. Fun for the entire family when the Becker County Fair returns July 26-29. Next up is WE Fest, August 3-5. August events continue with the Pine to Palm Golf Tourney the 7th-13th. The 3rd Annual Antique and Classic Boat Show is free to the public August 12 in the Detroit Lakes City Park in conjunction with the 11th Annual Quake the Lake Powerboat Races on Little Detroit Lake August 12-13. Pine Point Pow Wow is held August 12-13. The Young Life Triathlon takes to Little Detroit Lake and the streets on August 19.

Bringing your pooch with you to Detroit Lakes? Let them run in the new Dog Park at 1023 10th Avenue SE in Detroit Lakes! Enjoy the great outdoors at a park or refuge or take a stroll on the mile long city beach. Grab your clubs to golf seven area courses. Rent a boat and drop a line in the lake early in the morning while listening to the call of the loon. Bring your own, or rent a mountain bike and take to the challenging area trails. Look for 30 decorated sunfish in Detroit Lakes and take in the arts. Share some laughs with friends while enjoying shopping and dining at many specialty shops and local fare eateries 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, hotels and motels to dining and shopping. 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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