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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.
Lakes country has snow and winter enthusiasts are ready for outdoor recreation. With snowmaking capabilities skiing, snowboarding and snow tubing is now open at Detroit Mountain! With snow accumulation, Maplelag Resort north of Detroit Lakes opens cross country ski trails. The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train arrives in Detroit Lakes on the afternoon of Tuesday, December 12. Discover the magic of ice when in January, ice is once again harvested from Detroit Lake for the building of an Ice Palace in Detroit Lakes! Detroit Lakes holds several events such as LIght Up the Lakes during the holidays to make your stay more enjoyable.

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. 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. 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.

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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