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Detroit Lakes, Minnesota Resorts

You've worked hard. You deserve a break - a week or two at a resort is a must. Detroit Lakes, Minnesota resorts are what Up North resorts are supposed to be. Find comfort. Find nature. Find adventure.

With resorts from rustic to first-class, there's something for every size family and every size pocketbook. Swim in the lake or pool, play tennis, relax in a sauna. We'll rent you a boat and stock on-site grocery stores for your convenience.

Many of our resorts stay open year-round for hunters, fishermen and outdoor adventurers who don't let cold slow them down. A Detroit Lakes, Minnesota resort with a cozy fireplace is the perfect place to enjoy a wintry visit to the lakes.

Anytime is resort time in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota.

24013 U.S. Hwy. 10
Detroit Lakes, MN 56501
(218) 847-5459
(218) 847-7771 (FAX)
www.lakecrestresort.com

Full service family resort, open year around with 17 comfortable cabins ranging in size from 1-8 bedrooms. Most cabins are new since 2001 with all knotty pine interior, full size kitchens, central AC, large decks, gas fireplaces and cable TV. Free wireless internet available at the resort. Full range of amenities including a great beach, kayaks, paddle boats, hydro-bikes, tennis, volleyball, shuffleboard, basketball, game room and more. 2 miles west of Detroit Lakes on Long Lake.

Lakecrest Resort
Lakecrest Resort
Lakecrest Resort
Lakecrest Resort
Lakecrest Resort

Amenities

Air Conditioning • Bait • Boats and Motors • Fireplace • Game Room • Gas • Internet • Laundry • Private Beach • Tackle

36571 County Hwy. 35
Waubun, MN 56589
(218) 734-2241
(218) 734-2240
www.rainbowresort.com

Imagine a still starry night gathered around a campfire listening to the call of the loons spending precious time with your family. Create memories that will carry through a lifetime. Rainbow Resort has beautiful spacious grounds with 500 acres and 1 mile of shoreline, bordering two lakes and a scenic river. The surrounding deciduous/conifer mix forest has an abundance of wildlife. Just 20 miles from the Headwaters of the Mississippi River at Itasca State Park and on the northern border of Tamarac Wildlife Refuge.

We offer great personal & quality service, our guests are very important to us. We specialize in getaways, family vacations and reunions, business, & group retreats. All cabins and vacation homes are lakefront on level grounds, 3 are wheelchair accessible all with fantastic lake view. Each cabin has a deck, grill, dock space & individual campfire ring. We are the only resort on Little Bemidji Lake, with access to Johnny Cake and Elbow Lake to make over 1600 acres of fishing or enjoying nature, swim, boat, canoe or kayak. We offer organized children/family activities to keep everyone entertained.

Rainbow Resort
Rainbow Resort
Rainbow Resort
Rainbow Resort

Amenities

Air Conditioning • Bait • Boats and Motors • Fireplace • Fitness Center • Game Room • Gas • Internet • Kitchen • Laundry • Meeting Room • Open Year Round • Sauna

39126 Jolly Fisherman Road
Waubun, MN 56589-9398
(701) 388-8042
(218) 734-2263 (FAX)
www.jollyfisherman.com

Enjoy the tranquil beauty and simple pleasures of a vacation or relaxing mini-week at the lake. Pack up the family and head out to rediscover all the fun you can have together. At the Jolly Fisherman, our family wants you to have the best vacation possible — spring, summer or fall.

Jolly Fisherman Resort
Jolly Fisherman Resort
Jolly Fisherman Resort
Jolly Fisherman Resort
Jolly Fisherman Resort

Amenities

Bait • Fireplace • Game Room • Gas • Hot Tub • Internet • Kitchen • Laundry • Private Beach • Sauna

29783 387th Street
Waubun, MN 56589
(218) 473-2116
(218) 473-2739 (FAX)
www.cedarcrestresort.net

Year-round resort with 8 cabins, 6 unit motel, RV park, lodge, full menu restaurant, boat & motor rental, bait & tackle, great swimming beach. Winter - we are on line with great snowmobile trails.

Our resort was built in the 70's with continuing development and improvements. Housekeeping cabins are available in 2, 3 and 4 bedroom units. Kitchens are complete with stove, microwave, refrigerator, toaster, coffee pot, utensils & dishes. Each cabin has a lake view and their own private deck, picnic table and charcoal grill.

Cedar Crest Resort
Cedar Crest Resort
Cedar Crest Resort

Amenities

Air Conditioning • Bait • Boat Launch • Boats and Motors • Fireplace • Gas • Internet • Laundry • Open Year Round • Pets Allowed • Private Beach • Restaurant • RV Sites

30501 Maplelag Road
Callaway, MN 56521-9643
(218) 375-4466
(218) 375-4600 (FAX)
www.maplelag.com

A full service XC ski resort, retreat, weddings and conference center & destination. Conference room/stage seats 250; smaller conference room seats 70; dining room 250; 8 small break-out rooms for less than 30 people.

Maplelag Resort & Conference Center
Maplelag Resort & Conference Center
Maplelag Resort & Conference Center
Maplelag Resort & Conference Center

Amenities

Fireplace • Full Breakfast • Game Room • Hot Tub • Internet • Meeting Room • Sauna

Spirit Lake Resort

30274 County Hwy 4
Vergas, MN 56587
(218) 342-2511

Resort and Seasonal Campground on Spirit Lake

40728 County Rd. 126
Rochert, MN 56578-9624
(218) 847-7096
www.tamaracbayresort.com

A fantastic vacation resort located close to Detroit Lakes, Minnesota!

Located on Island Lake, Tamarac Bay Resort is a perfect vacation retreat for swimming, boating, fishing and hunting. Our central location between Detroit Lakes and Park Rapids means easy access to shops, golf courses, churches, restaurants, parks, and local events. Call us today to book your lakes vacation.

Tamarac Bay Resort
Tamarac Bay Resort
Tamarac Bay Resort

Amenities

Bait • Boats and Motors • Gas • Kitchen • Pets Allowed • Private Beach • Tackle

32152 Co. Hwy. 35
Ponsford, MN 56575
(218) 573-3262
tamaracresortmn.com

Come and experience a lake vacation with us and enjoy the finer things in life. Relax and unwind as you sip your coffee in the morning overlooking a beautiful clean and clear lake and reconnect with nature as you observe the bald eagles outside your door, loons calling , and the sound of frogs off in the distance. Roast marshmallow and enjoy your own fire and be sure to look up to see the billions of stars in the sky and if you’re lucky you may see the Northern Lights in the wee hours of the night.

Round Lake is a clean and clear 1100 surface acres and up to 69 feet deep with an inlet and an outlet great for swimming, water sports and fishing. Enjoy our level beach area with shade, sand, BBQ and bathroom. Sit and relax and enjoy the sun as the kids play with sand toys, boogie boards, riding turtles, canoes, kayaks, paddle boats, paddle boards all FREE.

Tamarac Resort & Campground
Tamarac Resort & Campground
Tamarac Resort & Campground
Tamarac Resort & Campground
Tamarac Resort & Campground

Amenities

Air Conditioning • Bait • Boats and Motors • Game Room • Gas • Laundry

53014 State Hwy 34
Osage, MN 56570
(218) 573-2999
www.smokeyhillsresort.com

Smokey Hills Wilderness Retreat is an upscale lodging destination for family getaways, family reunions, corporate events, able to accommodate groups up to 160 people with our on-site restaurant and conference center. The Itasca Conference Center, has audio video equipment, is equipped with a full sound booth, electric piano, drop down screen and projector for conferences & meetings.

We are conveniently located in northwest Minnesota, 9 miles west of Park Rapids and 25 east of Detroit Lakes on State Hwy 34 near the town of Osage. In this unspoiled landscape you can play, relax, hike, and so much more with friends and family.

With a choice of 18 uniquely themed cabins that range in accommodating 1 to 14 people, there is sure to be one to fit your needs.

Smokey Hills Wilderness Retreat
Smokey Hills Wilderness Retreat
Smokey Hills Wilderness Retreat
Smokey Hills Wilderness Retreat

Amenities

Air Conditioning • Game Room • Hot Tub • Internet • Kitchen • Laundry • Meeting Room • Restaurant • Sauna

Sunset Shores Seasonal Resort & Campground

12436 Co. Hwy. 17
Detroit Lakes, MN 56501
(218) 847-5851

Affordable seasonal RV sites on beautiful Lake Melissa. Fabulous fishing, sandy beach, playgrounds, bb court and a large marina.

Amenities

Internet

34665 Camp Cherith Road
Frazee, MN 56544
(218) 847-7638
fivelakesresort.com

Five Lakes Resort offers families a unique vacation in a wooded setting on a private lake. No gasoline motors are allowed on Lake Five, keeping the lake crystal clear and clean. Only guests have access to Lake Five, making for a tranquil getaway. It’s an unspoiled environment where you can get back to nature.

Five Lakes Resort is simply the most relaxing place you could want to be. You’ll still have all the conveniences of home. Eleven housekeeping cabins are well spaced for privacy and completely furnished. Fair Hills Resort is just 20 minutes away, where Five Lakes Resort guests have free use of such facilities as golf and tennis. You can even eat meals in the Fair Hills dining room. Please call ahead for reservations.

Five Lakes Resort
Five Lakes Resort
Five Lakes Resort
Five Lakes Resort
Five Lakes Resort

Amenities

Air Conditioning • Boats and Motors • Fireplace • Kitchen • Laundry • Meeting Room

Shell Lake Resort & Campground

25607 Co Hwy 37
Detroit Lakes, MN 56501
(218) 847-6726

A family resort on a scenic & peaceful lake; seasonal campground. Playground, swimming beach, lodge, game room, showers, store & more. We have pontoons, fishing boats, motors & paddle boats for rent.

Amenities

Boat Launch • Boats and Motors • Kitchen • Private Beach

Amenities

Air Conditioning • Boats and Motors • Kitchen • Private Beach • RV Sites

Loon Lake Resort

32053 Loon Drive
Vergas, MN 56587
(218) 342-2509

Five housekeeping cabins, 25 full hook-up seasonal campsites. Family vacation and fishing resort.

Amenities

Boats and Motors • Pets Allowed

30424 - 410th Street
Dent, MN 56528
(218) 758-2716
(218) 758-2735 (fax) (FAX)
eastsilentresort.com

A Minnesota Family Resort!!! Experience a relaxing getaway amidst 50 wooded acres next to crystal clear East Silent Lake.

We offer 3 types of accommodation, including: cabins, luxury vacation homes, and guest rooms/suites. Our rental units are well-built and nestled next to the shore of the clear, sparkling lake. The cabins are newly updated, clean, and well spaced for privacy. During your stay, we will supply you with all the modern amenities of home.

East Silent Resort has a long history of being an active family resort. We offer a wide variety of scheduled activities for kids, teens, and the entire family. When you aren't participating in activities, enjoy the excellent swim beach and marine area with gas and bait. We have a large collection of free water toys, boats, kayaks, canoes, and more. Kids love our water trampoline and huge water slide

East Silent Resort
East Silent Resort

Amenities

Air Conditioning • Bait • Boats and Motors • Fireplace • Game Room • Gas • Internet • Laundry • Meeting Room • Open Year Round • Private Beach • Restaurant

54852 State Hwy. 34
Osage, MN 56570
(218) 573-3125
breezypoint.com

Experience the sunset from your private dock while dangling your feet in the clear water. Watch your kids build sandcastles while you lounge on the beach. Feel the bend of the rod as another fish finds your bait. Enjoy the smell of “Pine wafting through the air as you sip on a cool drink. Hear the call of the loon as you dip the canoe paddle into the waters. Listen to the crackle of the flames as you reminisce and relax around an evening campfire.

Breezy Point Resort on Straight Lake
Breezy Point Resort on Straight Lake
Breezy Point Resort on Straight Lake
Breezy Point Resort on Straight Lake
Breezy Point Resort on Straight Lake

Amenities

Bait • Boat Launch • Boats and Motors • Gas • Hot Tub • Internet • Kitchen • Laundry • Pets Allowed • Private Beach

30388 Cty. 35
Ponsford, MN 56575
(218) 573-3611 (FAX)
icecrackinglodge.com

Ice Cracking Lodge and Resort was established in 1934. Using timbers cut from the surrounding forests, the modern facility became a meeting and vacation paradise for people and families from all over. The lodge and resort is rich in tradition and history from prohibition to modern times.

The area is truly a Mecca of activity all year long. From families sharing the late night campfires to friends walking through the woods in search of the elusive white tailed deer. The surrounding area offers hundreds of miles of trails for hiking, snowmobiling, ATV riding and adventuring. You also have the option to enjoy a remote quiet and peaceful getaway at the shores of Ice Cracking Lake. Choose from 4 new and modern cabins. Family groups will like the convenient connected bungalows. Just across the road, enjoy the famous Thunderburger at the lodge as well as other menu items, beverages and games.

Ice Cracking Resort
Ice Cracking Resort
Ice Cracking Resort

Amenities

Air Conditioning • Bait • Boats and Motors • Fireplace • Game Room • Gas • Internet • Kitchen • Meeting Room • Pets Allowed • Private Beach • Restaurant

24270 Cty. Hwy. 20
Detroit Lakes, MN 56501
(218) 847-7638
847-8316 O-M; 532-2068 M-O (FAX)
fairhillsresort.com

Fair Hills Resort is a family vacation destination open from May through September. We offer family “sports weeks” during June, July and August. Fair Hills also has conference, event and wedding facilities available during the entire season.

Fair Hills Resort is more than just a vacation destination, it is a vacation family. The staff at Fair Hills strive to provide an environment that makes you feel at home. Our guests tell us they keep coming back for many reasons, including the tradition of reuniting with friends and family. Sharing the good times, good food, fun entertainment and recreation and looking forward to this year’s Hootenanny are just a few of the things that bring our guests back year after year. It’s also creating new memories to treasure all year long.

Fair Hills Resort
Fair Hills Resort
Fair Hills Resort
Fair Hills Resort
Fair Hills Resort

Amenities

Boats and Motors • Full Breakfast • Game Room • Hot Tub • Internet • Laundry • Meeting Room • Open Year Round • Pool • Restaurant

24218 East Island Lake Road
Detroit Lakes, MN 56501
(218) 847-8753
valhallaislandlake.com

Valhalla is a family resort nestled on the east shore of Island Lake on 100 acres of northern Minnesota’s beautiful birch, hardwood and evergreen trees. Wildlife abounds in the woods and on the lake. Deer, ducks, raccoons, chipmunks, squirrels, songbirds, purple martins, and the bald eagle live here. Come and hear the call of the loon and enjoy the beautiful sunsets.

Valhalla Resort
Valhalla Resort
Valhalla Resort
Valhalla Resort
Valhalla Resort

Amenities

Bait • Boat Launch • Boats and Motors • Gas • Laundry • Pets Allowed • Private Beach • Tackle • Tent Sites

13471 N. Beach Point
Lake Park, MN 56554
(218) 532-2365
www.endoftheroadresort.com

10 modern housekeeping lakeside cabins on Upper Cormorant Lake which is connected thru channels to 3 other lakes. Excellent fishing & free WiFi. Quiet, peaceful setting on dead end road.

When you arrive you will find an information booklet in your cabin with information about area attractions, area map, dining spots, golfing and more. Each cabin has a picnic table, gas grill w/accessories (LP provided) and dock space visible from your cabin. The kitchens are well-stocked w/dishes, pots/pans, microwave, coffee maker (filters provided), gas range, toaster and full size refrigerator. The kitchen trashcan liners, dishcloths and towels are provided. The bathrooms are serviced with hot and cold soft water, are fully carpeted and have a tub/shower or shower only with bath mat. Clean? You bettcha. Bedding is provided.

End of the Road Resort
End of the Road Resort
End of the Road Resort

Amenities

Private Beach • Boat Launch • Gas • Internet

45120 Maple Drive
Osage, MN 56570
(218) 573-3515
(218) 573-2013 (FAX)
www.thewildsresort.com

Six lakeside cabins, some w/screen porches & fireplace. Cabins have AC, flat screen TV, Blue Ray DVD players. Lodge w/game room & laundry. Seasonal campsites; pontoons, boats, motors, swimming beach.

The Wilds Resort & Campground
The Wilds Resort & Campground
The Wilds Resort & Campground

Amenities

Air Conditioning • Bait • Boat Launch • Boats and Motors • Fireplace • Game Room • Gas • Internet • Kitchen • Laundry • Open Year Round • Pets Allowed • Private Beach • Restaurant

18346 Birchmere Road
Frazee, MN 56544
(218) 334-5741
(218) 334-5741 (FAX)
www.birchmereresort.com

We would like to personally invite you, your family and friends to join us at Birchmere Resort. At Birchmere you'll experience the beauty of northern Minnesota, listen to the cry of the loons, gaze at the majestic beauty of a bald eagle in flight or take in our brilliant sunsets that change from pink to red and gold - one you will never forget.

We offer 7 individual lakeside cabins, camping sites, a sandy swimming beach with a swimraft, kayaks, a conoe and paddleboat for your enjoyment on the water. Other activities to enjoy at your leisure include fun in the game room, yard games and a large playground for the kids.

Birchmere Resort & RV Park
Birchmere Resort & RV Park

Amenities

Bait • Boats and Motors • Game Room • Laundry • Pets Allowed • Private Beach

11248 Co. Hwy. 17
Detroit Lakes, MN 56501
(218) 847-1610
www.serenitybayresortdl.com

We invite you to vacation at Serenity Bay on the beautiful sandy beach of Lake Melissa. Public access road is just 30 ft. from the resort. Lake Melissa is known for sunfish, crappies, walleye, bass and northern. We are just minutes away from the golf course, flea market, Soo Pass Ranch and antique shops.

Amenities

Air Conditioning • Boat Launch • Boats and Motors • Kitchen • Laundry • Pets Allowed • Private Beach

321 Park Lake Blvd.
Detroit Lakes, MN 56501
(218) 847-1351
(218) 844-3352 (FAX)
www.edgewaterdl.com

Edgewater Beach Club is the perfect place to enjoy what Minnesota lakes have to offer! Edgewater Beach Club rests of the main beach of Little Detroit Lake, which offers some of the best year round fishing in area.

​Water sports of all kinds are right in your front yard, and you may also enjoy our indoor and outdoor pools.

​Golfing is very popular in Detroit Lakes with several challenging courses near by. Edgewater Beach Club is within walking distance of several lakes area restaurants, shopping and nightlife.

​All suites are lakeside and feature 2 and 3 bedrooms, fully furnished, including washers and dryers. Sunsets are amazing to watch right from your own private patio or deck!

Edgewater Beach Club

Amenities

Air Conditioning • Fireplace • Internet • Kitchen • Laundry • Open Year Round • Pool • Private Beach • Sauna

25574 E. Island Lake Road
Detroit Lakes, MN 56501
(218) 847-6886
detroitlakes.com

The Lake: Crystal clear and unspoiled, clarity up to 20'. Water sports include; premium fishing for walleye, northern pike, large and small mouth bass, crappie, perch, and bluegill. Excellent boating and skiing. Spring fed and located on the southeast end of Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge. Nature includes: loons, ducks, geese, beaver, squirrels, chipmunks, birds, deer, grouse, porcupine and bear.

The Cabins: One, two and three bedrooms: Totally modern, located on the shoreline. Full cooking capability--utensils, dishes, pots and pans, microwave, coffee pot, toaster and color TV. Bed linens are provided, guests must supply their own personal towels and hygiene products. Thermostatically controlled heat. Showers in each cabin. Baby cribs, rollaway and highchairs upon request. Private dock with a 14' aluminum boat. Picnic table and charcoal grill.

The Hideaway

Amenities

Bait • Bar • Boat Launch • Boats and Motors • Game Room • Gas • Kitchen • Laundry • Private Beach • Restaurant

46997 Bruhn Beach Road
Frazee, MN 56544
(218) 342-2535
www.sunsetbaymn.com

At Sunset Bay Resort we take pride in our clean quiet family resort at the end of the road. Each of our eight modern lakeside cabins provide breathtaking views of the lake and sunsets which make it easy for you to relax and enjoy the serenity of your surroundings. For your vacation pleasure the cabins are clean, spacious, well maintained and have been remodeled and feature knotty pine interiors and are tastefully decorated with an up north flavor. You will need to bring your own towels, soap, shampoo and other personal items. Kitchen towels, dish soap, charcoal and lighter fluid also. Don’t forget your life jacket and beach towels.

Sunset Bay Resort
Sunset Bay Resort
Sunset Bay Resort
Sunset Bay Resort

Amenities

Bait • Boats and Motors • Gas • Internet • Kitchen • Pets Allowed • Private Beach • Sauna