Bring your fishing poles and flip-flops and enjoy summer in Detroit Lakes!

“As our name implies, this is lake country. We have more than 400 lakes within 25 miles of Detroit Lakes in northwest Minnesota.” ~

Located just 40 miles east of the Fargo-Moorhead metro area, Detroit Lakes features exceptional schools, excellent medical facilities, and a multitude of recreational activities. Detroit Lakes has been built on an economic foundation consisting of manufacturing, agriculture, tourism, and retail. The combination of a picturesque surroundings and a budding economy makes Detroit Lakes an ideal place to call “home”.

Detroit Lakes is proud be the home of numerous events throughout the year including; WE Fest Country Music Festival, Northwest Water Carnival, Pine to Palm Golf Tournament and the Polar Fest.

Detroit Mountain Recreation Area is a hot spot in the winter time—boasting downhill and cross-country skiing. If skiing isn’t your thing, no problem—the Detroit Lakes Cultural and Community Center (DLCCC) features an indoor swimming area with water slide, 2 gyms, cardio workout areas, and an 800 seat theatre for cultural events.

Come and check out the Detroit Lakes area, we are confident that you will see why so many people come here to vacation and end up staying!


1050 13th Ave. SE
Detroit Lakes, MN 56501
218-847-4446  |  218-847-4447
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