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Things to Do in Detroit Lakes, MN

Amid sparkling waters, inviting forests and wetland sanctuaries, it doesn't take much of an imagination to come up with activities to do in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota.

Festivals and Events

Detroit Lakes is home to some popular annual events such as:

Enjoy 412 Area Lakes

Water beckons to swim or ski or scuba dive, or cast a line for a fish, or tour a lake on a slow-moving pontoon. Even for Minnesotans, Detroit Lakes has a lot of water recreation.

Miles of Trails for Hiking and Biking

Trails beg to be hiked - or biked. Clean inviting beaches promise a lazy day in the sun. Or if you're so inclined, take a mile-long hike on the sugar sand beach of Detroit Lakes. Within an hour from Detroit Lakes you can explore three Minnesota state parks and three state forests.

Golfing, Shopping, Dining and More
Detroit Lakes has all that - enhanced by creative entrepreneurs eager to please. Golf the day away on the rolling greens of a Golf course. Inspect the treasures at the Becker County Museum. Take in a show. Dine and shop.

Detroit Lakes is Good for Groups. Whether you're planning a family reunion, a girls' (or guys') weekend away or a corporate meeting, Detroit Lakes has the amenities you need or want. Come to Detroit Lakes, Minnesota and explore.