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14 Things To Do in Detroit Lakes MN

  1. Enjoy swimming, fishing, and boating on Detroit Lake.  

  2. Explore the scenic trails at Detroit Mountain Recreation Area.  

  3. Attend events and concerts at the Historic Holmes Theatre.  

  4. Relax at the Detroit Lakes City Park.  

  5. Play golf at the Detroit Country Club or other local courses.  

  6. Visit the Becker County Museum for local history and culture.  

  7. Go shopping at the downtown boutiques and gift shops such as Red Willow and THE NINES.

  8. Enjoy water sports like jet-skiing, kayaking, and paddleboarding at Baxstar Outdoors.

  9. Attend the annual WE Fest country music festival.

  10. Explore nearby Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge for hiking and birdwatching.  

  11. Take a scenic drive along the scenic byways surrounding the area.

  12. Enjoy dining at local restaurants offering a variety of cuisines such as The Fireside and Lakeside Tavern & Brewery.

  13. Visit nearby wineries and breweries for tastings and tours such as Bucks Mill Brewing.

  14. Relax and unwind at one of the local spas or wellness centers like The Spa Within and Lakes Wellness Spa & IV.

City Guide of Detroit Lakes

Discover Detroit Lakes, MN: Your Ultimate City Guide

Welcome to Detroit Lakes, a vibrant city nestled in the heart of Minnesota's lake country. Whether you're considering making Detroit Lakes your permanent home or planning a visit, you'll discover a wealth of activities and amenities to enjoy.

Distance to Key Landmarks

  • MSP Airport: Approximately 215 miles (about 3.5 hours by car).
  • Mall of America: Around 215 miles (approximately 3.5 hours).
  • Downtown St. Paul: Approximately 220 miles (about 3.5 hours).
  • Downtown Minneapolis: Roughly 210 miles (about 3.5 hours).

Detroit Lakes City Amenities

  • Parks: Detroit Lakes boasts numerous parks offering green spaces and recreational facilities.
  • Gyms: Find fitness centers and gyms to stay active year-round.
  • Community Centers: Engage in community activities and events.
  • Schools: Access top-rated schools providing quality education for all ages.
  • Hospitals: Quality healthcare facilities ensure residents' well-being.

For Families and Kids

  • Enjoy family-friendly activities at local parks and beaches.
  • Participate in youth sports leagues and programs.
  • Attend family-friendly events and festivals throughout the year.

Dining and Entertainment in Detroit Lakes MN

  • Indulge in delicious cuisine at waterfront restaurants and cozy cafes.
  • Experience live music and entertainment at local venues.
  • Discover the vibrant nightlife scene in downtown Detroit Lakes.

Neighboring Cities

  • Frazee
  • Audubon
  • Lake Park
  • Perham


Detroit Lakes, MN, offers the perfect blend of small-town charm and outdoor recreation, making it an ideal destination for residents and visitors alike. With its beautiful lakes, diverse amenities, and vibrant community, Detroit Lakes provides a high quality of life and endless opportunities for adventure.

Whether you're drawn to its scenic beauty, outdoor activities, or cultural attractions, Detroit Lakes welcomes you to experience the best of lakeside living in Minnesota.

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