Detroit Lakes Tourism Bureau and Regional Chamber of Commerce 

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Detroit Lakes Tourism Bureau and Regional Chamber of Commerce
700 Summit Avenue
Detroit Lakes, MN 56501

One block south of Hwy 10 at 700 Summit Avenue, the first right turn after Hwy 10/59 overpass when traveling east

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Travel Information Center affiliate with free state maps and brochures, and community information. Public restrooms. Open Monday-Friday 9 am-5 pm.

Detroit Lakes is located in the heart of lakes country, with more than 400 lakes within 25 miles. You'll fall for our small town hospitality yet appreciate our countless amenities.

Explore tens of thousands of acres open to the public at:

  • Mile long city beach
  • City/county/state parks and preserve
  • National wildlife refuges
  • North Country National Scenic Trail 
  • Pine to Prairie International Birding Trail
  • Winter Wonderland Snowmobile Trail and Cross Country Ski Trails

Take a drive in the country and be treated to art galleries, winery and flea market. Spend a relaxing evening on a lake dock viewing the starlit 

Have energy to burn?

  • Bring your bike and ride the Heartland Trail east of Detroit Lakes
  • Rent or bring your mountain bike for exhilarating trails in the woods at Detroit Mountain Rec Area and Maplelag Resort
  • Tube the Otter Tail River 
  • Rent a boat and a guide to go fishing
  • Go SCUBA Diving 
  • Choose from 7 golf courses
  • Visit a city park for a game of pickle ball, disc golf or skateboarding
  • Bring your pooch to run at the Dog Park
  • Work out or swim at the Detroit Lakes Community & Cultural Center while the kiddos play at the Backyard
  • When the snow flies, hit the slopes for skiing, snowboarding and tubing at Detroit Mountain
  • Cross country ski at Maplelag Resort or multiple trails in the Detroit Lakes area 
  • Snowmobile 250 miles of Becker County Trails
  • Go ice fishing

Enjoy the arts and cultures:

  • Theater, music and live shows at the Historic Holmes Theatre
  • Find sailboat and sunfish sculptures individually decorated by local artists around the business community 
  • Free music at the City Park bandshell on Tuesdays in the summer
  • Live music at bars and grilles
  • Beautiful Carnegie Library architecture at Lake Agassiz Regional Library
  • Artistic pieces and sculptures at Scenic Overlook near Holiday Inn, in front of the Library, Angel of Remembrance, Sailboat at the beach
  • New Becker County Museum

Detroit Lakes has a hip vibe for your dining and shopping excursions:

  • Boutiques
  • Bike Shop
  • Food Co-op
  • Freshly brewed steaming cup of joe
  • Fine dining to local fare and ethnic foods, many with a lake view

Festivals and events rule in Detroit Lakes! VisitDetroitLakes.com/events will keep you informed of outdoor art & craft shows, Northwest Water Carnival, WE Fest and more. 

Want to get away from the hubbub of daily life? Hold your next conference in scenic lake country. Facilities will accommodate groups to 350 and more than 450 rooms in the city, many overlooking the lake. Reserve your vacation days at motels/hotels, resort cabins, campgrounds and vacation homes. Detroit Lakes is conveniently located three hours from the Twin Cities or Canadian border and 45 minutes from Fargo-Moorhead.

Hours & Dates

Year-Round

  • Monday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Open 9 am-5 pm Monday - Friday

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Canadian Pacific Holiday Train

The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train visits more than two-dozen Minnesota towns on its annual trek through the northern U.S. / Canadian Pacific

  
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