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Alexandria Area Snowmobile Trails are OPEN!


The Alexandria Lakes Area received numerous inches of snow that got many miles of Douglas County’s snowmobile trails OPEN! Get your sled going and get ready to ride! Douglas Area Trails Association groomed the Central Lakes Trail and is readying other stretches of the over 360-mile trail system. For the most up-to-date trail conditions and openings,… Continue Reading

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For Valentine’s Day : Give the Gift of a Romantic Getaway!


Love is in the air! It’s that time of year again to remind the ones we love how much they mean to us. Flowers and candy are safe bets, but the gift of memories on a romantic getaway to Alexandria is always a winner! There are plenty of great lodging options from comfy hotels to unique resorts and bed & breakfasts to spice… Continue Reading

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2 for 1 Skiing or Snowboarding!


  Winter fun is in full swing at Andes Tower Hills! Featuring numerous downhill runs and lifts ranging from beginner to expert, and equipment rentals and lessons onsite. Take advantage of the 2 for 1 Weekend special! You’ll get two days of ski or snowboard rentals, plus lift tickets (regular price) for the price of… Continue Reading

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Give the Gift of Memories this Holiday Season…and Let Us Help!


If you’re thinking about what to give your family or loved one this holiday season……consider a getaway to the Alexandria Lakes Area! The gift of fun experiences and memories with the ones you love is certain to be a winner! Imagine the fun on a family vacation or a romantic getaway with that special someone:… Continue Reading

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Explore the Alexandria Lakes Area at the Big Ole Bicycle Festival!


Join the Big Ole Bike Club for a new event in the lakes area! The Big Ole Bicycle Festival will provide outdoor fun, friendly competition for those who wish, bike safety and more while cycling experts of the Alexandria Area get you out to explore great routes on your bike! Some of the locations will… Continue Reading

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Legacy of the Lakes Museum :: New Season, New Exhibits


The Legacy of the Lakes Museum in Alexandria is open for the season on May 23 with a mix of new exhibits, old favorites and an updated look. Over the winter, the Museum installed new lighting to better showcase its antique wooden and fiberglass boats, exhibits featuring classic Minnesota resorts, the popular fishing gallery and… Continue Reading

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Package Deal :: An Alexandria Experience “To Die For”


Get a fun and entertaining experience in the Alexandria Lakes Area at one low package price! On top of all the great things to do in the lakes area, take advantage of this excellent deal to explore great theatre, entertainment and food. You get everything for the low price of $49 per ticket!  All the… Continue Reading

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Celebrating Big Ole through the Years


Alexandria’s famed and beloved Viking statue Big Ole will turn 52 years old this April! He has had a long history over all those years in Alexandria, including slightly different looks and locations. During most of 2016 Big Ole underwent structural repairs and got a new paint coat, adding yet another chapter to his long… Continue Reading

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Entertainment & Dinner Discount Packages!


Eat, Discover & be Entertained in the Alexandria Lakes Area at one low package price! On top of all the great things to do in the lakes area, the beginning of March will feature some great theatre entertainment not to miss. You get everything for the low price of $35 per ticket!  All the details… Continue Reading

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Catch Cupid’s Arrow in Alexandria for Valentine’s Weekend


Love is in the air! It’s that time of year again to remind the ones we love how much they mean to us. For Valentine’s Day we shower our loved ones with flowers, chocolates and surprises. While the flowers and candy are safe bets, many of us may struggle with the surprise part. Luckily Cupid’s… Continue Reading

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