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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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Holiday Season Celebrations and Events


It’s the time of year again to take in holiday season events from music and plays to the simply joys of beautiful seasonal decorations. On top of special events, there are also great ways to enjoy the season with fun outdoor Winter Activities in Alexandria! To help you make the most of the season we have a list of 17 holiday… Continue Reading

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Collection of YOUR Fall Color Photo Submissions!


The autumn season in the Alexandria lakes area has been outstanding in 2016! Great weather complimented an extremely long fall foliage season which lasted from early September to late October. Explore Alexandria wanted to see all your great photos while exploring autumn around Alexandria, so we ran a contest which got users submitted by tagging… Continue Reading

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Share Your Fall Color Photos and WIN!!


The Alexandria lakes area is home to over 300 lakes, dozens of trails, many public parks and endless opportunities for outdoor recreation. On top of that, the area has a great diversity of tree species which makes it a great area to enjoy fall colors. Autumn is a fleeting time of year, with a fixed… Continue Reading

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