Category Archives: Fall

Alexandria Lakes Area on the Brink of Peak Fall Colors!


If you are looking to take in all the glory of autumn colors….GET READY! The Alexandria Lakes Area should be reaching peak fall color very soon! It’s difficult to predict exactly when the peak will be, but we know the colors are looking great right now and are accelerating in their rate of change. (Click… Continue Reading

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Fall Colors Progressing Beautifully in Alexandria Lakes Area


The autumn season is turning out to be absolutely delightful in the lakes area! The weather has been summer-like for a large portion and now it looks like the fall temps between 60s-70s will be here for a while to accompany the beautiful autumn hues. Grab your sweatshirts, hot pumpkin spice drinks and pull up… Continue Reading

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Mid September Fall Color Update


The autumn hues are really starting to pop up around the Alexandria Lakes Area! I have been seeing colors beginning to start up since Labor Day (click here for that update), and they have been slowly progressing ever since. Cool overnight temperatures along with plenty of bright and sunny days will help accelerate the pace… Continue Reading

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Great Places to Enjoy Fall Colors in the Alexandria Lakes Area


The Autumn Season is arriving in Minnesota, and it’s one of the best times of the year to get out and explore the Alexandria Lakes Area! Not only are there tons of things to do and great places to stay, the colorful hues from the diverse tree species makes for spectacular displays to accompany your favorite activities! Here is… Continue Reading

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First Signs of Fall Colors Appearing in the Alexandria Lakes Area


There is something truly special about this time of year, whether it’s the warmth of a crackling fire on an autumn night, a visit to a pumpkin patch or the spectacular displays of changing colors on the trees. Autumn is certainly well on its way! But don’t fret about the end of summer, the Alexandria… 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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Peak Fall Colors Arriving Soon in Alexandria Area


The autumn season in the Alexandria lakes area continues to be absolutely delightful! The fall foliage season has been very long in the area and continues to be accompanied by mild, sunny days. A perfect equation for extremely enjoyable fall excursions! You will find some suggestions of great places to visit in the area here,… Continue Reading

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Alexandria Area Beginning to Display Great Fall Colors


It’s always a delightful treat to be able to explore the great outdoors among great fall color displays. Luckily for the Alexandria lakes area, there are many different species of trees all over that typically will allow for a long season of color hunting. I have been seeing autumn hues popping up all over the… Continue Reading

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Alexandria Area Fall Color Update (with pictures)


Don’t you just love fall?! Whether it’s the warmth of a crackling fire on an autumn night, a visit to a pumpkin patch or the spectacular displays of changing colors on the trees… there is something about this time of year that makes it special. Now that school is back in session and Labor Day… Continue Reading

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15 Places to enjoy Fall Colors around Alexandria


Without question, Autumn is one of the best times of the year to get out and explore Alexandria, Minnesota. Not only are there tons of things to do and great places to stay, the colorful hues from the diverse tree species around the lakes area make for spectacular displays to accompany your favorite activities! Here is… Continue Reading

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