My Internship Experience- Casey Picillo

“Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.” – a quote from author Neale Donald Walsch, a Pinterest favorite, and the perfect way to summarize my experience here at Fair Hills Resort. Before accepting this recreation internship position, I had found myself stuck in a rut back home in Indiana. I lived at home, […]


Relaxation Station

As summertime rolls around, I find that my mind wanders more and more…thinking about reading outside by the pool, wearing nothing but my swimsuit, a coverup and a nice sunhat and drinking an Arnold Palmer. Ooh, and grilling out. Man, my dad can cook a mean burger or steak. I drift away from responsibilities and listen to carefree, […]


A Wedding and Events Open House~ May 15

Are you looking for the perfect place to celebrate your next big event? From family reunions, to corporate retreats, showers, birthday parties, anniversaries, celebrations of life or your rehearsal dinner or wedding you will find the perfect spaces to do just that at The Barn at Five Lakes or Fair Hills Resort. On Sunday, May […]


Fresh Cut Grass

It’s that time of year again…the sun feels warmer, the weather is nicer, spirits are higher and those springtime leisure activities are beginning again. Dust off your golf bags that you’ve hidden away in your basement, your mother-in-law’s basement, the garage, where-have-you and get back into the swing of a relaxing sport that gives quite the […]


Splishin’, Splashin’ & Summertime Fun

As we inch a little closer to summertime and the weather gets warmer, our minds start to drift towards thoughts of sunshine, less worries and maybe even a little Fair Hills waterslide fun. This year, we are extremely excited to celebrate 50 years of the Fair Hills Resort waterslide! Do you have a favorite memory? Share it […]


A Melting Pot

One of the many things that make Fair Hills unique is its diversity of staff. Each year, it’s fun to get to learn about the various places that they are from — learning bits of language, tasting traditional food and hearing about childhood memories, favorite music and more. Throughout my 10 years as a guest, I’ve met […]


Getting Started

Hello, lovers of Fair Hills Resort! Welcome to our blog. Allow me to introduce myself… My name is Tanzi Propst and I am a senior photojournalism major at the University of Missouri’s School of Journalism. I will be graduating in May and moving up in the world, assuming all goes well. I enjoy photography, writing, […]


Recognition

“North of Ordinary: How and Where to Host a Wedding in Northern Minnesota” Spring/Summer 2014 MN Bride- North of Ordinary: How and Where to Host a Wedding in Northern Minnesota MN Bride- Anna + Charlie MN Bride- Lindsay + Tanner The Knot- Emily + Patrick Dainty Obsessions- Amy + Petter      


Fair Hills and Five Lakes Weddings

As we are coming to the end of the 2014 season, we have transitioned from our wonderful family weeks at Fair Hills to celebrating some fabulous weddings at the resorts. It’s always fun to see how each couple embraces and transforms the resort for their wedding and we thought we’d share some pictures from those […]


Fair Hills Drone Video

Here is a great video of Fair Hills Resort shot with a drone camera by our guest Ben Nesvig. Take a peek to relive some of your favorite memories of your time at Fair Hills or to see what you missed and need to add to your list of things to do next year!