Category Archives: The Accolades

Flip the Switch to Summertime in the 50’s!

We were just tickled to find this lovely review on TripAdvisor, documenting a guest’s stay at Fair Hills Resort. Thank you for such kind words, “McHopper from Tallahassee,” and we’re so glad you enjoyed your vacation here. Review of Fair Hills Resort Posted July 22, 2018 While there is wifi, there’s no TV. Wise parents […]


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, […]


2014 Wedding Accolades and Articles

“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      


World Food Championship in Las Vegas

Whew! We’re back from Viva Las Vegas! On Wednesday, Cheryl arrived in Vegas and joined the rest of the competitors in the entire World Food Championship for a welcome reception! The rest of the Fair Hills crew joined Cheryl on Wednesday. On Thursday, Cheryl had her ingredient check, a US Foods marketing meeting, and a dinner […]


#CranberryChutney

In 2 days and a few hours, Chef Cheryl Hoban will be competing head-to-head with 7 other regional contestants at the World Food Championships in Las Vegas, Nevada! Cheryl’s Midwest Regional Cranberry Chutney is competing against: The Atlantic’s Chocolate Stout Beer Battered Onion Rings, The Central’s Black Bean Slider, The Northeast’s Eggplant Balls, The South’s […]


Tour de Hoot 2011 Success

Tour de Hoot 2011 was a great success! Beth, Larry, Caitlin & Medora traveled around the Midwest and performed 14 shows in 10 days for our loyal guests, new friends and some family.  And boy was it fun!  We saw many Monotone Lawnboys, Pete the Pelicans, little Petes and Wide Mouth Frogs.  We know our […]


Fair Hills on TV!

Did you see us on TV yesterday? We were on KARE 11’s Minnesota Showcase. They were especially interested in the Hoot. Who knows? Maybe that means we’ll be having talent scouts up at the resort this summer. So be sure to be honing your talents – the scouts may be staying for the family talent […]


Fair Hills in DL paper

Thanks to D-L Online for their great article on the Hootenanny hitting the road. We had a great time and we think their captured the fun we had. Also thanks for permission to reprint the article here: Hootenanny: Fair Hills takes its act on the road this winter Fair Hills owner explained that since last […]


Fair Hills Resort takes Hootenanny on the Road!

We thought some folks might want to see the whole press release on the Hoot de Tour – please help spread the word!  Thanks! Located south of Detroit Lakes, Minn., Fair Hills Resort offers a getaway as unique as the name of its Hootenanny musical. For 83 years Fair Hills has offered a vacation that […]


A lot of family and a little alone time – that’s a vacation!

Here’s another story from Niki Pappas, a guest who has been visiting Fair Hills for more than 10 years! Thanks to Niki for taking the time to talk to us and sending a fantastic picture! I was introduced to Fair Hills because my parents had a lake cottage on Pelican Lake, on Goslee Beach just […]