Category Archives: The Extras

Nordic Skiing at Five Lakes Resort

A favorite pastime of the winter season for the Fair Hills staff is cross country skiing.  Luckily, Fair Hills staff has the perfect location for hours of skiing enjoyment at it’s sister resort.  Five Lakes Resort has over 35K of groomed trails for classical and skate skiers. Normally this early in December the conditions are […]


International Resort

I think it’s safe to say that Fair Hills Resort is nestled in the beautiful remote north woods of Minnesota. That’s nice way of saying, “it’s in the middle of nowhere.” However, Fair Hills really isn’t in the middle of nowhere; in 45 minutes you can make it to the Fargo/Moorhead area. But Detroit Lakes […]


Limerick Contest

We are going to have a limerick contest!!!! Winner gets 3 nights, 4 days at either cabin 8 or 9 at Five Lakes Resort, subject to availability between January 5 and March 5, 2010. Rules of the contest: It must contain something about skiing at Five Lakes It must be in standard limerick form- 5 […]


Fair Hills Clothing Sale

NEW FAIR HILLS ONLINE CLOTHING SALE! CLICK HERE TO VIEW CLOTHING! Everything is 25% OFF + shipping. E-Mail or call in your orders. email@fairhillsresort.com  or 800-323-2849 Get your holiday shopping done now!


Lyrics to Semester Spanish, Spanish Love Song

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rBqjgL7NGew] A YouTube viewer requested the lyrics – and we’re happy to accommodate: One Semester Spanish, Spanish Love Song Hola Senorita Hello Ms. Como te llamas? What’s your name? Me llamo Mike, me llamo Mike – My name is Mike, My name is Mike ¿Donde esta el banyo? – Where is the bathroom? Feliz cumpleaños […]


Farewell to Driftwood Resort

So many people have fond memories of their vacations at Driftwood Resort and after 50 summers of serving guests near Pine River, Mn., the Leagjeld family has decided to close their doors. When Driftwood opened for business in 1902, all resorts provided meals as well as other services for their guests. Today, only a handful of full-service, […]


Directions to Fair Hills & Wildflower Golf Course

OK most of you aren’t driving up here this week – but this is here when you need it and we’ve added to the web site. But as requested here are directions to us from just about everywhere… From Minneapolis/St. Paul via I-94. (Also St. Cloud, Alexandria, Fergus Falls, if using Highway 94) Drive west […]


Detroit Lakes is Capital for a Day!

We are so proud of our city that we just had to share the fun news – as part of the Minnesota Sesquicentennial (that’s 150th birthday) the State has named 5 cities to be Capitals for a Day and Detroit Lakes is one of them. Here’s what the Governor had to say: “Minnesota is blessed […]