Category Archives: The Fun

The 10 Best Resort Activities during Family Season – Casey’s Favorites

Despite being trapped in the depths of my first (rather startling) Minnesota winter, nothing warms me up more than getting excited about another upcoming summer of family fun and plentiful resort activities. Soon the ice on Pelican Lake will thaw, the sun will shine warmer and warmer, and our lovely families will return again to […]


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, […]


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 […]


SKI ~ SNOWSHOE ~ SNACK

Five Lakes Resort will be hosting an open house this Saturday, January 29, from 11 am – 5 pm. All are welcome to attend. Come and check out the ski trails! Five Lakes Resort is proud to offer over 30K of groomed ski trails for both classical and skate skiers. Five Lakes is also the […]


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 […]


Wildflower Invitational, Twilight Appreciation Day and More

Here’s the latest news from Wildflower… Wildflower Invitational – Sunday, August 22 2-person teams 9 hole best-ball / 9 hole scramble / flighted 9 hole alternate shot format $110 per team entry fee (includes golf, carts, range, lunch and prizes) 11:00 a.m. shotgun with lunch after the first 18-holes USGA handicaps required Contact the pro […]


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 […]


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 […]


Fishing Opener Around the Corner

We’re just days away from the fishing opener. We’re excited – but we know where to find folks who are even more excited – My Fishing Pals. My Fishing Pals is a fun site for all of your fishing addicts. They’ve got a countdown to the opener on the homepage. For years they’ve had online […]


Fair Hills Campfire

One of the guests sent us a very quick video of last week’s campfire. It’s just enough to get you singing Baby Shark for another week… [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fUGT66wb5PE] If you have a Fair Hills video online – please send us the link and we’ll post that too.