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A Royal Hootenanny at Fair Hills Resort – Best of 2019

Summer 2019 served us up some fabulous memories this year! We are counting down our absolute favorite moments and activities of the season in this 10-part blog series! Stay tuned for more additions each week! Coming in at #4…. A Royal Hootenanny at Fair Hills Resort.  The Hootenanny at Fair Hills Resort is a beloved…

Retreat at Fair Hills Resort: An Oasis in Lakes Country

Written By Olivia Meline Located on the shores of Pelican Lake in Detroit Lakes, MN, Fair Hills Resort offers their guests a retreat that boasts modern luxury while bringing them back to simpler times. Opening their doors in 1906 and family-owned since 1926, this resort has been dedicated to creating a welcoming, comfortable and fun…

2009 September

    What a season! Where did the summer go? It seems like yesterday that we were welcoming our first families in June. We had a terrific summer and enjoyed seeing you all.  Now we had to send this picture because that is me skiing on September 24th!  It was so hot in the office,…

January 2009

Winter Wonderland at Five Lakes Resort Five Lakes for Winter Vacation Cold enough for you? The best was to get through the cold is to take advantage of it. The snow is the best we’ve seen in many years up here and the trails are in excellent shape!  Come up for a weekend getaway!  Check…

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…

Winter Has Arrived

The temperature has finally dropped, and stayed, below freezing and the ground is covered in white; it’s winter! The first snowfall came about a week before Thanksgiving.  By the weekend before Turkey day, the lakes started to freeze.  Emotions are mixed in the office.  Half of us are excited for the cross-county skiing and snow-shoeing…

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Detroit Lakes, MN 56501



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