About Alexandria, MN

Things To Do- The Land of 10,000 Lakes Offers Unlimited Fun!


Offering small-town flavor with many of the extra ingredients you expect to find in the big city, Alexandria, Minnesota is the perfect destination for those weary of the big city rat-race. The greater Douglas County area is more than perfect especially if you love the outdoors. With over 300 lakes in and around Alexandria, families and individuals alike will find year-round recreational opportunities.

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Winter Diversions in Alexandria, MN

In the winter, grab your skis or snowboard and hit the slopes. For the Nordic lovers, you’ll find cross-country trails to test your skills. Offering miles and miles of unspoiled snowmobile terrain, Alexandria, MN is a snowmobiling dream come true.

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Fun Attractions in Alexandria, MN

Alexandria also offers so many fun activities for kids of all ages. From numerous historical attractions to high-energy activities, Alexandria, MN has it all! Be sure to visit Fort Alexandria and the Knute Nelson Home, both of which were built in the late 19th century. For relics that date to earlier times, I recommend you visit the Runestone Museum and take a glimpse into the area's Norse and Native American influences.

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Fine Wine & Fine Food in Alexandria, MN

Visitors with a discerning palate will want to take a wine-tasting tour at the Carlos Creek Winery, which boasts the largest grape vineyard in Minnesota. Alexandria's antique shops and multitude of recreational activities ensure that any visitor will have plenty to do during their stay whether it's for that special weekend at your vacation home or on a more premanent basis.

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Stunning Lake Carlos State Park

Located ten miles north of Alexandria on Highway 29, Lake Carlos State Park offers visitors a stunning, idyllic setting with rolling hills, lush hardwood forests, grassy meadows, and open prairies.

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Alexandria, MN Championship Caliber Golf Courses

Yes- Alexandria, MN also offers some of the finest golf courses in the state. Be sure to review this comprehensive list of golf courses located in the Alexandria, Minnesota area. You’ll appreciate the helpful information included in this article. This list is outlined by proximity to Alexandria, including courses in the neighboring cities of Alexandria. For more information on any of the courses mentioned, contact me, Randy Fischer - your complete resource for area information in Douglas County, MN.

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