Alexandria Minnesota

The Alexandria Lakes Area- A great place to play, stay and make memories!


The Central Lakes Trail offers 55 miles of paved biking past lakes and through woodlands, grasslands, wetlands and farm country, with plentiful wildlife and breathtaking scenery.


Over a half dozen golf courses nestled among the lakes and woodlands within a 20 mile radius of Alexandria offer a fun, challenging and beautiful golf experience.


Whether trying to catch sunnies with the grandkids or land a trophy fish for the wall, Alexandria is your fishing destination, boasting more than 300 bodies of water in the area!

Where to Stay

Looking for a traditional resort cabin or family campground? A charming bed and breakfast? Maybe a modern hotel/motel or a private rental? We’ve got a place for you!

Where to Eat

From small cafes to the best in fine dining restaurants, from outdoor lakeside seating to cozy indoor ambiance, Alexandria has a dining experience to satisfy every appetite!

Things To Do

Concerts, shopping, parks, wineries, trails, skiing, orchards, lake fun, fishing, amusement parks, museums, bowling, movie theaters, petting zoos, historical sites … and more!

Discover More About the Lakes Area of Alexandria

  • A rich history
  • More than 350 Lakes
  • 187 miles of trails
  • Proclaimed as the Birthplace of America
  • Population about 15,000 (20,000 in the summer)
  • Bustling with business and industry
  • State-of-the-art healthcare
  • Leader in education
  • Abundant arts and entertainment opportunities





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