Alexandria: Easy to get to, hard to leave

explorealexandriamnJust two hours northwest of the Twin Cities on I-94, the Alexandria Lakes Area remains a popular destination for family vacations, romantic getaways and outdoor adventures. Recognized as one of the 10 best small towns in America, this charming area blends trendy, eclectic shops and restaurants with natural scenic beauty.

Anglers, boaters and paddlers can find their perfect location with over 350 lakes to explore! Whether it’s canoeing, kayaking, stand up paddle boarding, fishing, wakeboarding and more…you’ll find exactly the right lake to make your memories. Numerous area parks and trails, including the 55-mile paved Central Lakes Trail, gets hikers and bikers up close and personal with all the natural beauty.

If golf is your game, take a swing at one of the area’s courses…with over 150 total holes to golf!

Browse through the shops in the historic Downtown and visit numerous attractions and museums that will keep the entire family busy. Indulge your senses at the winery, new brewery and great area restaurants. There’s a reason Alexandria’s motto is “Easy to Get to and Hard to Leave.” Because it’s true!