There’s a whole world of year round activities just waiting for you in the Alexandria Lakes Area. Relax on one of our many beautiful lakes or enjoy a challenging round of golf. Then at the end of the day, dine in one of our many restaurants and rest in comfortable lodging. Make your next vacation a memorable one and discover the year-round beauty of the Alexandria Lakes Area for your self. After your vacation you’ll understand why we say, “Alexandria is easy to get to and hard to leave”. Alexandria! Experience our summers at the lakes, the Central Lakes Bike trail, fall colors, and winter activities. Whether you are looking for a week vacation, or a quick get-away, Alexandria offers our guests everything from outdoor activities to antique/specialty shopping!Alexandria Offers: Over 300 lakes for summer and winter activities, great fishing, unique specialty and antique shopping, an award winning winery, over 10 challenging golf courses, 55 miles of paved biking or hiking trail, 500 miles of snowmobiling trails, cross country and downhill skiing, snow tubing, the famous Runestone in the Runestone Museums, MN Lakes Maritime Museum, and over 80 lodging facilities to choose from!Visitors can enjoy live year round theater, Skiing, Biking, Hiking, shopping in our historic downtown, and a variety of festivals and celebrations throughout the year. Some of those events are: Vikingland Band Festival in late June, Art in the Park in late July, and the Minnesota's Food and Wine Festival in September.Comfortable Accommodations: The Alexandria Area offers over 80 resorts/lodging facilities to choose from. Whether you are looking for a resort on the lake, a comfortable hotel/motel, B & B, or a place to pitch your tent - Alexandria has it all!