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Detroit Lakes Travel Guide

Detroit Lakes offers a combination of every type of scenery and setting one’s mind could conjure up. Here await beaches, national parks, woodlands, and a beautiful town center. There are enough activities in this region to keep the entire family occupied for weeks!

Things to Do in Detroit Lakes

One of the best things to do at Detroit Lakes is to admire the crystal clear blue waters while enjoying a hike along the beach that borders the lakes. Just a short drive away, travelers can reach three Minnesota state parks (Maplewood State Park, Buffalo River State Park, or Itasca State Park). Each spot offers wonderful walking and cycling trails amid stunning woodlands.

Best Time to Visit Detroit Lakes

The best time to visit Detroit Lakes is during the summer months when temperatures are at their highest.

Price and Availability Index in Detroit Lakes

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Detroit Lakes is in June, while the cheapest month is in November. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Detroit Lakes is in the high season in July. Detroit Lakes has its low season in January, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Detroit Lakes tends to be Tuesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Friday. Vacation homes in Detroit Lakes tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The weather in Detroit Lakes

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Detroit Lakes. The hottest month in Detroit Lakes is June, when temperatures peak at 88 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to -27 ˚F. The wettest month in Detroit Lakes is September with 4.7 inches of rain, while the driest month is November with 0.98 inches of rain.

Vacation Rentals in Detroit Lakes

Browse accommodations from all the best providers including VRBO, Airbnb, priceline and more at AllTheRooms.com. Detroit Lakes has 163 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, luxury travelers and everything in between. A trip to Detroit Lakes can be affordable - our lowest price accommodation is available at $45 per night. The average price of accommodation in is $319 per night.

If you want to stay connected during your trip, then you can choose from over 58 accommodations in Detroit Lakes that have WiFi. 8 of our accommodations in include a breakfast in the price. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 13 accommodations that have gym facilities. If you are driving to Detroit Lakes, you'll want to pick from 67 places to stay that provide parking. We have 9 places to stay that have a pool or jacuzzi.

Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 29 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.

In Detroit Lakes AllTheRooms currently aggregates hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 5 providers, including 35 places to stay from VRBO, 7 accommodations from Airbnb and 7 places to stay from priceline.

88 of our places to stay in Detroit Lakes have been rated by previous guests. They rated 60% as excellent or good. 21 accommodations allow instant booking.

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