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Alexandria

If you are looking for the perfect place to reconnect with friends and family, plan a vacation to Alexandria. This destination offers an excellent variety of natural and historical attractions.

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It is a destination in Central Minnesota that about 11,000 inhabitants call home.

You can find this destination approximately 130 miles from the state capital of Minnesota. It is also around 7 miles from Garfield.

Among the most visited family attractions in the Alexandria area are Big Splash Indoor Waterpark and the popular Casey’s Amusement Park.

Take your family to Erickson's Petting Zoo, a major zoo of this region. If you are pushed for time, stop by the information counter and collect a map so you can quickly find the park favorites.

One of the best ways to experience the true flavors of Alexandria is to head to the Carlos Creek Winery. Wine lovers can enjoy the sights and smells of the vineyards and wine presses, before sampling the finished product.

Take a break from sightseeing and experience the season's colors by visiting a few of the well-maintained public parks in the area. Lakeshore Park and Barsness Park are two of the best choices for those who appreciate the outdoors. Other places to explore are Holly Skogen Park and Sinclair Lewis Park.

A visit to Sinclair Lewis Interpretive Center is an enjoyable way of obtaining information for your travels.

For a relaxing afternoon, head to Lake Miltona or Sauk Lake. These are two picturesque places where Alexandria visitors often spend time at to relax and maybe drop a line in the water. Wander along the shore and if the weather is right, lose your shoes and dip your feet in the water.

This area also has a few wild nature parks, where travelers will find beautiful surrounds and some interesting wildlife. Be sure to drive out to Glacial Lakes State Park.

This destination is a treasure trove of great stories and quirky facts, and you'll find plenty to explore within the halls of its exhibition spaces. The Pope County Historical Museum and the Christie House Museum offer a varied program of exhibits that will be sure to capture your attention. Another two to look at are the Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum and Runestone Museum.

The Sinclair Lewis Boyhood Home is one of the area's most popular attractions. If you're looking for more, the Stevens County Historical Society and Museum is another exciting place to tour when you're in Alexandria.

Learn about this region's fascinating history by visiting some of its heritage sites. Lovers of history will enjoy the Princess Minnewaska Burial Mound, the Viking Altar Rock and Douglas County Historical Society, which are some of the more important historic attractions around.

Travel back to the more difficult times in Alexandria's history at one of the area's memorial sites. Kensington Runestone and Big Ole Viking Statue are such sites.

If you'd like to see where the great minds of tomorrow are shaped, plan a visit to the University of Minnesota - Morris. Explore the campus, experience the buzzing social scene and see if there are any tours or open days that might be happening while you're here.

One of the most visited performing arts houses in Alexandria is the Theatre L'Homme Dieu. After the show, why not follow your fellow theater goers to the nearby restaurants and sample the regional cuisine.

If you're after an additional activity in Alexandria, visit the Sauk Centre Country Club.


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Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center

Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center

2100 Arrowwood Lane NW, Alexandria
4.1
of 5, from 107 reviews
4.0 out of 5.0

Offering direct access to the beach, this Alexandria resort is 3.1 mi (4.9 km) from Carlos Creek Winery and within 6 mi (10 km) of Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum and Runestone Museum. Big Ole Viking Statue and Casey’s Amusement Park are also within 6 miles (10 km).

£67
Best Western Alexandria Inn

Best Western Alexandria Inn

508 Twin Blvd, Alexandria
4.1
of 5, from 212 reviews
3.0 out of 5.0

Situated in Alexandria, this hotel is 2.9 mi (4.7 km) from Douglas County Historical Society and within 6 miles (10 km) of Runestone Museum and Big Ole Viking Statue. Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum and Casey’s Amusement Park are also within 6 miles (10 km).

£41
Americas Best Value Inn

Americas Best Value Inn

340 County Road 21 South, Glenwood
2.9
of 5, from 97 reviews
2.5 out of 5.0

Situated in Glenwood, this hotel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Pope County Historical Museum, Barsness Park and Minnewaska Golf Club. Princess Minnewaska Burial Mound and Holly Skogen Park are also within 12 miles (20 km).

£63
Hampton Inn & Suites Alexandria

Hampton Inn & Suites Alexandria

2705 S Broadway St, Alexandria
4.7
of 5, from 152 reviews
3.0 out of 5.0

Situated in Alexandria, this hotel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Douglas County Historical Society, Runestone Museum and Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum. Big Ole Viking Statue and Kensington Runestone are also within 3 miles (5 km).

£68
GrandStay Hotel & Suites

GrandStay Hotel & Suites

114 West Minnesota Avenue, Glenwood
4.6
of 5, from 69 reviews
3.0 out of 5.0

Situated in Glenwood, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Pope County Historical Museum and Barsness Park. Minnewaska Golf Club and Princess Minnewaska Burial Mound are also within 3 miles (5 km).

£82
Grandstay Hotel And Suites Morris

Grandstay Hotel And Suites Morris

5 East State Highway 28, Morris
4.8
of 5, from 52 reviews
3.0 out of 5.0

Situated in Morris, this hotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Stevens County Historical Society and Museum, Kjenstad Park and University of Minnesota - Morris. Holly Skogen Park and Lakeshore Park are also within 20 miles (32 km).

£74
Holiday Inn Alexandria

Holiday Inn Alexandria

5637 Highway 29 South, Alexandria
3.8
of 5, from 94 reviews
3.5 out of 5.0

Situated in Alexandria, this hotel is within 6 miles (10 km) of Douglas County Historical Society, Runestone Museum and Big Ole Viking Statue. Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum and Casey’s Amusement Park are also within 6 miles (10 km).

£48
Americas Best Value Inn

Americas Best Value Inn

322 - 12th Street South, Sauk Centre
3.3
of 5, from 61 reviews
3.0 out of 5.0

Situated in a rural location, this motel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Sinclair Lewis Interpretive Center and Sinclair Lewis Boyhood Home. Sinclair Lewis Park and Sauk Centre Country Club are also within 3 miles (5 km).

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