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Experience The Good Life in Northern Minnesota

Fair Hills Resort is that classic Minnesota lake getaway. It has golf, water sports and everything else you'll need for traditional family fun. A vacation at Fair Hills Resort is like visiting an old friend, instantly bringing about that warm, familiar and enjoyable feeling you've had before and won't ever forget. Just outside Detroit Lakes, resting under tall pines and beside the deep blue waters of Pelican Lake, stress just melts away in your room or private Minnesota cabin. From dawn till dusk, there is always something going on that is sure to enliven a Minnesota family vacation. From pony rides for the smaller kids to kickball for teens to the water slide and live entertainment for all ages, this is the place for unforgettable family getaways. Take lessons in tennis, sailing, swimming or water-skiing or golf at Wildflower Golf Course!

  • Wifi
  • Restaurant Onsite
  • Pets Allowed
  • Property Size 88 units
  • Conference Facility
  • Kids Allowed
  • Nearby City Detroit Lakes
  • Nearby Water Pelican Lake
  • Open Dates May 1 to Oct 9


Fair Hills Resort offers incredible all-inclusive opportunities to make your Minnesota getaway even brighter. Stay in a charming cabin that puts you steps away from all the action and enjoy three meals every day. Whether its fishing, golf, romance, or something that takes you to Fair Hills, you'll find it there. From organized recreation to exciting activities, Fair Hills Resort has everything!


Fair Hills Resort offers travelers 1/3 of a mile of beautiful sand beach making it the perfect destination for your Minnesota lakefront getaway. Pelican Lake is the perfect place to do some swimming, fishing, kayaking, paddle boating, canoeing, and so much more. If you don't feel like exerting a lot of energy, just spend your day sunbathing on the sandy shores or constructing a sand castle. The choice is yours at Fair Hills Resort!


Make those unforgettable family vacation memories when you stay at Fair Hills Resort! With an 80 year history of being an active family resort, Fair Hills is the ultimate Minnesota family destination. During family weeks there are free sports lessons and scheduled recreation activities! From fishing to horseback riding to tennis, everyone will find something to love at Fair Hills!


When you head to Fair Hills Resort, don't forget to bring your clubs! You can enjoy a relaxing golf vacation! Their 9-hold executive course is open for all guests and offers a challenge for both beginners and experts! You can also visit the nearby Wildflower Golf Course to have an even greater golfing vacation!


Fair Hills Resort is a great location for Minnesota team-building events. Their fully-staffed facilities include a spacious Pavilion, several lounges and high-speed wireless internet in the lodge. Group packages make things easy for you to plan, and catering menus offer you and your group a wide variety of favorites to choose from!


Fair Hills lovest to host reunions for families! And it can host them for two days or for up to seven days! With enough room for up to 250 guests, it's easy to find out why so many families have make Fair Hills Resort their yearly tradition! Maybe it's time to start your own family reunion tradition at Fair Hills!


Get ready for the storybook wedding of a lifetime. The staff at Fair Hills can help you with all aspects of your Minnesota wedding, from the ceremony to the reception with fabulous food to Honeymoon Suite lodging. So relax, enjoy your big day, and to start your happy ever after off on the right foot!


Let the tranquility of nature relax and inspire you. Fair Hills Resort offers a beautiful setting in the heart of northern Minnesota wilderness. The surrounding nature is enjoyable during every season of the year! From nature walks to kayaking on Pelican Lake, you'll be able to experience the wonderful views first hand!


When you're in Minnesota, you'll be in the land of 10,000 Lakes, the perfect place for a fishing excursion! Treat yourself to some one on one time out in nature. Head out on the beautiful Pelican Lake when you stay at Fair Hills Resort. You'll be sure to bring home the catch of the day!


Isn't it about time you finally go on the romantic getaway you're always talking about? Well there's nowhere better than Fair Hills Resort. This northern Minnesota destination features charming accommodations beside the beautiful Pelican Lake plus unlimited activities to enjoy together. Go kayaking, horseback riding, and golfing onsite!


The breathtaking views of Alaska will move you to take better care of our environment. Alaska is a true splendor, and when you stay at Bridgewater Hotel, ask what you can do to make the area a better place. Learn about the local wildlife, which is unique to the area. Do your part today!


Does anything beat that wonderful lake atmosphere? Nope! Not on Pelican Lake at Fair Hills Resort offers an incredible lake vacation for families, friends, and couples! With 1/3 of a mile of beautiful sand beach, it's the perfect place for fishing, sailing, water-skiing, paddle-boating and much more! Or, simply relax on the shore and soak up the sun, or enjoy a picnic!


The history of Fair Hills Resort spans over a century with the Ashelman brothers finding an abandoned stone fountain in the area where present cabins 10-12 are currently situated and building their own farm house there. The property has seen it's share of ups and downs including a fire and failure of a local canal system, but has persevered to become one of the top resorts in Detroit Lakes today. Learn more about the history the next time you plan your getaway at Fair Hills Resort.


Experience an unique honeymoon getaway at Fair Hills Resort. Stay in their charming honeymoon cabin right next to Pelican Lake and be close to all the fun! Fishing, swimming, kayaking and much more await at this fabulous Minnesota escape! This northern Minnesota honeymoon destination is both beautiful and exciting!

Cabins, Cottages, and Chalets

Fair Hills Resort features a range of charming cabins along the beautiful Pelican Lake. With fully equipped kitchens, spacious living areas, and beautiful views, all you need is right here. You're just steps away from all of the resort amenities and activities as well!


Fair Hills Resort in Minnesota is the perfect place for your next holiday vacation. Come during the long summer holidays and enjoy a memorable fishing trip. During the winter, go snowshoeing or ice skating! Minnesota is the perfect destination all year long. Book your next vacation today!

  • Basketball Court(s)
  • Bicycles
  • Cribs
  • Game Room/Arcade
  • Gift Shop
  • Library
  • Pack N Play
  • Outdoor Playground
  • Pro Shop
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tennis Court(s)
  • Volleyball Court(s)
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony
  • Deck
  • Full Kitchen
  • Hot Tub
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Jacuzzi
  • Picnic Tables
  • Refrigerator
  • Sundeck
  • Whirlpool
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Basketball
  • Bingo
  • Bocce Ball
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Ice Cream Social
  • Kid's Activities
  • Live Entertainment
  • Photography
  • Scavenger Hunts
  • Shopping
  • Shuffle Board
  • Sightseeing
  • Swimming
  • Team Tournaments
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Beach
  • Beach Volleyball Court(s)
  • Biking/Bicycling
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating & Watercraft
  • Boat Docks
  • Canoeing
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Fire Pit(s)
  • Fishing Pier(s)
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf Course
  • Outdoor Grill(s)
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Wildlife & Nature
  • Picnic Table(s)
  • Play Ground
  • Sailing
  • ATM
  • A/V Equipment
  • Babysitting/Daycare
  • Banquet Room(s)
  • Business Center
  • Catering
  • Fishing Guides
  • Fitness Programs
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Meeting Room(s)
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Nearest Airports

  • Hector International Airport (FAR) / 41.5 miles
  • Chandler Field (AXN) / 65.3 miles
  • Benson Municipal Airport (BBB) / 97.1 miles

* Not all airports listed here may be open to public use, or service commercial flights

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