We are close to many MN small towns for
you to explore some shopping and entertainment Perham, Ottertail. Richvile, New York Mills, Battle Lake, Amor, Deer Creek,
Clitherall, Dent, Henning, Vergas, Underwood, Dalton, Fergus Falls, Pelican Rapids, Detroit Lakes are waiting for you. Maplewood
& Glendalough State Parks, Phelps Mill park, and Inspiration Peak are nearby. Bird Watching all over our area, but is
most popular in the parks.
Below you will find a sample of some of the fun things to do on
Vacation here and their Web Page Links for more information.
If you do leave our Family Fun MN Fishing resort during your vacation, there are many nearby
attractions around for you. Tubing down the river. Championship 18 hole PGA Golf Courses for Mom & Dad or Miniature
Golf for the whole family, Horseback Riding, Indoor Water Park, Fine Dining and Dancing, Family Restaurants, Friendly Churches,
Shopping, Flea Markets, Fairs & Celebrations, Pottery Shops, Local Art Creations are just some of what can be found
through out the area. You will find some statues here, that claim to be the largest, Turkey, Pelican, Loon, and Otter, and
don't forget Bird Watching, Biking, Hiking, Sightseeing they are just some of the fun things to do on vacation that you
Many Wonderful Golf Courses to enjoy on vacation!
Smokin Iron Truck & Tractor
Pull, Ottertfest, Otterdazzle, Ottertail Radar Run are Family Fun events that you will enjoy on vacation.
A Year Long List of things to do everywhere during your vacation.
MN State Parks:
| || ||Maplewood State Park|
| || ||Over 9,250 acres of woods, eight major lakes and several ponds, this state-protected habitat is great for
hiking, bird watching, biking, horseback riding, snowmobiling, swimming, and fishing. The park is host to 150 bird species
and 50 species of mammals. Lake Lida has a sandy beach and large picnic areas for visitors a great place to relax and
enjoy nature. The fall colors are amazing.|
| || ||Glendalough State Park|
| || ||Used to be a private reserve visited by many past presidents and VIPs with more than nine
miles of undeveloped Otter Tail County shoreline and six lakes. This park offers excellent fishing, bird watching, and hiking
trails through oak and northern hardwood forests. During spring and fall migration, to the delight of birdwatchers, the
park becomes a major waterfowl staging area. Two observation areas in the park provide excellent opportunities to see wildlife
Some of Otter Tail Country Communities close by
| ||Pelican Rapids|
| ||Small town that gives you a great historic feel.|
| ||Detroit Lakes |
| ||Carnival's, Becker
County Fair, We Fest, are a few of the events found here.|
| ||Fergus Falls|
| ||Your in luck if you're looking for a friendly variety of shopping, Fergus Falls
will offer you that and much more. West-Otter Tail County Fair|
| || |
Perham has many small unique shops, restaurants and a beautiful pool for those rainy-days.
East-Otter Tail County Fair
Try trail riding through
the beautiful countryside. Saddle horses offering group trail rides and corral rides for small children. Horse drawn buggy
and hay rides are available in addition to corral lessons for the inexperienced riders.
Shopping and Antique hunting
In our MN small towns there are many things for you to do, antique
and specialty shops in the surrounding community, and even a coffee shop or 2. Unique, hand-crafted gifts made by local artisans
will become part of your vacation memories. Roadside markets, specialty foods, and pick-your-own produce are available during
summer and fall. Antique auctions and flea markets offer an exciting opportunity to get deals, and stories for your friends.
Art & Craft shows, County Fairs, and old time Fall threshing shows offer family opportunities like no other area.
A nearby mini golf course offers fun for the whole family.
Dining and Dancing
Fine dining or down home establishments can be found through out the area serving a delicious variety of foods, including:
Texas BBQ, steaks, seafood, and good old fashioned hamburgers. The bars in the area offer verities from small town
quite, to live music with dancing but always a friendly atmosphere.
Located on the Otter Tail River, the Phelps mill was built in 1889, and was originally
called the Main Roller Mills. The mill is no longer in operation, but is now the focal point of a beautiful landscaped county
park. Tour the mill, fish the stream, or picnic along the river.
Phelps Mill is host to the highly acclaimed Phelps
Mill Arts and Crafts Festival the second weekend of July, offering guest performers appearing on stage and around the grounds.
A festive atmosphere for a wholesome family experience.
Peak State Park
The second highest site in Minnesota offers a panoramic view of nine lakes
and three counties. As part of a moraine this site is the result of the last push of glacial ice across Minnesota.
Peak is a great place for family hikes and picnics. Enjoy the paved paths with resting benches along the way. Inspiration
Peak is also a good place to watch the fall hawk migration in the area.
Tail County Historical Society
Recognized by the Minnesota Historical Society as one of the
top county museums in the state. Exhibits chronicle the development of Otter Tail County from the Native American to the early
20th Century. Take a stroll down Main Street of a hundred years ago, see history come to life in one of the dioramas, or consult
the extensive genealogical resources available. The Heirloom Garden has been a special outdoor exhibit in recent summers.
Open June-September, the museum is located at 1110 West Lincoln Avenue in Fergus Falls mn.
Wetlands Learning Center
A unique 300-acre site includes 23 wetlands, 19 acres of virgin
prairie, and approximately 175 acres of restored prairie grasslands.
are many different Museums and Cultural Centers to visit all over our area. Be sure not to miss the Veterans Museum in Perham MN.
In Their Own Words -
History Museum of East Otter Tail County
Otter Tail Country Tourism Association
Family Fun at Four Seasons Resort on Rush lake in Ottertail Minnesota
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Furnished with Air Conditioning, Microwaves, Cable TV, Wi-Fi, and more, plus a Wonderful Picture Window overlooking Rush Lake in Otter Tail MN. Our cabins on
Rush lake are very comfy.!