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Best Western Premier The Lodge on Lake Detroit
3 out of 5
1200 E Shore Dr, Detroit Lakes, MN
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $177 per night
4.7/5Exceptional! (201 reviews)

"GREAT PLACE! Everyone is helpful, it is very clean. LOVED IT."…"

Reviewed on Jul. 28, 2020

Best Western Premier The Lodge on Lake Detroit
GrandStay Hotel & Suites Perham
2.5 out of 5
231 Market Drive, Perham, MN
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $151 per night
4.6/5Exceptional! (185 reviews)

"Great Staff, Location and Clean comfortable rooms"…"

Reviewed on Jun. 27, 2020

GrandStay Hotel & Suites Perham
AmericInn by Wyndham Hawley
2.5 out of 5
1212 Jetvig Blvd, Hawley, MN
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $114 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (130 reviews)

"Comfortable beds, good selection for breakfast, comfortable and clean room."…"

Reviewed on Jul. 11, 2020

AmericInn by Wyndham Hawley
Holiday Inn Detroit Lakes
3 out of 5
1155 Highway 10 East Becker, Detroit Lakes, MN
Free cancellation
The price is CA $140 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (225 reviews)

"We loved the suite we got with the lake view and a balcony. There was a nice bug whirlpool tub in our room too. The whole experience was great!"…"

Reviewed on Jun. 15, 2020

Holiday Inn Detroit Lakes
Quality Inn & Suites
2.5 out of 5
615 Highway 10 E, Detroit Lakes, MN
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $134 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (217 reviews)

"Check in and check out Person was excellent she was so polite she's definitely personable.."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 16, 2020

Quality Inn & Suites
AmericInn by Wyndham Detroit Lakes
2.5 out of 5
777 Hwy. 10 East, Detroit Lakes, MN
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $113 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (118 reviews)

"We needed to check in early to get ready for a wedding. I went about 1pm and ask about checking in early knowing I wouldn’t be allowed. The clerk smiled and said “were ready for you “. I thanked her and was checked in right away. The room was nice and clean. Bed was comfortable. The pool and pool ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul. 20, 2020

AmericInn by Wyndham Detroit Lakes
Brookside Motel
2.5 out of 5
1410 Jefferson St N, Wadena, MN
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4/5Very Good! (35 reviews)
Very warm and comfortable.

"Very warm and comfortable. I had driven many miles that day and would be driving many miles afterwards. I hated to leave.."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 5, 2017

Brookside Motel
Americas Best Value Inn & Suites Detroit Lakes
2 out of 5
400 Morrow Ave, Detroit Lakes, MN
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $99 per night
3.8/5Good! (272 reviews)

"Friendly staff, fresher breakfast fruit would have been better. Clean room."…"

Reviewed on Jul. 13, 2020

Americas Best Value Inn & Suites Detroit Lakes
Super 8 by Wyndham Perham
2 out of 5
106 Jake St, Perham, MN
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $95 per night
3.8/5Good! (118 reviews)

"Friendly staff. Easy check in. Clean rooms. Great location."…"

Reviewed on Aug. 1, 2020

Super 8 by Wyndham Perham
Budget Host Inn
2.5 out of 5
895 Highway 10 East, Detroit Lakes, MN
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2.9/5 (38 reviews)

"It's a nice quiet hotel and the price is right!!!"…"

Reviewed on Aug. 2, 2018

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Where Should We Stay in Detroit Lakes?

The destination of Detroit Lakes is a great choice if you've been thinking about a vacation with your kids. The lake views, parks, and snowmobile riding are just some of the things that make this a good destination for family vacations. Arrange a flight into Fargo, ND (FAR-Hector Intl.), which is located 46.8 mi (75.4 km) from the city center. Detroit Lakes has 13 child-friendly hotels and other accommodations so you have a variety of choices when you're deciding where you should stay.

Vacationing families have good things to say about these accommodations:

Best Western Plus Holland House: Offers a children's pool, free parking, and a waterslide. Guests like the clean rooms and breakfast options at this 2.5-star hotel.

Holiday Inn Detroit Lakes - Features a private beach, a children's pool, and a restaurant. The central location and breakfast options make this 3-star hotel popular with guests.

When Should We Visit Detroit Lakes?

You're probably hoping for good weather for your family trip. You can use these tips to plan when to pack up the kids and head to Detroit Lakes.

  • Hottest months: July, August, June, and September, with an average temperature of 81°F
  • Coldest months: January, February, December, and March, with an average temperature of 1°F
  • Driest months: February, December, January, and March, with an average rainfall of 0.73 inches
  • Rainiest months: June, July, September, and May, with an average rainfall of 3.84 inches

What Should We See and Do in Detroit Lakes?

Historic Holmes Theater and Lyle Crovisier Memorial Park are interesting attractions you and your family might enjoy exploring while you are staying in Detroit Lakes. Make sure you have lots of time for activities like Kent Freeman Arena and History Museum of East Otter Tail County.

Detroit Lakes is also known for its:
  • Fishing
  • Cafés
  • Festivals
  • Snowmobile riding
  • Parks

Getting Around Detroit Lakes

To venture out into the surrounding area, hop on a train at Detroit Lakes Station. Detroit Lakes may not have many public transit options so consider renting a car to explore more.

Frequently asked questions

What's Detroit Lakes like for family-friendly vacations?
If you’ve been thinking about a vacation with your kids, Detroit Lakes is a good choice. The lake views, parks, and snowmobile riding are just a few things that make this an attractive vacation spot for families. Fly into Hector Intl. Airport (FAR), which is located 46.8 mi (75.4 km) from the center of Detroit Lakes.
What's the best hotel when traveling with kids to Detroit Lakes?
Quality Inn & Suites is a hotel with 3 indoor pools and a waterslide, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Other good options for your stay with the kids include Best Western Premier The Lodge on Lake Detroit and AmericInn by Wyndham Detroit Lakes.
How many hotels that welcome families can I expect to find in Detroit Lakes?
Expedia has 11 family-friendly hotels and other accommodations in Detroit Lakes.
What's the weather like in Detroit Lakes?
The hottest months are usually July and August with an average temp of 66°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 16°F. Average annual rainfall for Detroit Lakes is 27 inches.
What's there to see and do with your family in Detroit Lakes?
While you are visiting Detroit Lakes, you might want to round up the kiddos and make time to see interesting attractions such as Lyle Crovisier Memorial Park and Historic Holmes Theater. Make sure you have lots of time for activities like Kent Freeman Arena and Detroit Mountain Recreation Area.

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