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Recent Alexandria property reviews

  • Celebrating our 50th Anniversary

    "We celebrated our 50th Anniversary with our family of 16. We were so delighted with this beautiful home. The home is very large and accommodated all of us with ease. The home has very large rooms. The Master Suite was big and beautiful with an onsuite of not only a large bathroom but also an adjacent dressing room and a walk-in closet.The kitchen was a cooks dream kitchen. My favorite channel on TV is the Home and Garden channel. This kitchen could be featured as a dream kitchen on that show, My three daughters did all the cooking and found it a pleasure to work in to cook our meals. A Celebration meal was prepared and enjoyed in the lovely formal dinning room. The 8 grandchildren ages 10 - 17 loved being outdoors because there were so many things to do - paddleboat, Rainbow playset, vollyball net, and lots of space to play games. We loved using the pontoon and used it several times a day for rides and fishing. The paddleboat was enjoyed with the grandchildren. On one day that it rained, the ping-pong table in the garage was used to intertain the whole family. My husband and I loved the sunroom because we could watch all the activities that the family was doing from there while they were outdoors. Because there was so much to do, we did not need to watch TV (a nice large flatscreen in the Greatroom). Many spaces to use if a person wanted to be by themselves to read or do a project. The owners of this home, were so great to work with. Always responded with an email or phone call. The work they put into this home shows their pride and joy in serving their renters with the best there is to have in a vacation home. Cannot say enough good things about this wonderful home. We Loved it!! The family will always have wonderful memories celebrating our 50th Anniversary."
    Guest: Angela W. Date of Stay: June 2013 Review Submitted: June 13, 2013
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  • Annual Family Vacation

    "We had a wonderful stay in this very nice lake side home. It was large enough for the whole family, including our kids, their spouses, and grandkids! We rented a pontoon boat from the nearby camp and spent the day relaxing on the lake. The only down side was that the fishing wasn't very good, but we're pretty sure it was due to the long, cold winter."
    Guest: Shelley E. Date of Stay: July 2013 Review Submitted: July 31, 2013
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  • Lake Miltona

    "We always enjoy going to Lake Miltona! Very nice place to stay. The only downfall are all the steps to the lake. Owners are very nice to deal with. Neighbors are Great!"
    Guest: Lou Date of Stay: August 2013 Review Submitted: August 21, 2013
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  • Perfect Getaway Cabin!

    "This cabin was the PERFECT spot for 10 girlfriends to stay. It's spacious, very clean and cozy feeling, and the beds were comfy. They even had little baskets with extra toiletries if anyone needed them. The kitchen is perfect for cooking large meals. The owners were really lovely people, and so helpful during our stay. We had some winter weather move in, and they were so attentive and wonderful! It was also very close to the Carlos Creek winery, which is very necessary stop for anyone going through this area. I would stay here again for a similar occasion in a heartbeat!"
    Guest: MeganMichelle Date of Stay: December 2012 Review Submitted: December 11, 2012
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Alexandria Travel Tips

Alexandria Vacation Rentals: The Perfect Bases for Exploring Minnesota'

Alexandria is in the heart of Minnesota, close to a number of interconnecting small lakes, including Lake Winona, Lake Agnes, Lake Henry, Lake Victoria and the larger Lake Geneva. The historic downtown district has a busy calendar of events, including the Awake the Lakes Festival on Memorial Day Weekend, the Vikingland Band Festival in June, Art in the Park in July, and the Minnesota Food and Wine Festival in September. The town has plenty of small shops and restaurants to meet most requirements.

Things to Do from Alexandria Lake Houses

This flat scenic area is ideal for cycling and hiking with miles of footpaths and bike trails. There are also plenty of antique and specialty shops. The 300 lakes in the area offer great boating and water sports opportunities in the summer. Fishing enthusiasts can catch walleye, bass, perch and panfish, among other species of freshwater fish. In the winter, the area has miles of tracks for snowmobiling, cross country and downhill skiing and the latest craze – snow tubing!

The great outdoors areas are ideal for wildlife and bird watching, especially along the lake's shoreline and wetlands. Sandhill cranes, prairie chickens, buntings, grosbeaks, owls, hawks, warblers and swans can all be seen in the area. Larger wildlife includes wild wolves, bears and moose.

More organized family activities can include a day at the famous Runestone Museum which houses a huge slab of greywacke covered in ancient script, or the newly opened Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum.

Exploring the Neighborhoods Around Alexandria Cottages

The 150-mile long Otter Trail covers many local areas of natural beauty in this circular drive. Head for Fergus Falls, Pelican Rapids, Perham and Battle Lake, where artists often set up stalls showcasing their work. Other beauty spots in the area are the forests and lakes of Maplewood State Park, Glendalough State Park and the panoramic overlook at Inspiration Peak. The historic Phelps Mill and millpond were built in 1889 and make a lovely photograph.

Maple Lake has over 866 acres of spring-fed waters, giving it exceptional clarity. It is ideal for boat trips, swimming, or fishing from the dock.

The Weather and Climate at Minnesota Vacation Rentals

Minnesota is a great place to visit for outdoor activities from late April through October. Summers are warm with temperatures often topping 80 F. There is rainfall in Minnesota all year-round but the wettest month is June. The winter months have heavy snowfall from December to March, with temperatures well below freezing.

Great Reasons for Choosing Minnesota Vacation Rentals

Visitors to Alexandria are likely to be seeking outdoor pursuits, fishing and water-based activities. Minnesota vacation rentals offer plenty of space for storing bicycles, kayaks and other equipment to make your vacation fun. Vacation rentals are usually far better located than hotels, in secluded woodland settings and with lakeside views from their private decks. With your own waterfront home-away-from-home, you can swim and fish from your own dock, grill outdoors and do a host of activities which are not available from a hotel room. Make the most of the indoor and outdoor space offered with a vacation rental, especially for those with children. Best of all, a vacation rental often works out to be much cheaper than comparable hotel rooms, especially if you prepare meals and barbecues at home rather than eating out.

Getting to Alexandria Vacation Rentals

They say "Alexandria is easy to get to and hard to leave" but as far as transportation, it is very easy to reach. The Hector International Airport at Fargo, North Dakota is about 99 miles from the center of Alexandria; the drive is also very scenic.

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