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Otter Tail Lakes Country | Travel Minnesota | MN Vacation

Upon your arrival to Otter Tail Country, you’ll find many charming communities sprinkled among wooded hills and crystal clear lakes. In these unique, tourist-friendly communities, all things are possible. You’ll find wonderful eating establishments, historical sites and museums, movie theaters, swimming pools, art galleries, fantastic shopping, parks, antique dealers, golf courses, bowling alleys and more. Our lively communities also host regular events and festivals, including craft fairs, sporting events and tournaments, flea market, turtle races, carnivals, concerts, and rodeos. From small towns to larger cities, the communities of Otter Tail Country offer a mix of things to see and do. Come check it all out.

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  1. Battle Lake

    PO Box 386, Battle Lake, Minnesota, 56515

    Battle Lake is a bustling little community wrapped snugly around the western edge of West Battle Lake in central Minnesota's "lakes country". The City has a population of 875 however with increasing development adjacent to the City and on [...]

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  2. Fergus Falls

    112 W Washington Avenue, Fergus Falls, Minnesota, 56537

    Fergus Falls, is located in the West Central Minnesota lakes country, near the Red River Valley. We are approximately 180 miles northwest of Minneapolis, 25 miles east of the North Dakota border of Breckenridge and Wahpeton and 55 miles from [...]

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  3. Henning

    612 Front Street, Henning, MN, 56551

    We are a Community Growing With Pride! We offer a full set of retail establishments for all your needs, local resorts, park and recreation areas, nearby golf courses, seven churches

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  4. Ottertail

    239 Hwy 78 N., Ottertail, MN, 56571

    Whether you want to fish, boat, water-ski or just relax and enjoy one of the many lakes in the area, friendly Ottertail City is where you want to be!

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  5. Parkers Prairie

    307 North Otter Avenue, Parkers Prairie, MN, 56361

    Come and enjoy the friendly and scenic atmosphere of Parkers Prairie! Come stroll the tree lined streets on a summer evening and be greeted with a friendly “Hello” from everyone you meet.

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  6. Pelican Rapids

    P. O. Box 350, Pelican Rapids, MN, 56572

    Being the gateway to beautiful Maplewood State Park, Pelican Rapids is a bustling city that is a favorite summer and winter vacation spot in scenic Otter Tail County. Pelican Rapids is also home to the “Worlds Largest Pelican”.

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  7. Perham

    185 E Main St, Perham, Minnesota, 56573

    Perham is located in the heart of Minnesota's lakes country at the center of 1000 lakes. Come experience the many recreational opportunities and discover why Perham, Minnesota is a great place to Live, Work, and Play!

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  8. Vergas

    PO BOX 32, Vergas, MN, 56587

    The citizens of Vergas live by the adage: "We are small enough to know you, but big enough to serve you!" The city of Vergas is also known as the “Home of the Loon”, the Minnesota State Bird.

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  9. Wadena

    5 Aldrich Ave. SE, Wadena, Minnesota, 56482

    Wadena is uniquely situated in central Minnesota to be your gateway to north country recreation. Make Wadena the starting point for your golf or biking trip, the course and trails are well maintained and conditions are great!

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  10. Ashby

    203 Main St, Ashby, Minnesota, 56309

    Ashby is a progressive community set among beautiful lakes, farms and friendly people. If you enjoy hiking, biking and snowmobiling, Memorial Park is the Memorial Park is ideal for the outdoor enthusiast.

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  11. Bluffton

    PO BOX 66, Bluffton, Minnesota, 56518

    The small community of Bluffton was incorporated in 1903 and is 4 mi NW of Wadena. There are several businesses in the community ranging from a hardware store to a beauty salon. Visit us soon, see what we have to offer.

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  12. Clitherall

    102 N Oak St, Clitherall, Minnesota, 56524

    Clitherall has a population of 118 and is surrounded by many lakes that offer fishing, boating, camping, nature walks and of dozens of traditional family resorts.

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  13. Dalton

    107 E Main St, Dalton, Minnesota, 56324

    Dalton is a small community surrounded by lakes and the beauty of nature. Dalton is known for the annual Threshing Reunion held the first weekend after Labor Day.

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  14. Deer Creek

    PO BOX 272, Deer Creek, Minnesota, 56527

    Deer Creek is a small community located near New York Mills. Visitors can enjoy viewing exhibits at the museum and the surrounding scenery.

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  15. Dent

    PO Box 161, Dent, MN, 56528

    Dent is situated in the heart of the lake country region providing great fishing in summer and winter. Our local merchants and resorts have a wide variety of products and services to meet all your vacation needs.

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  16. Elizabeth

    PO BOX 380, Elizabeth, MN, 56533

    Just outside Fergus Falls, this quaint community offers you a beautiful view any direction you look!

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  17. Erhard

    PO BOX 12, Erhard, MN, 56534

    Erhard is the home of the largest 4th of July celebration in Otter Tail County. The city of Erhard is surrounded by beautiful scenery throughout its rolling hills that provides you with a view for miles!

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  18. New York Mills

    28 Centennial 84 Drive West, New York Mills, MN, 56567

    NYM is a small town with a wide variety of GREAT community events, extensive parks, and a premier arts center. Our many volunteer organizations are second to none and help keep our community vibrant and strong. Check us out on facebook! We [...]

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  19. Richville

    611 3RD ST SW, Richville, MN, 56576

    Richville has nearby resorts and lakes for you to enjoy during your visit in the summer plus snowmobiling trails and ice fishing in the winter.

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  20. Rothsay

    PO Box 117, Rothsay, MN, 56579

    Home of the largest prairie chicken on the planet. Rothsay’s mild weather is ideal for hiking, biking and other outdoor activities! In the winter time come enjoy ice fishing on one of the 10,000 lakes in Rothsay’s backyard.

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  21. Underwood

    PO Box 106, Underwood, MN, 56586

    Come to Underwood and check out all the interesting and historic landmarks including Foss Log Cabin, Centennial Park, Fort Juelson and the Phelps Mill.

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  22. Vining

    713 May Ave, Vining, MN, 56588

    As the citizens of Vining always say, “The door to Vining is always open and all are welcome!" Vining holds the Biggest Small Town Celebration in Otter Tail County. Sculptures are scattered throughout the city.

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