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Greetings and Welcome to Fergus Falls. What brought you here? Friends? Family? Work? Regardless of why you are here we hope your visit will give you a chance to relax and unwind. Our slogan “Find Us, Lose Yourself!” challenges and invites you to come to Fergus Falls to rejuvenate yourself. After all, it’s nice to go home feeling invigorated and refreshed. Fergus Falls residents work hard to exemplify “Minnesota Nice.” We are proud of this town and look forward to show-ing it off and sharing with you. When you walk down Lincoln Ave. don’t be surprised by the friendliness in the waves and smiles of people you meet. It’s possible this printed (or digital) guide doesn’t address everything you might want to know. So ask the people you are visiting, the front desk person at your hotel, your waiter or the bait shop owner. Kiosks with maps, brochures and guides are located throughout town. Pick up whatever you need – or stop by the Chamber of Commerce for that specialized request. Fergus Falls is only 2½ hours northwest of Minneapolis/St. Paul, and an hour southeast of Fargo/Moorhead. We’re right off I-94 with five exits into our community. Exit 54 is the pri -mary commercial and hotel area. You’ll find great places to eat and your choice of accommodations including luxury whirlpool suites and resorts. There is a lot to see and do here. If your schedule allows, check online for one of our suggested itineraries – do you like the arts? history? the outdoors? We hope you have a few days to stay; otherwise, plan a return visit to get the full flavor of the area. Shopping can be found in two main areas – the west The Fergus Falls Visitors Guide is an official publication of the Fergus Falls Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB). Additional copies may be obtained by contacting the CVB offices. Reproduction without permission from the Fergus Falls CVB is strictly prohibited. Publisher: Fergus Falls Daily Journal, 914 E. Channing, Fergus Falls, MN 56537 218-739-7551• Thank you to all the advertisers who sponsored ads in this publication. Every effort has been made to minimize errors or omissions. The Fergus Falls Daily Journal and the CVB are not responsible for typographical or other misprints. Welcome end (by the hotels) which features many national chains and our mall, and downtown – keep driving through the tree-cov-ered streets of Lincoln Avenue and you’ll be greeted by coffee shops, boutiques and antique stores. Special events through-out the year warrant a visit — Frostbite Festival, Summerfest, PRCA Rodeo, Viking Challenge and more. Our location as an anchor to the Pine to Prairie Birding Trail, Central Lakes Trail and Otter Trail Scenic Byway have people flocking to see what the buzz is about. Don’t forget about our lakes. Over 1,000 lakes in the area call people to fish, boat, ski and relax. We are quickly becoming a bike-friendly community and also cater to motorcycle enthusiasts. With the popularity of races, runs and challenges – the Fergus Falls Race Series invites participation in some – or all – with a chance to win prizes year-end. These are just a few of the things that make it worth getting to know Fergus Falls. Maybe you’re here on business or considering a move to Fergus Falls. All the elements that make us a great tourist des-tination combine with a strong business climate, great schools and strong community infrastructure to make Fergus Falls a great place to work and live. Jean Bowman, Executive Director Fergus Falls Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) 112 West Washington Ave. Fergus Falls, MN 56537 • 218-332-5425 Find us on facebook: Twitter: @FergusFallsMN Photo by Amy Cory • 800.726.8959 3

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