Vacation Home 3 – Exterior Framing and Sheathing

It was a beautiful day in Otter Tail Lakes Country yesterday. Mild temps allowed us to spend the day hiking and sledding. Today is much colder (-8). We also took a few minutes to check out the progress on the latest Vacation Home (#3). The exterior framing and sheathing is nearly complete. We are a […]

Minnesota Birding Report

This is the Northwest Minnesota Birding Report for Thursday, December 26, 2013 sponsored by the Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce. You may also hear this report by calling (218)847-5743 or 1-800-433-1888. It has been a cold week in the northwest, but at least there has so far been no bad snowstorms to spoil the […]

Minnesota Trails Report

Maplewood State Park has approximately 10 inches of snow in the woods. The ski trails are groomed and in fair to good condition, with a 2-4 inch base. The snowmobile trails remain ungroomed and in fair condition. East Silent Lake Resort is the perfect “home-base” for your next winter escape. We are minutes from the […]

Minnesota Trails Report

The Winter Wonderland Snowmobile Trails running through the Detroit Lakes area are open for riding. Total snowfall accumulation is now 8-15 inches. The trails are fully groomed and will be groomed weekly throughout the season. Trail conditions range from fair to good, and the trail base is up to 3 inches deep in areas with […]

Minnesota Fishing Report

Now that the severe cold snap has passed through, ice measurements have grown to 9-12 inches thick on most area lakes. While snow cover ranges from 8-12 inches deep, the frigid temperatures have helped solidify most of the slush. Truck travel is expected on most area lakes by Christmas. Walleyes and perch have been biting […]

Minnesota Birding Report

This is the Northwest Minnesota Birding Report for Thursday, December 19, 2013 sponsored by the Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce. You may also hear this report by calling (218)847-5743 or 1-800-433-1888. After a brief warm-up, we are back into the deep freeze again in the northwest. Sightings are few as most folks are staying […]

Prospect House & Civil War Museum

East Silent Resort is a great place to stay for your family vacation. Not just because of our beautiful lake, sandy beach, comfortable cabins, and exciting activities. Those are important, of course. But we are also minutes from several famous tourism attractions in Otter Tail County, Minnesota. Are your family members fancied by history, culture, […]

Battle Lake, MN

While you are having your family vacation at East Silent Lake Resort, you are close to many of our great communities that offer unique shops, parks and lakes, eateries and endless fun events. Battle Lake City is one of the hottest spots for families interested in vacationing in beautiful Otter Tail County. Battle Lake, known […]

Ashby, MN

As your family travels to East Silent Lake Resort, you’ll also want to visit the many unique and tourist-friendly communities of Otter Tail County sprinkled among wooded hills and crystal clear lakes! One of the cities in Otter Tail County you’ll want to visit is Ashby, a small, friendly community located in a setting of […]

Minnesota Trails Report

Maplewood State Park received 9 inches of snow last week, just shy of what is needed to begin grooming the ski and snowmobile trails. The ski trails at Glendalough State Park, however, have been groomed and skiers report very good to excellent conditions. The trail base measures 2 inches. Watch for snow laden branches hanging […]