Ode to a Fish House

The fish cleaning house at East Silent Lake Resort has a long and storied history. It has changed dramatically over the years….it’s location, size, amenities and construction. But certain things about the fish house never changes; most importantly, the relationships that it nurtures. Enjoy! Ode to a Fish House You, dear fish cleaning house, are […]

Celebrating 100 Years of Minnesota Family Vacations

As you know, we’re celebrating East Silent Resort’s 100th year. It is humbling to think about the thousands of family traditions that have taken place on this small parcel of land in Otter Tail County. As a tribute to the many families that came before us, we’ll be chronicling East Silent Resort’s history here in […]

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 […]

Ruby’s City Restaurant

While having your family vacation at East Silent Resort in Otter Tail County, try some of our delicious restaurants. You can find several types of dining within a few miles. Or, take a little longer road trip to experience Ruby’s City Restaurant, a local historic restaurant in Ashby, Minnesota near the Central Lakes Bike Trial. Ruby’s […]

Minnesota Trails Report

The Winter Wonderland Snowmobile Trails will be open for riding in the coming week. As of Dec. 4, the Detroit Lakes area had received 8-12 inches of snow. Some of the snowmobile trails will be packed, but more snow is needed to groom. Some of the cross-country ski trails in Becker and Otter Tail Counties […]

Central Lakes Trail

Do you fall in love with beautiful trails? Then, Otter Tail County is the perfect family vacation destination for you to explore the magic of our many attractive trails. One of the most exciting trails we strongly suggest your family explore is the Central Lakes Trail, the major corridor that lies in the central hills […]

Balmoral Golf Course

East Silent Lake Resort is a perfect family resort that provides your family members with easy accesses to all kinds of family activities in Otter Tail County, including golf! Among all of the golf courses near East Silent Resort, Balmoral Golf Course is one of the most unique – offering your family an unforgettable golf […]