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The Weather in Alexandria
You can see our climate diagram above. On average, the warmest month is July. Conversely, January is the coolest month in Alexandria, with temperatures going under 5° The rainiest month is December while the driest month is September.
A vacation rental in Alexandria, the "Birthplace of America"
Known simply as Alex to locals, Alexandria begs a visit for its famous Grape Stomp, apple fests, and exciting outdoor recreation. Its Viking connection pleases culture travelers. Come visit with an Alexandria MN cabin rental.
Known for its chef-driven restaurants and independently owned eateries, Alexandria treats gourmands to ice cream bars, vintage pubs, and fine dining establishments. Savor a hearty breakfast of French toast, fluffy pancakes, and omelets at Downtown Diner.
Housed inside an old railroad depot, Depot Express lets diners watch bikers and runners glide down the Central Lakes Trail. Visitors with a sweet tooth will love Roers Family Bakery. Rooted in the European baking tradition, it serves delicious traditional German cookies, coffee cake, and brownies.
With over 200 lakes in the region, Alexandria is the perfect spot to land a trophy fish. There's also the wide and scenic 55-mile Central Lakes Trail, which weaves through lush woodlands, grasslands, and farm country.
Ten miles from Alexandria is Lake Carlos State Park, sculpted by glaciers eons ago. The park lends itself to horse riding, swimming, boating, fishing, hiking, and even skiing during winter. The Glacial Ridge Trail Scenic Byway merits special mention for the pristine lakes, historic sites, wineries, and independent restaurants along the route.
Fruit stomps and more
Regaled for its community spirit, Alexandria boasts a fun cultural calendar. The Vikingland Band Festival, held in June, is the Midwest's most acclaimed summer marching band competition. You could also check out the Douglas County Fair, which features livestock, rides, food, and live entertainment.
September's Grape Stomp unfolds at the scenic Carlos Creek Winery. Expect three days of music, good food, costumes, and of course, stomping of over 10,000 pounds of grapes. This celebration is followed by Applefest, featuring apple sampling, horse-drawn wagon rides, quilt shows, and pie-eating contests.
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