Alexandria Area Economic Development Commission

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The Alexandria area is a close-knit community with strong family values where you can make supportive and friendly connections. Our economy provides opportunities for career growth while still having a relaxed small-town feel. We have outdoor recreation for all seasons to fit your active lifestyle and most big-city amenities without the big-city traffic and congestion…that’s Living Alexandria Area!

There’s so much to do and see in the Alexandria area, all right out your front door! Home to over 350 lakes, miles of bike and walking trails, public beaches, and beautiful parks. You will be able to find plenty adventures and outdoor activities to explore that will keep the whole family busy for every season.

Whatever your style there’s plenty of retail stores with the latest fashions and home decor to fit you and your home. You will also have a wide selection of dining and entertainment from unique locally owned restaurants, pubs or wine bars. You can also enjoy touring the voted “Best Winery in Minnesota”, Carlos Creek Winery…Minnesota’s very first legal whiskey distillery, Panther Distillery or the Alexandria areas first brewery in 70 years Copper Trail Brewery Company.

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