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If you’re thinking you might not be ready for winter yet, just remember all the fun things to do and see in the winter! Visit and explore our top 10 winter attractions and don’t forget to check-in on your Escape to Adventure Pass to earn entries toward the Grand Prize!

Top 10 Winter Attractions

Looking for anything bike related? We have it here on our Bike This Way page! You’ll find trails, where to rent bikes and biking related events! Come check it out!

Bike Trails A Plenty

Fishing is a wonderful outlet to experiencing the great outdoors, getting away from the demands of life, and spending quality time with friends & family! Ice fishing, whether you’re in a big fish house or not, is a great winter activity! Click to find out more!

Just Hook It!

Bring on the snow! It’s time to fully enjoy the beauty and fun that only a Minnesota winter can offer! With so many fun outdoor activities to enjoy, we’re positive that every kind of outdoor enthusiast will enjoy a winter getaway in the Willmar Lakes Area!

Looking Forward to a White Winter

ESCAPE TO ADVENTURE PASSPORT

Sign up and join thousands of adventurers like yourself exploring the best attractions, restaurants, shops and more in the Willmar Lakes Area. Check-in when you visit locations to earn points that are redeemable for entries for a chance to win our Local Favorites Gift Basket valued at $500.00.

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Fish our lakes

The possibilities are endless on our 30 recreational lakes…boating, swimming, fishing, water skiing, tubing, canoeing, kayaking, paddle boating, hydro biking, paddle boarding and so much more!

Fishing Report

Explore our Trails

Surrounded by beautiful lakes and scenery…who wouldn’t take a hike or a leisurely bike ride to enjoy the view? With miles of trials to choose from, you can always find new places to explore.

Trail Report

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Experience Lakes Country

Should you decide to stay for a week or a lifetime, there’s always more to discover in the communities of the Willmar Lakes Area.

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Ultimate Family Staycation: Exploring Willmar Lakes Area

Are you looking for a family-friendly spring break getaway without the hassle of traveling far from home? Look no further than the Willmar Lakes Area, where you can enjoy a perfect staycation with plenty of fun activities for…

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Just for Planners

The Willmar Lakes Area Convention & Visitors Bureau is your resource for information on the Willmar Lakes Area. Our staff will work with you to tailor our services to meet your needs! Think of us as a free assistant, working for you, to make sure your stay is enjoyable and your meeting is a success!

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Got an event you’re hosting in one of our communities? Send us the details so we can help spread the word!

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