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Plan Your Trip

Book a weekend or a week-long staycation and enjoy a variety of attractions that’ll keep the whole family busy!

Top 12 Summer Attractions

Whether you’re a novice or a road captain, the Willmar Lakes Area has the trails for you!  “Ride as much or as little, as long or as short as you feel. But ride.” – Eddy Merckx

Just Keep Pedaling

Fishing is a wonderful outlet to experiencing the great outdoors, getting away from the demands of life, and spending quality time with friends & family!

Just Hook It!

Get your daily dose of iron on one of five beautiful golf courses, one of three amazing disc golf courses, and one incredible mini-golf course!

Keep It In The Fairway

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.

Our Communities

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5 Ways to Stay Cool this Summer!

Minnesota, known for being a colder state, sure doesn’t get the respect it deserves for the heat it can bring in the summer months. When the temperature gets into the 90’s and the humidity soars over 50 percent,…

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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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