Five Huge Fish: A Story on How They Came to Be
five huge fish: A Story on How They Came to Be Story and Photos by Kristin Allen A while back, when I was hanging with my idols (previous blog post), Mary Wohnoutka and Sandy Saulsbury, this is what we thought up: A huge fish mural on a long wall next...
A Spring Getaway the Whole Family Will Enjoy
Are you finding that you have a few vacation days built up? Are the kids getting sick of hanging around the house? Now’s the perfect time to plan that spring getaway to the Willmar Lakes Area! Book a weekend or a week-long staycation and enjoy the warmer weather,...
Experience Spring Break in the Willmar Lakes Area
I think we can all agree that life can be unpredictable these days so it's nice to have something to count on. Every year we all look forward to those days off at the beginning of each spring. Some people take it as a restful break from the...
Willmar Lakes Area Top Attractions in 2021
The Willmar Lakes Area is a land full of diverse culture, outdoor adventures, family fun, history, boutique shopping, unique restaurants and so much more. So how do you know what to all see while you're here for a visit? Well, that's what we're here for! At the Willmar...
WLA Features: Robbins Island Regional Park
By Bailey Hovland You’re driving down Highway 71 toward Willmar, with the windows down and the radio up. There isn’t a cloud in the sky and the lake water looks like glass, mirroring the beautiful day. The shoreline of the lake turns into fields of green, where soccer players...
A Playlist to Celebrate Summer in the Willmar Lakes Area
By Bailey Hovland FINALLY! Summer is on the horizon and we are ready to celebrate the coming season with days spent at the lake and nights that end gathered around a bonfire. In honor of the summer days that lie ahead, here’s a little playlist specially curated to encompass...
Top 10 Attractions in the Willmar Lakes Area in 2017
If you find yourself wondering "what should I stop to see if I'm in the Willmar Lakes Area?", wonder no more. We have made a list of the top ten attractions that are a must see if you're traveling to the Willmar Lakes Area. Dorothy Olson Aquatic Center – www.willmarcer.com Come...
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