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Ways to Celebrate Valentine's in the Willmar Lakes Area

Even though Valentine's Day lands on a Tuesday this year, don't let that get you down. That just means the many Valentine events and activities can be spread out over two weekends! The most common and one of the easiest ways to celebrate is by going out for a...

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New Year + Fresh Snow = Lots of FUN!

There's nothing quite like a winter in Minnesota, especially after a big snowstorm! The Willmar Lakes Area was recently blessed with plenty of snowfall and locals and visitors alike are excited to get out and enjoy it while it's here! One of the most popular winter activities in Minnesota...

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Looking Forward to the 2023 Spicer WinterFest

From the middle of January through the first week of February, the town that is “nicer” will host their annual WinterFest celebration. Spicer, home to 1,200 smiling residents, is continuing a tradition that fosters community and celebrates the unique town at the edge of Green Lake. The celebration...

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Make the Most of Your "Celebrate the Light of the World" Visit

Does one of your holiday traditions include checking out the holiday lights in the neighborhood? Why not expand on that and plan a trip to see the “Celebrate the Light of the World” Christmas light display in the Willmar Lakes Area? This free event is so popular that...

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Everyone Screams for Ice Cream!

One of the best ways to stay cool in the summer is to enjoy a delicious bowl or cone of ice cream! So we're here to share with you some of the best places to get a delicious frozen treat in the Willmar Lakes Area! The Deep Freeze Drive on...

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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, you'll find yourself searching for a way to stay cool....

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Summer Camping in the Willmar Lakes Area

If you are looking for a camping experience that will leave you counting the days until you can return, look no further than the many beautiful campgrounds in the Willmar Lakes Area. Kandiyohi County has 5 County Parks that you can camp and recreate at. Each park has its...

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