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12 Must See Summer Attractions

The Willmar Lakes Area is a land full of diverse culture, outdoor adventures, family fun, history, boutique shopping, unique restaurants and so much more. With so many amazing opportunities, how do you know what to see while you’re here? Well, that’s what we’re here for! At the Willmar...

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April Adventures: Must See Events in the Willmar Lakes Area

In April, the Willmar Lakes Area comes alive with a vibrant array of events, inviting residents and visitors to embrace a season of renewal and joy. The landscape transforms with blooming flora and the return of migratory birds, while community activities capture the essence of spring. This month,...

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6 Ways to Celebrate Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day is just around the corner, and if you're looking to celebrate with your special someone in the Willmar Lakes Area, you're in luck! This picturesque region offers a variety of romantic activities that are sure to make your day unforgettable. Here are six delightful ways to...

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Get Out & Enjoy February!

Don't hibernate this winter! Get out and explore the many arts and cultural experiences, lively entertainment, and invigorating outdoor activities that the Willmar Lakes Area has to offer. You’ll find plenty of events and activities that the whole family will enjoy this February. Read more about some of...

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4 Reasons to Visit the Willmar Lakes Area in the Fall

The Willmar Lakes Area is a hidden gem in the Midwest that is perfect for a fall getaway. Here are some reasons why you should visit Kandiyohi County in the fall: 1) Fall foliage: Kandiyohi County is surrounded by beautiful forests, parks, and lakes that turn into a breathtaking...

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A Fun & Busy September

Whether we want to admit it or not, fall is fast approaching. Soon, the kids will be back in school, the after school activities will begin as well as the wide variety of school and activity fundraisers. But even though we might be moving into a more routine...

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A Pet Friendly Travel Destination

The Willmar Lakes Area is a beautiful region located in the heart of Minnesota that offers a variety of pet-friendly activities and places for you and your furry friends to visit. With unique locations and local businesses that cater specially to our four-legged friends, you’re sure to find...

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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!

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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.

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