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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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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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The New Year Brings the Winter Fun

As the holiday gatherings and parties start to dwindle down, we look forward to January and the many fun winter events and activities that take place. We cherish the moments that were spent with family and friends and the variety of delicious foods made by everyone. But, as...

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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 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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August Events You'll Want on Your Calendar

Make some memories before summer ends. These local events offer a little fun for everyone – and one huge reason to add an extra stop on your next road trip! August 1-6 - Lake Lillian Fun Days Join in on the family fun during Lake Lillian Fun Days the first weekend...

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Take in the Views of the Willmar Lakes Area

Summer has arrived and is in full swing. But does your summer somehow seem busier than the rest of the year? We tend to schedule time off and and then fill it up with a bunch of activities and events to attend. We don't ever schedule time to just...

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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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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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