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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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Discovering the Perfect Backdrop: Wedding and Reception Venues in the Willmar Lakes Area

Nestled in the heart of Minnesota, the Willmar Lakes Area emerges as a hidden gem for couples dreaming of a picturesque setting for their wedding day. With its serene lakes, lush landscapes, and charming venues, this locale offers a plethora of options for both wedding ceremonies and receptions....

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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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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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Fall Bike Getaway Options with Birding in the Willmar Lakes Area

By Russ Lowthian of HaveFunBiking.com Head west of the Twin Cities, and before you know it, you will be greeted by small-town charm, and a sprawling countryside full of bike/birding opportunities in the Willmar Lakes Area. To the naked eye, it may not seem like much, but the area...

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Fall Festivals & Events are a Plenty this October

If you ask me, October is the best month of the year. Not too hot, not too cold and a lot less bugs! We get to watch nature change as the many plants and trees turn to vibrant fall colors and watch as the birds start to migrate...

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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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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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