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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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November in the Willmar Lakes Area

We've been fortunate this year that the warm weather of fall stuck with us longer than usual. But now that November has arrived, so have the colder temperatures. However, don't let the cooler weather damper your girl's weekend or a Thanksgiving getaway this month. There are plenty of...

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Willmar Lakes Area 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway

The Willmar Lakes Area 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway will start December 7, 2020 and run through December 18, 2020 on Facebook. Each day we will uncover the logo of the business we are supporting that day on the Willmar Lakes Area 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway graphic. Each...

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Current Dining Options

In need of a delicious lunch or supper, but not sure where to go? We’re here to help! The Willmar Lakes Area is home to a wide variety of places to eat and drink.  Our restaurants and bars are open, following safety protocols and ready to serve you.  If...

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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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