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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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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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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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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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Explore the Outdoors in June

June is the perfect month to spend lots of time outdoors in Minnesota. The Willmar Lakes Area is full of outdoor activities and adventures you're sure to love! Let's start with Sibley State Park. One of Minnesota’s top 20 attractions, Sibley provides access to 2,900 acres of colorful prairies,...

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Plan You're Unforgettable Spring Break

Sometimes winter can feel like it drags on and we need something to keep our mind off of the cold, snowy weather. We suggest planning an unforgettable spring break in the Willmar Lakes Area to give you something to look forward to! Some people take it as a...

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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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