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Bicycle Benefits in the Willmar Lakes Area

The Willmar Lakes Area Convention & Visitors Bureau and BikeWillmar are happy to partner with local businesses to increase bike traffic in the Willmar Lakes Area! How the Program Works: 1. Purchase a Bicycle Benefits sticker at the Willmar Lakes Area CVB for $5 2. Put the sticker on your bicycle helmet 3....

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Willmar Lakes Area Top 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. So how do you know what to all see while you're here for a visit? Well, that's what we're here for! At the Willmar...

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Take Me Out to the Ball Game

By Bailey Hovland Baseball! The great American pastime. Since the 19th century, Americans have been playing ball. Now, it’s as American as apple pie and bald eagles. From the catch phrases we use every day — hitting a home run, striking out, playing hardball, going to bat for someone, throwing...

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Minnesota Monthly Feature on the Willmar Lakes Area

By Willmar Lakes Area and Quinton Skinner Your dance card can fill up pretty quickly when you’re looking for summertime fun in the Willmar Lakes area. Part of the appeal is balancing everything you want to do, from outdoor fresh-air activities to charming destinations for a bite and a...

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A Playlist to Celebrate Summer in the Willmar Lakes Area

By Bailey Hovland FINALLY! Summer is on the horizon and we are ready to celebrate the coming season with days spent at the lake and nights that end gathered around a bonfire. In honor of the summer days that lie ahead, here’s a little playlist specially curated to encompass...

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10 Events You Can’t Miss This Summer

By Bailey Hovland One month of summer has come and gone, bringing us into July. July is the epitome of summer festivities. It’s when we celebrate the Fourth of July, commemorated by parades and fireworks and everything decorated in red, white, and blue. Swimsuits are the weekend outfit of choice,...

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Top 10 Attractions in the Willmar Lakes Area

If you find yourself wondering "what should I stop to see if I'm in the Willmar Lakes Area?", wonder no more. We have made a list of the top ten attractions that are a must see if you're traveling to the Willmar Lakes Area. Dorothy Olson Aquatic Center – www.willmarcer.com Come...

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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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