Revisit the Past

tour the rich HIstory

Learn about the history of the area by visiting historical landmarks and museums.
Day One

Start your day out by having lunch at one of our wonderful restaurants.

Explore the history of Kandiyohi County by visiting the Kandiyohi County Historical Society. The museum features exhibits devoted to early transportation, Indian artifacts, a horse-drawn fire engine and other exhibits, which relate to the Kandiyohi County of the past.

Where to Stay: Time to check into your hotel and get your luggage situated.

Your stomach is growling and it’s time to grab a bite to eat. View our dining options.

After supper it’s time to head out to the show. The Barn Threatre is a community theatre group with a pool of talent and committed volunteers that rival most professional companies.

Day Two

Grab a coffee and a delicious treat at one of great coffee shops.

Next stop, Raptor Ridge Museum (or Levin’s Natural Histsory Museum). This museum includes Indian artifacts, fossils, rocks, crystals, butterflies, seashells, books and a few unique items for sale.

Public Beaches

Missing the beach but don’t want to travel far? Willmar Lakes Area has got plenty of beaches and lakeshore for you to enjoy this summer.

Lakes & Water Recreation

Places to stay

Whether you revel in the outdoors or are looking for all the comforts of home, we’ve got plenty of campgrounds, hotels, and resorts to fit your needs and budget.

Places to Stay

Fish our lakes

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!

Fishing Report

Explore our Trails

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.

Trail Report