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Area ski trails are groomed and ready

  [caption id="attachment_4397" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Photo by Jeremy Bronson[/caption] We have great news from the Whitefish Chain for all the cross-country skiers out there: we have snow and trails are being groomed! If you want a vacation that makes the most of winter, the Whitefish Chain is a great area. Among our large repertoire of…
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How logging brought the Whitefish Chain to life

  [caption id="attachment_4393" align="alignnone" width="600"] A load of logs is pulled by horses in the early days of the Whitefish Chain area, in the lake 1800s or early 1900s. Photo courtesy of the Crosslake Historical Society[/caption] Long before tourism took hold on the Whitefish Chain, logging was the main industry that shaped the chain, allowing for the…
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Strap on your skates

  All the ice that we become familiar with in Minnesota winters is good for a lot of great activities, and not the least of them is ice skating. Surrounding the Whitefish Chain area are several local ice rinks, all free to use and lit by bright lights for the shorter days of the year.…
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Come see the northern lights

[caption id="attachment_4333" align="alignright" width="309"] Northern lights shine in the Minnesota sky over a frozen lake and a warm tent.[/caption] For many people, the natural phenomena of the northern lights is a bucket list item. The glow that sometimes lights up the sky above the Whitefish Chain is an ethereal sight that is entirely unforgettable. Curtains…
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Join the Christmas Bird Count

[caption id="attachment_4215" align="alignright" width="450"] A blue jay perches on a branch on a snowy day. Photo by Kate Perkins[/caption] One of the best ways to enjoy the sights and sounds of winter is through birdwatching, and Christmas happens to be a great time get out and see some birds. This is the time of year…
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