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Bean Hole Days are Here Again

The recipe has been secret and the festival legendary for 80 years! Bean Hole Days are a Pequot Lakes and Whitefish Chain tradition for people of all ages. If you've never "bean" to Bean Hole Days, the celebration involves baking beans in huge kettles overnight, then serving them hot to the community at large, for…
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Fourth of July Fun!

  If you're looking for things to do over your Fourth of July on the Whitefish Chain, you've got options. Non-stop fun awaits you not just on Independence Day itself, but on the days surrounding it as well! Parades Both Pequot Lakes and Nisswa plan parades for the Fourth of July.  At these parades you'll…
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Concerts, Movies and Grandstands, Oh My!

[caption id="attachment_6933" align="aligncenter" width="600"] A scene from the Crosslake Outdoor Concert Series[/caption] The fun never quits on the Whitefish Chain, especially when it comes to summer evenings. As summer heats up here in the north, so does our event calendar. This week we're featuring several evening activities to enjoy with the whole family. Summertime Concert…
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Dragonflies: Friends of the Whitefish Chain

[caption id="attachment_6923" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The green darner dragonfly is one of the larger and more common dragonflies found in Minnesota. Photo by Kate Perkins[/caption] They're agile, they're beautiful, and they take care of some of those pesky mosquitoes: Dragonflies are our friends. With the abundance of water on the Whitefish Chain of Lakes and the…
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Weekly Summertime Fun

[caption id="attachment_4300" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Duck Races in Pine River are held every Friday![/caption] Whenever you plan to visit the Whitefish Chain this summer, there are several weekly events that are held throughout the summer. Your family will love the Whitefish Chain's summer traditions! Big Fun Tuesdays When: Every Tuesday beginning June 19 from 1-3 p.m.…
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Generation After Generation Enjoys the Whitefish Chain

  A testament to the appeal of the Whitefish Chain and quality of its accommodations is the fact that families have been coming to the area for generations- and continue to pass the tradition on to their children. It's practically a given on the Chain that no matter which resort you ask, they've had guests…
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Meet the Turtles of the Whitefish Chain

[caption id="attachment_6891" align="aligncenter" width="600"] A snapping turtle, one of the species of turtles you'll find on and around the Whitefish Chain. Photo by Kate Perkins[/caption] Among the abundance of wildlife on the Whitefish Chain is a great collection of turtles- some common, some rather rare, and all interesting. You'll find them in the waters of…
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Kayak near Crosslake Dam this Weekend

Ever wanted to try kayaking, but just didn't have the gear? Feel your vacation to the Whitefish Chain would be absolutely perfect if you could dip a paddle into the smooth waters of Cross Lake? Now's your chance! Gather the family and head to the Corps of Engineers Recreation Area. This Saturday, May 26, try…
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Owner-Operator Resorts are a Cut Above the Rest

When it comes to hospitality, the owner-operated resorts of the Whitefish Chain are on the ball. These "mom and pop" clusters of beautiful cabins and rooms by sandy shorelines have become known not only for their amenities but for their personal touch. Situated all around the shores of the Whitefish Chain,  owner-operated lodgings are perfect…
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Fun for Everyone on Fishing Opener

  Whether you're an avid angler or not, you'll find there's plenty of fun to be had on and around the Whitefish Chain during this year's fishing opener. Roughly half a million anglers take to the water on fishing opener, according to the MN DNR, and in our (very unbiased) opinion, the Whitefish Chain is…
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