Category Archives: Attractions & Activities

Attractions & Activities

Mini Golf is Mega Fun!

[caption id="attachment_7010" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Pictured is one of the many fun holes at Wildwedge Mini Golf in Jenkins.[/caption] Putting around on the small greens of mini golf is a popular activity that, while known for being small, is big fun for the entire family. Around the Whitefish Chain of Lakes in beautiful Minnesota there are…
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Pristine Fun at Paul Bunyan Land

When children enter Paul Bunyan Land, they're greeted by Paul himself- all 26 feet tall of him- and greeted by name! The giant Paul Bunyan statue that "magically" knows children's names is iconic to Paul Bunyan Land.¬†Located south of the Whitefish Chain in Brainerd, Paul Bunyan Land is a local attraction that has captivated guests…
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Spend the day at Brainerd International Raceway

Smell the burning nitro, hear and feel the loud engines, and see the mind-boggling speed. Even if you're not a "car person," Whitefish Chain locals will tell you that a trip to Brainerd International Raceway (BIR) is a ton of fun and well worth the trip. If you're unfamiliar, Brainerd International Raceway is located just…
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See the Ski Loons, and other fun events this week

[caption id="attachment_6973" align="aligncenter" width="600"] A shot from the 2015 Brainerd Ski Loons show. Photo by Kate Perkins[/caption] Have you ever seen a water skiing pyramid? Where the skiers are stacked on top of one another and flying across the lake? You can see this and a lot more at a Brainerd Ski Loons show, coming…
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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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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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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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Top 5 Reasons the Whitefish Chain is Amazing

We could name a lot more than five things that make the Whitefish Chain of Lakes amazing, but the top five are in- and you'll love them as much as we do. Nestled in the heart of north-central Minnesota in the Brainerd Lakes Area, the Whitefish Area has a lot to offer. [caption id="attachment_6728" align="aligncenter"…
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Choosing the Perfect Vacation Destination

[caption id="attachment_6705" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Summer on the Whitefish Chain. Photo by Kate Perkins[/caption] A family vacation is a break from the hectic pace of our everyday lives, a chance for every member of the family can slow down, leave school or work behind, and simply enjoy themselves. That's why picking the perfect family vacation destination…
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