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Attractions & Activities

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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The Big St. Pat’s Parade is this Weekend!

It's almost here! The Crosslake St. Patrick's Day Parade and festivities are this Saturday. The parade, one of the largest in Minnesota (and almost definitely the largest outside the Twin Cities) will bring more than 10,000 people to the town of Crosslake and endless fun to parade goers. The parade begins at 2 p.m. on…
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Frozen Fore tees off this weekend!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=168&v=mH2pUJXeOQI This weekend a celebration for a good cause takes place just a stone's throw from the Whitefish Chain. The Gull Lake Frozen Fore consists of several events and raises money for worthy local charities. The event bills itself as the world's largest golf and snowmobile charity event. Every year the event is held at…
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Snowmobile Central: Trails Shape Up, Antique Snowmobile Rendezvous is Saturday

[caption id="attachment_6455" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Photo courtesy of the Pequot Lakes Brush Pilots Facebook page[/caption] With several inches of fresh snow, the area is enjoying great snowmobiling trails and fun events. This Saturday, Jan. 20 will be the annual Antique Snowmobile Rendezvous at Trailside Park in Pequot Lakes. At the Rendezvous you'll be able to see…
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Fast Fun at the Ice Car Races

[caption id="attachment_6451" align="aligncenter" width="960"] Photo courtesy of the Crosslake Ice Racing Facebook page[/caption] If you're looking for a great spectator sport for the weekend, head over to Big Pine Lake each Saturday in January and February. There you can watch as ice cars battle it out to be the fastest to round corners and cross…
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FREE Ice Skating all around the Whitefish Chain!

Among the many family activities available around the Whitefish Chain is ice skating, and there are several rinks to choose from. Each of them is free to use, and two even offer free skate rental! All these rinks are open and ready for skating! [caption id="attachment_6440" align="alignnone" width="420"] Pine River's ice rink. Photo courtesy of…
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Holiday fun keeps on coming at the Whitefish Chain

This weekend the Whitefish Chain has even more fun in store with continuing holiday events that are sure to bring cheer to even the scroogiest of hearts. Join the fun¬† in both Pequot Lakes and Pine River this Saturday, Dec. 9 for parades, Santa visits, bake sales, story time, fireworks and more. [caption id="attachment_6420" align="alignnone"…
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Get Artsy!

[caption id="attachment_6345" align="alignnone" width="540"] Create this oil painting, "Cardinals and Berries," with art instructor Kathi Mann at Kicks on 66 in Crosslake on Dec. 2. Photo courtesy of Kicks on 66.[/caption] This time of year there are many great opportunities around the Whitefish Chain to get artistic, be creative and have a great time- whether…
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14 Lakes Brewery Open in Crosslake

A new brewery has opened in Crosslake, bringing even more fresh, local beer to the Whitefish Chain Area. 14 Lakes Brewery, located on County Road 66 in Crosslake just south of City Hall, is named for the 14 lakes that make up the Whitefish Chain. Owners Steve and Cindy Guttormson opened the brewery in the…
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