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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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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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Explore the migratory birds of the Whitefish Chain

There's a sound being heard on the lakes of the Whitefish Chain that is a true herald of summer: the call of the loon. Loons, iconic of not just the Whitefish Chain but all of Minnesota, spend their winters in the Gulf of Mexico. But they're back, along with all their snowbird friends. If you…
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Signs of Spring on the Whitefish Chain

[caption id="attachment_6742" align="aligncenter" width="600"] One of the first frogs to call in the spring is the wood frog, seen here in a pond near the Whitefish Chain in a previous spring. Photo by Kate Perkins[/caption] It may have been a long winter, but it's finally happening: spring is beginning to blossom on the Whitefish Chain.…
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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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Where Whitefish Wildlife Gets the Help it Needs

[caption id="attachment_6699" align="aligncenter" width="600"] This is one of three bear cubs that recently came to Wild and Free, an animal rehabilitation center, after their mother was hit by a car and fatally injured. Photo via the Wild and Free Facebook page[/caption] Have you ever found an abandoned baby bird, or rabbit? With the abundance of…
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