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See Autumn’s Beauty on the Whitefish Chain

It's happening! Fall color is about halfway to its peak around the Whitefish Chain, which means the beautiful scenery will only continue to become more stunning. There are so many wonderful ways to see the riot of color that's taking over the Whitefish Chain. Whether on foot, by bike, by car or by boat, a…
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A Weekend of Fun Awaits at Crosslake Days

It's finally here! This weekend is one of Crosslake's biggest celebrations: Crosslake Days. The annual festival draws thousands to town and fills the town with the smells of simmering chili and sounds of laughter. Crosslake Days is a wonderful amalgamation of several family-friendly, ultra-fun events. There's the annual chili cookoff competition that includes free chili…
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Brainerd Daytrip: BIR Wet & Wild Weekend

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=Hypw3XwgmBU This weekend is the fall Wet & Wild weekend at Brainerd International Raceway (BIR). Check out the trailer above (from a past year) to get an idea of what it's all about! Sept. 21 and 22 will both include racing, and tickets are just $10 per day. All the locals in the Whitefish Chain…
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Experience Whitefish Chain History at Pine River Heritage Days

History will come alive this weekend as the city of Pine River celebrates its history and, alongside that, the history of Minnesota's Whitefish Chain of Lakes. From Friday Sept. 6 through Sunday Sept. 8, Forbes Park on Highway 83 will be home to the heritage days encampment. Journey back in time to the 1830s as…
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Dance and Play at the East Side Street Dance

[caption id="attachment_7490" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The Rusty Crayfish Brass Band will play a free street dance in Pequot Lakes on Aug. 30 from 7-9 p.m.[/caption] Local Pequot Lakes businesses are hosting a street dance featuring the Rusty Crayfish Brass Band on Friday, Aug. 30. Enjoy music, outdoor games and community fun from 7-9 p.m. The event…
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The Whitefish Chain Brewery Tour

The craft beer craze has not missed the Whitefish Chain area of Minnesota. Delicious beers are ¬†brewed locally in a great atmosphere at five area breweries. Each has a variety of beers and is sure to have one you'll love! You could easily hit all of them in a day (though you may not want…
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Butterflies Brighten Minnesota’s Whitefish Chain

[caption id="attachment_7463" align="aligncenter" width="4898"] A painted lady butterfly rests on a sunflower near the Whitefish Chain of Lakes. Photo by Kate Perkins[/caption] The Whitefish Chain of Lakes here in Minnesota is home to a diverse variety of life- from plants to birds to mammals to bugs. But one creature we really appreciate is the delicate,…
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Summer Shopping is at its Best!

  Call it a summer pass time, call it a back to school necessity, call it whatever you have to so that you can get out and explore the myriad of fun shops surrounding the Whitefish Chain of Lakes in beautiful north-central Minnesota. Summertime deals are heating up! Nisswa is celebrating Crazy Days this Friday…
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Family Fun at the Fair!

[caption id="attachment_7423" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Proud 4-H participants show off their sheep in the livestock show at the 2018 Cass County Fair in Pine River. Photo courtesy of the Cass County Fair Facebook page[/caption] If you want family summertime fun, there's no place quite like the fair. Cass County's fair happens to be this Thursday through…
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Make the Most of the Longest Day of the Year

The solstice is coming up! Friday, June 21 will be the longest day of the year with somewhere around 16 hours of sunlight. If you have the privilege of being on Minnesota's Whitefish Chain of Lakes on the solstice, you'll get to enjoy a longer day than much of the country, thanks to our northerly…
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