Explore lakes and other top things to do in Willmar, MN
From the go-kart tracks and mini-golf challenges at Big Kahuna Fun Park to high-energy musical performances at The Barn Theatre, families can find plenty of great things to do near the Country Inn & Suites, Willmar, MN. Once you’ve settled into one of our comfortable rooms, explore the surrounding Willmar Lakes Area, a popular summer destination for swimming, water sports, and forest hikes. Nearby Eagle Creek Golf Club provides the perfect setting to entertain a client or simply unwind as you test your golf skills. Business travelers appreciate staying close to the MinnWest Technology Campus, which hosts conferences and workshops.
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Big Kahuna Fun Park10.22 mi / 16.45 km from the hotel
Treat the entire family to a full day of games and activities at Big Kahuna Fun Park. This summer amusement hub features an arcade, a mini golf course, bumper boats, and two go-kart tracks.
Eagle Creek Golf Club3.84 mi / 6.18 km from the hotel
With a pro shop and a course that boasts rolling fairways, scenic water features, and manicured greens, Eagle Creek Golf Club provides the perfect setting to challenge your golf skills.
Jackpot Junction Casino39.09 mi / 62.9 km from the hotel
Try your luck or catch a concert at this gaming and entertainment complex. The casino features more than 1,200 video slot machines, plus blackjack, poker, and bingo.
Uptown Willmar0.68 mi / 1.1 km from the hotel
If you’re in the mood to hunt for brand names and bargains, make your way to Kandi Mall. In addition to stores selling fashion, sportswear, and more, this shopping center is home to a movie theater and eateries.
Little Crow Water Ski Show14.85 mi / 23.89 km from the hotel
If you’re visiting in summer, head to the Crow River at Neer Park to see waterskiing as you never have before. More than 70 trained skiers make up the team that performs tricks and stunts against a beautiful wooded background.
MinnWest Technology Campus3.28 mi / 5.28 km from the hotel
This cutting-edge business campus is home to innovative companies in the science and technology fields.
Ridgewater College3.33 mi / 5.36 km from the hotel
Ridgewater College is an award-winning community college committed to educating students through hands-on experience and personalized teaching.
The Barn Theatre1.71 mi / 2.75 km from the hotel
Staging popular musicals, comedies, and dramas, this community theater offers entertainment for locals and visitors alike.
Valley Golf Course2.04 mi / 3.29 km from the hotel
Whether you’re working on your short game or unwinding after a long day of meetings, this nine-hole golf course features expertly maintained greens and a welcoming clubhouse for your enjoyment.
Robbins Island Regional Park2.44 mi / 3.93 km from the hotel
From disc golf and boat launches to a swimming beach and a massive playground, this 55-acre park on Willmar and Foot lakes has something for everyone.
Sibley State Park15.75 mi / 25.35 km from the hotel
Try to spot horned larks, yellow-throated warblers, and other native birds at this beautiful state park. Depending on the season, you can also fish, canoe, hike, or cross-country ski.