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Don’t Just Survive Leech Lake In The Dead of Winter — Enjoy It!

February brings us both Groundhog’s Day and Valentine’s Day, yet the month may get you down. 

You may not be feeling the love, or, like the famous Bill Murray film, each day can seem to drag on and on. 

Whether you’re a Leech Lake Chamber member, community resident or a visitor to the Leech Lake area, there’s many things to do in Walker, MN. Even as we enter one year of COVID-19 in the midst of Minnesota’s cold winter, there are plenty of activities in Walker. Here’s a list of some of our recent favorites near the Leech Lake area.

  • Stay warm inside
    Purchase a fireplace here or here in Walker to sit by on a warm night at home. Snack on goodies from Von Hanson’s Sausage Haus. Stock up on your favorite comfort foods or winter snacks, cozy sweaters and other goods  from any number of stores in our business directory.
     
  • Have a Valentine’s Day (or just because) date night!

    Restaurants in Walker and around Leech Lake are open! Restaurants are still reopening at reduced capacities, so you’ll want to make your arrangements as soon as possible for your Leech Lake date night.

    Don’t want the rush or hassle of Valentine’s Day date in Walker? Enjoy a President’s Day dinner or even a “Just Because” evening on the town! 

    Even if you’re still staying safe and staying home, don’t count yourself out. Decorate your kitchen with some new and fun art or antiques, or even some fun new kitchen wares or gifts. See our full business directory for all the retail options, our dining directory for restaurants in Walker and our helpful directory to see who is offering takeout or delivery in Walker.

  • Take a staycation or nearby vacation

Reserve a local resort near Walker. Reserve an overnight hotel near Leech Lake. Staying in the Leech Lake area provides a safe, clean and a fun getaway — no matter how far you’re traveling from home. There’s Leech Lake resorts near snowmobile trails, Leech Lake resorts near prime ice fishing and even one with a full-service spa! Check out this helpful lodging listing from our friends at the Leech Lake Area Tourism Bureau: https://leechlake.org/where-to-stay/.

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