Exciting Upcoming Summer Events Happening in Mille Lacs, Minnesota
May 08, 2013 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel NewsMille Lacs, MN — May 8, 2013 – The Mille Lacs Area Tourism Council is thrilled to announce several upcoming summer festivals and celebration events in the Mille Lacs region of Minnesota. From May through August, there will be a multitude of fun and exciting recreational activities that are great for families looking for a vacation destination to spend the summer.
Communities around Mille Lacs Lake host fun, family-friendly events ranging from the Wahkon Fireworks to the Garrison 4th of July Celebration. Some of the biggest summer events include:
Visitors to the Mille Lacs Lake area are presented with an almost endless array of recreational opportunities. One tourist commented, "Mille Lacs Lake is called Walleye capital of Minnesota, and they have at least a dozen fishing launches to prove it. Mille Lacs is a very relaxing place to spend a vacation with the family."
Aside from these summer events, Mille Lacs offers many attractions and things to do in the area such as camping, snowmobiling, and golf. Fishing in Minnesota is one of the most popular past-time for locals and visitors alike. Mille Lacs Lake is home to 40 species of fish including Smallmouth Bass, Northern Pike, Perch and Muskie. For those who want to experience the outdoors but want to stay on land, miles of hiking trails allow visitors to see wildlife up close such as deer, minks and black bears.
To learn more about the Mille Lacs region and to see upcoming events, please visit: millelacs.com.
About Mille Lacs Area
The Mille Lacs Lake Area, located in central Minnesota, is a vibrant region with a diverse economic base with unparalleled natural beauty and recreational opportunities. Mille Lacs Lake provides on of the best lake fishing experiences in the US, with the lake being able to accommodate fishing boats from 25 to 73 feet. While fishing might be the main attraction, the area also features fine dining, gambling, shopping and other outdoor activities. The Mille Lacs Lake Area is Minnesota's unforgettable vacation destination featuring amazing lakes, numerous recreational opportunities, and the natural beauty of the area.