Have a Holly Jolly Christmas Vacation in Walker!
Walker, Minnesota is calling your name! If you’re craving a white Christmas filled with winter sports, crackling fires, and hot mugs of cocoa, come to Leech Lake and the surrounding area for Christmas vacation. There is more than enough to do in the region – all enjoyed from a cozy private spot in one of the area’s many esteemed resorts.
From ice fishing and snowmobiling to sleigh rides and visits with Santa, there is something for everyone in Walker. You’ll have a holiday to remember whether you’re an area local or visiting from out of town. Come see our winter wonderland for yourself!
Winter Sports and Activities in Walker, MN
Thinking of a holiday getaway in Walker? There’s no better place to be when Jack Frost comes a-knocking. People come from all over to stay in a resort near the beautiful Leech Lake and enjoy the myriad things to do in nature’s winter paradise. Outdoor sports and activities include:
- Ice fishing in heated ice houses
- Sleigh riding
- Horseback riding
- Winter hiking
You’ll find over 150 miles of cross-country ski trails through the Chippewa National Forest in the Walker Lakes area, as well as hundreds of miles of pristine snowmobiling trails. This region is truly a winter lover’s dream.
Holiday Events and Family-Friendly Fun
Walker is the perfect winter vacation destination for the whole family. Whether you’re looking to unplug and spend quality time with your loved ones in a private cabin in the woods or you want to mingle to live music at one of the local establishments, Walker has you covered. Here are just some of the many things to do in the area the month of December:
- Live Entertainment at the 502 with various artists
- Night Before Christmas at the Walker Bay Theatre
- Northern Namaste Yoga
- Chinese nights at Charlie’s
- Meat raffles to support the Leech Lake Youth Hockey Association at Lucky Moose and Charlie’s
- Sing We Now of Christmas dinner and a show at Charlie’s
- Leech Lake Art League meetings
- Several holiday open houses
- Annual holiday fundraisers, bingo nights, trivia nights etc.
- Holiday Customer Appreciation shopping sales
Check out the full calendar of events for more information and options! You’re sure to find something fun for everyone in the Walker Lakes area. Start planning your trip, booking your resort room, and getting the family excited for what’s sure to be your best Christmas vacation yet. Happy Holidays from the Walker, MN community and Leech Lakes Tourism Bureau!