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Wisconsin’s Hodag Country offers an unbeatable mix of recreation options

If you’re looking to get away from it all, but don’t want to feel like you’ve fallen off the edge of the earth, the Rhinelander Area is the destination for you. Hodag Country’s lakes, forests and trails combine with great lodging, dining and shopping to create one of the most complete destinations in the Northwoods.

Unique local attractions will appeal to all ages, including the one-of-a-kind  Kovac Planetarium and the Wilderness Queen boat cruises on the Wisconsin River. Those interested in regional history should visit the Logging Museum Complex, which includes a reconstruction of a Northwoods logging camp.

Of course, great fishing, boating, mountain biking and paddling can all be found within minutes of downtown Rhinelander. You can catch a trophy musky and a first-run blockbuster film, all in the same day.

There’s no place quite like it in Wisconsin! Plan your Rhinelander Area vacation today.


Your Guide to Wisconsin’s Local Taverns

Thursday, March 22nd, 2018

Pull up a stool It’s been a tradition since Wisconsin’s earliest days: the local tavern. They are a place where people meet for good times and great food and they are the heart of small towns across the state. A lot is changing in the world, but fortunately, many of these taverns are still alive…

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Wisconsin’s best football bars


Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

Game day hotspots Fall means football, and cheering on your team with a roomful of fans makes game day all the more exciting. We’ve put together a list of some of the best places to watch the game—you’ll find fantastic energy as well as food and drinks that will keep you satisfied through the fourth quarter…

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Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

Spring is here in Wisconsin and the warming weather is opening up new possibilities for outdoor recreation. Here are four ways – and four places – to experience the season. Birdwatching in Middleton. Just 10 minutes from Madison, you’ll find the beautiful community of Middleton, a favorite destination for spring birdwatchers. Middleton is filled with…

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Kayak in Wisconsin

Wisconsin’s Watery Wilderness

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

Wisconsin is one of the best places on earth to enjoy time on the water. While a certain neighboring state calls itself the Land of 10,000 Lakes, Wisconsin has 15,000 lakes, not to mention scores of streams, rivers, flowages and estuaries. It’s the perfect place to go for a paddle into the wild. Whether you’re…

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