The Northwoods is filled with adventures, both in the woods and on water. Use our guide to explore northern Wisconsin and Michigan's Upper Peninsula. We're looking forward to sharing our neck of the woods with you!

Things to Do

Up North

YOUR GUIDE TO NORTHERN WISCONSIN

Dixie’s Coffeehouse | Manitowish Waters
Boulder Jct Coffee Co | Boulder Jct

Liberty Way Taphouse | Mercer
Rocky Reef Brewery | Woodruff
Northern Waters Distillery | Minocqua
The Bottled Bean | Minocqua
The Lower Unit | Manitowish Waters
The Howling Dog | Manitowish Waters
Bushwood Tavern | Boulder Jct

Ice Shanty | Boulder Jct
Mad Dog Jakes | Boulder Jct
Village Market | Manitowish Waters

Aberdeen Restaurant | Manitowish Waters
Norwood Pines | Minocqua
Blue Bayou Inn  | Manitowish Waters
Little Bohemia Lodge | Manitowish Waters
Aqualand Ale House | Boulder Jct 
Homeslice Pizza | Mercer
The Pines Beer Garden | Mercer
Smokey's | Manitowish Waters
Tip-Ups Takeaway | Food Truck
Lazy Ace Saloon | Manitowish 
Northfork Fin & Filet | Arbor Vitae
Outdoorsman Restaurant | Boulder Jct






Dixie’s Coffeehouse | Manitowish Waters
Boulder Jct Coffee Co | Boulder Jct

Liberty Way Taphouse | Mercer
Rocky Reef Brewery | Woodruff
Northern Waters Distillery | Minocqua
The Bottled Bean | Minocqua
The Lower Unit | Manitowish Waters
The Howling Dog | Manitowish Waters
Bushwood Tavern | Boulder Jct

Ice Shanty | Boulder Jct
Mad Dog Jakes | Boulder Jct
Village Market | Manitowish Waters
Aberdeen Restaurant | Manitowish Waters
Norwood Pines | Minocqua
Blue Bayou Inn  | Manitowish Waters
Little Bohemia Lodge | Manitowish Waters
Aqualand Ale House | Boulder Jct 
Homeslice Pizza | Mercer
The Pines Beer Garden | Mercer
Smokey's | Manitowish Waters
Tip-Ups Takeaway | Food Truck
Lazy Ace Saloon | Manitowish 
Northfork Fin & Filet | Arbor Vitae
Outdoorsman Restaurant | Boulder Jct






FOOD & DRINK

wine, spirits, & Dive bars

food

coffee

ice cream

Powell Marsh | Manitowish Waters
Fallison Lake Trails | Sayner
Van Vliet Hemlocks | Presque Isle
Star Lake Nature Trail | Star Lake
North Trout Lake Nature Trail | Boulder Jct

Heart of Vilas County Bike Trail 
WinMan Trails | Winchester
Northwoods Zipline Trails | Minocqua

Coontail | Boulder Jct & Arbor Vitae
River's Edge Adventure Co | Manitowish

B&B Adventures | Mercer

Townline Sports | Manitowish Waters
Rob Friedley Guide Service

Greer’s Pier Marina | Manitowish Waters
Boulder Marine Center | Boulder Jct
Northern Wisconsin Boat Rentals 
Northwoods Pontoon Rentals
Northwoods Life Pontoons
Little Star Garage (outboard motors) | Manitowish Waters
Coontail | Boulder Jct & Arbor Vitae



Powell Marsh Wildlife Area | Manitowish Waters
Fallison Lake Trails | Sayner
Van Vliet Hemlocks | Presque Isle
Star Lake Nature Trail | Star Lake
North Trout Lake Nature Trail | Boulder Jct

Heart of Vilas County Bike Trail | Vilas County
WinMan Trails | Winchester
Northwoods Zipline Trails | Minocqua

Coontail | Boulder Jct & Arbor Vitae
River's Edge Adventure Company | Manitowish
B&B Adventures | Mercer

Townline Sports | Manitowish Waters
Rob Friedley Guide Service

Greer’s Pier Marina | Manitowish Waters
Boulder Marine Center | Boulder Jct
Northern Wisconsin Boat Rentals 
Northwoods Pontoon Rentals
Northwoods Life Pontoons
Little Star Garage (outboard motors) | Manitowish Waters
Coontail | Boulder Jct & Arbor Vitae



Outdoor recreation

hiking

biking

Water sport rentals

BIKE rentals

fishing + bait

utv rentals

Manitowish waters HOT SPOTS

Click to view the MW Hot Spot Map!

Manitowish Waters Athletic Club | Manitowish Waters
YogaShop  | Arbor Vitae
Unwind Wellness Massage & Sauna | Woodruff

NL Discovery Center Nature Center | Manitowish Waters
Wildwood Wildlife Park | Minocqua
Manitowish Waters Skiing Skeeters | Manitowish Waters
Northwoods Childrens Museum | Eagle River
Lumberjack Show | Woodruff
Boulder Jct Playground | Boulder Jct

Dock N Shop | Manitowish Waters
Coontail | Boulder Jct & Arbor Vitae
Stoney Creek Garden Center | Hazelhurst
White Arrows Home | Hazelhurst
Moondeer & Friends | Boulder Jct
Roughin It In Style | Harshaw
Sallet's Northwoods | Minocqua

Snow's Family Market | Mercer
Trig's Village Market | Manitowish Waters
Lake Tomahawk Meat Market | Lake Tomahawk
Manitowish Waters Athletic Club | MW
YogaShop  | Arbor Vitae
Unwind Wellness Massage & Sauna | Woodruff

NL Discovery Center Nature Center | Manitowish Waters
Wildwood Wildlife Park | Minocqua
Manitowish Waters Skiing Skeeters | Manitowish Waters
Northwoods Childrens Museum | Eagle River
Lumberjack Show | Woodruff
Boulder Jct Playground | Boulder Jct

Dock N Shop | Manitowish Waters
Coontail | Boulder Jct & Arbor Vitae
Stoney Creek Garden Center | Hazelhurst
White Arrows Home | Hazelhurst
Moondeer & Friends | Boulder Jct
Roughin It In Style | Harshaw
Sallet's Northwoods | Minocqua

Snow's Family Market | Mercer
Trig's Village Market | Manitowish Waters
Lake Tomahawk Meat Market | Lake Tomahawk

groceries

shopping

kid Friendly activities

fitness & wellness

More things to do

day trips & events
 

Float the Manitowish River with River's Edge
Visit Bayfield, Wisconsin on Lake Superior
Hike the Porcupine Mountains | UP of MI
Northwoods Waterfalls | WI & UP of MI
Lake Superior - Little Girl's Point & Black River Harbor
St Croix Rods Factory Tours | Park Falls, WI
Stormy Kromer Factory Tours | Ironwood, MI
Copper Peak Ski Jump | Ironwood, MI
Visit Eagle River, Wisconsin | Eagle River

Music in the Park | Manitowish Waters
Manitowish Skiing Skeeters | Manitowish Waters
4th of July Festivities | Manitowish Waters
Loon Days | Mercer
Musky Jamboree | Boulder Jct
Beef-A-Rama | Minocqua
Dam Duck Race - Labor Day | Manitowish Waters
Experience Cranberry Harvest


events

daytrips

Float the Manitowish River with River's Edge
Visit Bayfield, Wisconsin on Lake Superior
Hike the Porcupine Mountains | UP of MI
Northwoods Waterfalls | WI & UP of MI
Lake Superior - Little Girl's Point & Black River Harbor
St Croix Rods Factory Tours | Park Falls, WI
Stormy Kromer Factory Tours | Ironwood, MI
Copper Peak Ski Jump | Ironwood, MI
Visit Eagle River, Wisconsin | Eagle River
Music in the Park in Koller Park | Manitowish Waters
Manitowish Skiing Skeeters | Manitowish Waters
4th of July Festivities | Manitowish Waters
Loon Days | Mercer
Musky Jamboree | Boulder Jct
Beef-A-Rama | Minocqua
Dam Duck Race - Labor Day | Manitowish Waters
Cranberry Harvest during September + October


Enjoy

the real northwoods experience.