Make a self catering cottage or holiday rental in Northern Wisconsin, USA your home away from home
Northern Wisconsin is a natural paradise for those looking to enjoy hiking, boating, watersports and exploring this unspoilt area of forests, state parks and thousands of lakes including Lake Superior to the north and Lake Michegan to the east.
Things to Do in Northern Wisconsin, USA
Holiday rentals in Northern Wisconsin have year-round outdoor activities for visitors to participate in. The many lakes and rivers are ideal for boating, kayaking, river tubing, fishing, waterskiing and other watersports. Hiking, mountain biking and ATVing can be enjoyed on the miles of trails through gorgeous scenery. The Hayward and Cable areas of Northern Wisconsin are known as the Golf Capital of the state with 13 excellent golf courses all within 25 minutes drive of Hayward. They all offer rolling hills and wooded fairways beneath majestic northern pines. In winter the fun continues with Nordic skiing, snowmobiling and snowshoeing along with the Birkebeiner Nordic Ski Race. The area also hosts the World Lumberjack Championships, Fat Tire Bike Racing and the Cranberry Festival each fall.
Places to Visit Around Northern Wisconsin, USA
Those staying at Northern Wisconsin holiday rentals in the Green Bay area will enjoy the carnival rides offered at the Bay Beach Amusement Park for very affordable family fun. Lambeau Field is an excellent place to visit for NFL fans - visit the Packer Hall of Fame as part of the stadium tour. Outagamie County has a number of farm attractions which show children where food comes from. A hearty farm breakfast can be enjoyed in the barn before visiting the petting zoo, taking tractor rides and enjoying pedal tractor contests. Last but not least, Big Manitou Falls is the largest waterfall in Wisconsin where the Black River drops 165 feet in Pattison State Park.
Weather in Northern Wisconsin, USA
Northern Wisconsin holiday rentals enjoy warm sunny days with some occasional rain showers in the summer months. Temperatures average 29°C (84°F) in July and August. Spring and fall are very pleasant seasons with lower temperatures, making it the ideal time to participate in outdoor pursuits. Winter temperatures are well below freezing from December to March with plenty of snowfall. The exposed coast is particularly wintry due to the lake effect during the winter.
Travel to Northern Wisconsin, USA
The nearest major airport serving holiday rentals in Northern Wisconsin is the General Mitchell International (MKE) Airport in Milwaukee. There are many non-stop flights to Milwaukee from U.S. and Canadian cities with AirTran Airways, American, Delta, US Airways and other major airlines. Dane County Regional (MSN) Airport at Madison has 85 commercial flights daily from other cities. Another important international airport serving the Northern Wisconsin area is the Austin Straubel International (GRB) Airport at Green Bay with direct flights with a number of airlines to major U.S. hubs. A hire car is necessary for getting to your holiday rental and for exploring the area.