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You won’t find a slew of mega-sized hotels in Northwoods Wisconsin, but that’s part of its charm. The area is a place to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, so here are the five best places to stay in Northwoods Wisconsin:
1. Canoe Bay Resort, Chetek. This secluded, romantic resort was designed “by a couple, for couples,” with each accommodation featuring a two-person whirlpool tub, stone fireplace, private deck, and one king-size bed. Breakfast and lunch are delivered to your room, and dinner is served in the lakeside dining room. Canoeing, hiking, swimming, kayaking and snowshoeing are featured on the Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star hotel’s three private onsite lakes.
2. Eagle Waters Resort, Eagle River. Tucked deep in the woods and ideal for families, this charming, nostalgic resort offers everything you need for an enjoyable stay, particularly in the winter season. There’s no need to leave the property, and each guest room is more like a spacious, well-appointed condo; book a 1,000-square foot unit with kitchen, living room, fireplace, washer/dryer, walk-in shower, and patio access to the outdoor pool and lake.
3. Old Rittenhouse Inn, Bayfield. This stellar bed and breakfast encompasses two Victorian homes and a private cottage overlooking pristine Lake Superior, with easy access to the stunning Apostle Islands National Lakeshore and Madeline Island. The top-notch restaurant is as renowned as the inn, featuring exquisite local, regional and organic cuisine.