Things to do in Wisconsin and cabins nearby.

When it comes to Wisconsin roads there are no wrong turns and every fork in the road is worth taking bacause all roads lead to a unique Wisconsin vacation experience. Since there are so many things to do in Wisconsin, we devote a page to them. Our growing list comes with a unique twist - you’ll also find cabins, cottages, lodges and homes nearby. Imagine returning to your private cabin after a full day of experiencing the nearby things to do. Fire up the grill on the deck for dinner, then gather around the outdoor fire pit to plan tomorrows adventure. If you enjoy traveling during the quiet off season, step out of the cold and into your warm and cozy home-away-from-home. Cabin Time in Wisconsin always includes exploring local landscapes and finding fun things to do. Choose a Wisconsin vacation rental as your base camp and let your Wisconsin getaway begin.

Things to do in Albany

Explore the Ice Age Trail
Take a hike along Wisconsin’s glacial landscapes.

Sugar River Tubing

Ready for a relaxing float down the Sugar River? Tube rentals and shuttle service available.

Albany area golf course.
Several choices within 30 minutes of Albany.

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Albany, WI Cottages

View nearby Albany, WI Cottages Country elegance surrounds these Southern Wisconsin Sugar River vacation rentals - near New Glarus and Monroe. 2 hours from Milwaukee and Chicago. The Sugar River gets is name from the maple trees stretch along the banks.

Things to do in Arbor Vitae

Enjoy the brews of Minocqua Brewing Company

Take a hike along Wisconsin’s glacial landscapes.

Annual Beef-A-Rama
Get roasted. Enjoy music, food, rump roast run, and the cow pie plop. Gotta see it in person.

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Arbor Vitea, WI Resorts

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See why the locals call this area "Natures Original Water Park" - and the admission is free. Golf courses. Arbor Vitae and Minocqua main street shopping is nearby.


Things to do in Arkdale

Buckhorn State Park

Open year-round from 6 am to 11 pm. Bring your canoe or kayak, or rent one. Keep your feet on the ground with candlelight hikes and summer naturalist programs.

McGowan House Museum
This is the society headquarters for everything historic about Adams County, WI.

Roche-A-Cri State Park
Events year round include photography contests, the fall pumpkin walk plus summer naturalist programs.

Quincy Bluff Step into a time machine and venture back 300 years The views are picturesque from this 200 foot high mesa.

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Arkdale, WI Vacation Home

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Two of the best-kept secrets in Wisconsin are here too: Petenwell and Castle Rock Lakes. Drop in your boat and go water skiing, find a swimming beach, go fishing, or find some quiet water and anchore in.


Things to do in Bagley

Explore Wyalusing State Park

2,700-acre state park overlooking the confluence of the Wisconsin and Mississippi Rivers. People are trying to create a National Park just north of here.

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Arkdale, WI Vacation Home

SW WI Home Rentals in Fennimore

Fennimore offers natural beauty and hometown charm. You will find trout fishing in southwest Wisconsins world-class streams. Scenic golf course, community walking trails, parks and more.

Ferryville Cabin Rentals

Overlooking the Mississippi River is not a bad way to start and end the day. The Driftless Area is a famous area known around the world. It is completely surrounded by glaciated territory.


Things to do in Baraboo

Circus World

Baraboo is where the Ringling brothers grew up and is now known for its circus history. Check out Circus World to learn more about Baraboo Circus heritage.

Devil’s Lake State Park
Devil’s Lake is the third oldest state park in Wisconsin and has 29 miles of hiking, kayaking, camping and more.

Baraboo Country Club Golf Course
The BCC Golf Course is a beautiful course with challenges at every hole.

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Baraboo, WI Vacation Homes

Baraboo, WI lodging cabins

Baraboo WI lodging and cabins near Mirror Lake are also close to Wisconsin Dells. The Baraboo area is exciting to explore - surrounded by Devils Lake and Mirror Lake State Parks.


Things to do in Barnes

Brule River Canoe Rental

This kayak and canoe rental company is just outside of Barnes and offer 21 different trips for all levels and ages.

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Barns Vacation Cabins

Northern WI Cabins

Barnes/Cable area resorts and lodging on Upper Eau Claire Lake are located in one of the most popular four season family vacation regions in Wisconsin.


Things to do in Bayfield

Big Water Film Festival

Great films and great family fun. Day passes and weekend pass. Don’t miss the Gala Reception

Chequamegon National Forest
850,000 acres of rolling terrain; Explore clear lakes, rushing rivers and lazy streams. Find rugged hiking, mountain biking, cycling and snowmobile trails.

Madeline Island Museum
See for yourself what makes Madeline Island legendary at this original museum with modern updates. A wonderful tribute to maritime history.

Big Top Chautauqua
World-renowned touring artists, and educational family programming - under the Big Top. The backdrop is Lake Superior and the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore.

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Bayfield is a quaint, charismatic town that hugs Lake Superior - Home of the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, a “Top Place to Visit” voted by National Geographic.


Things to do in Beaver Dam

Beaver Dam Raceway

This motorsports race track is a great source of entertainment for the entire family.

Beaver Dam Country Club
This golf course is a par 71 and over 6,000 yards. The well-placed bunkers and fairways pose a challenge at every turn.

Derge Park
This 13 acre park is located just outside of Beaver Dam and is on a 6,000 acre lake. The lake is great for fishing, boating and water skiing.

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Beaver Dam Lake Homes

Beaver Dam Cabins

Beaver Dam, WI cabin rentals on and near Beaver Dam Lake offer guests a lake vacation getaway that is close to Madison, Milwaukee and Chicago.


Things to do in Black River Falls

Black River State Forest Hiking Trails

The Black River State Forest has over 100 miles of hiking trails for your enjoyment.

Scuba Diving
Wazee Sports equips divers to explore the depths of Wazee Lake, the deepest lake in Wisconsin at 355 feet.

Bruce Mound Winter Sports Area
This ski hill has a variety of trails of varying difficulty and tubing runs.

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Black River Falls Cottages

Black River Falls Cottages

The steep dips and valleys offer great mountain biking, skiing, and hiking trails during your Cabin Time. Black River Falls is a town for outdoor enthusiasts.


Things to do in Boulder Junction

Northern Highland American Legion State Forest

This State Forest has hundreds of miles of trails for biking, hiking, horseback riding, snowmobiling and more.

Boulder Junction Shooting Range
This shooting range has 3 trap fields and 3 skeet fields for rifles and pistols.

Boat Rentals
Boulder Marine Center rents pontoon boats, speed boats, fishing boats and jet skis to use on a lake of your choice.

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Boulder Junction Cabins

Boulder Junction Cabin Rentals

The northwoods will greet you with open arms and plenty of options to fulfill your long vacation days. A small town feel that’s hard to find these days - surrounded by state land.


Things to do in Brule

Charter Group Fishing Trip

TK’s Charter Service provides you with a day on the big lake with your family and friends. The company supplies all the necessary equipment and teaches you all about fishing.

Brule River Canoe Rental
This kayak and canoe rental company is just outside of Barnes and offer 21 different trips for all levels and ages.

Poplar Gold Course
This 18 hole course is a par 64 but continues to challenge golfer with the Middle River running through the course and sand traps.

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Brule Cabins and Cottages

Cabins in Brule, WI

Near Lake Superior. Brule is a quaint little town in northern Wisconsin where people come to enjoy quiet cabin life. Some of the greatest, most remote ATV and snowmobile trails in the state are out the front door.


Things to do in Butternut

Canoeing and Kayaking

Hawk’s Nest Canoe outfitter rents canoes, kayaks and rafts for trips down the Flambeau River. They also offer partial and complete outfitting for overnight adventures.

Turtle Flambeau Flowage
This kayak and canoe rental company is just outside of Barnes and offer 21 different trips for all levels and ages.

Park Falls Country Club Golf Course
This charming course is a 9-hole, Par 35 bordered by the Flambeau River. The rolling hills and foliage creates a beautiful yet challenging course.

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Butternut, WI Cottages

Up North, Butternut, WI Cabins

Up North lodging cabins on Butternut Lake and the Flambeau River are a great headquarters for ATV/UTV enthusiasts. Enjoy the beautiful Chequamegon Forest all year long.


Things to do in Cable

Cable Natural History Museum

This museum aims to connect people with the Northwoods nature through education and discovery. This is a great family activity and children get in for free.

Spider Lake Ranch
This family owned horse stable offers guided forest trail rides through the Northwoods. There are also pony rides for children.

Wilderness Walk
This zoo and recreation park makes a perfect family event. You can take a stroll through the woods, play with baby animals, and see the Northwoods animals.

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Cable, WI Cottages

Cable, WI Cabins

Find rest, relaxation and unique Cabin Time in the northwoods. Snowmobile trails, skiing trails, ATV trails, mountain biking and hiking trails.


Things to do in Chetek

Stardust Drive in Movie Theatre

This drive in movie theatre has two screens, snack bar and great features.

Chetek Area Museum
The Chetek Museum aims to preserve the area history with a wide range of exhibits such as the Native Americans and early settlers to the current local business and industry.

Lake Country Marina
Rent a boat from the Lake Country Marina for a fun day on the lake.

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Chetek, WI Resorts

Chetek, WI Resorts

This area is known as the (6 lake city). A popular resort town with no shortage of public boat launches and beaches. Chetek also has great snowshoeing and cross country skiing, right out the cabin door.


Things to do in Crivitz

Governor Thompson State Park

This park has many hiking trails and a great boat landing. The park also offers fishing and biking trails.

Whitewater Rafting
The Peshtigo River offers great whitewater rafting just outside of Crivitz. Check out Kosir’s Rapid Rafts for river trips and rentals.

Hunter’s Glen Golf Course
This 18-hole, championship course is great for all levels of golfers with beautiful natural scenery.

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Crivitz, WI Cabins

Crivitz, WI Cabins

The Marinette County Area offers many fun and exciting recreation activities and over 250 miles of all season vacationland. Crivitz is also known for its record number of waterfalls that can be easily accessed.


Things to do in Danbury

Pardun’s Canoe Rental and Shuttle Service

Kayak, Canoe or just float down the St. Croix River. Trips range in length from 6 to 17 miles through the scenic routes.

Gandy Dancer Trail
This 98-mile recreational trail is perfect for biking and walking during the summer and ATV and snowmobiling during the winter season.

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Danbury, WI Cabins and Cottages

Danbury, WI Cabins and Cottages

Danbury is surrounded by over 150,000 acres of public land and 500 lakes, all great for fishing and hunting. Local sports shops have gear, bait and licenses available for purchase.


Things to do in Drummond

Bar Stool Races

Bar Stool races are held every year on the Saturday of Presidents Weekend in February. Sponsored by the Drummond Snowmobile Club and the Drummond Sno-Jacks.

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Drummond, WI Resort Cabins

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Drummond, Wisconsin cabins near Cable are a great way to experience unique lodging in northern Wisconsin year round. The Chequamegon National Forest is what makes this town and its resorts a recreational paradise for outdoor lovers.


Things to do in Horicon

Visit the Horicon Marsh

Want to see what a great blue heron nest looks like? Here’s your chance. The hiking trails including 1400 ft. boardwalk. 4 seasons of fun: Snowshoeing and Cross country skiing. Premier deer and upland game hunting too.

Ride the Wild Goose State Trail

From the cabin to the trail: 34 miles of compacted limestone is suitable for both hiking and bicycling. "Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of a bike ride" John F. Kennedy

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Horicon Marsh Area Cabins

Beaver Dam Cabins Near Horicon Marsh

Area lakes and cabins are consistently one of the Midwest’s most popular family recreational destinations. Beaver Dam knows how to entertain travelers. Lake Fest, Lake Days, Dodge County Fair, two challenging golf courses, and more.


Things to do in Eagle River

World Championship Snow Derby

Just $75 for a Weekend Pass gets you on the multi-million dollar facility. The Classic Vintage Races are incredible.
Pine Point Riding Stables

Up north on horseback? It’s part of cabin time. Family owned and operated since 1997. Get this, some of the horses came from out west and were trained by cowboys.
Pirates Hideaway

Ahoy there. Check out their Tiki Bar and swashbuckling adventures aboard the Pirate Ship. Great for a family tour on the Eagle River Chain.
Eagle River Speedway

Races every Friday night. Adrenaline on a 1/3 Mile Semi-Banked Clay Oval Track.

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Eagle River, WI Resort Cabins

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Located in the heart of the Wisconsin Northwoods. Plan on lots of time on the beautiful Eagle River Chain of Lakes. Great fishing in northern Wisconsin for trophy musky, walleye, bass and more.


Things to do in Land O’ Lakes

The Three Bear Sled Dog Race

The North Woods tradition of sled dog racing is back. This is one of the premier spectator races in the northern Midwest and a favorite destination for mushers. Takes place in Northern Wisconsin and Upper Michigan.

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Land O Lakes, WI Resort Cabins

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The history of Land O’ Lakes (originally Stateline) dates back to the 1870s. It is home to the Ottawa National Forest and the Sylvania Wilderness and Recreation Area. Talk to rental owners about the many Land O’ Lakes seasonal events.


Things to do in Rhinelander

Annual Hodag Country Festival

This Natural outdoor amphitheater is like no other. It happens rain or shine and there is a Jumbo-Tron screen. Not a bad seat in this house. No pets or (we love this...) squirtguns.

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Rhinelander, WI Resort Cabins

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Rhinelander and Northern Wisconsin resorts in Oneida County offer outstanding outdoor recreation. Join the Wisconsin River Cruise (on The Wilderness Queen) for one of your most scenic and memorable experiences in the Northwoods. Rhinelander is perfect for a fun-filled family vacation.


Things to do in Spring Green

American Players Theatre

1,140 seat amphitheater under the sky and stars. World-class performances on 110 acres characterized by rolling wooded hills. The open prairies consist of both native grasses and prairie wildflowers.

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Wisconsin River Cabins

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Great theatre and relaxing on the River. Float the Wisconsin River in canoes, kayaks or inner tubes. Enjoy the "original lazy river". Budget Travel named Mazomanie one of the 10 Coolest Small Towns. The village is saturated with artists.


Things to do in Sturgeon Bay

Ahnapee State Trail

From downtown Sturgeon Bay, this 48-mile path (for walking and bicycling) winds along the Ahnapee and Kewaunee rivers. The Ice Age Trail follows two sections of the Ahnapee State Trail corridor.

Door County Wisconsin Wine Trail

We know you’ll enjoy the award-winning wines crafted in Door County, Wisconsin. 80 different wines, delicious food, tasty cheese, incredible music, and more. See where the journey takes you.

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Sturgeon Bay Cabins

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In addition to the trails, look for the Lighthouse Beacons which shine over the waters of Green Bay and Lake Michigan. Sturgeon Bay Parks are a fantastic place for a picnic lunch which has to include a bottle of Sturgeon Bay wine and some Wisconsin cheeses.


Egg Harbor Cabin Rentals

A short drive to beaches, horseback riding, the town dock, four golf courses, a driving range, and more. Home of the American Folk Lore Theater, Baileys Harbor, Kangaroo Lake, Whitefish Bay State Park, sand dunes and Cave Point. The Sturgeon Bay area will keep you busy.


Things to do in Warrens

Cranberry Festival

Always the last full weekend of September. Did you know that the Warrens Cranberry Festival is the world’s largest festival? This nonprofit event solely benefits the community of Warrens.

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Warrens, WI Cabins

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Welcome to Amish and Cranberry Country. Discover the quiet simplicity of 19th-century farming tradition near Warrens. Cabins are near Necedah National Wildlife Refuge and Yogi Bear’s Park.

Our list of things to do in Wisconsin is going to get huge - we are just getting started. Do you have an annual event idea we should post? Email us. We love WI oddities:)


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