it's cabin time™ in Oconto
When you plan your family getaway or romantic couple’s weekend away at a remote Wisconsin cabin rental or waterfront cottage in Oconto, WI, you’ll be surrounded by all the Northwoods has to offer — from hunting and fishing to unique shopping and dining experiences.
Oconto is a friendly midwestern vacation town of just over 4,600 residents, with a collection of scenic local parks, perfect for frisbee and other outdoor games, peaceful afternoons in a lovely green space, and relaxing picnics and cookouts in the fresh air.
Interested in rare automobiles? The Beyer Home and Carriage Museum in downtown Oconto is a fully restored 1890s-era home that houses both permanent and traveling historical exhibits composed of hundreds of years worth of intriguing records, artifacts and photos.
There is a log cabin and gazebo that were moved onto the property in the late 1900s, as well as a carriage house and urban barn to house the museum’s collection of rare and historic automobiles.
The regional Oconto County Historical Society helps to maintain the Beyer Museum along with the Copper Culture State Park and the Holt & Balcom Logging Camp, and gives local tours.
As the seat of Oconto County, the city of Oconto is a thriving community with its own airport, radio station, and community theater — not to mention tons of options for nearby lodging.
The Oconto River divides the city into its north and south sides and offers excellent fishing, rafting, kayaking and swimming, in addition to beautifying the landscape with a calming view of the water.
This river flows into the Bay of Green Bay on Lake Michigan, connecting you to one of the Midwest’s most popular recreation hubs. Oconto is just a 30-minute drive north of the larger city of Green Bay, Wisconsin.
These book-direct vacation cabins, cottages, lodges and homes in and around Oconto, WI, are conveniently located right at what many consider to be the border of the true Wisconsin Northwoods, while still maintaining easy access to some of the state’s larger cities for shopping, dining and entertainment.
This picturesque northern town is settled in the midst of old forestland, rich wetlands, and beautiful freshwater shorelines — sprinkled throughout with 30+ unique sites from the National Register of Historic Places.
Contact your rental homeowner or local manager for personal recommendations for what to do and see during your trip to northern Wisconsin’s treasured “History on the Bay.”
• Bond Community center
• Oconto City Hall
• Beyer Home and Carriage Museum
• Copper Culture State Park
• Holt & Balcom Logging Camp
• The Oconto River
• Nicolet National Forest
• Red Arrow Snowmobile ATV Club
• World Walleye Championship
• Irish Greens Golf Club & Restaurant
• The Shop on Main LLC
• Shiloh Lounge
• Wayne's Family Restaurant
• Oconto Dockside
• River City Diner and Smokehouse
• Wise Guy’s Riverside Bar