Destination guide

Explore the lakeside setting in North Central Wisconsin

The area's festivals and entertainment are just a few of the reasons to vacation in North Central Wisconsin. Renowned for its basketball games, skiing and fishing, this city welcomes all visitors. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around North Central Wisconsin

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit while you're in town? Travelers enjoy fun activities like skiing and fishing. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes North Central Wisconsin a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Merrill Golf Club (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Riverview Golf Course (16.9 mi / 27.2 km)
  • Camp 10 Ski n Snowboard (20.8 mi / 33.5 km)
  • Antigo Lake Park (21.5 mi / 34.6 km)
  • Granite Peak Ski Area (23.7 mi / 38.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in North Central Wisconsin

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in North Central Wisconsin. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Prairie Dells Scenic Area (0.3 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Riverside Park (7.7 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Grandfather Falls (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)
  • Memorial Park (17.6 mi / 28.3 km)
  • Rockin Robin Park (21.3 mi / 34.3 km)
  • Antigo Lake Park (21.5 mi / 34.6 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around North Central Wisconsin

Fly into Rhinelander, WI (RHI-Oneida County), the closest airport, located 26.3 mi (42.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Mosinee, WI (CWA-Central Wisconsin), which is 32.7 mi (52.7 km) away.

Where to stay around North Central Wisconsin?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,549 vacation rentals near North Central Wisconsin. From 699 Houses to 572 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best places to stay near North Central Wisconsin are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in North Central Wisconsin?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in North Central Wisconsin. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Michigan: 10,740 vacation rentals
  • Hayward: 326 vacation rentals
  • Upper Peninsula of Michigan: 1,606 vacation rentals
  • Eagle River: 559 vacation rentals
  • Minocqua: 224 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in North Central Wisconsin! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in North Central Wisconsin?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in North Central Wisconsin:

  • Hayward: 326 rentals
  • Eagle River: 559 rentals
  • Minocqua: 224 rentals
  • Green Bay: 137 rentals
  • Bayfield: 145 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to North Central Wisconsin?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in North Central Wisconsin are:

  • Lakeland Airport (ARV): 460 vacation rentals
  • Central Wisconsin Airport (CWA): 30 vacation rentals
  • Wittman Regional Airport (OSH): 263 vacation rentals

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in North Central Wisconsin?

HomeAway offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in North Central Wisconsin. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Lake Winnebago: 286 rentals
  • Lake of the Torches Casino: 299 rentals
  • Lambeau Field: 132 rentals
  • Minocqua Winter Park and Nordic Center: 175 rentals
  • Wisconsin River Cruises: 225 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around North Central Wisconsin listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

Explore destinations around North Central Wisconsin

Hayward
326 vacation rentals
Eagle River
559 vacation rentals
Minocqua
224 vacation rentals
Green Bay
137 vacation rentals
Bayfield
145 vacation rentals
Green Lake
90 vacation rentals
St. Germain
393 vacation rentals
Oshkosh
284 vacation rentals
Waupaca
117 vacation rentals
Elkhart Lake
137 vacation rentals
Wautoma
73 vacation rentals
Tomahawk
60 vacation rentals
Manitowish Waters
223 vacation rentals
Arkdale
122 vacation rentals
Rhinelander
604 vacation rentals
Boulder Junction
464 vacation rentals
Appleton
112 vacation rentals
Phillips
37 vacation rentals
Three Lakes
437 vacation rentals
Cable
313 vacation rentals