Destination guide

Friendly Washburn will entice you

The lake and island views create a pretty picture of Washburn. This welcoming city is known for its cafés, local tours and hiking. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Washburn

Are you looking for top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Washburn a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mount Ashwabay Ski and Recreation Area (8.7 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Chequamegon Bay Golf Course (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Apostle Highlands Golf Course (12 mi / 19.3 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Washburn

The nearest airport is in Duluth, MN (DLH-Duluth Intl.), located 55.4 mi (89.1 km) from the city center.

Can I find a vacation rental around Washburn?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 190 vacation rentals near Washburn. From 68 Houses to 50 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Washburn for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Washburn?

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

  • Bayfield County Courthouse: 149 vacation rentals
  • Houghton Falls Nature Preserve: 142 vacation rentals
  • Apostle Islands Mainland Sea Caves: 140 vacation rentals
  • Apostle Islands Cruises: 148 vacation rentals
  • Apostle Islands Marina: 148 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Washburn listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Washburn?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 68 Houses in Washburn. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Washburn include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 50 rentals available
  • Cabins: 51 rentals available
  • Cottages: 51 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Washburn?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 23 vacation rentals with pool available in Washburn. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.