Where to stay around Northern Wisconsin?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 2,956 vacation rentals near Northern Wisconsin. From 1,155 Houses to 1,023 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Northern Wisconsin for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Northern Wisconsin?

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

  • Michigan: 10,941 vacation rentals
  • Minnesota: 4,458 vacation rentals
  • Door County: 543 vacation rentals
  • Lake Michigan: 13,488 vacation rentals
  • Duluth: 124 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Northern 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 Northern 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 Northern Wisconsin:

  • Duluth: 124 rentals
  • Hayward: 304 rentals
  • Minocqua: 208 rentals
  • Eagle River: 448 rentals
  • Two Harbors: 68 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 Northern 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 Northern Wisconsin are:

  • Central Wisconsin Airport (CWA): 30 vacation rentals
  • Duluth, MN (SUW-Richard I. Bong): 74 vacation rentals
  • Door County Cherryland Airport (SUE): 278 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 Northern Wisconsin?

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

  • Lake Superior Zoo: 78 rentals
  • North Shore Scenic Railroad: 86 rentals
  • Lake Pepin Golf Course: 70 rentals
  • Apostle Islands Mainland Sea Caves: 82 rentals
  • Lake of the Torches Casino: 249 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Northern 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.

Retreat to Your Northern Wisconsin Vacation Home

When you need to get away from it all, you can leave your cares at home and head to the beautiful northern Wisconsin area for fun with family or friends. With coastline along both Lake Superior and Lake Michigan, you can enjoy great views and plenty of opportunities for fun while in the area. Staying in a northern Wisconsin vacation home is the perfect way to feel right at home while you are on a trip with your loved ones, and many of these homes are well equipped with thoughtful amenities. For example, some have a fully-equipped kitchen, a garage, a deck, a fireplace, a hot tub and other great features that you will love.


If you are planning a trip to the Wisconsin coastline during the warmer weather season, you may be excited about having a beach experience with family and friends close to your Jacksonport vacation home. Some lovely beaches will provide you with the fun times you are dreaming about, and these include Big Bay Beach at Town Park on Madeline Island, Schoolhouse Beach on Washington Island, Jacksonport Beach, Cave Point County Park and others. Paddle boarding, swimming, kayaking, surfing and more are popular in some of these locations.


If you want to spend time outdoors enjoying other activities, golfing is a popular activity in northern Wisconsin when the weather is nice. There are numerous golf courses located throughout the region, close to your Egg Harbor home and in larger communities. For example, in the Green Bay area, you will enjoy being close to courses such as the Woods Golf Club, the Shorewood Country Club, the Village Green Golf Course, the Royal Scot Golf Course, the Thornberry Creek at Oneida course, Shorewood Golf Course and others.


Shopping is always a fun thing to do when you are on vacation, and there are some incredible shopping venues that you can make purchases at in this region of the country. Many are located in the Green Bay and Oshkosh areas. For example, you can shop at the trendy Fox River Mall in Green Bay or the Outlet Shoppes at Oshkosh. There are also charming shops in small towns like Wausau, Eau Claire and others.


Most of this region has a humid continental climate with some lake effect bearing influence on the temperature and humidity level. Because of its northern location, this is a very cold area much of the year, and you can expect long, cold winters with significant snowfall. There is approximately 51 inches of snowfall per year and 30 inches of rainfall, and the wettest month is in August. The average high temperature in the summer is in the 70s and in the winter is in the 20s. The average low temperature in the summer is in the 50s and in the winter is in the single digits and teens. Because of how chilly the weather can be, it is wise to dress in layers throughout much of the year.

How to Get There

Traveling to northern Wisconsin may require some effort depending on where your final destination in the region is. You can easily fly into Green Bay to access the region, and you can rent a car to get around on your own terms. You can also drive into Green Bay before touring the region in your car. Major roadways throughout northern Wisconsin include Highways 57, 73, 51, 29 and others. There are also buses and trains that travel into the region, which gives you an alternative method of transportation.