At the top of Wisconsin in beautiful Vilas County. Boulder Junction is a quintessential Northwoods town. Family vacation memories are made here. With more than 1,000 area lakes, you can fish, boat, paddle, swim, and water-ski the summer away. Boulder Junction prides itself as the Musky Capital of the World. Visitors enjoy a 100-year tradition of hospitality evident in the area’s shops, restaurants, and lodging. Biking on the Heart of Vilas County Paved Bike Trail is near heaven – over 45 miles of paved trail through the pristine Northern Highland-American Legion State Forest.
World Championship Musky Classic
September 11 - September 13
Annual catch and release musky tournament on area lakes. Sponsored in four communities: Boulder Junction, Presque Isle, Manitowish Waters and Winchester....
Colorama Arts & Crafts Fair
Artisans show and sell. Also enjoy a farmer's market and wild game sandwiches.
Heart of Vilas County Paved Bike Trail
Ride over 45 miles of paved trails connecting Boulder Junction with Manitowish Waters (west) and Sayner and St. Germain (south). The trail is fully paved and...
Arlene's Pottery & Gallery, LLC
Visit the gallery in the middle of town that features the many different styles of Arlene’s handmade stoneware pottery and pottery made to reflect the...
Coontail Corner Market
Coontail features clothing and footwear for the entire family and offers kayaks, stand-up paddle boards, bicycles, waterskis and other water sport equipment....
Aqualand Ale House
A Northwoods Gastro-Pub, featuring 20 craft beers on tap, fine wine and flavored sodas. Enjoy daily specials, flat bread pizza, artisan sandwiches, fresh...
Headwaters Restaurant & Tavern
On a hill overlooking the Manitowish River, this rustic old tavern from the 30's provides the food, spirits and fun you would expect from the great Northwoods.
Gooch's A-1 Bar & Grill
Serving broasted chicken, Friday fish fry & Saturday night steaks. Birthday parties, weddings, reunions & anniversaries. Plenty of ample parking! 3 miles...
Seven Scenic Natural Wonders of Vilas County
Natural Attractions and Parks
Nowhere in the Midwest will you come across a higher concentration of inland freshwater lakes. Come see all the natural beauty they have to share!