5 Wisconsin Cabins to Book for the Holidays
Escape the holiday hubbub this year! Hunker down with family and friends in a cozy Wisconsin cabin or resort and make new traditions together. Tucked into a forest near a glistening lake, your Thanksgiving, Christmas or any holiday celebration becomes a magical and memorable one. Read on to discover five Wisconsin cabins perfect for spending the holidays together.
Black’s Cliff Resort – Hazelhurst
This third-generation family-owned resort on Lake Kaubashine aims to make visiting guests feel right at home. Eleven different cabins each offer lake views and Northwoods charm with modern amenities. Units come with completely equipped kitchens, fireplaces and family board games for hours of entertainment. Family pets are welcome, too!
Extra fun: Enjoy the twinkling lights that go up on the resort’s evergreens the day after Thanksgiving. Closer to Christmas, take a spin on the skating rink. Visit the resort’s gift store to browse or buy unique holiday items, including socks and gloves made on the owner’s 1914 knitting machine!
Plum Gate Resort – Sayner
Just three blocks from the quaint town of Sayner, the pet-friendly Plum Gate Resort on scenic Plum Lake, provides the classic 'Up North' experience year-round. Choose from three winterized cottages that feature cozy fireplaces and modern kitchens large enough to accommodate your holiday cooking. All linens and towels are provided. The inviting Northwoods décor creates a comfy, restful space, perfect for an after-dinner nap!
Extra fun: Stroll downtown Sayner together and explore the unique boutiques and gift stores. Try the famous homemade pizza from Sayner Pub right off popular snowmobile trails.
Serenity Bay Resort & Condominiums – St. Germain
Called “The Gem of the Northwoods,” this resort offers eight cabins and four lakeview two-level townhomes available for the holidays and off-season lodging. On the shore of Little St. Germain Lake, the units each have three bedrooms and sleep up to eight guests. Stone fireplaces and large dining/living areas give a “home away from home” feel your group can enjoy together.
Extra fun: Get revved up for the snowmobile season with a visit to the nearby Snowmobile Hall of Fame & Museum. If there’s snow, rent a sled in town from Premier Powersports and Marine and get out on the nearby trails for thrilling fun!
Otter Bay Resort – Cable
Nestled on a quiet bay of Lake Owen in the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest, this popular resort offers four year-round cabins close to the lake and a bar and grill with tasty offerings. The two and three-bedroom cottages deliver rustic Northwoods charm perfect for escaping the chaos of the holidays and spending quality time together. Known as “Trail Town USA,” the region also has miles of well-groomed cross-country trails to explore–try Rock Lake Trail to start!
Birch Lake Secluded Getaway – Tomah
Luxury meets enchanted woodland scenery at this central Wisconsin resort that’s tucked away on a private, quiet lake. Four spacious year-round cabins can sleep up to 14 guests for extra family fun. Each features a hot tub, gas fireplace, wide-screen TV, WiFi and washer/dryer for all your vacation needs.
Extra fun: Feeling lucky? The Ho-Chunk Gaming casino is just minutes away. Your group can also hunt for that special gift at the Cranberry Country Mall/Antique Mall of Tomah which features 68 unique antique dealers.
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