Things to Do and Places to Stay

Looking for places to eat, drink, sleep and more on your trip? We recommend the following businesses to make your trip to Minocqua even more unforgettable.

Minocqua Chamber of Commerce:
The Minocqua Area Chamber of Commerce is the official destination marketing organization for Minocqua, Arbor Vitae, Lake Tomahawk, and Woodruff communities. It proudly represents 490 local businesses. The Minocqua Area Chamber of Commerce exists to advocate for and enhance economic growth for all that visit, work, live, and play in these communities.
(715) 356-5266

Minocqua Popcorn
No one makes popcorn like they do! Small batches, the finest of ingredients, their own secret recipes and to top it off, Minocqua Popcorn use an industry leading triple sifting process to remove essentially every un-popped kernel they can. They are growing fast, come and see why!
(715) 356-2426

Sandy Point Resort and Disc Golf Ranch
Located just eight miles from downtown Lac du Flambeau and 15 miles west of downtown Minocqua, Sandy Point Resort has been a popular vacation getaway on the north shore of Squaw Lake since the 1930’s. Today Sandy Point Resort is one of the Northwood’s finest family owned and operated summer vacation facilities and they are proud to be the world’s first “disc golf resort”.
(888) 588-3233

The Waters of Minocqua
Come and experience the rustic charm of northern Wisconsin with modern comforts of today. This pet-friendly hotel is perfect whether you are on a family getaway or important business trip. With indoor-outdoor pools, slides and a kiddie play area, our fun waterpark is the largest in the Northwoods and complimentary for all hotel guests. Be aware that free tickets to The Waters of Minocqua are included with the rental of our beautiful cabin!
(715) 358-4010

Black’s Cliff Resort
Black’s Cliff is a four-season, family-oriented resort located near Minocqua, Wisconsin in Hazelhurst on Lower Kaubashine Lake. They occupy 4,000 feet of beautiful shoreline shaded by towering pines and white birch. All eleven cabins offer a lake view and are spaced to ensure privacy. The cabins have all been newly remodeled while retaining their famed “Northwoods” charm.
(715) 356-3018

Sallet’s Northwoods Outfitters
Sallet’s Northwoods Outfitters is a celebration of the Up North spirit. Whether you are lucky enough to be a year-round local or a vacationing weekend warrior, we have everything you need including outdoor gear and a unique assortment of Minocqua and Northwoods branded apparel and gifts. We focus on quality and value, and draw inspiration from the memories we share along the shores of Lake Minocqua. We are located on the island in downtown Minocqua, stop in and share your Northwoods story with us! From our family to yours, welcome to Sallet’s.
+1 715-439-4170    Check out their FB page

Northwoods Home Rentals (NWHR)
NWHR is a well established and professional Property Management Company that rents unique Homes, Cabins and Lodges in Vilas & Oneida County. We are here to help plan a tourist’s vacation destination in a private home of their liking in one of northern Wisconsin’s beautiful locations throughout Boulder Junction, Presque Isle/Winchester, Land O’Lakes or Manitowish Waters, Sayner and Minocqua. It is at these rental properties where the customer will find privacy and beautiful wilderness and lakeside settings alongside access to dining, shopping, trails, and more. NWHR provides cabins and homes ideally situated on lakes that highlight the best the Northwoods has to offer – wildlife, fishing, swimming, and recreation. Amenities include canoes, kayaks, fishing boats, sunsets and sunrises, large decks for grilling and socializing, fire pits and fireplaces, and comfortable stays with home-away-from-home necessities. As a unique amenity NWHR also provides pontoon rentals nightly or weekly.
+715-543-8020    Check out their FB page


Eagle Waters Resort is a four-season historic property open to the public located six miles from downtown Eagle River. It is situated on Eagle Lake, within the “Eagle River Largest Inland Freshwater Chain-of-28 Lakes”. The resort offers traditional hotel-style rooms, one, two and three bedroom condos as well as lake-front, lake-view and wood-view cabins. Dine in our historic restaurant which is renowned for its Friday fish fry and Champagne Sunday Brunch.  Enjoy live entertainment and outdoor dining in one of the areas original Supper Clubs. Eagle Waters Resort is the Spirit of the Northwoods with a family-friendly atmosphere – The place for all occasions. Stop in and create your ow own special Northwood’s memories. – 715 479-4411

Take Highway 70 East to Rangeline Road to Eagle Waters Road — Eagle River

Nitschkes Northern Resort:
“Nestled among the northern pine trees and crystal clear chain-of-lakes sits our historic resort, boasting a private, sandy beach on Lake Minocqua, 360° views of nature and direct access to the Bearksin trail. Whether you’re interested in a relaxing fishing trip with the guys or a whole family fun vacation, Nitschke’s Northern Resort is the perfect destination to create life-long memories and begin annual traditions. Our cabins combine the quaint charm of a northwoods cabin with the modern conveniences of a fully equipped home.
View our website for full details.”

The Pointe Hotel & Suites
Located on Minocqua’s historic Clawson Hill, just two tenths of a mile south of downtown Minocqua, The Pointe Hotel & Suites overlooks 800 feet of lake frontage on beautiful Lake Minocqua. Experience exceptional waterfront views from every room, dock your boat at the property nightly, and enjoy evening Loon calls from your room’s private patio or balcony. Our beautiful waterfront setting provides the uniqueness of Lake Minocqua views while our location is a short distance from Minocqua’s downtown district offering a variety of shopping, restaurants and activities.
The Pointe Hotel & Suites is a destination resort hotel perfect for family vacations, weddings and corporate retreats. Experience the Northwoods via boat, bike or hike, and soak up every minute of “up north relaxation”. Come enjoy the beauty of the Northwoods with your family and friends, and give yourself the opportunity to “wake up to water and unwind to sunsets”!