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The Northwoods of Wisconsin: An Ideal Summer Vacation Destination

Nestled in the heart of Wisconsin, the Northwoods is a hidden gem that offers the perfect summer vacation for families seeking an escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.


With its enchanting landscapes, pristine lakes, and abundant wildlife, this region is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers alike.


And when it comes to experiencing the best that the Northwoods has to offer, there's no better place to stay than Nitschke's Northern Resort in Minocqua, Wisconsin.


northern resort in Minocqua, Wisconsin


Accommodations at Nitschke's Northern Resort


At Nitschke's Northern Resort, your comfort and relaxation are our top priorities. The resort offers a variety of accommodations, each thoughtfully designed to provide families with a home away from home. From cozy cabins nestled in the woods to spacious lakefront cottages with breathtaking views, you'll find the perfect option to suit your needs.


Each of our accommodations is equipped with modern amenities, such as WIFI, dishwashers, and modern TVs, ensuring that you have everything you need for a comfortable stay. Our rooms are tastefully decorated, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere that instantly puts you at ease.


Whether you choose a cabin in the back or a cabin near the lake, you can expect to find a fully equipped kitchen, comfortable beds, and 1-4.5 private bathrooms. Plus, many of the cabins feature cozy fireplaces and private decks, providing the perfect setting for family bonding and relaxation.


private deck at the resort in Minocqua


Activities for families at Nitschke's Northern Resort


One of the highlights of staying at Nitschke's Northern Resort is the wide range of activities available for families. Whether you're looking for adventure or simply want to unwind, there's something for everyone to enjoy.


For water enthusiasts, the resort offers a variety of options, including swimming, fishing, water skiing, tubing, and going out on the jetski. Dive into the cool, crisp waters of Lake Minocqua while the kiddos play at our sandy, level beach near the water's edge, and enjoy a refreshing swim under the warm summer sun.


If you prefer a more leisurely experience, grab a paddleboard or a kayak and explore the peaceful shorelines at your own pace. If you have your own boat or rent one locally, our resort offers a free boat slip included with every cabin rental so you can dock it and go whenever you want.


If you're in the mood for some friendly competition, Nitschke's Northern Resort also features a volleyball sandlot and horseshoe pits that promise hours of fun for the whole family. Put your skills to the test as you bond with your loved ones and create lasting memories.


When you’re ready to wind down and relax, the resort also offers multiple bonfire pits offering the classic setting for smores and ghost stories around the fire.


Guys fishing on a boat in Minocqua, Wisconsin


Exploring Minocqua, Wisconsin: Local attractions and activities


While Nitschke's Northern Resort offers a plethora of activities to keep you entertained, venturing out to explore the charming town of Minocqua is a must during your summer vacation. Known for its quaint shops, cozy cafes, and friendly locals, Minocqua offers a unique blend of small-town charm and natural beauty.


One of the highlights of Minocqua is its picturesque downtown area, filled with charming boutiques and local art displays. Take a leisurely stroll down the streets and discover unique treasures, handcrafted items, and local artwork. It's the perfect opportunity to find a special souvenir to commemorate your unforgettable vacation.


For nature enthusiasts, Minocqua boasts an extensive trail system that winds through the surrounding forests (right through our resort) and offers breathtaking views of the lakes. Lace up your hiking boots and embark on an adventure through lush woodlands, where you'll encounter vibrant wildlife, stunning water scenes, and tranquil picnic spots. It's a great way to immerse yourself in the beauty of nature and create cherished memories with your family.


Bearskin Trail near Nitschke's Northern Resort


Dining options near Nitschke's Northern Resort


After a day of exploring, you'll surely work up an appetite. Luckily, Nitschke's Northern Resort is very near to a variety of options from fresh seafood to hearty comfort food, that’s sure to please even the pickiest eater.


From cozy cafes serving up homemade pastries to upscale restaurants offering gourmet cuisine, you'll find a wide range of dining options all around the Minocqua area to satisfy your cravings. Whether you're in the mood for pizza, sushi, or a juicy steak, Minocqua has it all.


If you’d rather whip up your own creations, each cabin comes equipped with all the kitchen equipment you could ever need or want to make cooking for your family an enjoyable experience. From full-size appliances and table-top electrical gadgets to cookware and utensils, our cabin’s kitchens have it all.


women eating at a cafe in Minocqua


Testimonials and reviews from previous guests


Don't just take our word for it – hear what previous guests have to say about their experience at Nitschke's Northern Resort:


"Our family had the most amazing vacation at Nitschke's Northern Resort. The accommodations were spacious and comfortable, and the staff went above and beyond to ensure our stay was perfect. The activities kept our kids entertained all day, and the beautiful surroundings provided a peaceful and relaxing atmosphere. We can't wait to come back!" - The Johnson Family


"Nitschke's Northern Resort exceeded all our expectations. The cabins were cozy and well-appointed, and the resort's location was simply breathtaking. We spent our days exploring the nearby lakes and trails and enjoyed our evenings by the bonfires. It was the perfect summer getaway for our family, and we highly recommend it to anyone looking for a memorable vacation." - The Gibbs Family


Family on resort grounds


Booking your summer vacation at Nitschke's Northern Resort


Ready to claim your summers back and embark on an unforgettable vacation at Nitschke's Northern Resort?


Booking your stay is easy. Simply click here to view our cabin options and select the dates that work best for your family. Once you secure your reservation online, the resort manager will contact you to discuss payment options.



Creating lasting memories at Nitschke's Northern Resort


Escape the everyday and create unforgettable memories with your family at Nitschke's Northern Resort in Minocqua, Wisconsin. From the tranquil surroundings and comfortable accommodations to the endless recreational activities and exceptional hospitality, our resort promises to be the ultimate getaway for families in need of a summer vacation.


kids on resort grounds putting up sign for turtles

So don't let another summer slip away – make your reservation at Nitschke's Northern Resort today and embark on a truly unforgettable vacation in the Northwoods of Wisconsin this summer.

But hurry, our cabins sell out months (sometimes years) in advance, so don’t wait, reserve your cabin today!


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