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Top Wisconsin Fall Getaways
A fall in Wisconsin is as colorful as mother nature gets. Vibrant hues of red, yellow, and orange are as far as the eye can see, many pay a pretty penny just to get a glimpse of the spectacle. Lucky for you, you can enjoy this annual phenomenon in style (and without breaking the bank) at any of these incredible resorts. This fall, treat yourself in the Badger state!
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Stout's Island Lodge

Birchwood, Wisconsin

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+1 (877) 738 - 8918

You'd never expect it, there's an island paradise in Wisconsin. While it might seem unbelievable, Stout’s Island Lodge is very real, and has been serving as a premier getaway resort since 1903.

Island life has a certain sense of relaxation that goes with it, and a stay at Stout’s is no exception. Couples can go get a massage together, or eat an amazing dinner at Stout’s Island Club, the on-site restaurant. Families can tour the glorious fall colors while on the river in hydrobikes, combinations of bikes and paddleboats that are oodles of fun. If you’d like to get a little more active, badminton, bocce ball, canoeing, fishing, biking, tennis, and lawn jenga are all popular activities to spend an afternoon with. All this, not to mention the spacious, rustic accommodations that you’ll never want to leave!

Address

2799 27th St, Birchwood, WI 54817

Population

442 as of 2010

Elevation

1,329′

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White Birch Village Resort

Boulder Junction, Wisconsin

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+1 (866) 570 - 8425

Don’t be alarmed! Boulder Junction’s nickname- the “Musky Capital of the World”- is not referring to the town being smelly. It instead eludes to the fantastic fishing available here, and where better to spend a weekend fishing than at White Birch Village? Nowhere!

With an absolutely gorgeous backdrop, a fall weekend spent at White Birch is a fall weekend spent surrounded by beauty. The lodge itself is nestled inside splendid Northern Highland State Forest, and offers a pristine lake setting for nature lovers and sport fishermen alike. The resort’s 60 acres are filled with colorful trees and hospitable staff, eager to assist in whatever way they can. Spend a day out on the lakes, fishing, swimming, or boating to your heart's content. Or go for a scenic tour of forest, simply to treat your eyes to the cornucopia of colors before you.

Address

Star Lake, WI 54561

Highlights

Bluegill, largemouth bass, muskellunge, northern pike, smallmouth bass, and walleye all call Star Lake home.

Fun facts

Star Lake reaches a maximum depth of 68 ft!

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Lakewoods Resort

Cable, Wisconsin

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+1 (866) 821 - 3009

Come to Lakewoods Resort, a destination with some much luxury that you’ll stop calling it fall and start calling it autumn!

Lakewoods’ name doesn’t lie. Based on the shores of Lake Namakagon, the resort is surrounded by 850,000 acres of Chequamegon National Forest. The forest is beautiful in any season, but it truly shines when the leaves start to change. Take a leisurely stroll along one of the dozens of forest trails and observe how incredible the natural world can be. Then go play a round of world-class golf on the Forest Ridges Golf Course, head out on Lake Namakagon for some prime musky fishing, or just relax and enjoy the wonderful amenities available in every room. Lakewoods truly puts you and your family front and center for all the fun and relaxation that Wisconsin has to offer.

Address

21540 Co Hwy M, Cable, WI 54821

Population

Cable's population was 825 as of 2010!

Elevation

1,362′ above sea level

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Evergreen Lodge

Boulder Junction, Wisconsin

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+1 (866) 229 - 3814

Evergreen Lodge's location, amenities, and fun will draw you in, but its the incredible hospitality that will keep you coming back.

Evergreen's vintage cabins come in all sizes, for couples looking for a cozy dwelling or families trying to stretch their legs. With luxurious porches, kitchens, and inarguable charm, you'll never want to leave. But eventually you're going to go outside, and when you do you'll have so much fun you might not go back inside... ever. Fall is Boulder Junction's peak as far as natural beauty is concerned, and it's best experienced out on Little Crooked Lake with some fishing or hiking on one of the multiple nearby trails!

Address

6161 Evergreen Ln, Boulder Junction, WI 54512

Related activities

Go take a tour of Northern Highland State Forest!

Related Onsite Offerings

A ton of different camps are also offered here!

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Glidden Lodge Beach Resort

Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin

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+1 (866) 813 - 2765

Located on the “Quiet Side” of Door County, Glidden Lodge Beach Resort is spectacular at any time of year!

One of the many draws of Glidden Lodge is the incredible freedom it gives guests, whenever you happen to visit. The lake, a hive for tanning, swimming, and relaxing-by in the hot months, becomes a great place for snowshoeing and ice fishing when the temperature grows frigid. The multitude of nearby quiet roads are perfect for biking and cross country skiing. And when you're ready to return, you'll be ecstatic knowing you're returning to a spacious (and toasty) one, two, or three-bedroom condo!

Address

4676 Glidden Dr, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235

Highlights

There are a total of 31 beautiful one, two, and three bedroom condo rentals!

Related Onsite Offerings

There's also a pool, hot tub, sauna, fitness room and tennis court!

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Woodside Cottages of Bayfield

Bayfield, Wisconsin

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+1 (866) 574 - 0955

Woodside Cottages offer a quality and unique lodging opportunity for Bayfield visitor both young and old.

Each cottage provides a quiet, warm, comfortable and roomy setting as well as spacious grounds where there is lots of room to roam and enjoy the outdoors. And speaking of those outdoors, at no time are they more beautiful than in the fall months. Go for a hike or sit outside with a good book and observe nature's color palette. Each cabin's Jacuzzi, gas fireplace, kitchen, air-conditioning, and porch will make you feel like royalty.

Address

84790 State Hwy 13, Bayfield, WI 54814

Highlights

Make sure you go enjoy the hundreds of miles of state and forest trails on a snowmobile (in winter).

Related activities

Big Top Chautauqua has been called the "Carnegie Hall of Tent Shows" and provides a variety of top national and local musical talent at the base of Mt. Ashwabay overlooking the lake.

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Northernaire Resort

Three Lakes, Wisconsin

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+1 (877) 801 - 9870

Condos, cabins, and vacation homes- oh my! Northernaire Resort offers the best of each in the Three Lakes / Eagle River area.

Nestled on the shores of the largest chain of inland lakes in the world, Northernaire Resort offers a variety of year-round accommodations and amenities sure to make your families stay a memorable one. Fall is the perfect time to come! Sit in a bubbling outdoor hot tub and enjoy the beautiful colors of the leaves, or take a hike to truly get in touch with mother nature. When you return, you'll be greeted by a luxurious lodging, ranging from studio units to three bedroom units. Whether you're with family, friends, or on an individual quest, the Northernaire is the right spot for you.

Address

6990 Bengs Rd, Three Lakes, WI 54562

Related activities

Love golf? Check out Big Stone Golf Course, located across the street!

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The Beacons of Minocqua

Minocqua, Wisconsin

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+1 (866) 339 - 1835

Escape the hustle and bustle of the city life and experience fall in the cornucopia of colors of northern Wisconsin. The Beacons of Minocqua is the perfect place to spend quality time together while exploring your spectacular surroundings.

At The Beacons of Minocqua you'll hike the trails, fish for bass, and enjoy a lakeside bonfire all in a day! Of course the resort's luxury accommodations ensure that you have a relaxing getaway with plenty of options available. Choose from condominiums, log cabins, or cottages featuring amenities like full kitchens/kitchenettes, fireplaces, spacious living areas, and more. An onsite sauna, pool and hot tub help you relax after a full day of activities. You can also enjoy an activities center, movie rentals and board games with your loved ones. In the midst of the natural beauty you and your family will make memories that you'll cherish for years to come!

Address

8250 Northern Road Minocqua, WI 54548

Highlights

Boat rentals allow you and the family to explore the waters at any speed, including fishing boats, canoes and pontoons.

Getting there

From the North Take U.S. Hwy. 51 South to Minocqua. Cross Minocqua Bridge and travel 1/2 mile. Turn right onto Northern Road (Island City Lanes bowling alley is on the corner). Travel 1 and 1/4 miles. The Beacons of Minocqua is on the right. From the South Take U.S. Hwy. 51 North to Minocqua. Turn left onto Northern Road (Island City Lanes bowling alley is on the corner). Travel 1 and 1/4 miles. The Beacons of Minocqua is on the right

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Pitlik's Sand Beach Resort

Eagle River, Wisconsin

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+1 (866) 233 - 1992

Never fear: Pitlik’s Sand Beach Resort isn’t made out of sand. Otherwise, the variable Wisconsin weather could cause some problems! The resort is actually made of dedication, relaxation, and fun.

While many resorts tend to wind down after the summer’s busy months, Pitlik’s is just getting started. Fall is a glorious time here; wood cabins dot the landscape as colorful leaves slowly fall to the ground. Here you’ll find, as they’re wont to say, “tranquility of nature, the comfort of home and pure fun.” Whether that fin is found on the beach, around a crackling campfire, or relaxing in the rustic main lodge restaurant and taproom is completely and utterly up to you. Just make sure you watch the sunset over Sand Lake; it’s a sight that you won’t soon forget!

Address

4833 Sand Beach Dr, Eagle River, WI 54521

Population

The population was 1,398 at the 2010 census.

Fun facts

Eagle River is the county seat of Vilas County.

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Blue Harbor Resort

Sheboygan, Wisconsin

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+1 (866) 940 - 1284

Take your family on a fall getaway at the Blue Harbor, and you'll immediately understand why the first words you see on their official website are “It's Better At The Blue".

Enter the kingdom of Blue Harbor, where you'll feel like a king or queen upon your arrival. The palace-like exterior of Blue Harbor exudes luxury and relaxation, a feeling that continues into the sizable rooms and villas. When it comes to recreation, a diverse array of options are available to you. Go swimming in the year-round indoor waterpark, play some mini-golf course, or a just take relaxing stroll on one of the many eco-friendly lakeshore trails. Just a short drive away, the town of Sheboygan offers shopping, golf, watersports and charter fishing. You’ll find it nigh impossible to cram all of that into a weekend, but you might still want to try!

Address

725 Blue Harbor Dr, Sheboygan, WI 53081

Total area

Lake Michigan is 22,394 mi²

Highlights

On Lake Michigan you can fish for Smallmouth bass, Lake trout, Largemouth bass, Bowfin, and Yellow perch!

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Tri Lake Timbers Resort & Gardens

Iron River, Wisconsin

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+1 (866) 845 - 1345

Tri Lake Timbers Resort & Gardens's eight unique yet similarly luxurious cabins are just what the doctor ordered, any season of the year (fall included)!

With 103 scenic acres of Iron River paradise, Tri Lake Timbers figuratively lights up during the fall! The reds, yellows, and oranges of the Chequamegon National Forest are best observed firsthand, so feel free to take a stroll through one of its many trails. Most all cabins feature gas fireplaces, cathedral ceilings, full baths and kitchens, and full-size beds in every bedroom! Whether you're out on the trail on an ATV, hitting the water with a boat rental, or relaxing in the cabin, you'll be making lifelong memories!

Address

69210 E Long Lake Rd, Iron River, WI 54847

Highlights

There's a 24' 2003 Northwoods Pontoon available for guests to rent!

Related Onsite Offerings

All cabins include basic bedding & pillows, kitchenware, microwaves, coffee pots, and toasters.

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Baker's Sunset Bay Resort

Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin

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+1 (866) 920 - 0856

ANY time of year, Baker's Sunset Bay is a prime destination in the waterpark capital of the world- come and experience it for yourself!

From its gorgeous lakeside property to its spacious hotel rooms, family-sized suites, and romantic Jacuzzi suites, every aspect of Baker's Sunset Bay is superb. Spend your days out enjoying the beautiful fall colors or inside in the world-famous Wisconsin Dells! Baker’s Sunset Bay Resort is on the “quiet side” of the Dells, away from all the traffic and noise, but close enough so that a drive never feels like a chore. Whether you seek natural serenity or family waterpark fun, Baker's Sunset Bay is the resort for you!

Address

921 Canyon Rd, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965

Highlights

Ishnala Supper Club sells more than four tons of prime rib between Memorial Day and Labor Day.

Fun facts

Wisconsin Dells is the mecca for waterpark/water playground properties, the highest concentration of these facilities in the world.

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