Fat Biking Winman Trail

Explore the WinMan Trails

Published: February 24, 2021

Located between the communities of Winchester and Manitowish Waters, the WinMan Trails sit on more than 1,300 acres of private and public lands in northwestern…

Spa Day in Vilas County

Pamper yourself in St. Germain

Published: February 24, 2021

The charming community of St. Germain, located in southern Vilas County, offers great outdoors experiences, but it’s also a wonderful place to take a day…

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Visit the Snowmobile Capital of the World®

Published: February 11, 2021

Near the southern edge of Vilas County in Wisconsin’s Northwoods, motorsports enthusiasts will find a snowmobiler’s dream. The small city of Eagle River is known…

Conover Sledding Hill Vilas County

Winter fun at Conover Town Park

Published: February 11, 2021

Located in northeastern Vilas County, the town of Conover is a great place for a Northwoods adventure in any season. If you head to this…

Beaches of Vilas County

Published: October 7, 2020

Vilas County is home to some of the most pristine swimming lakes in the Midwest. There’s nothing like a refreshing swim in the crystal-clear water…


Five places for an unforgettable hike

Published: August 20, 2020

This is a wonderful time of year to explore the trails in Vilas County. The air is crisp and new vistas are opening up in…


Your ATV guide to Vilas County

Published: July 24, 2020

A free app is helping riders get the most out of County’s expanding ATV/UTV Trail network. The Map It Vilas County trails app has details…

The Tamaracks Off-Highway Motorcycle Trail

Published: June 30, 2020

The Tamaracks OHM trail system is a single-track trail system that offers 22 miles of different levels of rider experience. The Green Loop is a…

Children on a snow-covered lake Presque Isle Wisconsin

See a few of our favorite Vilas County moments

Published: January 21, 2020

See a few of our favorite Vilas County moments Everyone who visits Vilas County makes their own moments, whether it’s watching a jaw-dropping sunset over…

Downtown Vilas Theatre

Four things to do in Vilas County next year

Published: November 19, 2019

Here’s a resolution for you: plan a visit to Vilas County next year. Home to 12 unique, friendly communities and boundless Northwoods wilderness, Vilas County…

Winter events in Vilas County

Festive events in Vilas County

Published: October 23, 2019

It’s the season to celebrate in Vilas County! From Santa visits to sleigh rides, trail rides to outdoor carnivals, there’s something for the whole family…

Kayaking on Vilas County Wisconsin lake in fall

Can’t-miss Instagram photo ops

Published: September 3, 2019

Fall is here, and you won’t even need a filter to make your Vilas County pictures the envy of your friends’ Instagram feeds. From Rustic…

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Trailside discoveries

Published: August 1, 2019

Vilas County has more than 75 designated multi-use trails, including the 52-mile Heart of Vilas County Paved Bike Trail System. The trails are a great…

Scenic Vilas

Visit these scenic summer spots

Published: June 24, 2019

Vilas County boasts breathtaking natural scenery all year long, but summer might just be the best time to visit. The weather is warm, the forests…

Fishing in Vilas County

Vilas County Fishing Reports

Published: June 17, 2019

Here are some sources of Vilas County fishing information. Eagle River Weekly Fishing Report Lake-Link Upnorthfishing.com Wisconsin DNR Outdoor Report