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Secrets to the perfect Vilas County summer vacation

Published: June 24, 2020

Make the most of your summer getaway with a trip to Vilas County’s wide-open wilderness. A few things might have changed since your last vacation, but our welcoming communities are here to help whenever you’re ready to travel. Here are a few tips to help you create an unforgettable Vilas County experience if you decide to visit this summer.

  1. Embrace open space

  1. Take a relaxed approach

  • Things may look a little different than your last trip.
  • Adapt your plans if your first choice is closed or too busy… don’t worry, there’s plenty to do in Vilas County!
  1. Support Vilas County businesses

  • Shops and restaurants are open for business, although many have changed how they operate. If your favorite restaurant isn’t open for sit-down service, or if it’s busy, order a carryout meal.
  1. Make a reservation

  1. Get outside

  • All your favorite summer activities in Vilas County are still available to you—biking, fishing, hiking, paddling, boating, equestrian trails and more.
  • Your trip to Vilas County gives you access to so many outdoor resources—explore a trail, lake or scenic drive for new outdoor adventures.