Our Favorite Family Getaways
Minocqua area: where to eat
Hoggie Doggies Snack Shack One-stop dining in Woodruff: hot dogs, sandwiches, hand-cut fries, ice cream treats with sprinkles and more (715/ 356-5938).
The Outdoorsman Restaurant Date night in Boulder Junction! Think grilled elk medallions and filet of ostrich (715/385-2826).
Paul Bunyan's Northwoods Cook Shanty Flapjacks and warm buttermilk doughnuts await in Minocqua (715/356-6270).
Soda Pops For an afternoon cool-down, try one of 100-plus soft drinks at the old-fashioned soda counter in Eagle River (715/479-9424).
Thirsty Whale A historic boathouse turned restaurant; deck tables double as prime seating for the water-ski show in Minocqua (715/356-7108).
Little Bohemia Restaurant You'll get history along with the Friday fish fry in Manitowish Waters: Look for bullet holes that are still in the wall from a shoot-out with gangster John Dillinger (715/543-8800).