Our Favorite Family Getaways
Minocqua: what to do
Min-Aqua Bats Water Ski Show Watch one of the oldest amateur water-ski shows in the United States. (715/356-4549).
Hawk's Nest Canoe Outfitters Enjoy lazy tube floats and other Wisconsin River trips (800/688-7471).
Fred Scheer's Lumberjack Show The mad skills of champion lumberjacks set crowds abuzz; kids get to test their own sawing skills during intermission at some shows (715/634-6923).
Northwoods Children's Museum Little ones can explore an ambulance, dress-up attic, mock campground and fire tower, plus paint T-shirts with a squirt gun (715/479-4623).
Tommy's Fishing Adventures Budding or experienced anglers can get bait, equipment, advice or guide service (715/356-4648).