Experience the North Woods of Wisconsin
Activities: On the water
Hawk's Nest Canoe Outfitters Enjoy lazy tube floats, canoe adventures, rafting or kayaking down the Wisconsin River. You might see bald eagle, osprey and loons along the river, which has no portages (whew!) (800/688-7471; hawksnestcanoe.com).
Chequamegon Adventure Company Paddle board, canoe, kayak and ski rentals and outfitters (715/356-1618; paddlerama.com).
Tommy's Fishing Adventures Budding or experienced anglers can get bait, equipment, advice or guide service. Tommy's is based out of Grizzly Bob's Bait and Tackle Shop (715/356-4648; tommysfishingadventures.com).
Northshore Wake and Ski Skiing and boating equipment; waterski and wakeboard instruction (715/356-1681).
Minocqua Pontoon Cruises A relaxing way to see Minocqua is a pontoon cruise. Morning nature cruises, lunch cruises and sunset cruises are among the tours offered (715/892-7777; minocquapontooncruises.com).