Experience Washburn County Blog


Summer Festivals to Mark on Your Calendar-July/August

June 22, 2017

There have been some exciting events happening all throughout Washburn County, and summer has just begun. Get ready, because we’ve got way more to come during July and August. From the world-famous Spooner Rodeo to Jack Pine Savage Days, get those calendars out and mark these festivals down....

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ATVing: Explore the Trails of Washburn County

May 19, 2017

ATVing. That one simple verb brings loads of excitement for young and old alike. What do you think of when you think of “ATVing?” Do you think of getting together with friends to explore places that you simply can’t reach by vehicle? Do you think of getting away from it all and spending some time in the vast forests of Northwest Wisconsin...

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Summer Festivals to Mark on Your Calendar-May/June

May 19, 2017

Summer is coming to Washburn County, and this summer is jam packed with events, festivals, and activities sure to have something for the whole family. From the Wisconsin Canoe Heritage Day to the Tri-County Dairy Breakfast...

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Quest for the Best Bloody Mary

April 28, 2017

The quest for the best bloody mary seems to be never ending, not that we mind, really. Recently we asked our locals and visitors “Who, in Washburn County, has the best bloody?” It led us to a very important question...

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Wisconsin Great Northern is Welcoming Sweethearts

January 18, 2017

The Wisconsin Great Northern Railroad wants to offer something special for all those sweethearts the whole month of February now that they are open for their first year round operation.

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Fall in Love with Washburn County

September 23, 2016

What is better than Washburn County in the Summer?…Washburn County in the Fall!! With much to do during the summer, you can stay just as busy around here during the beautiful fall months. With the luscious green trees changing to the beautiful reds, oranges, and yellows there are many different ways to...

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Kids Scavenger Hunt for Family Fun

August 2, 2016

Have your kids ever been glued to a screen while on vacation? Washburn County has the perfect solution; take them on the Kids Scavenger Hunt to discover Washburn County. On the scavenger hunt there are a variety of activities to do such as visiting Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary, going swimming at a local beach, taking a train ride...

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ATV Scenic Tour: A Cool Way to Explore the Trails

July 15, 2016

Washburn County has a fun new way to explore the area ATV trails. The Washburn County ATV Scenic Tour allows ATV enthusiasts to learn about over 35 points of interest located along the 100+ mile ATV system. If you have ever been riding on a trail and wondered...

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Take a Step Back in Time with Washburn County's Antique Shops

July 1, 2016

Do you absolutely love searching for the perfect treasure? If so, Washburn County has a treasure hunt for you! The area offers a variety of antique shops that will take a true treasure-hunter days to explore. You'll find...

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