The Best of WashCo 2021

You asked us... So we turned around & asked you, the visitors, where are some of the best places to go, things to do, events to attend, and a little bit in between. The questions we often hear are what helped us concoct some of our top categories for The Best of WashCo. When you're in Washburn County be sure to stop at one (or all) of these places that were awarded "The Best Of"... we are sure they won't disappoint! 

Best Bites:
Lakeview Bar & Grill

The dining options throughout Washburn County are endless. So often we are asked where to eat, well let us tell you - there is something for everyone! This year's winner is somewhere you can enjoy dinner with a view, what more could you need?

Best Pour:
Perlick Distillery

Sit back, relax, enjoy something to sip on! From seasonal drinks to homemade brews to crafted cocktails, you'll be sure to find something for your tastebuds to enjoy. There are countless yummy drink options when you're here, in Washburn County.

The Treasure Chest:
Antique Adventures & Flea Market

 Finding beautiful antiques & hidden gems at many of the local stores can sometimes feel like quite the treasure hunt but, it is oh so fun! Antique stores are scattered throughout the area filled with with your next gem of a find.

Tying the Knot:
Heartwood Resort & Conference Center

 The perfect day, calls for a phenominal venue! So why not make Washburn County your destination on your magical day. A lakeside setup, beautiful barn, or an enchanting wilderness scene, whichever your preference they will make for a perfect wedding venue.

Cozy Cabin:
Kimball Lake Resort

A cozy lake side cottage, a beautiful  campground, a mom & pop motel - whatever your preference you can find it here in Washburn County. The accommodations offered make your stay one to remember. 

Favorite Fish Fry:
Track's Bar & Grill

It's a Wisconsin Classic & there's more than enough to go around! Friday's were made for Fish Fry around here (and other days of the week too.) Deep fried or baked to perfection, enjoy it however you'd like!

Music Scene: 
The Potter's Shed

 Who doesn't love to listen to a tune or two? The music scene is one to take in. Live music can be found around the area, and the artists performing are always wondeful to listen to! 

 The Shopping Bag:
Spooner General Store

A little retail therapy doesn't hurt anyone, especially when you shop local. The downtown streets are full of local, authentic shops - each different in their own way. Eclectic boutiques, stores for the great outdoors, art & antiques, you can find it all here.

Top Trail:
Washburn County ATV Trails

How do you like to explore this beautiful northwoods? No matter what your preference is, there's a trail out there waiting for you. 100+ miles of ATV Trails, 100+ miles of hiking trails, 30+ miles of mountain bike trails...there's lots of ways to explore.

The Outdoor Adventurer: 
Spooner Outlet

So you say you're the adventerous type? Well look no further than this category. From outfitters to outdoor stores, you're covered across the board! 

Top Attraction:
Namekagon River

If you're looking for fun, look no further! The attractions throughout the area are always fun to enjoy, especially when you can bring the whole family along. 


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