Washburn County is home to some of the coolest attractions in the area. Whether you’re looking to climb aboard a historic train car, float a river or take a tour at a local farm, you’re bound to have a great time exploring the area attractions. The top three attractions in the Best of WashCo: Best Attractions category are incredibly popular with both visitors and locals. Check them out:
The Potter's Shed - While you may not think of Northwest Wisconsin as a hot spot for the arts, The Potter's Shed is sure to prove that some of the most amazing art venues are in fact located in gorgeous Northwest Wisconsin. From the gallery which showcases the art made on site in addition to artists from near and far to the creative zone where you can paint your own masterpiece, you'll be surrounded by creativity. Be sure to stop by on a Friday night in the summer to take in some live music in their beautiful garden venue.
Perlick Distillery - Perlick Distillery is a family-owned business that produces fine spirits distilled from grains grown on site from their five-generation farm. The tasting room offers a cocktail and martini menu, as well as a variety of seasonal drinks. If you’re visiting in August, you won’t want to miss taking a stroll through the beautiful sunflower maze that Perlick Farm grows in the field around the distillery.
Namekagon River: Wisconsin's Moving National Park - A true gem tucked away in Wisconsin's beautiful Northwoods, the Namekagon River received the top votes for the 2023 Best of WashCo: Best Attraction. Whether you're looking to paddle down the river by canoe or kayak, or spend a leisurely afternoon floating on a tube, the Namekagon is the perfect way to spend a summer day.
To explore more of Washburn County’s amazing attractions, visit: https://www.washburncounty.org/things-to-do/things-to-do/