Washburn County is the perfect hub for your Northwest Wisconsin getaway. The area is surrounded by incredibly fun attractions and events! Washburn County offers a variety of affordable lodging options within a short drive of some of the best attractions and events in Northwest Wisconsin. Day trips to Hayward, Bayfield, Superior, Rice Lake, Chippewa Falls, and many towns in between are a fun way to spend some time in Northwest Wisconsin. Here are some of our top picks from Northwest Wisconsin that you might just want to check out while you're in the area!