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Northwoods Tour

Day 1

4:00 pm Arrive in Minocqua and check in at hotel. Receive a Northwoods welcome from a destination that has been welcoming travelers for over one hundred years.

5:00 pm Depart for dinner at Norwood Pines Supper Club.  Enjoy a wonderful dinner at a traditional Northwoods Supper Club with a rich 70-year history.  The supper club is rumored to host a friendly ghost named Edgar who hung himself in its upstairs former brothel. 715-356-3666. www.norwoodpines.com

6:46 pm Depart for Tommy O's Playhouse. The lights of Broadway shine brighter than ever in the Northwoods with the best value in live theatrical entertainment. Featuring professional actors from New York and across the country, the Playhouse, nestled among towering pines, has 299 new cushioned theater seats and open air windows that allow you to sit back and relax with the utmost comfort. 715-356-0003. www.tommyosplayhouse.com

9:30 pm Return to hotel for a good night’s rest.

Day 2

Continental Breakfast at hotel or resort

9:00 am Depart for Hillestad Vitamin Factory. Take the free factory tour and see vitamins, minerals, protein tablets, herbs, skin creams, and lotions manufactured using natural source nutrients. Visit the factory outlet store and receive a free sample. 715-358-2113. www.hillestadlabs.com

10:00 am Depart for Wildwood Wildlife Park. Spend the morning enjoying the outdoors and experiencing wildlife up close and personal at this fabulous interactive zoo. 715-356-5588. www.wildwoodwildlifepark.com

12noon  Depart for Lunch at The Thirsty Whale.  Located over the shores of Lake Minocqua.  This 100 year old historical building will delight all. 715-356-7108. www.thethirstywhaleofminocquawi.com

1:30pm Depart for the Northwoods Wildlife Center. Learn how to better coexist with our wild neighbors at this real wildlife hospital. The center is a not-for-profit organization which cares for injured and orphaned wild animals while educating the public about their plight. 715-356-7400. www.northwoodswildlifecenter.org

3:00 pm Depart for George W. Brown Jr. Ojibwe Museum and Cultural Center. The museum celebrates Ojibwe culture with a four seasons diorama and other exhibits, including a 24-foot Ojibwe dugout canoe, smaller birch-bark canoes, Ojibwe arts and crafts, traditional clothing, a French fur trading post, and a world-record sturgeon taken from a local lake. Year-round programs and classes taught by experienced Chippewa craftspeople are also available.715-588-3333. www.ldfmuseum.com

4:30 pm Return to hotel to freshen up for dinner.

5:30 pm Depart for Friday night Fish Blast at Paul Bunyan’s Cook Shanty.  Experience the traditional all-you-can-eat Northwoods Fish Fry, complete with Golden Fried Cod, Poor Man’s Lobster, Camp-Style Chicken and Pasta, Coleslaw, Potato Pancakes and Applesauce, or French Fries, and a Torte Dessert.
715-356-6270. www.paulbunyans.com

7:00 pm Experience our own Min-Aqua Bats, the oldest amateur waterski show in the country! (W,F&Su eves. Mid June through Aug)

8:30pm Return to hotel

Day 3

Continental Breakfast at hotel or resort

8:30 am Depart for Dr. Kate's Museum.  Learn about our areas famous Dr. Kate Newcomb's Extraordinary life and the rich history of the Woodruff Area. 715-356-6896. www.drkatemuseum.org.

Return home with fond memories, a plethora of gorgeous pictures, and a new "home away from home."