2016 Top 10 Must Do Activities

2016 Top 10 Must Do Activities – based on People’s Choice voting.
Swimming in Burnett County, 508 Lakes
Water Experience
Burnett County is home to over 500 lakes and several rivers. Enjoy a break from the summer heat with a dip into one of them.

photo credit: Nancy Herman
Trumpeter Swan, Crex Meadows Wildlife Area
Wildlife
Our very own Wetlands Gem, Crex Meadows Wildlife Area encompasses 30 thousand acres and is home to over 270 species of birds, including a number of endangered species. Stop by the Visitor’s Center just north of Grantsburg from March through September.

photo credit: LouAnn Wheeler
Forts Folle Avoine Historial Park, Danbury, WI, Wild Rice
Culture/Historical
Adults and children alike will enjoy this truly unique national historical site on the banks of the Yellow River, featuring two reconstructed fur trading posts and the Woodland Indian Village. The only site of its kind, the Forts offer guests the opportunity to step back in time with authentic restorations, reenactments and world-class events.

photo credit: Forts Folle Avoine Historical Park
Timberland Hills Ski Trails - Cross Country, SE Burnett County
Trail
Timberland Hills is a 24 Km trail system situated on 2400 wooded acres of Burnett County forest land is ideally suited for cross country skiing. Timberland Hills offers fun and excitement for the beginning skier to the expert. Timberland West is a 2.5 Km lighted ski trail.

photo credit: Dave Caithamer

5 – St. Patrick’s Day Parades

Yellow Lake St. Patrick's Day Parade
Event
What could be more fun than dressing up in green, parading around Burnett County and being Irish for a day? Join in the fun in Siren, Webb Lake and Yellow Lake on or around St. Patrick’s Day.

photo credit: The 10th Hole
Arts
You won’t want to miss this annual Labor Day Weekend event! Find a treasure at the best juried arts and crafts show in Northwest Wisconsin. Come back to Burnett County for many other community events throughout the year, as well!

photo credit: Voyager Village
The Lodge at Crooked Lake, Siren, WI
Stay
Experience a unique and memorable Siren hotel. You’ll truly enjoy the Northwoods theme coupled with amazing modern hotel amenities. Relax, unwind and experience the rustic and comfortable Siren environment that reminds you of simpler times.

photo credit: Chris Moeller
Tesora Restaurant/The Woodshed, Siren, WI
Eat
A Northwoods destination for amazing cuisine, wood-fired pizza and conferences/events.

photo credit: JB Studios Photography
The Shop Bar & Grill, Webster, WI, A&H
Tavern
Stop by The Shop for great drinks, food and prices. Find Blue Plate lunch specials, homemade soups and dinner specials, plus a “Progressive” Happy Hour Monday thru Friday.

photo credit: Emily Gall
The Shops at the Lodge, Siren, WI
Shop

The Shops at the Lodge houses a variety of high end stores that include quality kitchenware & pantry supplies, accounting consultants, espresso bar, deli & bakery, scrapbooking specialty store, day spa & salon, gifts, and home & cabin decor.

photo credit: Karen Howe
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