Romance in the Northwoods of Wisconsin

The town of Minocqua, Wisconsin is also known as the Island City for a reason. It has one of the largest concentrations of freshwater lakes around, providing tons of outdoor activities for its local residents and visitors from all over the United States. This makes Minocqua the perfect romantic getaway for any time of year!


man embracing woman romantic vacation for couples

Cozy Accommodations for a Couples Retreat

Birch Trail Resort, a lakeside cabin with full, unobstructed views of Amber lake, boasts cozy rooms with ultra-comfy beds, warm showers, and relaxing baths. Our cabins provide a steady supply of warmth and are ideal for couples seeking a quiet, romantic night-in, cuddled up on the couch, after a long day of activities in town.


With no city lights clouding the view, our resort is the perfect place to see the vast span of twinkling stars, on a serene evening stroll, holding hands with your loved one. Stars so close you feel you could reach out and touch them! Couples can also enjoy breathtaking sunrises and sunsets on the deck, overlooking the lake, watching as nature paints a beautiful canvas of colors in the sky.


holding hands near a tree

Year-Round Entertainment


Birch Trail Resort is the ideal spot for adventure, rest and getting in touch with nature. Without having to leave the resort, couples can rekindle the romance while enjoying any of our vast array of amenities. At Birch Trail, there’s always something adventurous or relaxing in-store for couples looking to get-a-way, regardless of the time of year:

  • Fishing, swimming or dipping your toes into our beautiful Amber Lake

  • Going on a romantic, pontoon ride (boat rentals available onsite)

  • Canoeing and kayaking on our scenic waters (kayak rentals available onsite).

  • Viewing the local wildlife such as our white-tailed deer, bald-eagles, wild turkey, and adorable chipmunks.

  • Cycling on your choice of hundreds of miles of neatly groomed trails - perfect for autumn bike rides and winter fat tire bikes.

  • Hiking on winding trails with beautiful views of the surrounding lakes and forests.

  • Taking a leisurely drive down a rustic road to see the breathtaking colors of the fall tree leaves.

  • Stargazing on a chilly night, surrounded by the warmth of the campfire, sitting next to your loved one.


kayaking on amber lake in minocqua wi

Spend a Day Downtown Minocqua

For those people who like to go out on the town while on their weekend get-a-way, preferring to capture the day amongst the locals, there are plenty of interesting things to do throughout the Minocqua area.

And that’s not all. Make a romantic afternoon out of visiting downtown Minocqua. Check out Minocqua’s oldest, local fudge shop or pick up gifts for the family at one of the town’s cute boutique stores and little souvenir shops. When you’re ready for a bite to eat, relax at one of Minocqua’s fine dining restaurants, pub eateries or local cafés. Then, treat yourself and your partner to some live music at any of the local bars, while enjoying a cold beer or a classic cocktail.


cocktails at minocqua bar

In the end, whatever our guests choose to do to create their romantic get-a-way in the Northwoods, they can count on Minocqua’s spectacular, natural, surroundings, the friendliness of Minocqua locals, and the outstanding accommodations at Birch Trail Resort to make their vacation a once in a lifetime experience.


Book your romantic getaway now! Plan your trip, pack your bags, and get ready to rekindle some romance in the Northwoods!


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