The Best Winter Vacations Are in the Northwoods

Vacations or quick getaways are all great ways to spend time in January when the earth seems to be standing still. But what's a winter vacation without snow, recreation and a warm cabin to come home to?


cabin with snow at Birch Trail Resort

With easy access to snowmobile trails, cross-country skiing and local shops, it's no wonder why so many of our guests have returned every year since their first winter vacation in the Northwoods.


Birch Trail Resort offers the perfect natural backdrop for your winter vacation. Located in Minocqua, Wisconsin, we offer excellent amenities and are located close to a variety of activities for the perfect getaway. Let's explore just a few of the wonderful offerings our area has during the snowy season.


Snow & Recreation

Whether you're a seasoned winter traveler or a newbie, there is sure to be a recreational activity that suits your level.


snowmobilers crossing the trails at Birch Trail Resort

Snowmobiling is one of the most popular winter sports, especially for guests of Birch Trail Resort. Lined with a few snowmobile trails on property, and located within miles to hundreds of more trails, Birch Trail makes an excellent lodging option being central to all the fun.


Another popular winter activity is skiing, whether it be cross-country skiing or downhill skiing. Minocqua Winter Park, located nearby, offers downhill and cross-country skiing, snowtubing and ice skating on their vast park designed for winter outdoor enthusiasts.


It wouldn't be a winter vacation in the Northwoods without ice fishing on any one of our hundreds of lakes. Guests at Birch Trail enjoy the convenience of walking out onto Amber Lake just a few feet away from their cabin door. Drop a line, pull up a chair and relax the afternoon away.


child ice fishing on Amber Lake In Minocqua WI

What else makes an unforgettable winter vacation but the natural surroundings outside your cabin walls. Set in a winter wonderland backdrop, Birch Trail Resort offers snow covered trees, a frozen, semi-private lake, and all the winter wildlife you can ask for. Whether you prefer to enjoy the views from inside the warmth of the cabin or you like to bundle up and step out, you'll experience the true, untouched beauty of the Northwoods.


Local Shopping & Restaurants

Minocqua and Lac Du Flambeau (surrounding towns) have tons of local shopping and eateries. The area is home to t-shirt shops, fudge shops, traditional Native American crafts, pottery, rustic furniture, wood working shops, and even a Christmas Chalet with thousands of unique, Christmas decorations.


Some of the best restaurants in the Northwoods are located near to Birch Trail Resort. From Italian eats to German favorites, Native American, Mexican, Greek and of course, American Pub Style, the area truly offers the winter traveler tons of options for enjoying an afternoon or a night out.


Why Choose Birch Trail Resort Bed & Breakfast?


inside the lodge at Birch Trail Resort

With more than one lodging option (cabin versus lodge) there is something for every type of vacation. Enjoy gourmet, cooked breakfast and the comradery built in the shared living spaces of the lodge while staying at our Bed & Breakfast. Or rent one of our free-standing, quaint cabins along the lake with kitchens all to your own.

  • Beautiful natural surroundings

  • Secluded, yet close to the action

  • Easy access to Trails

  • Close to Minocqua Winter Park

  • Locally-owned & managed on site

If you are looking for the ultimate winter vacation in Wisconsin, look no further. Birch Trail offers spectacular views and the best accommodations, call today to book your stay!

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