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Northwoods Highbrow Three-day Oneida County Getaway

Are you someone who likes the finer things in life? Try this itinerary.

Day 1

Arrive at the Vacation Home with the Million-dollar View

Commanding an expansive view of one of northern Wisconsin’s largest and most renowned fishing lakes, the vacation home features a large stone fireplace and a master suite with lake views and a large screened porch.

Delectable Dinner and Spending Time with the Stars

Start your three-day getaway with a meal to remember. At a restaurant recommended by friends back home, you choose from a menu featuring crab, prime rib and steak. Then, drive back to the vacation home to sit on the porch and enjoy the brilliant night sky. It’s the perfect setting for planning tomorrow’s activities.

Day 2

Farm-Fresh Breakfast

Pick up fresh ingredients for breakfast at the local farmers market. Farm-fresh eggs, peppers, onions and cheese combine to make an amazing omelet.

A Morning Filled with Arts, Antiques and Culture

Grab your maps and hop in the car for a day of art, antiques and culture. Oneida County’s nine communities offer an interesting assortment of shops, historical museums and art galleries, including the Nicolet College Art Gallery.

Sipping Away the Afternoon

Oneida County offers the palate an array of flavors. Stop by the Three Lakes Winery and the Brigadoon Winery and taste delicious chardonnays, cabernets and fruit wines. Head to the Minocqua Brewing Company for the best beer in the Northwoods of Wisconsin.

Dinner and a Play

The arts are alive in Oneida County. After dinner at a local supper club known for their excellent wild game, catch a performance at the NorthernStars Playhouse or event at the Campanile Center for the Arts.

Day 3

Time to Say Goodbye

Take one last look out at the lake and then say goodbye to the vacation home.

Stop for breakfast in town and then start the drive homeward, with scenes of Oneida County passing through your mind.