Laidback Living: Northwoods Bum Itineraries

“Easy does it” is the rule for the Northwoods Bum, and bumming around is your primary mission. After all, this is a vacation, not a race. In your everyday life, you work hard. So, while you’re vacationing in the Northwoods of Wisconsin, sitting out on the pier at the resort is job number one. The healing balm of silence and the inspiration of natural beauty combine to relax and rejuvenate you. A pontoon boat ride, a swim in a crystal-clear lake or maybe a game of golf—these are the kinds of pursuits that interest you. If you feel like it, you might take a trip to the forest for birdwatching or downtown to look at shops. Like the bear, you know how to spend a relaxing day bumming around in the Northwoods of Wisconsin.

Antigo Northwoods Bum Itinerary

Waking up after a good night’s sleep at the resort, you are excited to start your visit. It’s a great day to make breakfast in your kitchen while you watch the beautiful colors of the changing leaves before you spend the day on the links. Continue reading

Boulder Junction Northwoods Bum Itinerary

At first glance, you feel like you’ve gone back in time. The freshly painted cottage looks just like the ones your family used to stay in when you were a boy. You immediately feel at ease and go inside to unpack. Out on the porch are two chairs positioned to afford the best view of the lake. You take a seat in one of them and ponder what to do this evening. Continue reading

Eagle River Northwoods Bum Itinerary

What a Northwoods Bum might want to do in Eagle River: Stay at one of our many rustic cabins on the lake. Visit Trees For Tomorrow and take a walk on their nature trail. Take a scenic hike in the Nicolet National Forest on the Anvil Lake or Franklin Lake Trail. Continue reading

Forest County Northwoods Bum Itinerary

Go on a scenic auto tour of Forest County. Hit the trails for an ATV tour of the forest. Catch a glimpse of a bald eagle. Head to the beach for a picnic and a swim. Go canoeing and kayaking … Continue reading

Land O’Lakes Northwoods Bum Itinerary

Here’s what a laidback getaway to the Northwoods of Wisconsin in Land O’ Lakes might look like: Arrive at the resort on the shores of a peaceful crystal clear lake Continue reading

Manitowish Waters Northwoods Bum Itinerary

Arrive at any one of our beautiful resorts located on our ten-lake chain. Head out to the dock and relax while listening to the loons and enjoying the wildlife. Make your way into town to enjoy a fish fry at one of our local dining establishments. Continue reading

Merrill Northwoods Bum Itinerary

“Easy does it” is your rule. After all, this is a vacation, not a race. Relaxation and bumming around the Northwoods is as fast as you want to go! Continue reading

Presque Isle Northwoods Bum Itinerary

The peace and tranquility of Presque Isle is the perfect place for those looking to slow down and enjoy life at a slower pace. After checking into your rustic Northwoods cabin, hop into a hammock and let the morning breeze … Continue reading

Rhinelander Northwoods Bum Itinerary

A sample trip itinerary for people who love to be lazy when they’re on vacation. Arrive at the well-known resort and step into your bright, airy cottage. Whatever amenities you are searching for, the Rhinelander area has them available. Continue reading

Tomahawk Northwoods Bum Itinerary

Once you arrive in Tomahawk, make the Tomahawk Chamber your first stop. Pick up all your trail maps and lake information. The chamber also has bike trail and walking trail information. Continue reading

Vilas County Northwoods Bum Itinerary

The road to the resort follows a winding route through dense woodlands. Your first glimpse of the main lodge of the resort immediately makes you feel at ease. When you arrive at your cottage, unpack quickly and then walk down to the water to dip your toes. Continue reading


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