Being Up North is Good For Your Soul
The Minocqua – Arbor Vitae – Woodruff area is also known as the Lakeland area for its large concentration of sparkling clean freshwater lakes. In fact, our area ranks as having one of the largest concentrations of freshwater bodies in the world with over 3,200 lakes, streams and ponds in Vilas and Oneida Counties! Minocqua, located in the northwest corner of Oneida County, was organized and obtained Township status on March 13, 1889. Today, Minocqua is a flourishing tourist destination, with a variety of accommodations from rustic cabins to luxurious condominium suites, campgrounds to bed & breakfasts, fine dining, unique shopping, abundant outdoor recreation, attractions and historical museums. It has one of the largest concentrations of fresh water bodies in the world, providing endless outdoor recreational opportunities for four seasons of fun in the Northwoods. It’s year-round population is nearly 4,000, but during the summer tourist season that number multiplies immensely!