Welcome to Northern Wisconsin's Vilas County, located in the heart of northwoods lake county.
Vilas County is ideal for the water lover. With one of the highest concentrations of freshwater lakes in the world, you're sure to find the perfect one of our 1300 lakes for fishing, swimming, water-skiing, or boating!
On land, explore over half a million acres of gorgeous public forests. Hikers, bikers, birders, and campers have plenty of opportunities for adventure.
In the winter, the county's 600 miles of snowmobile trails are consistently ranked among the best in the nation. And world-class cross-country skiing will take you along scenic ridges and through forests of pine, hardwoods, and fragrant balsams.
Come into town for festivals, shopping, and good food, and pick your lodging preference, be it a cozy resort or a picturesque bed & breakfast.