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Rhinelander, WI
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Hodag Country is calling you!

Start planning your winter getaway!

hodag photo frenzyThe Rhinelander area, the Heart of Hodag Country, is one of the Midwest’s most affordable and rewarding family vacation destinations.

Discover a winter landscape rich in forests, lakes and trails. The Rhinelander Area is a great place to enjoy the best of the season. Enjoy outstanding ice fishing, snowmobiling, cross-country skiing, and snowshoeing, plus the best shopping and lodging in the Northwoods. The Rhinelander Area offers the ideal mix of fun activities and attractions.

The Rhinelander Area is also home to the legendary woodland creature, the Hodag. If you’re lucky, you might even catch a glimpse of the Hodag as you ski, hike, snowshoe, ice fish, shop, dine and relax.

In Hodag Country, you’ll enjoy the perfect balance between nature and creature comforts. Fish for walleye in the morning, browse unique shops in the afternoon and then catch a first-run movie in the evening. Rhinelander offers a blend of activities that’s hard to beat and is your Northwoods hub for shopping, dining and a variety of service businesses. Choose from excellent hotels, motels, resorts, cabins, vacation homes, bed & breakfasts and campgrounds.

Whether you’re looking to visit the Rhinelander Area for a vacation, to do business in the community or to relocate here and call Rhinelander home, you’ve come to the right place.

Have you met the Hodag? Share your photo and you could win!

Have you ever encountered the Hodag, the elusive beast that prowls the woods near Rhinelander in northern Wisconsin? We want to see the proof! Enter the Hodag Photo Frenzy Contest, and you could win a Hodag prize package, including a Rhinelander getaway, $100 in chamber bucks, Hodag swag and more!