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Hodag Country is calling you!

Hodag Country is calling you!

Start planning your fall getaway

hodag photo frenzyThe Rhinelander Area is in the Heart of Hodag Country, one of the most affordable family vacation options in the Midwest.

Discover a landscape rich in forests, lakes and trails. The fall color is incredible! Enjoy outstanding fishing, boating, mountain biking and hiking, 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 youíre lucky, you might catch a glimpse of the Hodag as you hike, bike, fish, paddle, shop, dine and relax.

In Hodag Country, youíll enjoy the perfect balance between nature and creature comforts. Fish for walleye in the morning, go on a shopping spree in the afternoon and then catch a first-run movie in the evening. Youíll find a blend of activities thatís hard to beat. Rhinelander is your Northwoods hub for shopping, dining and a variety of service businesses. Choose from hotels, motels, resorts, cabins, vacation homes, bed & breakfasts and campgrounds.

Whether youíre looking to visit the Rhinelander Area for a vacation, to do business in the community or to relocate here for a lifetime, youíve 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!