Travelogue

Snowshoe Race

4 Northern Wisconsin Snowshoe Races Still Happening in 2021

January 20, 2021

Late January check-in time: how is everyone doing on your New Year’s resolutions?

If you aimed to exercise more or spend more time in nature in 2021, we’ve got your back! Take to the trails of northern Wisconsin with one of these exhilarating snowshoe races. These …

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Snowmobile Hillclimb

Mid America Snow and Terrain Expert Racers Hillclimb: Where Snowmobilers Race for the Sky

January 15, 2021

Put a little excitement in your life with a trip to the UP of Michigan where the Mid America Snow and Terrain Expert Racers (MASTERS) racing circuit springs to life with several snowmobile hillclimb competitions.

The season kicks off with a new form of racing that …

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Forts Folle Avoine Ski and Snowshoe Trails

Ski and Snowshoe Trails Open at Forts Folle Avoine

January 15, 2021

In early times, fur traders and Native peoples handcrafted snowshoes to get around during winter. You can put on your own “shoes” (or XC skis) and follow in their footsteps with a trip to where two fur trading posts once existed side by side.

During summer, …

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Fat Bike Birkie

Fat Bike Birkie: The Premier Fat Bike Event of Winter 2021

January 8, 2021

The Fat Bike Birkie is the premier snow bike event in North America. At this race, riders test their skill and endurance on the legendary American Birkebeiner Ski Trail. This year, the event will take place on Saturday, March 13, 2021, beginning and ending at …

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Snowmobiling in Oconto County WI

Oconto County’s 480 Miles of Snowmobile Trails Offer True “Up North” Riding Experience

January 8, 2021

Oconto County has over 480 miles of snowmobile trails that meander throughout the county and national forests for a true “Up North” experience. The well-groomed trails connect to others in Langlade, Forest, and Marinette counties in Wisconsin. You can even ride on up to the …

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Sled Dog Races Wisconsin

Mush on Over to Merrill and Wausau for Exciting Sled Dog Races

December 30, 2020

In true Northwoods fashion, winter is going to the dogs—you should be so lucky! Of course, we’re talking about sled dog races in Merrill and Wausau this winter.

These dogs are true athletes, born to run across miles of frozen tundra during their participation in an …

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Enjoying the Snowmobile Trails of Portage County Wisconsin

Portage County WI Has Hundreds of Miles of Snowmobile Trails

December 30, 2020

Wisconsin is where snowmobiling was born! The state continues to offer some of the best snowmobiling opportunities you are likely to find. More than 200,000 registered snowmobiles hit Wisconsin’s 25,000 miles of groomed trails each winter.

The riders discover new trails, meet new friends, and enjoy …

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Cross-country skiing in Dickinson County, Michigan

Dickinson County, Michigan, Will Have You Knee-Deep in Snowy Fun

December 21, 2020

Winter is here, and what better place to visit than postcard-perfect Dickinson County in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan? Whether solo or with family or friends, your starting point should be Iron Mountain, billed as “the Gateway to the U.P.” and the entire Dickinson County …

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Polk County Ice Fishing

Northwest Wisconsin Ice Fishing: Anticipation Soars with First Bite

December 21, 2020

Spend a day on the ice with family and friends looking for fish that aren’t social distancing. When you find them, reel them in, and claim a prize at one of the Northwoods’ iconic ice fishing contests. Polk County has several of those events for …

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Sayner Star Lake Barnstormers Snowmobile Club

Sayner/Star Lake Barnstormers Pave the Way for Great Snowmobiling

December 21, 2020

Snowmobiling has come a long way from the early days, when trails were nonexistent and machines faltered en route to the rider’s destination. Today’s machines are incredibly reliable and comfortable, and a vast network of well-groomed and signed trails awaits snowmobile enthusiasts.

The Sayner/Star Lake Barnstormers …

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