Wisconsin winters are snow-sports-galore. From cross country skiing in Wisconsin to ice fishing on frozen lakes, Midwest winter getaways are the perfect opportunity to get outside and enjoy the crisp, fresh air.
Wisconsin is an oasis for those who like to get outdoors and play. With 15,000 lakes, countless forest trails, around 50 inches of snow annually, our state is the ideal place for snow sports and family retreats. Heartwood Conference Center is on the banks of the gorgeous Hoinville Lake, which freezes into a backyard ice rink each winter. You can enjoy all the best things to do in Wisconsin in winter while staying at our retreat center, including pond hockey, snowmobiling, and ice fishing. But one of our favorite winter activities in Wisconsin is a little more obscure: broomball.
Waterfalls are truly a sight to behold; some trickle softly, some gush forcefully, and, here in Wisconsin, many freeze solidly. The Wisconsin waterfalls enchant visitors year-round, so you can feel the light mist of water on your face each summer and gaze at its still, icy current each winter. Heartwood Conference Center is lucky to be near three of the best waterfalls in Wisconsin: Big Manitou Falls, Little Manitou Falls, and Amnicon Falls. Stay with us and enjoy days full of outdoor exploration and breathtaking scenery. Two-for-One Best Waterfalls in Wisconsin Pattison State Park includes two sets of Wisconsin waterfalls, [...]
Snowshoeing is a great way to quietly venture into the fresh snow, as you make your way through the beautiful Northwoods. When it comes to finding the perfect things to do in Wisconsin through our long winters, we like to highlight an increasingly growing sport, snowshoeing, as everyone can take part in it. We are fortunate to have many excellent sites to explore nearby our Wisconsin Northwoods.