7 Reasons to Visit Ashland, Wisconsin in the Winter

Friends on Chair Lift Skiing

Looking for an adventurous winter getaway? There is more than enough to do around Ashland, Wisconsin. This beautiful small town on the shores of Lake Superior is an outdoors persons dream in the winter months. From skiing to dog sledding, from ice fishing to winter hiking, there is always an excuse to get outdoors when […]

Reviews of Mission Springs Resort in Ashland, Wisconsin

Lighthouse on Apostle Islands

Mission Springs Resort had an amazing year and would love to share some reviews from 2018. We hosted a wide variety of travelers: The adventurous summer tourist coming “Up North” to experience the beauty of Northern Wisconsin and Lake Superior Honeymoons Two Weddings Two Engagements People coming to fish on Chequamegon Bay and Lake Superior […]

Sled Dog Races in Northern Wisconsin: Bayfield and Iron River

Sled Dogs Looking back, getting ready to race

Sled Dog Races in Northern Wisconsin: Bayfield and Iron River Pre race jitters. Teams of dogs barking and jumping with excitement. Mushers getting gear ready. Yes. You can feel the excitement and anticipation in the air. The dogs live for this. They love to race and RUN! And what an amazing thing to watch. If […]

What to do on a Rainy Day, When You’re on Vacation in Northern Wisconsin, With Kids. You Can Combine 5 and 6 and Fill the Entire Day!

Kid Jumping in Puddle

Oh the dreaded rainy day when when you are on vacation in Northern Wisconsin. You are supposed to be outdoors soaking up the sun and exploring the amazing south shore of Lake Superior and the Apostle Islands. Don’t let a rainy day ruin the fun. Use it as an excuse to visit some places you […]

6 Tips for Planning a Last Minute Northern Wisconsin Weekend Getaway–Number 4 is Key, Especially in the Fall!

Woman in Sweater at the Beach

Northern Wisconsin is an amazing place to vacation and the perfect place for a last minute weekend getaway. Whether you are coming to explore The Great Lake in your kayak–hike, fish, or just unwind–you won’t be disappointed. Here are 6 ways to make sure your vacation is as exciting and relaxing as you need it […]

Where to Find Free and Fast WIFI when Traveling in Wisconsin UP NORTH: Ashland + Lake Superior + Chequamegon Bay Edition

Girl in Northern Wisconsin enjoying nature and on her phone.

Traveling in Northern Wisconsin can be a great opportunity to “unplug” and get away from it all. But if your job requires you to work from the road, or you’re like me and want to post photos of your adventures and check in on social media while traveling you will need to find places to […]

9 Reasons to Visit Northern Wisconsin in the Spring

Copper Falls

It’s true, you can’t beat sitting around a campfire on a cool summers night watching the sun go down, but these 9 adventures will make you realize that you can have just about as much fun in Northern Wisconsin in the Spring. Lodging prices are at least half of what you would pay in the […]

Will YOU be at Red Bull 400 in Ironwood, Michigan?

Coper Peak Ski Flying Jump

“For the first time since 1994, Copper Peak, the iconic ski flying jump in Ironwood, Michigan, will once again play host to an another international competition on May 12, 2018. This time, however, the competition and format will look completely different from what gained the jump world-renowned recognition.”  The Red Bull 400’s website goes on […]

New Year Review of Mission Springs Resort, Ashland Wisconsin

Girl Writing

Had to share this very kind review from guests of ours over the New Year holiday.  We had an absolutely delightful four-night stay at Mission Springs. Our visit was in-between Christmas and New Year’s, and we arrived after-dark following a long drive through cold and snow, to find the house warm and welcoming. Not only […]

What to do this last weekend in September in Ashland and Bayfield Wisconsin: Red Clay Classic and Apple Picking

September, where have you gone? I don’t know about you, but where the heck has September gone? With the start of school and the fall rental season in full swing, September did not provide much of a rest from the busy summer. But that’s ok. We love our guests and it has been fun to […]