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Fabulous bites for your fall color tour

November 3, 2023

It’s peak fall color season in Boulder Junction, and that means it’s a great time to take an auto tour on our tree-lined roadways. But maybe all that driving around is making you hungry. Here are a few places to stop for a bite before, during or after your fall color tour.

Aqualand Ale House: Northwoods Gastro-Pub with 20 craft beers on tap, wine & craft sodas. Enjoy wood-fired pizza, fresh sandwiches & great salads. Takeout and beer garden service.

Boulder Beer Bar: Located on the corner in downtown Boulder Junction, The Boulder Beer Bar has been an iconic staple in the heart of Vilas County for many years! Under the new ownership of Aberdeen Kitchens, the bar offers a full menu of sandwiches, pizza, wings, homemade soups, and fresh salads to complement the ice-cold draft beer and full bar.

Gooch’s 2 Bar & Grill: Located 3 miles north of downtown on Hwy M, Gooch’s is the perfect place to stop on your fall color tour. Casual dining with great food and service.  A true up-north experience you won’t want to miss.

Headwaters Restaurant & Tavern: Situated on a hill overlooking the Manitowish River, this rustic historic tavern is the largest restaurant in Boulder Junction. Stop by all year long for great food, great service and the fastest Internet in the Northwoods.

The Guides Inn: The Guides Inn, located in downtown Boulder Junction, has been a historic landmark in the Northwoods since the 1920s. Today, you can enjoy some of the finest dining in the Northwoods. Be sure to try their specialty—the pan-fried walleye.

See a full list of Boulder Junction area restaurants here.