Couple cross-country skiing at Boulder Junction Winter Park Wisconsin

Why winter is the most wonderful time of year here

December 7, 2023

Get ready for a great northern Wisconsin adventure when the snow flies. Boulder Junction, located in the heart of Vilas County in Wisconsin’s Northwoods, is the ideal winter vacation destination, whether you want to ride some of the Midwest’s best snowmobile trails, discover charming shopping options, or find fun winter events.

Invigorating winter recreation

Winter enthusiasts, rejoice—Boulder Junction is the perfect place for a snowy adventure in northern Wisconsin. Snowmobilers can ride more than 150 miles of impeccably groomed trails that cover scenic terrain in and around Boulder Junction. Boulder Junction Winter Park is a great family destination for winter hiking, snowshoeing, ice skating, and sledding. Plus, we’re home to some truly outstanding trails for cross-country skiing.

Stupendous shopping

Whether you need to finish your holiday shopping or are looking for the perfect Northwoods gift to bring home for yourself, you’re in luck—Boulder Junction is home to a wide variety of retailers, from outdoors outfitters to home décor to handcrafted art. Learn more about Boulder Junction’s holiday shopping hotspots here.

Can’t-miss restaurants

Fueling yourself up before a day of adventure or warming up after you’ve been out all day? Boulder Junction’s tasty restaurants have just what you need. You’ll find a little bit of everything—pizza places, classic Northwoods supper clubs, longtime local favorites, craft beer destinations, coffee shops, and more.

Winter events

Art classes, snowmobile club rides, and more—Boulder Junction’s event calendar has a lot of events to choose from, whether you’re here for a weekend trip or a longer winter getaway.

Plus, it’s never too early to start planning for next year’s trip to Boulder Junction—here’s a look at some of the town’s notable annual events.