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Area Overview

Rhinelander is home to approximately 8,000 residents. The community possesses a strong commercial and industrial base and serves as the economic hub for northern Wisconsin and Upper Michigan, servicing a regional population of approximately 200,000. During the peak summer vacation months, that population increases to nearly 750,000.

The City of Rhinelander was founded in 1882, and is located at the confluence of the Wisconsin and Pelican Rivers. The community’s history is steeped in logging and has evolved to embrace a number of thriving business sectors, including medical, paper-making, packaging, defense contractors and national research facilities.

The Rhinelander Area is a year-round outdoor playground with 232 lakes within 15 minutes of Downtown Rhinelander. Whether you boat or fish, hike or bike, snowmobile or cross-country ski, Rhinelander Area residents enjoy solitude, spectacular fall colors, exceptional winter trails and lush summers.

Includes Cities/Towns: Gleason, Harshaw, Lake Tomahawk, Pelican Lake, Rhinelander.

Things to Do

Recreation & Fitness













There’s so much to do in Rhinelander, from going on a horseback ride to visiting a museum to learn about local history. Take a sunset cruise on the Wisconsin River. Visit an incredible globe-style planetarium. After a day of shopping and enjoying great restaurants, head to the theater to catch a movie. Or, go bowling. The great mix of indoor and outdoor activities means you’ll find something fun to do, no matter the weather. Choose from a long list of things to do on a rainy day or any day in the Rhinelander Area.

Cultural Activities





Rhinelander is home to multiple historical museums and societies, a community art center, multiple live music venues, and a community college that regularly hosts traveling art exhibits, theater and musical performances, and conducts continuing education. With ArtStart, a local arts cooperative with regular exhibitions of visual art and classes for performing arts, and numerous venues for live music including Nicolet College, you can find something you enjoy!

Attractions






There’s so much to do in Rhinelander, from going on a horseback ride to visiting a museum to learn about local history. Take a sunset cruise on the Wisconsin River. Visit an incredible globe-style planetarium. After a day of shopping and enjoying great restaurants, head to the theater to catch a movie. Or, go bowling. The great mix of indoor and outdoor activities means you’ll find something fun to do, no matter the weather. Choose from a long list of things to do on a rainy day or any day in the Rhinelander Area.

Transportation



Immediate access to Rhinelander/Oneida County airport, with regular daily flights to and from Minneapolis/St. Paul. Also 1hr away from Central Wisconsin Airport, which provides additional daily flight access to Minneapolis, Chicago, and Milwaukee. Taxi services operate throughout the city and the county.

Climate

Monthly Temperatures / Rainfall


 Month  Low  Avg  High  Rain
 January  -1.3  9.8  20.9  1.2 "
 February  2.7  15.1  27.4  0.9 "
 March  14.2  26.1  37.9  1.7 "
 April  27.7  40.0  52.4  2.4 "
 May  40.0  53.4  66.8  3.3 "
 June  49.6  62.0  74.3  3.8 "
 July  54.5  66.4  78.4  4.0 "
 August  52.5  64.2  76.0  4.3 "
 September  43.8  55.2  66.7  4.1 "
 October  33.4  44.0  54.5  2.6 "
 November  21.1  29.5  37.8  2.2 "
 December  6.4  15.7  25.1  1.3 "

Best Time To Go:

Summer and fall.

4 season climate with mild summers, temperate falls and springs, and deep winters.

Accommodations


No matter what type of accommodations you are looking for, the Rhinelander area can meet your needs!

Costs

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Additional Information

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