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There’s no time like the present to explore one of the Midwest’s most popular vacation and relocation destinations. Download the 2017 Calendar of Events today and start planning your fun in the Hayward area.
With crystal clear lakes for water sports and fishing, and miles of trails for riding snowmobiles, ATVs, cross country skiing, hiking, and road or off-road bicycling, this area is buzzing with activity year-round. The Hayward, Wisconsin Area also has a unique selection of golf courses that will make a memory for any skill level golfer!
World Class Events
From the 858,400 acre Chequamegon National Forest and historic Hayward Lakes Area fishing waters, to North America’s largest Honor the Earth Pow Wow, or our Annual Musky Festival, the Chequamegon Fat Tire Festival, the world-renowned American Birkebeiner cross country ski race, and of course, the Annual Lumberjack World Championships. The Hayward Area has something for everyone.
After the Fishing is Done
After enjoying one of the most popular sports in the Northwoods there is still plenty do. There are numerous options for the area’s famous “Friday Night Fish Fry” served weekly at area restaurants. For those who can’t get enough fish, check out the Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame and Museum. This jaw-dropping 143-foot-long, 41-foot-tall musky is full of fishing history and memorabilia.
Shop the Hayward Area
Distinctively Different –If it’s a shopping adventure you’re after, the Hayward Area’s thriving and unique retail community is here to serve you. There are one-of-a-kind specialty and boutique shops such as Backroads Coffee & Tea, James Netz Photography, Art Beat of Hayward, Lynne Marie’s Candies, Sophie’s Dog Bakery, Hidden Bay Graphics, Outdoor Ventures, Riverbrook Bike and Ski, Hi Ho Silver, Hookstone Winery, Firehouse Bakery and Deli, Lures of the North, Mainstream Boutique, New Moon Ski & Bike Shop, Hayward Bait & Bottle, Red Schoolhouse Wines and Hayward Fly Fishing Company. We also have multi-plex stores such as the Northern Lakes Cooperative and Marketplace Foods and larger retail chains like Glik’s, Walgreens, Maurices, L&M Fleet Supply and Walmart Supercenter.