Among the many holiday traditions this time of year, cutting down the Christmas Tree, visiting Santa Claus and baking cookies; visiting Christmas light displays is often at the top of the list. If you need a break from the hectic holiday season, be sure to visit these great holiday light displays in Oconto County and create a new family tradition.
Come join in the fun at the Oconto Falls Tubing Hill. Snow tubing is an excellent family or group activity that doesn’t require special skills. Just bring your tube, some warm winter clothes and your desire to have a blast! We have a nearly 900′ run that will surely exhilarate you and a rope to tow you back to the top.
Cut your own real Christmas Tree at Whispering Pines Tree Farm! Enjoy a free wagon ride out to the field and choose your real Christmas tree from thousands of Balsam Fir, Fraser Fir, Scotch Pine and White Pine.
Add it to your list of family traditions!
Inspired by the great ancient Mayan civilization – is an 18-hole miniature golf course located in the harbor town of Oconto, Wisconsin. Rolling greens with interesting elevation changes and numerous trick shots will keep even the experienced golfer engaged. Water surrounds you from the palapa-covered waterfall to two ponds and a stream and tropical landscape with thatch accents.
Cathedral Pines features one of the finest old growth pine-hemlock stands on the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest. The majority of this large site consists of upland mesic forest on sandy loam soils with stands generally composed of combinations of sugar maple, yellow birch, hemlock, white ash, basswood and beech.
It’s difficult to predict the exact dates of the leaves turning because there are a number of factors involved. But a good gauge is to assume that the best fall foliage viewing season begins in mid-September and wraps in early-October in most places. Let us take you there — read on to find the best places for viewing fall foliage, and what else to do along the way.