When you’re vacationing in someplace wild and beautiful, dangerous thoughts might start creeping into your head: what if I stayed? In far Northern Wisconsin, there’s a place that causes minds to dream. Hayward is a destination where wild forests deliver endless opportunities for outdoor recreation and quiet relaxation – it’s a place where you can truly get away from it all, but still enjoy a few creature comforts –  like if you’re craving a latte with a side of Wifi back in town! Can you live off grid in Wisconsin? Follow along and find out!

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This delightful town has a little something for everyone. Even if you don’t decide to call Hayward home, it’s still worth a visit. Where else can you step inside the mouth of a giant fish?

Have you ever been to Hayward? If so, what did you think? Which part was your favorite? We’d love to read about your experience in the comments section below!

If you’re still in the mood for more Wisconsin adventures, take a look at this video to learn how cheese is made!:

 

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More about Wisconsin

What are some other small towns in Wisconsin?

  • Alma is a small river town that some people call the friendliest town in Wisconsin.
  • Mount Horeb is known as the troll capital of the world.
  • Osceola was settled in the 1840s and many of the buildings in the downtown area here from the 1880s are still standing.

Learn more about some of the other charming small towns in Wisconsin.

Where can we find hiking trails in Wisconsin?

  • Kohler Andrae State Park Cordwalk in Sheboygan has a trail that meanders along the sand dunes of the Lake Michigan shoreline.
  • The Bearskin Trail is a  21.5-mile long converted railroad trail that goes from Minocqua to Tomahawk.
  • The Lake Kegonsa State Park Prairie Trail in Stoughton  is perfect spot for wildlife viewing and there’s a beach.

Learn more about some other amazing hiking trails in Wisconsin.

Where can we go camping in Wisconsin?

  • Wyalusing State Park in Bagley has great campsites and high cliffs that offer awesome panoramic views.
  • New Wood County Park in Merrill features seven secluded campsites along the Wisconsin River.
  • Blackhawk Memorial Park in Argyle is a remote camping site alongside Bloody Lake.

Learn more about the many other places to go camping in Wisconsin.