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If you are looking for big city living with overrun, expensive tourist attractions on every corner, Cable, Wisconsin is, definitively, not the vacation destination for you. But, if you are looking for something new and amazing, something truly memorable and unique where you and your family can create memories to last a lifetime, take a closer look at the Cable area.
Cable is a small town, with roughly eight to nine hundred permanent residents. Admittedly, the population tends to swell in the warmer months of summer as visitors and summer residents flock to the area to experience some truly magnificent camping, boating and fishing here in the North Woods. Cable is also comprised of the unincorporated communities of Leonards and Radspur, which are both located within the town limits. Located in the heart of northwest Wisconsin, commonly referred to as the 'Golf Capital' of Wisconsin, the city of Hayward is a mere twenty minute drive from Cable.
If you happen to visit Cable, Wisconsin in the time frame of mid-September, you may be lucky enough to witness the end of the incredible Chequamegon Fat Tire Festival, a world-renowned mountain biking race. Anyone familiar with the sport of cross-country skiing will immediately recognize Cable, Wisconsin as the starting point of the world-famous American Birkebeiner Cross-Country Skiing Race. Starting in Cable and finishing in Hayward, the Birkebeiner has become synonymous with world class cross country skiing.
No matter what the season, there is always a fabulous outdoor activity in and around the Cable area. Situated in the heart of the Chequamegon National Forest, Cable is literally surrounded by thousands of miles of hiking, biking, cross-country skiing, ATVing and snow-mobiling trails through the majestic forests of northern Wisconsin. In fact, Chequamegon National Forest encompasses more than 850,000 acres of pristine, beautiful forests. Streams and lakes are plentiful here, providing ample opportunities for kayaking, swimming and canoeing. Be sure to check out Lake Namakagon and Lake Owen to name a couple of the closest lakes to the Cable area. Lake Namakagon itself is the 10th largest naturally occurring lake in the state of Wisconsin. Or, if you are perhaps a bit of a thrill seeker, why not try out water-skiing or inner tubing on one of these gorgeous bodies of water.
With all the lakes and forests in this region, resorts are plentiful and can be the perfect accommodation choice for a short getaway vacation for you and your family. For families who have been here before and are interested in a longer stay, consider a long-term vacation cabin rental. Or, if you have the ability, consider investing in your very own lake home or lake lot here in the North Woods. During time periods your family is not occupying the property, you can rent it out to other in order to generate a little income and make the most of your investment. Lakeshore properties fetch a premium here in the Cable area though, so make sure you have a professional real estate agency that is truly familiar with the local market (like LakePlace.com - wink, wink).
As any hunter or angler will tell you, no meal tastes as good as a fresh meal you yourself have procured from the forests or lakes. Northwest Wisconsin has plentiful opportunities to fish. Whether your preference is walleye, perch, smallmouth bass, largemouth bass or northern pike, the lakes are brimming with fish here in and around the Cable area. Hunting season brings opportunities for deer, grouse and duck. With the plentiful wild game and fresh fish, northern Wisconsin is a great spot for delectable, local dining. Wild berries can be picked from the forests in the summer and early fall. Fresh Wisconsin dairy products, including its world-famous cheeses, round out the wonderful, local food products available in this incredible region. Food lovers will delight at the options that can be found in and around the Cable area. Just make sure you have the appropriate hunting and fishing permits before embarking on any such expeditions to avoid having trouble with the local authorities. Also, never consume any fruits, nuts or mushrooms found in the forest unless you are absolutely certain they are safe to eat. Consult a guidebook or a local expert when in doubt.
So, if and your family are looking for something different - something worlds away from the crowded, hot, typical summer vacation filled with tourist traps and expensive attractions, take a closer look at the Cable, Wisconsin area. With great outdoor recreation, local attractions and a cozy, North Woods charm, Cable is sure to be a vacation spot you will remember for the rests of your lives. Who knows, you may find yourself planning a way to turn your short getaway vacation into an annual, or even a year round, residence for you and your family. Relax and experience nature as it was meant to be experienced here in Cable, Wisconsin.
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In an uncertain and sometimes troubling world, we as a human race often lose sight of the beauty of the world around us. It is easy to get stuck in the negativity of the news of the day or the zaniness of our everyday schedules. If you are seeking a respite from the business of day-to-day existence; a way to absorb the beauty of nature and re-connect with yourself, consider a visit to the remote and beautiful Cable, Wisconsin. Winter, spring, summer or fall, Cable Wisconsin offers a plethora of outdoor activities to help you get started on your quest to re-connect with nature and yourself.
Located in Bayfield County, Wisconsin near Namekagon Lake and Bay Lake, Cable is a serene town harkening back to a day when the pace of life was more relaxed and people were a little friendlier. With a population of approximately eight hundred, Cable is a quiet but welcoming community.
Originally, this area of northern Wisconsin was inhabited by many different Indian tribes, including the Miami, Menominee, Kickapoo, Winnebago, Dakota and Iowa. In the mid-1600's other groups including the Ojibewa, also known as the Chippewa, began settling in this majestic wilderness. About that same time, the first Europeans began exploring the northern regions of what is now Wisconsin. Jean Nicolet, a Frenchman, is largely recognized as the first European explorer to reach this region in the early 1630's. Ironically, he was pursuing an easy way to access China at the time. In 1659, two French explorers, Radisson and Groselliers, hired Native Americans to help them explore the Lake Superior and Chequamegon Bay areas in search of pelts and furs of beavers and other animals. When the French were defeated in the French and Indian War, they ceded possession of this territory to the British government.
Following the Revolutionary War, the United States seized control of the territory. In the 1820's, white settlers began to flood the region in pursuit of land and other natural resources. The influx of European settlers created great strife with the Native American people who were living on the land, causing numerous conflicts such as the Black Hawk War where the Native Americans were soundly defeated. Tribes such as the Chippewa Indians struggled to maintain their homes in this region until 1842 when they officially ceded it to the United States. In 1879, a railroad was constructed to reach Cable in order to transport lumber and other natural resources from the Cable area. Many Europeans, including Germans, Norwegians, and Swedes settled in the area, obtaining jobs with the railroads and lumber companies. In the early 1900's, the Cable area emerged as a premiere vacation destination of the region, as it has remained to this day.
Today, visitors to Cable can explore this region's rich natural history at the Cable Natural History Museum. Attached to the Cable Natural History Museum is the Forest Lodge Library, a 1925 structure listed on the National Register of Historic Places. In nearby Drummond, the Drummond Public Library and Historical Museum is another delightful way to spend an afternoon learning about the rich history of this beautiful region. Designed after the original Rust Owen Company Store of Drummond, this museum contains an impressive archive of the logging and mill industries of the region and examines the history of the town's establishment and subsequent development.
During the summer months, blooming wildflowers grace the edges of hundreds of miles of hiking and biking trails in the Cable, WI area. Wild berries, including, blueberries, raspberries and blackberries grow throughout the forests and fields of this regions. Wildlife abounds in this region and it is not uncommon for visitors to enjoy the sights of deer, porcupine, waterfowl, bald eagles or even moose as you explore this outdoor paradise. The nearby lakes of Owen and Namekagon provide countless opportunities for outdoor recreation including fishing, public beaches, boating, water-skiing or just plain relaxing. In the winter months, visitors can enjoy numerous outdoor activities such as cross country skiing, snowboarding and ice fishing. The American Birkebeiner cross-country skiing race begins annually in Cable, Wisconsin. Additionally, every autumn, the Chequamegon Fat Tire Festival Mountain Bike race concludes in the Cable area.
After spending a wonderful day relaxing in nature, visitors have a wide variety of accommodations from which to choose. From relaxed resort like settings to rustic cabins or camping spots, the Cable area is sure to feature the perfect choice for every family. Visitors can absorb the local flavors at taverns such as the Cable Cafe or Metro's Ski Inn. The locals are accommodating and very friendly, adding to the enjoyment of the vacationing experience. Many vacationers, intending to stay for one brief visit to the area, end up enjoying their stay so much that they purchase vacation homes in the area so they can return year after year to this delightful area. If you are seeking true relaxation and natural beauty, Cable, Wisconsin and its surrounding areas are an ideal destination for your next family trip.
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