History & Culture

  • Visit the Cable Natural History Museum to learn more about Wisconsin’s Northwoods environment. Be sure to check out the wonderful Programs and Events offered by the museum. (715-798-3890)
  • Enjoy a magical evening under the stars at Lake Superior Big Top Chautauqua. The all-canvas, state-of-the-art tent theater features a 70+ night summer season of concerts, plays, lectures, and a highly acclaimed professional local troupe performing original multi-media musicals. Just an hour north of the lodge overlooking Lake Superior, it’s well worth the drive. (888-244-8368)
  • Tour the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center. Spectacular exhibits tell stories reminiscent of the history and culture of the Lake Superior Region – the lore, jokes, riddles, music, and more. Retrace routes of the native peoples, old voyageurs, immigrants, and the fur traders’ far flung travels. (715-685-9983)
  • Check out a book (or just the great building!) at Forest Lodge Library in Cable, the oldest log-cabin library in Wisconsin. (715-798-3189)
  • Stop in at the Cable/Namakagon Historical Museum (715-798-5070) or the Drummond Historical Museum (715-739-6500) to learn more about the native Anishinaabeg people and their culture, European immigrants, expansion of the railroads, the logging era, and development of tourism in the area.
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