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About Presque Isle

If you’re looking for a quiet lakeside getaway, search no further than our Presque Isle cabin rentals. With activities ranging from birdwatching, to canoeing and kayaking, to gazing over the water with your morning coffee, Presque Isle is ideal for a quiet woodland getaway.

Where is Presque Isle, WI?

This tiny town is seated on the Michigan-Wisconsin border. With only 600 residents year-round and 2,000 seasonal residents who return year after year, it’s safe to say that there’s something special about Presque Isle. It’s located in the heart of Wisconsin’s Northwoods, an area home to over 3,200 lakes, streams, and rivers.

Things to do in Presque Isle, WI

The town has several nicknames, one stemming from the literal translation of the French presque-isle: “Almost an Island.” Paired with its other moniker, “Wisconsin’s Last Wilderness,” it’s no surprise that the area’s biggest attractions are its thousands of lakes. Abundant wildlife draws birdwatchers and nature lovers in the spring and summer. Hiking, biking, wildlife viewing, canoeing, boating, and swimming are all popular pastimes for visitors. Many of our Presque Isle cabin rentals feature a dock for easy water access, sunbathing, and plenty of cannonballs.

The town of Presque Isle has a laid back, friendly way of life, and you’ll find locals and tourists alike enjoying the area’s fantastic restaurants. Whether you’re looking for a pub, a coffee shop, or fine dining, Presque Isle has something for everyone. The area is home to mostly local eateries and it only adds to the charm and the feeling that you truly are “away from it all.” Stop at the Coontail Market for your kitchen staples, or to make packed lunches for canoe trips. Take a beginner’s watercolor class or attend an art exhibition at Land O’ Lakes Arts. However you choose to spend your time, you’ll be surrounded by Northwoods local flavor that you won’t find anywhere else.

This area is perfect for those looking to truly unwind and reset. If you’re imagining a quiet lakeside getaway, take a look through our Presque Isle vacation rentals and start planning your visit.