Get a feel for the rich architectural and social makeup of Northwest Wisconsin, by visiting a couple of the the villages, towns and cities in and around Washburn. Head 10 miles (16 kilometers) south from Washburn to Bayfield, where you can enjoy the Apostle Islands Marina and Madeline Island Ferry Line.
Around 60 miles (97 kilometers) to the west of Washburn is Duluth, an important regional city home to Glensheen Historic Estate, AMSOIL Arena and Leif Erickson Park and Rose Garden. Duluth Entertainment Convention Center (DECC), Canal Park and Spirit Mountain are some other attractions to see for those who have time to spare.
If you're not the kind of traveler to take holidays merely to shuffle between the pool and the buffet, the area around Washburn offers a number of adventure activities such as ice skating and mountain biking. Why don't you take the opportunity to relax and enjoy during fun activities such as camping or bird watching. Both activities are popular with both tourists and locals alike.
When planning your vacation to Washburn, keep in mind that the closest major airport, Gogebic County Airport, is situated in in Ironwood, 40 miles (64 kilometers) to the east.