The Midwest is the ideal spot for anyone Googling “family reunion venues near me,” because it’s accessible from all parts of the United States. Family members from the Pacific Northwest to the South will share relatively equal travel times, and it only makes sense to meet in the middle of the country—especially if some family members already live in the region. Plus, in an era when many youngsters would prefer to play on a screen, older generations can share their love for the great outdoors during Midwest family vacations. When family comes to town, they’ll need accommodations throughout the event. [...]
Trego, WISC. [Dec. 30, 2019] Heartwood Resort & Conference Center is kicking off 2020 with a new name and a new owner. Previously owned by Thrivent Financial and formerly known as Heartwood Conference Center and Retreat, the resort now belongs to local business owner, Mark Wallskog and two Twin Cities area long time real estate investors. Wallskog also owns a large national hospitality services company that works with all the hotel brands. “The mission of Heartwood remains the same,” Wallskog says. “I hope that the resort continues to grow as a place for family and friends to gather together - [...]
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and romantic winter getaways in Wisconsin are the perfect gift. Picture it—just you and your sweetie, surrounded by snowy trees and fun activities. Heartwood Resort & Conference Center is one of the best Wisconsin lake resorts because we have cottages, cabins, rental homes, and lodge rooms. The wide variety of accommodation and entertainment options means we have Wisconsin weekend getaways for couples will all sorts of interests. Whether you’re outdoorsy, indoorsy, or both, our northern Wisconsin resort has something for you. Romantic Northern Wisconsin Resorts Although all the Heartwood Resort & Conference Center [...]
Wisconsin winters are snow-sports-galore. From cross country skiing in Wisconsin to ice fishing on frozen lakes, Midwest winter getaways are the perfect opportunity to get outside and enjoy the crisp, fresh air.
Wisconsin is an oasis for those who like to get outdoors and play. With 15,000 lakes, countless forest trails, around 50 inches of snow annually, our state is the ideal place for snow sports and family retreats. Heartwood Conference Center is on the banks of the gorgeous Hoinville Lake, which freezes into a backyard ice rink each winter. You can enjoy all the best things to do in Wisconsin in winter while staying at our retreat center, including pond hockey, snowmobiling, and ice fishing. But one of our favorite winter activities in Wisconsin is a little more obscure: broomball.
Waterfalls are truly a sight to behold; some trickle softly, some gush forcefully, and, here in Wisconsin, many freeze solidly. The Wisconsin waterfalls enchant visitors year-round, so you can feel the light mist of water on your face each summer and gaze at its still, icy current each winter. Heartwood Conference Center is lucky to be near three of the best waterfalls in Wisconsin: Big Manitou Falls, Little Manitou Falls, and Amnicon Falls. Stay with us and enjoy days full of outdoor exploration and breathtaking scenery. Two-for-One Best Waterfalls in Wisconsin Pattison State Park includes two sets of Wisconsin waterfalls, [...]
A vacation to Wisconsin is all about getting outdoors and enjoying the refreshing northern air. And what better way to do that than playing your way across immaculate, scenic golf courses. Heartwood Conference Center is near not one but three incredible Wisconsin golf courses, so you can book the end-of-summer golf retreat of your dreams and enjoy the many amenities and comfortable accommodations of one of the best Hayward, WI, resorts. Here’s an overview of these three northern Wisconsin golf courses. Black Bear Golf Club Scenic Golf Courses Black Bear Golf Club is the closest of our scenic golf courses [...]
Get close to nature on your next Wisconsin vacation. Stay with us at Heartwood Conference Center & Retreat and discover some of the best hiking in Wisconsin. Ideally located in Trego, you’re close to trails in the surrounding Washburn County and Hayward areas. Whether you’re an avid fan of the great outdoors or simply need a break from your daily responsibilities, our breathtaking 700-acre property offers an excellent home-base for discovering all the wonders of Northwestern Wisconsin. Check out some of our favorite local trails and enjoy all that Mother Nature has to give!
After your long day of exploring the great Wisconsin outdoors, you’ll surely be hungry, and ready for a fantastic meal at the Heartwood’s restaurant: Pine Lodge. Out of all the restaurants in Trego, WI, Pine Lodge is an excellent choice for your next Wisconsin family vacation.
From mountain biking to hiking to ATV’s, there is plenty for everyone to do alongside the protected Namekagon River. But nothing beats an adventure in the river itself. This Wisconsin lake resort also gives opportunities for Namekagon River tubing—where you’ll float down one of Wisconsin’s famous rivers, and have the time of your life.