Directions

RESORT LOCATION 
Idle Hours Resort is in St. Germain, which is located between Eagle River and Minocqua in Northern Wisconsin.

The resort encompasses 15 acres of wooded land with 500′ of north shore lake frontage on Little St. Germain Lake. The lake has 980 surface acres of water, 14.5 miles of shoreline, and a maximum depth of 54′. The lake is like four small lakes joined together – known as West Bay, South Bay, No Fish Bay, and East Bay. The resort is located on East Bay. The lake’s configuration assures you of finding calm water even on windy days.

FROM ST. GERMAIN TO THE RESORT
In St. Germain, take Hwy. 155 North towards Sayner for 1/4 mile to Birchwood Drive (Woodland Auto Clinic is at corner), turn right onto Birchwood Drive and continue for 3 miles to Idle Hours Ct. The resort sign is on the left side of the road and Idle Hours Ct. is on the right side of the road.

FROM CHICAGO AREA
I-90 to I-39 & Hwy 51 North at Portage WI to highway 70 east at Woodruff, WI to St. Germain. (Hwy 17 North may be taken at Merrill, WI to Eagle River. Then Hwy 70 west to St. Germain.)

ALTERNATE ROUTE FROM CHICAGO AREA
I-94 to Milwaukee to I-43 North to Hwy 41 South at Green Bay to Hwy 29 west to Wittenberg to Hwy 45 north to Eagle River and Hwy 70 west to St. Germain.

FROM MILWAUKEE AREA
Hwy 41 north to Hwy 45/110 north at Oshkosh. Hwy 45 north to Hwy 70 west at Eagle River to St. Germain.

ALTERNATE ROUTE FROM MILWAUKEE AREA
I-94 to I-39 & Hwy 51 at Portage, WI to Hwy 70 east at Woodruff to St. Germain. Or follow I-43 to Green Bay, see alternative route from Chicago above.

Driving Mileage Chart
Appleton, WI
161mi
Chicago, IL
360 mi
Duluth, MN
173 mi
Indianapolis, IN
544 mi
La Crosse, WI
226 mi
Madison, WI
228 mi
Milwaukee, WI
260 mi
Minneapolis, MN
251 mi
St. Louis, MO
579 mi
Wausau, WI
86 mi

 

COMMERCIAL TRANSPORTATION
Airlines: Your can fly into Rhinelander, Wisconsin, 35 miles from the resort. During the summer there is a scheduled charter service from Palwaukee Airport in Chicago to Eagle River and Woodruff. Private planes may land at Rhinelander, Woodruff or Eagle River.

Nearest Airports (15-45min. away)
Rhinelander Airport (715) 362-3641
Eagle River Regional Airport (715) 479-7442
Lakeland Aviation (Minocqua) (715) 356-3891

 

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