Northeast Wisconsin

Northeast Wisconsin is known for its lush forests and abundance of freshwater lakes, making sport, tourism, and forestry (and its associated manufacturing) prominent industries. It’s also home to a jewel of the Wisconsin Technical College System, Nicolet College. Its main campus and eight satellite locations throughout Northeast Wisconsin graduate hundreds each year, with in-demand skills from early childhood education to electromechanics and accounting to welding. This region features a commercial airport and rail system and is within short driving distance of a commercial port.

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They can race all over the country, but Eagle River has the name as the top snowmobile race in the country.


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Quality of Life

Northeast Wisconsin is a haven for outdoorsy types. It surrounds you with the lush Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest; hundreds of miles of hiking, biking, skiing, and snowmobiling trails; and endless freshwater lakes for fishing, kayaking, and more. Along with peace and tranquility in the Northwoods, you’ll find driven entrepreneurs who bring craft brewing, incredible dining, and impressive artistry to Main Streets dotted with tourists. You’ll also find that top 10 quality of life Wisconsin is known for—with strong schools, top-notch health care, vibrant communities, and a laid-back vibe. This is where everyday life looks like vacation every day.

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