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About Balsam Lake
A town in Polk County, Wisconsin, Balsam Lake is a peaceful getaway that also incorporates a smaller village. The community is small and friendly, making it a great wholesome visit, and a break from your busy lives. Get away to small town life, and spend your days on the lake. Take your family and get back to nature.
Things to do in Balsam Lake
On the lake, fishing is one of the most popular and relaxing pastimes. There’s even a Balsam Lake fishing tournament if you’re up for the challenge! The shoreline is over 60 miles long, and has islands and bays that you can stop at and even have a picnic. There are a bunch of nearby restaurants that are very convenient if you’ve spent the day on the lake. Balsam is also known for its annual Freedom Festival, which happens every year on the long weekend of the Fourth of July. The festival has fireworks, live music, and everything else you could need on the all-American holiday. See the Polk County Museum for some culture, or get out and go camping if you’re feeling adventurous.
Day trips from Balsam Lake
The Loon Lake Wildlife Area just a half hour drive away from Balsam Lake. The Wildlife Area is great for birdwatching, exploring the forests and wetlands, and spotting animals like deer. When you’re in Madison, visit the Olbrich Botanical Gardens, the Henry Vilas Zoo, or the Wisconsin State Capital. Minneapolis makes for another great day trip, at just an hour away. There are all kinds of things to see in this city, from the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden, to City Hall, and any amount of restaurants and shops!
Balsam Lake accommodations
Find your ideal lake house at Balsam Lake, where you can bring your family and enjoy the summer. Get a nearby hotel, or find a rental that suits you. There are rentals nearby that can do the trick if you’re looking for something specific — your dream lake house! Spend your evenings relaxing at your rental, while your days melt away at the lake.
Transportation in Balsam Lake
With no public transportation out by the lake, it’s up to you to get back and forth from your rental. Drive your car down, or rent one at the airport. If you’re flying in, Saint Paul’s International Airport in Minneapolis will get you an hour away from your rental. Enjoy the walks, boating, and hiking while you’re on Balsam Lake.