Plan a holiday shopping getaway in Hodag Country

There’s no better place to go gift shopping than the hometown of your favorite Hodag (that’s me!). Rhinelander is the perfect Northwoods shopping destination; we’re one of the most affordable places to visit in the Northwoods, and we’re home to a vibrant mix of shops and stores. Here are a few more reasons why Rhinelander is a great place to stop and shop.

It’s more festive

Rhinelander is especially beautiful this time of yearseasonal decorations adorn our streets and stores, providing a beautiful backdrop to your shopping adventures. And be sure to stop by my den—I might even have some holiday decorations on display.

You’ll find a bigger variety

Rhinelander has a great selection of stores that you’d expect to find in a much bigger city. From high-end sporting retailers to stores selling the latest apparel, you’ll find outstanding shopping variety in Rhinelander. We also have stores selling holiday decor to help deck your home out in style. You might even find a few things for me! See your shopping options here.

Re-energize with delicious dining options

Work up an appetite while you’re browsing the stores? If you’re as hungry as a Hodag, you’ll find plenty of delicious dining options near Rhinelander’s retailers. Grab a hearty breakfast at a local family-style restaurant, stop into a quaint coffee shop or settle into a classic supper club. Enjoy a fun and festive holiday cocktail in one of our taverns. Browse your dining options here.

Discover unique items

In Rhinelander’s stores, you’ll find an eclectic mix of locally made craft items as well as specialty foods that come straight from producers right here in Hodag Country. We also have plenty of Hodag-themed items perfect for the Hodag lover in your life!


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Note: The Rhinelander Area is open, and all visitors are welcome. Please travel safely and responsibly. Some businesses and events may have modified hours or procedures; please contact businesses or event organizers directly for specific information.

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