The Beacons of Minocqua is a year-round resort located on the shores of the beautiful Minocqua chain of lakes. Surrounded by pines and oaks, the resort offers a variety of recreational opportunities at its doorstep. Known as the "Island City," Minocqua has many unique shops and restaurants from which to choose. Summer and fall activities include swimming, boating, fishing, tennis, hiking, shopping, bird watching, and visiting family fun parks. Winter and spring are for snowmobiling, ice-skating, and cross-country skiing. Downhill skiing is only a one-hour drive away.