Huge influx of tourists expected in Minocqua this weekend
MINOCQUA (WAOW) -
We're heading into Memorial Day weekend, and many people are heading north.
Minocqua is a popular tourist destination. Newsline 9 stopped there on Friday to see how locals are preparing for the influx of visitors.
"We think people are anxious to get up north, spend some time relaxing in the Northwoods," said Kim Baltus, executive director of the Minocqua Chamber of Commerce. "People wait a long time for this unofficial start to the summer. They're excited to come, and looking forward to a good weekend."
Tourism officials said they've seen a steady stream of traffic into Minocqua on Thursday and Friday.