Discover a selection of 314 vacation rentals in Hayward that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including WiFi and air conditioning. Prices start at $89 per night, and cabins and houses are popular options for a stay in Hayward. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Find your cabin rental in Hayward

Wisconsin cabin rentals in Hayward are nestled in the heart of the Northwoods. A destination for all seasons, Hayward is filled with old-fashioned towns, excellent dining, premier shopping, and opportunities for outdoor activities. In addition to being a dream for those who love fishing, Hayward offers hiking, biking, climbing, water sports, boating, skiing, snowmobiling, and more.

 
Things to do

Climb Hayward's "Big Musky" monument

For most visitors, Hayward is a place to rest, relax and reconnect with nature. Hayward vacation rentals provide an ideal setting for all 3 pursuits. The town is surrounded by nature reserves, such as the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest, which is laced with family-friendly hiking trails. Hayward prides itself on its world-class fishing, and there's no better place to dive into the sport than the Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame. Just look for the larger-than-life muskellunge, cast from concrete, steel and fiberglass. Climb the staircase into the mouth of "Big Musky" for sweeping views over Lake Hayward.

Activities

Cast a line in Hayward

Hayward is a hotspot for fishing, with the chance to reel in musky, walleye, northern, crappie, bass, bluegill, perch and more. If fishing is a top priority, why not snag a lakeside Hayward vacation rentals cabin and cast a line from your own private dock? There are plenty of opportunities to make a splash on Hayward City Beach, from kayaking and canoeing to jet skiing and Flyboarding. You can also stock up on supplies and enjoy a picnic on the grassy foreshore.

Weather

Summer days and starry nights in Hayward

Summer is high season in Hayward, when the town enjoys long days and lashings of sunshine. Gear up for fun-filled days on the water and starry nights spent roasting s'mores on an outdoor firepit. Fall ushers in fiery foliage and events like the Chequamegon Fat Tire Festival, one of the world's biggest off-road mountain biking competitions. Things don't slow down in the winter, when Hayward's snow-dusted trails are ideal for snowshoeing and cross-country skiing. After a chilly day, settle down for board games and wine by the blazing fireplace of your Hayward vacation rental cabin.

Natural features

Paddle Hayward's Saint Croix National Scenic Riverway

You'll find Hayward in Sawyer County, a picturesque slice of Wisconsin studded with lakes and forests. The town is set on the banks of Lake Hayward, a watershed fed by the Namekagon River. The lake is part of the Saint Croix National Scenic Riverway, which lures water sports enthusiasts with over 200 miles of pristine paddling routes. Keep an eye out for deer grazing in the forest, turtles basking on the shore and eagles soaring overhead. Kids will love the Wilderness Walk, a family-friendly zoo, where you'll find gray wolves, black bears and other local wildlife.

How many vacation rentals are available around Hayward?

Our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 314 vacation rentals around Hayward. From 175 cabin rentals to 293 house rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.