Traveling north and south, Rhinelander can be reached via State Highway 17 and State Highway 47, and traveling east and west, Rhinelander can be reached by US Highway 8. Rhinelander can be reached from Minneapolis and Milwaukee in about 5 hours and from Chicago in about 6 hours.
Rhinelander-Oneida County Airport (RHI), two miles (3 km) southwest of Rhinelander, provides daily service to and from Minneapolis (Delta Air Lines), Milwaukee (Great Lakes Airlines), and Ironwood, Michigan (Great Lakes Airlines)
Travel by car is necessary to explore Rhinelander and the Northwoods of Wisconsin. There is no public transit system in the Rhinelander area. Roads are well maintained and marked. Ample, free, at-door parking is readily available. Downtown, parking is easy to find and very inexpensive.
- [dead link] Rhinelander Logging Museum Complex, Oneida Ave at Kemp St (in Pioneer Park), ☏ . Memorial Day-Labor Day: 10AM-5PM daily. Features a replica of an 1870s logging camp. The complex is also home to an old school building and a Soo Line railroad depot from the 1890s.
- Eagle River is a short drive away and offers many different options for lodging on and around its chain of lakes. The Eagle River section of the Eagle River-Three Lakes chain of lakes features 10 interconnected lakes. The city also boasts a charming downtown.
|Routes through Rhinelander|
|Forest Lake ← Ladysmith ←||W E||→ Crandon → Norway|