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Portage overview

Portage is a budget-friendly place surrounded by picturesque views of mountains. You'll find extensive coffee and dining options. This winter paradise is home to Cascade Mountain Ski Area and Devil's Head Ski Resort. While you're here, stop by Museum at the Portage and Fort Winnebago Surgeons Quarters. If you're looking for a family-friendly getaway, Portage is for you.

Where to stay in Portage

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Portage has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Portage with by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Portage hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Portage hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Portage

Fly in to Madison, WI (MSN-Dane County Regional), 28.4 mi (45.7 km) from downtown Portage. Portage Station is the closest train station.

What to see around Portage

Fun outdoor activities are on hand along with these attractions:
  • • Cascade Mountain Ski Area
  • • Devil's Head Ski Resort
  • • Canyon Creek Riding Stables
  • • Christmas Mountain
Family-friendly attractions include:
  • • Ochsner Zoo
  • • Kalahari Waterparks
  • • Knuckleheads Bowling and Family Entertainment Center
  • • Wild West Waterpark
  • • Old River Mini Golf
The area's cultural scene stands out, and places to visit include:
  • • Museum at the Portage
  • • Fort Winnebago Surgeons Quarters
  • • Historic Indian Agency House
Here are some local highlights:
  • • Museum at the Portage
  • • Fort Winnebago Surgeons Quarters
  • • Historic Indian Agency House
  • • North Country National Scenic Trail
  • • Aldo Leopold Foundation

When to visit Portage

If you're still deciding when to visit, here are the seasonal norms to help you plan:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 51°F day, 8°F night
  • April-June: 82°F day, 28°F night
  • July-September: 83°F day, 41°F night
  • October-December: 67°F day, 9°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 4.33 inches
  • April-June: 12.72 inches
  • July-September: 12.72 inches
  • October-December: 6.30 inches