About Us

The Manitowish Waters Visitors Bureau is the official tourism entity to the Manitowish Waters Area. Our mission is to lead and coordinate the development, sales, marketing and management of the tourism in the Manitowish Waters area and to create positive economic impact, thus enhancing the quality of life for area residents and quality of place for visitors.

We offer "Partnerships" rather than "Memberships  because we believe that our businesses and the many wonderful people in our community make Manitowish Waters what it is. We want to work together as partners to help promote Manitowish Waters as the place to “Live, Work & Play”.

If you would like more information on partnering with the Bureau please, click here or give us a call at 715-543-8488.

Meet The Staff


Kristen Smith

Executive Director

Lynsey Burzinski

Office Manager

Meet The Board

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Chris McMurray

President, River Edge Adventure Company

Rae Schwanz

Treasurer, Smokey's

Kelli Straubel

Vice President, EAU Holdings

Stephanie McClellan

Director, Redman Realty Group
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Brooke Rydzewski

Secretary, Bear Country Builders