Hartland hosts many vibrant eating establishments for those who live, hike, and play in the Lake Country region.
For the thru-hiker, a quick, early bite can be had at a number of coffee shops and diners just a few steps from the trail. For day hikers or families looking to extend their day or stay, Hartland has many fine, award-winning establishments.
Many of the restaurants operate in buildings part of Hartland’s long history of tourism. Hartland’s well-positioned train depot for the Union Pacific line helped transport urban visitors from Milwaukee and Chicago eager to enjoy life in the Lake Country. These visitors enjoyed the hospitality Hartland had to offer before embarking on the final leg of their journey. It is said many famous visitors, captains of industry from the major cities, and some infamous, like Al Capone and Dillinger, frequented Hartland often during the prohibition years.
Whatever your schedule or time of day, Hartland should be able to help you stay “fueled” and satiated as you enjoy the beautiful vistas the Hartland segment of the Ice Age Trail has to offer.