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American Water Spaniel Club, Inc.

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American Water Spaniels Are Coming to Solon Springs in 2018!


Be Ready with Yours!

Wednesday, August 8 - Sunday, August 12, 2018

Solon Springs, Wisconsin

(Watch this page for the latest!  Last Updated:  9/7/2017)

Mark your Calendars!   Get Your Lodging Reservations Now!*
*Because Solon Springs is in the heart of Northern Wisconsin Resort Country, lodging is at a premium and could be tough to find if you wait.
Lodging Choices:
Host Hotel:   The St. Croix Inn, Solon Springs, WI  (Phone: 715-378-4444;
Toll Free: 844-820-1362).   We are planning to hold all of the AWSC evening events on the Inn's premises. 
The St. Croix Inn Hotel is located on beautiful St Croix Lake, headwaters for the St Croix & Brule Rivers. Hotel and Local amenities include: Rooms with balconies overlooking the lake, free continental breakfast, a full lounge with outdoor deck overlooking the lake, pool and hot tub, pontoons, kayaks, canoes, bikes, a trout pond for kids to fish off a pier, great fishing, etc.
There are 4 styles of rooms to choose from:
  • Lakeside w/ Balcony: Two Queen Beds -- $149.90/night + $7.50/night pet fee, negotiated for AWSC  members
  • Lakeside w/ Balcony: King Bed -- $149.90/night + $7.50/night pet fee, negotiated for AWSC members
  • Non-Lakeside: Two Double Beds   -- $99.90/night + $7.50/night pet fee, negotiated for AWSC members
  • Non-Lakeside: King Bed -- $99.90/night + $7.50/night pet fee, negotiated for AWSC members 
Alternate Lodging:
Swanson's Motel, Cabins & Campgrounds, Solon Springs, WI. 
( 715-378-2215).
Located one mile south of Solon Springs on Business Highway 53.
There are only a limited number of cabins available -- 5.  Don't wait.  First Come, First Served.
Swanson's will hold a limited number of cabins for AWSC members, until June 1, 2018
##1, 5 (Small, 1 Queen Bed, no kitchen); ## 2, 3 (Small, 2 double beds, no kitchen) $50 per night on weekdays, $70 per night on weekends.
# 7 or #11 (2 Bedrooms w/ Kitchen)  $94 per night on weekdays, $114 per night on weekends. 
One-time dog fee of $50
Bed linens and towels supplied.  All cabins feature air conditioning, wi/fi, TV, refrigerators, microwaves, coffee pots, and showers.
Swanson's has a 20×40 in-ground heated swimming pool. A playground area includes swings, slide and sand play area.
Lucius Woods County Park Campground. Located in Solon Springs, just a 3-minute walk to our Host Hotel, the St. Croix Inn.
Located on Upper St. Croix Lake in the village of Solon Springs, this park offers visitors 24 total sites: 13 with electrical and water hook-ups and, 11 non-electric campsites, containing fire rings, picnic tables, and benches.  Lucius Woods amenities include showers, flush toilets, a sanitary dump station.  Generally, no advance reservations!*
Camping Rates:
Electric site:  $18.00/night
Non-electric site:  $15.00/night
Firewood:  $3.00/armload
Groups of more than 5:  Additional $1.00/person
*The AWSC is working with the Douglas County Park & Recreation Department to reserve a few spots for our members who may be coming to Nationals in RVs.  PLEASE CONTACT Sharren Rose (, or Linda Hattrem (, on or before SEPTEMBER 10, 2017, if you intend to come to Nationals and need an RV site.  Sites will be limited.  First Come, First Served.
Sleepy Hollow Motel, 7811 US-2, Wentworth, WI 54874.
Phone: (715) 398-6989.
Small 10-room motel, a 20-25 minute drive from Solon Springs, right off Highway 2.  Patty St. Onge has personally checked this motel, and says that it is very clean and well-maintained.  Each room has a small refrigerator.  Rates are $55 to $65 per night, plus a $10 dog fee.  The Manager will hold all 10 rooms for AWSC members attending Nationals until July 1, 2018.