Shawano County Tourism spending is up from 2015. Reports showed that visitor spending has increased 5.15 percent as part of a $700 million dollar increase in Tourism across Wisconsin in the last year. Travelers to Shawano County spent $65 million dollars in 2016. Recent hotel and retail developments helped drive visitors. Spring and Fall barn quilt tours alone attracted 227 visitors, which resulted in 162 room night stays in Shawano and Wittenberg.