A Spectacular Spot: Door County Offers Endless Enjoyment

don’t miss a visit to Wisconsin’s cool thumb

I somehow managed to live nearly three decades in Wisconsin before I first took the opportunity to explore Door County. I knew its reputation as a place for relaxation and recreation, but for whatever reason I never made the ...

A GRAND OL’ TIME: Grand Marais Has It All

if you’re looking for a unique and quaint getaway, look no further than Grand Marais, Minnesota

A good vacation should have a healthy mix of relaxation, exploring, and good food. Grand Marais, Minnesota, certainly has all those things and more. Located on the northwestern shore of Lake Superior ...

Perrot State Park Offers Beauty and Relaxation

a place for biking, kayaking, and bird watching along the Mississippi

If you want the chance to explore a historic piece of nature in the state of Wisconsin, but still be five minutes away from an air-conditioned hotel, Perrot State Park in Trempealeau is the place for you. With 1,270 acres, the park features hiking trails upon ...

Get Away to the City

discover – or rediscover – the fun that Minneapolis has to offer

If you’re looking for an entertaining getaway, downtown Minneapolis has a plethora of spots for you to get your fix, as well as a fun mix of other attractions. Minneapolis has earned its reputation of being a must-stop ...

Fall for Tettegouche State Park

waterfalls part of lure for park on Minnesota’s North Shore

While you’re up visiting Grand Marais, Minnesota, be sure to stop by (although you should really camp there for a few nights) Tettegouche State Park. Tettegouche (pronounced tet-a-gooch) is maybe ...

Best of the Chippewa Valley 2022: Day Trip Destinations

our readers’ picks for the best nearby vacation locations

Whether you’re looking for an outdoor adventure or a place to wine and dine, you won’t be able to fit all that Duluth, Minnesota, has to offer into one ...

5 Can’t-Miss Wisconsin Spring Fests

In Wisconsin, spring festival season begins as soon as the ground thaws and the first bits of green begin peeking out of the ground. Whether you’re interested in rare mushrooms or maple syrup ...

Book a Trip: 5 bookstores worth the drive

indie bookstores pepper the upper Midwest, creating perfect travel opportunities for people who love reading

Have you ever planned your vacation around the bookstores you could visit on the way? Does your souvenir collection include bookmarks from all the places you’ve been? Do you pack your suitcase ...

‘Fingers Crossed’ for More Skiing

spring may be here, but snow remains at the U.P.’s Mount Bohemia Ski Resort

There’s something to be said about the lake effect in Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula, where the average snowfall is roughly 300 inches, The Ski Journal said. For Midwestern folks ...

Border Crossing Boogaloo

tips for visiting our neighbor to the north (and we don’t mean the U.P.)

When it comes to road tripping, Wisconsinites have a geographical advantage when it comes to international vacationing. Depending on how committed you are at the wheel, a day’s drive can probably get you within eyesight of a Mountie or moose ...