6 Badger State Spots for Silver Screen Sights

Hollywood put these Wisconsin locations on the big screen, and you can put them on your vacation itinerary

Wisconsin is a long way from Hollywood, but that doesn’t mean that filmmakers haven’t come calling when they need eye-catching settings – from space-age museums to historic banks to the world’s largest carousel – for their action blockbusters and costume dramas ...

Wisconsin Vacation Bucket List: 13 Spots Around the State

from Harleys to LEGOs to Bucky Badgers, 2018 offers plenty of travel surprises

The list of new attractions, major anniversaries, and travel trends in Wisconsin for 2018 lives up to the state’s penchant for fun in the most original, quirky, classy, and carefree ways ...

Hiking Beyond the Valley

grab your boots and bug spray, then hit the road to find these fabulous hiking spots

Last year, I wrote an article for Volume One titled 25 Hiking Trails in the Chippewa Valley, which you can read online at volumeone.org/hiking. For hiking enthusiasts willing to drive a bit outside of the area ...

Wisconsin Summer Trips for Families

Summer is coming soon, but it will all be over before you know it. Don’t let your kids waste a moment indoors, plugged into their electronics, when you can be out having fun together ...

Traveling in Time

1930s guidebook offers a glimpse of what awaited tourists in the Chippewa Valley

Putting yourself in the mind of a visitor to your own city is an interesting exercise: If I didn’t live here, you ask yourself, what would I find interesting? What would I visit? What would strike me as unusual?

5 Great Wisconsin Beaches

nearby beaches that offer ocean experiences without the flight

Think you need to travel to the Atlantic or Pacific to enjoy an ocean or beachside vacation? Think again!

Get on the Bus!

new Chippewa Valley travel company offers retiree-friendly motorcoach trips

If you want to take a day trip without the hassle of planning, parking, navigating, and (not least of all) driving, a Menomonie-area entrepreneur’s new business may be just the ticket for you ...

5 Easy Wisconsin Day Trips

an exploration of our state’s beauty is only a short drive away

It’s pretty easy to love the Chippewa Valley. But as they say, absence makes the heart grow fonder. Sometimes you need to take a day off and go see the rest of the great state of Wisconsin ...

Family-Friendly Ideas for Summer Break

Summer is coming soon, but it will all be over before you know it. Don’t let your kids waste a moment indoors, plugged into their electronics, when you can be out having fun together ...