5 Easy Wisconsin Day Trips

take a drive to see our state’s beauty

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 ...

7 Natural Wonders of Wisconsin

Mother Nature gave our state some of the best outdoor recreation in the nation

In a state known for its love of the good earth and clean waters, we thought it would be fun to come with a list of the natural wonders of Wisconsin. We could have made the list twice ...

Get Lost in Time, Not the Woods

for 1,200 miles, Ice Age Trail follows a glacial path across Wisconsin

We lucky Wisconsinites have one of only 11 National Scenic Trails in the country. The 1,200-mile Ice Age Trail passes through 31 Wisconsin ...

8 Quirky Wisconsin Museums

Whether it’s mustard, accordions, or angels, Wisconsinites have a unique way of taking a hobby and turning it into an exhibit hall. Our state is home to an eclectic mix of museums that go beyond the ordinary and are the product of a passionate person with a vision: a vision so ...

The Grape Escape 2013

a Mississippi River wine trail shows off its natural beauty

Started in 2009, The Great River Road Wine Trail was named after the road that sews these nine wineries together. The famous road itself, recognized as a National Scenic Byway, runs from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico. This particular stretch ...

A Brandy New Direction

local winery + distillery branches out

Matthew Rick has been planning Infinity Beverages for a long time. He said he first began building a business plan for a future winery in high school. At the time he was working as a server at a restaurant and would spend time talking ...

Taking a Quick Ride

short drive trips around the state of Wisconsin

We wanted to find the best destinations for a quick weekend road trip around Wisconsin, whether it’s for the gorgeous natural beauty, an interesting educational experience or just a wacky, weird attraction. So we asked you to give us suggestions...

Of Beasts and Burdens

an interesting encounter while bicycling Lake Superior

During the summer of 2008, my husband and I moved back to the Midwest and set about bicycling around Lake Superior as a way of reconnecting with the land. We’d crossed the Canadian border on the evening before and had just spent a sunny…