When to Travel

cutting costs by simply scheduling

Much of travel goes by supply and demand, so summer, spring break, and Christmas are peak times, and fall is usually the least expensive for resorts, airfare, and cruises. But a lot depends on where (Europe versus Mexico versus Alaska, ...

Calmer Waters

regional stops for antiques, lighthouses, wineries, and more

Visit Bayfield, a quaint community on the shores of Lake Superior that offers both adventure and relaxation. Take a kayak trip out to water-sculpted caves or hang back on shore and enjoy an afternoon of exploring museums, orchards, and berry ...

Serenity Found on Lost Lake

my all-time favorite Wisconsin locale for camping, recreation

Growing up, my family camped. A lot. I don’t mean the occasional three or four trips up north each summer like many Wisconsin families. I mean, we camped. Almost every weekend of every summer, we would traverse to a new or loved Wisconsin state ...

Up North on South Shore

hopping around the hot spots of Lake Superior

If nature, adventure, culture, big wide open water, friendly folk, and relaxation sound like your idea of vacay, then the South Shore of Lake Superior is waiting. Before departure, pack for any weather because it can change quickly ...

Regional Travel Books

available at The Local Store at the Volume One World Headquarters (17 S. Barstow St.)

Travel Story: A Buddy Movie with Explosives

a road trip of the great Northwest

We created games to pass the time involving the forklift, bought a remote controlled car, and played racquetball. We blasted music and drank beer. We were Ferris Buellers living a month in a giant warehouse filled with explosives.