10 Things to Do on the Wisconsin River

At 430 miles, the Wisconsin River is the state’s longest river. There are about 25 towns to discover along the way, all of which offer a myriad of things to do both on and off the river. Whether you’re into exploring your surroundings in a more slow-paced setting or you prefer a bit more of a high-energy vibe, here are 10 things to do in various communities along the river’s edge: Try Bow-Fishing at Dusk in Adams County. I first heard of the sport of bow fishing via my dad, who regularly practices the sport down in Florida, where he

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Wisconsin’s Most Impressive ATV & UTV Trails

Riding ATVs and UTVs in Wisconsin is not simply a pastime – it’s a way of life. Our crew has taken you over the hills and through the woods to countless ATV destinations over the years. You really can’t go wrong when it comes to choosing a spot to ride as our state is full of fun-filled and heart-pumping experiences. Here is just a smattering of some of our favorite spots to experience the great outdoors with four wheels and a full throttle: Barron County Barron County, located in northwest Wisconsin, is an area that boasts nearly 60 miles of ATV

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These 8 Dining Destinations are Incredibly Unique…

  It’s no secret there is a plethora of great dining establishments all over the state, but here in Dairyland, we’re blessed to have four seasons of great weather to savor them! All across the Wisconsin landscape you can find places that offer great food served with a side of great scenery… Suncrest Gardens Farm (Cochrane) Along the western part of the state in the Mississippi River Valley are a slew of pizza farms. In Cochrane, you can visit Suncrest Gardens Farm where from June through July on Thursdays and Fridays from 4:30-8:30 p.m. you can get a made-to-order pizza

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21 Reasons to Attend Winterfest in Lake Geneva

Whether you’re looking for the perfect destination for Super Bowl Sunday, a romantic getaway for your Valentine, or the ideal winter solution for cabin fever, Lake Geneva’s upcoming Winterfest & U.S. National Snow Sculpting Competition – taking place Feb. 1-13 – will have you covered. You know what they say: Time flies when you’re having fun! With President’s Weekend Feb. 12-15, consider spending an extra night in this south-central Wisconsin town. There’s a plethora of indoor and outdoor activities, events, and tasty eats and drinks to enjoy with family and friends. Here are just 21 ways to revel in all

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10 Things I Love About the Eau Claire Area

It’s the 9th largest city in the state, the Horseradish Capital of the World and was named one of the Top 100 Best Places to Live in 2015. And with a name like Eau Claire – it’s French for “clear waters” – you know it’s downright beautiful. Here are just 10 things I love most about this area of Wisconsin: Live Music The life blood in Eau Claire really is its music. Home of Bon Iver, Country Jam USA, Eaux Claires and so much more, the area is one of the best in the state when it comes to great tunes. The

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18 Jaw-Dropping Wisconsin Lighthouse Photos

With Great Lakes Superior and Michigan meeting Wisconsin’s northern and eastern coasts respectively, you can find more than 30 historic lighthouses still standing. Even Lake Winnebago – Wisconsin’s largest inland lake – is home to a handful of magnificent lighthouses. Many provide tours and all of them offer breathtaking views. Starting in the state’s southeastern corner and making our way to the northwest region, here are 18 jaw-dropping photos of Wisconsin lighthouses: 1. Kenosha North Pierhead Light (Kenosha County) Photo by Vern Lee 2. Racine Breakwater (Racine County) Photo by Scott Olsen 3. Wind Point Lighthouse (Racine County) Photo by Brian Havican 4. Milwaukee

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Cute + Trendy: 7 Stylish Wisconsin Wearables

I love cute garb. And I also love Wisconsin. Therefore, I heart Wisconsin-themed attire the most. Whether I’m hosting Discover Wisconsin, cheering on my favorite team or just running errands, here are a handful of my favorite items to throw on! Discover Wisconsin Trapper Hat Trap nothing but style in this Discover Wisconsin winter hat. I can’t think of a better way to fashionably accessorize your cabeza than doing so with this fuzzy wonder. I am borderline obsessed with mine – in fact, don’t be too surprised if you catch me sporting this sweet lumberjack helmet through springtime. (shop.discoverwisconsin.com) Green + Gold Boot Slippers

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7 Must-See Places in Hudson, Wisconsin

Set on the banks of the magnificent St. Croix River just 18 miles from Minneapolis-St. Paul, is a sophisticated little Wisconsin town called Hudson.  In the fall, the shore is full of colorful trees elegantly reflected in the water.  In the summer, you can sit on the patios at a number of wonderful restaurants offering unique ambience, fabulous food and wine as well as scenic views. As a producer for Discover Wisconsin, I’m given a front row seat to the beauty and interesting places our great state has to offer.  Here are seven places I instantly loved while shooting our

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11 Wisconsin Gift Ideas We Love

The holidays can be pretty stressful – largely in part to those friends and family members who prove to be impossible to shop for year after year. (I’m talking to you, mothers who have everything and also all in-laws.) Don’t fret, my present-buying Christmas darlings! Consider me your holiday shopping savior…at least in terms of Wisconsin-themed bestowment. I am here to help you impress with our holiday best: Here are 11 unique gift ideas straight from the heart of the Midwest: Wisconsin! “Cheese Curds are my Spirit Animal” Vintage Tee I am a proud owner of this crazy awesome “Cheese

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Wisconsin Campgrounds Made for Kids

Imagine hardcore nature lovers trading in their need for peace and quiet for an opportunity to introduce their inner 10-year old to their actual 10-year old. Think ice cream buffets in the middle of the woods, hiking a trail that leads to a miniature golf course or sleeping in some unusual structures like a covered wagon or a rock star tour bus. There’s a band of campsites spanning the state known as Camping for the Fun of It and Bud Styer is the master marketer for the unique brand. “Hopefully we can have one-of-a-kind types of experiences,” says Styer, who

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