Entries by DiscoverWI

12 Wisconsin Cities with the Best Fourth of July Celebrations

From fireworks and sparklers to parades and popsicles, there is so much fun to be had on the Fourth of July. While patriotic celebrations can be found all across Wisconsin, a few cities do Independence Day particularly big. Here are a few of our favorite Fourth of July festivities: La Pointe, Madeline Island This Independence […]

How the Wisconsin Beverage Association is Working to Support Healthier Communities

Did you know that the beverage industry has a long history of supporting healthier and active communities? From providing Wisconsinites with more zero- and reduced-sugar beverage options, to contributing to environmental and charitable causes in communities across the state, the Wisconsin Beverage Association has very much been a concerted effort toward improving the state’s overall […]

Delicious Recipes Featuring Wisconsin Produce

When you grow up in the Midwest, there are always certain things that we look forward to, and the arrival of fresh produce is definitely one. For us here in Wisconsin, we have the privilege of having delicious, locally-grown food to enjoy throughout the warmer months, like sweet, ripe strawberries and hearty potatoes. With the […]

10 Things to Do at the International Wisconsin Ginseng Festival

The cultivation of ginseng in Marathon County began in the late 1800s, but has been used by eastern cultures for healing purposes for thousands of years. Marathon County is the nation’s ginseng capital and exports 95% of the ginseng nationwide, due to its unique rolling hills, virgin soil and cool summers. This is all worth […]

15 Things to Do in Kenosha

Midway between Milwaukee and Chicago, Kenosha is a vibrant city that is full of history, charm, and more than a few unexpected surprises. From vintage streetcars and Civil War history, to jousting knights and Wisconsin’s only velodrome – there’s nothing quite like Life on the Lakeside! Here are just a few of our favorite ways […]

10 Things to Do in Manitowoc and Two Rivers

Just seven miles apart from one another on the Lake Michigan coast, Manitowoc and Two Rivers offer visitors a fantastic blend of history, beauty and adventure. From the wonders that lie at the bottom of Lake Michigan, to the farm fields and pristine beaches on the land, there is so much to learn about and […]

10 Things to Look Out For at Madison Craft Beer Week

From May 4 to May 13, Wisconsin beer aficionados and brewers alike are coming together to celebrate the wide variety that the state has to offer. Not someone who knows the difference between a beer’s gravity, IBU and turbidity? Not a problem. Below is a list of activities that your casual socialite to well-studied beer […]

10 Things to Do at German Fest

Wisconsin is a cultural melting pot, but, let’s be honest, it’s also notoriously German. From our beers to our brats, we embrace the German culture. While there are several Oktoberfest celebrations scattered across the state, there is nothing like one iconic celebration in Milwaukee. “Get your Deutsch On” at this year’s German Fest, which features […]

Spring is Springing in Wisconsin

Now that the snow has melted (mostly), there are so many exciting activities springing into action. With temperatures rising and the sun staying out longer each day, people are itching to get outdoors, and so are our beloved farmers’ markets! There’s nothing better. It’s a one-stop-shop for all of those local goodies you’ve been waiting […]