Entries by DiscoverWI

10 Things to Do in Platteville

With rolling hills, beautiful farmland, rich history and a charming downtown, Platteville is a stunning area to both reside in and visit. Whether you’re just down the road or across the state, there are a few things you’re going to want to do while you’re in town:   Visit the Mining and Rollo Jamison Museums […]

8 Must-Visit Outdoor Spots in Madison

By David Wheeler   Whether you’re planning an upcoming visit to Madison, or you’ve lived here your entire life, there is plenty to do to suit any personality or budget. Madison, with moderate temperatures and gorgeous scenery, is home to the best places to explore the great outdoors. Whether you’re a cycler, hiker, or runner […]

10 Things to Do in Reedsburg

Wisconsin’s cities and towns, both big and small, have so much to offer all who visit. Sometimes it’s easy to overlook the beauty of our own back yards – but that’s where we come in. Whether you’re a Reedsburg local or looking for a unique place to visit, we’ve compiled ten of our favorite things […]

6 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About This Wisconsin Casino

Opened by the Ho-Chunk Nation in 1999, Ho-Chunk Gaming Madison boasts a Gamers Grill restaurant, free valet parking, more than 1,200 slot machines and a fun, relaxing and rewarding atmosphere for all its guests. While Ho-Chunk Gaming Madison stands out among casinos for many reasons, here are six unique facts you probably didn’t know about […]

10 Reasons to Love Hudson

Located on the beautiful St. Croix River and just minutes away from the Twin Cities, Hudson draws in visitors from near and far for its stunning sights, great location, fabulous food and top-notch shops. The Discover Wisconsin crew loves visiting Hudson, and here are the top 10 things we love about it:     The […]

5 Spooky Ways to Celebrate Halloween in Wisconsin

Fall is the time for apple orchards and pumpkin patches, falling leaves and goofy costumes, and, for many, all things spooky, gory, and haunted. I personally can’t bring myself to attend any such event; I’m just not cut out for it. But for those brave enough for it, here are five spooky ways to celebrate […]

8 of the Best Views in Milwaukee

Atop rooftops and amid parks, you’ll find countless jawdropping lakefront and cityscape views in Wisconsin’s largest city. Here are a few we recommend:     Kilbourn Reservoir Park The park’s southern edge overlooks one of the best views in Milwaukee, including the Milwaukee River and the ever-growing skyline. Take a stroll through the up-and-coming surrounding […]

10 of the Most Stunning Wedding Venues in Wisconsin

So you want a Wisconsin wedding. Whether your dream wedding is rustic, elegant, formal, laid-back, traditional, quirky, or somewhere in between, there is a Wisconsin venue for you. We’ve got stunning lake views, beautiful ballrooms, gorgeous gardens, and we sure as heck have barns. You’re going to want to get out your wedding planner and […]

20 Things to Do in Menomonie & Pepin County

From the shores of Lake Menomin to the towering riverside bluffs of Wisconsin’s west coast, there is so much beauty in the Pepin County and Menomonie area. With historical museums, gorgeous trails, and plenty of arts and entertainment, Wisconsin’s west side is fun for all ages. Here are a few things to add to your […]