Entries by DiscoverWI

10 Things to Do in Postcard Perfect Elkhorn

Less than two hours from Madison, Milwaukee and Chicago, the small-town oasis of Elkhorn, Wisconsin awaits, offering a perfect retreat from big-city life. It’s the kind of place where people say hello to each other on the street, flags and flowers decorate the downtown and visitors are welcomed with open arms. Kick off your trip […]

5 Things You Need to Do in Reinvented Oak Creek

Over the past few years Oak Creek has reinvented itself! With a beautiful downtown square, fun thriving local businesses, and staple shopping spots Oak Creek is reinvigorated and on the rise. Take A Walk Downtown – In an area that used to be a large automotive and electronics plant now resides a beautiful downtown, Drexel […]

Do You Know Wisconsin’s Conservation Legend?

Aldo Leopold is one of the most respected conservationists of the 20th century. He was one of the first foresters trained in the United States and a wildlife ecologist. He was a writer, especially later in his life, and a philosopher who thought through the big questions of conservation. He was a teacher who influenced […]

7 Things to Do in SWISS-consin!

Home to picturesque communities like New Glarus and Monroe, Green County is known for its cheese factories, breweries, and Swiss heritage. Visitors to Green County can experience these things first hand at shops, restaurants and events that celebrate and carry on the traditions of Swiss culture and the quality products they produce. You’re sure to […]

10 Things to Do in Sparta (Besides Biking)

Sparta is well known in Wisconsin for it’s amazing biking. It’s located at the junction of the Elroy-Sparta and La Crosse River bike trails, and it’s also home to the first rail-bed to be converted into a bike trail. Hop off the trails, however, and you’ll quickly see that there is so much more to […]

Ten Wisconsin-Made Mother’s Day Gifts

Each Spring we get the chance to celebrate all the wonderful moms in our lives. To give you some ideas on how best to spoil mom, we’ve teamed up with Something Special from Wisconsin to share some of the best Wisconsin-made goodies from around the state. Whether she loves to cook, craft, get outdoors, or just wants […]

8 Wisconsin-Made Gifts to Celebrate Easter

With Spring just around the corner, there’s plenty to celebrate: long days, sunny weather, and months of fun outdoor activities ahead! To help ring in the new season, we’ve teamed up with Something Special from Wisconsin to feature some festive goodies for any celebrations you have coming up. Whether you’re celebrating Easter, Passover, a wedding […]

Ten Things You’ve Got to Do in Janesville

From gorgeous parks and trails to an exciting and ever-evolving downtown, Janesville is everything that’s great about Wisconsin and so much more. From outdoor recreation, to fun downtown stores and events, to countless reasons to spend time with those you love, Janesville is the ultimate place to relax and recharge. There’s something for everyone in […]

Four Staycations to Take in Wisconsin This Spring

The thaw has begun here in Wisconsin! Cure your cabin fever by taking a fun vacation right here in the state or a ‘staycation’ as some call it. Whether you’re looking for outdoor adventure, delicious food, or relaxation, there’s plenty to enjoy this Spring in your own backyard. We’re sharing four fun ways to get […]

Raise a Glass to Wisconsin’s Craft Beverages

If there’s anything we know how to do here in Wisconsin, it’s how to craft a great beverage. But with so many options of beer, wine and spirits in our state, how do you go about deciding what to drink when you post up at a bar, or what to grab when you head into […]