Entries by DiscoverWI

[INFOGRAPHIC] Longest-Running Travel TV Show in U.S.

This month marks not only the premiere of our 400th episode (Ahem…watch “A Northwoods Neighborhood” this weekend. Check our broadcast guide.) but it also marks Discover Wisconsin’s 28th birthday! (*Sigh* We don’t feel a day over 20…) What started as a bold idea back in 1986 has transformed into a 28-year-long tradition and a mainstay […]

15-Year-Old Oklahoman Describes Wisconsin Beautifully

Lakeview Road winds through the Wisconsin countryside, twisting and turning without a care in the world. It meanders past farm houses and groves of blue spruce, their branches groaning under craggy foliage. The road dwindles to a single asphalt lane, and then it curves sharply to the right and leads its travelers past a hidden treasure – Sand Lake.

Wisconsin’s Most Beautiful Fishing Destination

When you think of Wisconsin Dells what comes to mind? Resorts, waterparks, go-karts…fishing? Though probably not mentioned as Wisconsin’s top fishing spot, I have to argue that the section of the Wisconsin River located in Wisconsin Dells is by far the most beautiful fishing destination in the state. Made famous by photographer H.H. Bennett in […]

Bird-Watcher’s Paradise: 5 birding hot spots in Wisconsin

With more than 300 species to discover, Wisconsin is a bird-watcher’s paradise, particularly so in the fall, winter and early spring months. Our crew has traveled all over the state with the mission of determining the best places to go “birding.” Here’s what we’ve learned: Alma – This tiny 19th century river town is situated […]

Things to Do in Sheboygan

Midway between Milwaukee and Green Bay is the city of Sheboygan also lovingly referred to as the Brat Capital of the World and the Malibu of the Midwest! It’s also one of our favorite places to recommend to families looking to appease the whole fambam. Here’s why: Surfs up! Surfing is a big deal in Sheboygan. There’s kite, […]

Q&A: Behind-the-scenes at Wade House

We’re returning to the time of stagecoach travel in a community where Yankee refinement met the Wisconsin wilderness. Here’s David Simmons, Site Director for Wade House in Greenbush, Wis.: Tell us about Wade House. Why is this historic site special?