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12 Uniquely Wisconsin Holiday Gift Ideas

It happens every year: You get stuck buying for those notoriously impossible-to-impress relatives. I feel your pain, disheartened shopper, I really do. That is why the Discover Wisconsin crew has done the research for you and compiled our list of top uniquely Wisconsin gift ideas courtesy of Something Special from Wisconsin™. Drumroll please! Scroll through […]

Events Round-Up: November 2014

This Must Be The Place (Sheboygan) Now through February 22  @ 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Some places persist despite distance in time or space. The John Michael Kohler Arts Center in Sheboygan presents original installations, sculpture, photography, film and work by vernacular environment builders that reveal places of power and influence in 13 artists’ lives. Turkey […]

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Kenosha

While filming in Kenosha last summer, our crew discovered this city is all about unexpected fun. But that’s not all we learned. The locals taught us a few things about “K-Town,” too… It hasn’t always been “Kenosha.” The Potawotomi first named the area “gnozhé,” which means “place of the pike“. By 1836, more settlers had arrived and dubbed the town “Pike […]

7 Ideas for an Epic Guys Getaway in Wisconsin

Gentlemen, our time is coming. As summer winds down, we say goodbye to lawn mowing and yard work, weddings and the summer soirees our wives and girlfriends adore. Before we know it, the holidays will be upon us, filled with lots and lots of family time and travel. Don’t get me wrong, family time is great, but sometimes we need a weekend to unwind—just the guys. Here’s a lineup of our favorite guys’ getaways in Wisconsin during fall and winter.

4th of July Roundup: 10 Celebrations in Wisconsin!

Bayfield Race Week Regatta Where: Bayfield When: Monday, July 4, 2016 – Friday, July 8, 2016 Time: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Details: Head to the gateway of the Apostle Islands at Bayfield, Wis. for an exhilarating Independence Day celebration. There are eight races in all, US Sail Association judging, social gatherings, awards! Race Week […]

Wisconsin Weather in 18 Incredible Photos

When it comes to weather, Wisconsin loves to show off. After all, it’s often said: If you don’t like the weather here, just wait a minute. The state’s weather patterns are dynamic and compelling – and we have the photos to prove it.

[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.