Entries by DiscoverWI

Best Places To Get Handmade, Unique Soaps In Wisconsin

Wisconsin is known for dairy products such as cheese and milk, which is usually associated with our mouth-watering food. However, Wisconsin uses dairy products in more ways than just one. Handmade soaps in Wisconsin not only encompass many unique scents and designs, but some also include goat milk for a rich moisturizing lather. These are […]

11 Things To Do in Manitowoc & Two Rivers

When’s the last time you made your way to Manitowoc and Two Rivers? Plan your trip now and enjoy 20 miles of spectacular Lake Michigan shoreline plus a plethora of exciting destinations and events. Here are a few of our favorite spots to discover in the area: Bike, hike or inline skate the Mariners Trail Have […]

[OFFICIAL RULES] 2019 Discover Wisconsin Calendar Photo Contest

Discover Wisconsin’s Official Photo Contest #wicounties Enter the 2019 Discover Wisconsin Calendar Photo Contest online at: https://a.pgtb.me/Qd5zRJ CONTEST DESCRIPTION Discover Wisconsin’s “#wicounties” social media photo contest is a special opportunity for photographers (amateur or professional) to showcase their Wisconsin photographs and have a chance to earn a spot in the 2019 Discover Wisconsin Calendar. PRIZE: The Discover Wisconsin staff […]

Perfect Pairs: 23 Ways to Pair Wisconsin Cheese!

Fromagination Pairings 1) 9-12 month aged Marieke Gouda paired with Salted Caramel 2) Hooks 8-year White Cheddar paired with Cranberry Relishon top of Potter’s Crackers Cranberry Hazelnut Crisp 3) Dunbarton Blue paired with KP Toffee   Indulgence Chocolates Pairings 1) Petit Nuage (Landmark Creamery, WI) & Citrus Basil Honey Truffle 2) Evalon (LaClare Farms, WI) […]

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Tastes, Tours & More: 6 Ag-ventures For You!

When two of Wisconsin’s largest industries—agriculture and tourism—come together, it’s called agtourism (or agritourism). And as you can imagine, it’s a huge deal here in America’s Dairyland. When you embark on an “agventure,” you’ll meet bakers, brewers, cheesemakers, farmers, growers, producers and even vintners! Read on for a few fun spots in Wisconsin for an […]

10 Things To Do in River Falls

In the northwest corner of Wisconsin is a small town with a big ol’ personality. It’s called River Falls, or as the locals call it: The City on the Kinni. It’s also the subject of next weekend’s episode of Discover Wisconsin. Our crew had soooo much fun in River Falls. In fact, we thought we’d share with […]

Cheese Lovers Unite! Seven Wisconsin Cheese Tours

Anytime us sconnies travel outside the state and mention we hail from America’s Dairyland, we’re inevitably met with a response about the state’s notoriety for its cheese production. The conversation usually goes a little something like: Other person: “So, where ya from? Canada?” Me: “No. Wisconsin.” Other person: “Ooohhhh! You’re a CHEESEHEAD!” Well heck, with […]

Valentine’s Day Treats: 12 Wisconsin Candy Shops

Hey you! Person with a sweet tooth! This list was carefully crafted with you in mind. And with Valentine’s Day right around the corner, who needs a dozen roses when you have these 12 spectacular sugar shops to call on right here in Wisconsin? Baraboo Candy Company (Baraboo) Known as the home of the Original […]

For The Animal Lovers: 7 Wisconsin Companies We Love

We ♥ animals. Here are seven pet-friendly companies in Wisconsin we recommend checking out: Annie’s Bone Appetit (Menasha) Annie’s Bakery sells homemade, hand-baked dog, cat and horse treats as well as homemade bird suet and pinecones for your backyard. Annie’s recipes are all natural, preservative free and baked with love J Baxter’s Hollow Blends (North Freedom) This […]

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 […]