Entries by DiscoverWI

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.

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, […]