Entries by DiscoverWI

The Ultimate Northwoods Experience at Wild Eagle Lodge

We’ve partnered with Wild Eagle Lodge to give one lucky Discover Wisconsin fan the chance to win the Ultimate Northwoods Experience!  Take a step back to reset and relax at Wild Eagle Lodge in Eagle River, Wisconsin. Nestled along the beautiful shores of the Chain Lakes, situated between Duck and Lynx Lake with the best […]

11 Gems in Fort Atkinson You Won’t Find in a Guidebook

A true example of a perfect small town, Fort Atkinson is a destination well worth exploring! Located in Jefferson County, less than an hour from Madison and Janesville, Fort Atkinson boasts beautiful parks and waterways, a rich history, and exciting options for dining and entertainment. Whether you’re looking to pick blueberries, enjoy a day on […]

Forestry Industry Myths Debunked

We sat down with Toni Engstrom from The Great Lakes Timber Professionals Associations (GLTPA) to discuss some of the common misconceptions people may have about caring for the forests. Here’s what she had to say: Myth #1: Loggers are cutting down more trees than they are growing back. Truth: More trees are grown than are […]

11 Ways to Fall in Love with Stoughton

Just a short drive from Madison, Stoughton has all the traditions, charm and appeal of a small town, plus big-city perks. Rooted in a rich Norwegian history, which is still celebrated today, the city continues to grow and thrive, making it an ideal Wisconsin destination. Beautiful water and parks, a fantastic arts district, great local […]

Official Rules: 2021 Discover Wisconsin Calendar Contest

Enter the 2021 Discover Wisconsin Calendar Photo Contest online: here The 2021 Discover Wisconsin Calendar Contest is Presented by the Wisconsin Counties Association. The Wisconsin Counties Association is an association of County governments gathered to represent Wisconsin’s 72 counties. With the mindset that we are at our strongest when working together and shaping the future of […]

10 Dairy Destinations in Wisconsin

Wisconsin is the State of Cheese for a reason: cheesemakers use the high-quality milk to craft more award-winning cheeses than any other state or country! We head around Wisconsin to a few distinct destinations across the state that celebrate our state’s unique dairy heritage. Tour the Farm Hop on a bus tour of a working […]

Johnson Creek: The Perfect Day-Trip Destination

Known as the “Crossroads With A Future,” Johnson Creek resides about halfway between Madison and Milwaukee. Like it’s not‐so‐distant neighbors, Johnson creek has some big city amenities, yet it maintains a small-town atmosphere and charm. Here’s four stops you don’t want to skip out on: The Johnson Creek Premium Outlets As a common rest stop […]

Celebrate Earth Day with the Aldo Leopold Foundation

Today marks 50 years of Earth Day. During these unprecedented times of the COVID-19 pandemic, time spent out-of-doors has been comforting to many Wisconsinites. We hope you’ll join us today in showing support for environmental protection! We’ve collaborated with the Aldo Leopold Foundation to highlight some of the ways they’re connecting with the community now, […]

8 of Wisconsin’s Most Reverent Military Tributes

For those who have never served in the U.S. Armed Forces, it’s impossible to truly understand the experiences of America’s veterans and active-duty service members. While it’s impossible to fully repay them for their sacrifices, tributes to the military can be found all across the state. From gorgeous, reverent memorials to events centered around honoring […]