Entries by DiscoverWI

8 Wisconsin-Made Fourth of July Favorites

Independence Day is right around the corner! Keep the holiday celebration going well into the weekend with friends, family, and these 4th of July favorites from the local artisans and makers at Something Special from Wisconsin. Whether you’re grilling, sipping, or getting away, we’ve got inspiration for any type of celebration. Nueske’s Meats Smoked Meat […]

3 Competitions Where Wisconsin Cheesemakers Win Big

There’s no doubt about it: our state knows a thing or two about cheese! And, it’s all thanks to the dairy farmers and cheesemakers, who dedicate their lives to creating the award-winning products that make Wisconsin famous! Wisconsin wins more awards for its cheese than any other state or nation, and if you love cheese and cheesemakers, there are several venues where you can show your pride and cheer them on!

9 Wisconsin-Made Gifts for Dad on Father’s Day

Kick off the summer by celebrating all things Dad! With Father’s Day coming up on June 16, we’ve teamed up with Something Special from Wisconsin to share some fun, festive, locally-made gifts that will make dad smile. Whether he’s loves a great craft beverage, a hearty meal, or just wants to spend an afternoon out with […]

10 Things to Do in Postcard Perfect Elkhorn

Less than two hours from Madison, Milwaukee and Chicago, the small-town oasis of Elkhorn, Wisconsin awaits, offering a perfect retreat from big-city life. It’s the kind of place where people say hello to each other on the street, flags and flowers decorate the downtown and visitors are welcomed with open arms. Kick off your trip […]

5 Things You Need to Do in Reinvented Oak Creek

Over the past few years Oak Creek has reinvented itself! With a beautiful downtown square, fun thriving local businesses, and staple shopping spots Oak Creek is reinvigorated and on the rise. Take A Walk Downtown – In an area that used to be a large automotive and electronics plant now resides a beautiful downtown, Drexel […]

Do You Know Wisconsin’s Conservation Legend?

Aldo Leopold is one of the most respected conservationists of the 20th century. He was one of the first foresters trained in the United States and a wildlife ecologist. He was a writer, especially later in his life, and a philosopher who thought through the big questions of conservation. He was a teacher who influenced […]

7 Things to Do in SWISS-consin!

Home to picturesque communities like New Glarus and Monroe, Green County is known for its cheese factories, breweries, and Swiss heritage. Visitors to Green County can experience these things first hand at shops, restaurants and events that celebrate and carry on the traditions of Swiss culture and the quality products they produce. You’re sure to […]

10 Things to Do in Sparta (Besides Biking)

Sparta is well known in Wisconsin for it’s amazing biking. It’s located at the junction of the Elroy-Sparta and La Crosse River bike trails, and it’s also home to the first rail-bed to be converted into a bike trail. Hop off the trails, however, and you’ll quickly see that there is so much more to […]