Entries by DiscoverWI

11 Rustic Fall Drives in Wisconsin

Fall is that short yet sweet time of year for Wisconsinites to really appreciate our state’s outdoors in its pure splendor. Cramped between the summer and winter seasons is a period where trees fade to a dazzling display of yellows, oranges, reds, and maroons. Everyone rushes outside to enjoy the perfect 60 to 70-degree temperatures […]

6 Ideas for Fall Fun in Wisconsin

Apple orchards, pumpkin patches, baked goods and hayrides…these are a few of my favorite things. What do they have in common? They can all be found in Wisconsin during fall! Our friends at Something Special from Wisconsin™ have helped us create the ultimate list of ways to enjoy everything this season has to offer. Happy […]


5 Ideas for a Fall Getaway in Wisconsin

1. Lake Geneva Lake Geneva may be known as a summer hotspot in Wisconsin, but fall brings a whole new list of adventures! You can marvel at the beautifully dense fall foliage from a hot air balloon, or tap into your adventurous side on a zip line at Lake Geneva Canopy Tours. With everything from […]

10 Wisconsin Date Ideas to Make You Swoon

Whether it’s that first get-to-know-you date with a perfect stranger, or a rare night out for mom and dad, there is more to date night than dinner and a movie (There’s nothing wrong with dinner and a movie, for the record.) In Wisconsin, you’re never too far from an out-of-the-box, affordable date idea. Tell your […]


10 Tips for the Perfect Tailgate

Football season is right on our tails, and with it the time honored tradition that is the Wisconsin Tailgate. Here are some tricks of the trade to make this year’s tailgates easy, fun, and memorable. 1. Pack the perfect cooler: Pro tip: Use frozen water bottles instead of ice in coolers. That way you have […]

25 Native American City Names in Wisconsin

As Wisconsinites, we laugh at the attempts of non-locals trying to pronounce many of our unique Native American town and city names. Although we love these places, how well do we know the history of their name origins?   Milwaukee Translating to the “rich and beautiful land” by the Potawatomi, the spelling of the most […]

10 Places to Visit in Wisconsin if You’re an Animal Lover

Do you have a love for viewing wildlife and animals? Join us as we take a tour throughout the state to view some of Wisconsin’s noteworthy and unique zoos. Whether you are seeking exotic wildlife or adorable farm critters, we’ve got you covered.   1. Henry Vilas Zoo – Madison What’s the best part about […]