Entries by DiscoverWI

10 Things to Do at the International Wisconsin Ginseng Festival

The cultivation of ginseng in Marathon County began in the late 1800s, but has been used by eastern cultures for healing purposes for thousands of years. Marathon County is the nation’s ginseng capital and exports 95% of the ginseng nationwide, due to its unique rolling hills, virgin soil and cool summers. This is all worth […]

15 Things to Do in Kenosha

Midway between Milwaukee and Chicago, Kenosha is a vibrant city that is full of history, charm, and more than a few unexpected surprises. From vintage streetcars and Civil War history, to jousting knights and Wisconsin’s only velodrome – there’s nothing quite like Life on the Lakeside! Here are just a few of our favorite ways […]

10 Things to Do in Manitowoc and Two Rivers

Just seven miles apart from one another on the Lake Michigan coast, Manitowoc and Two Rivers offer visitors a fantastic blend of history, beauty and adventure. From the wonders that lie at the bottom of Lake Michigan, to the farm fields and pristine beaches on the land, there is so much to learn about and […]

10 Things to Look Out For at Madison Craft Beer Week

From May 4 to May 13, Wisconsin beer aficionados and brewers alike are coming together to celebrate the wide variety that the state has to offer. Not someone who knows the difference between a beer’s gravity, IBU and turbidity? Not a problem. Below is a list of activities that your casual socialite to well-studied beer […]

10 Things to Do at German Fest

Wisconsin is a cultural melting pot, but, let’s be honest, it’s also notoriously German. From our beers to our brats, we embrace the German culture. While there are several Oktoberfest celebrations scattered across the state, there is nothing like one iconic celebration in Milwaukee. “Get your Deutsch On” at this year’s German Fest, which features […]

Spring is Springing in Wisconsin

Now that the snow has melted (mostly), there are so many exciting activities springing into action. With temperatures rising and the sun staying out longer each day, people are itching to get outdoors, and so are our beloved farmers’ markets! There’s nothing better. It’s a one-stop-shop for all of those local goodies you’ve been waiting […]

6 Wisconsin Campgrounds to Discover

In today’s world, quality family time can be hard to come by. From soccer practice and piano lessons to video games and screen time, having everyone in one place and enjoying time together can be a rare occasion. That’s why Camping For The Fun Of It is the official camping partner of Discover Wisconsin – […]

Cell Phone Use While Driving: A Wisconsin Woman’s Message

Written by Kaitlyn Vegter After partnering with Discover Wisconsin to tell my story, I was asked to write a blog about my whole accident experience and the aftermath. I responded with, ‘happily’. I have so many words, honestly, I’d say I’m overflowing with them. Words, from thoughts. Thoughts that I shouldn’t even have. When people […]

10 Things to Do in Barron County

Whether you live and work in Barron County, or you’re visiting for a weekend of play, you’ll never be short of adrenaline-inducing activities, unique and delicious food, rich history and a gorgeous landscape. Here are just ten of our favorite things to do in Barron County:   Bike along Barron County’s incredible mountain biking trails […]