From off-the-wall festivals to outrageous legends, Wisconsin takes home top honors in the weirdness category. So when it comes to strange roadside attractions, it should surprise no one that the state boasts an impressive collection. Here’s your guide to seven of Wisconsin’s quirkiest roadside attractions: Sputnik Crash Site Manitowoc, Wis. The Rahr-West Art Museum in Manitowoc is full of interesting artifacts, but only one arrived to the museum by crashing down from the sky. The Soviet Union launched Sputnik IV on May 14, 1960. Due to a rocket malfunction, it drifted in space for years before falling out of its orbit on September 6, 1962. Nearly all of the
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It’s often said that the destination is the journey. We believe that to be very true. Lucky for us, there are infinite ways to explore Wisconsin. Read on for five of our preferred modes of travel:
Our recent Wisconsin snowmobiling episode has us in the mood for another adrenaline rush. Luckily, Wisconsin has lots of outdoor and indoor extreme activities guaranteed to keep your heart pounding!
Ingredients: One pound of thick-cut bacon (per person) A loaf or two of homestyle white bread At least one pound of butter An egg or two A box of corn meal Salt Pepper Lemon wedges A great melting cheese like Monterey Jack (or a nice Wisconsin Pepper Jack if you can handle it) Fresh filets from the fish you just caught (any species will do) Directions: Place the biggest, thickest-bottomed cast iron pan you can find over an open fire. Heat the pan well and cook all the bacon you’ve got to make well-buttered white bread and bacon sandwiches. After
From the European-inspired tastes of Germany, Italy and France to exquisitely prepared homegrown meals, Madison is a haven for foodies everywhere. Treat yourself to the ultimate food tour with our guide to 20 of the capital city’s top eateries:
Whether you’re a serious rider or a weekend warrior, Wisconsin is a top destination for motorcyclists. Here are a few of my favorite places to discover by motorcycle:
A big, huge, giant THANK YOU to all of our fans who came out to the State Fair to celebrate Discover Wisconsin Day with us. The day sure was one to remember! For starters, it marked the first time the Discover Team filmed together. (Collin, Mariah, Libby and I are filming a new episode about Milwaukee.) We got to cheer on a few of our fans who competed in the brat-eating and Sprecher root beer float-drinking contests. (The winner of the brat-eating contest took down 7 brats!) And each of the co-hosts even got a caricature done. Can you tell who is who?!