10 Things to do in Racine County

Racine County is a mix of what’s best about Wisconsin and the Midwest. With coastal charm, a thriving arts scene and a mix of small town suburbs and big city excitement, there’s something for everyone in Racine County! ChocolateFest in Burlington Thanks to the Nestle Factory in town, Burlington is known as Chocolate City USA! Enjoy some delicious chocolate treats or participate in some sweet activities at ChocolateFest in Burlington every Memorial Day weekend. Kayak or Canoe the Fox River The peaceful segment of the Fox River that flows through Burlington is perfect for kayaking and canoeing. Spend an afternoon

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10 Ways to Experience Wisconsin Agriculture

Here in Wisconsin, you’re never too far from a farm. Agriculture is one of the things we do best, and agricultural tourism is taking off all across the state. Whether it’s a visit to a working farm, picking a juicy apple right off the tree or even enjoying a delicious meal at a farm-to-fork restaurant, there are plenty of ways to experience the best of Wisconsin agriculture! Milk Dottie the Dairy Cow at Glacier Rock Farms In Wisconsin, we’re known for our dairy farms, but plenty of Wisconsinites have never actually milked a cow. At Glacier Rock Farms in Ixonia,

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10 Things to Do at Wisconsin’s Marian Shrines

 From a towering, hilltop basilica, to a stunning shrine nestled in the bluffs and quiet chapel in the countryside, Wisconsin is home to three incredibly reverent Marian shrines. Holy Hill, just outside of Milwaukee, the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe in La Crosse and the National Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help all offer something different to those who visit. Here are a couple suggestions of things to do during your trip to Wisconsin’s Marian shrines.   Photography at Holy Hill Did you know that Holy Hill is one of the most photographed places in the state? From

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Calling all Cheeseheads! 10 Things to Do During Your Green Bay Getaway

In Wisconsin, we bleed Green and Gold. From September through January, Sundays revolve around being in front of the television ready for kickoff and wearing our favorite player’s jersey. For those lucky enough to score tickets to a home game, there’s nothing quite like being at Lambeau Field, tailgating in the parking lot and cheering on the Pack with 80,000 fellow Cheeseheads. But even when the final pass has been thrown, the last grill packed up and the jerseys put away at the end of the season, you can still experience all the thrills that come with being a Packer

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If You Love the Outdoors, You’ll Love Oconto County

Oconto County is every outdoor enthusiast’s dream! With the Nicolet National Forest in the north, the Bay of Green Bay to the east and hundreds of miles of ATV and snowmobile trails in between, there are endless opportunities for adventure in Oconto County. If you love the outdoors, you’ll love Oconto County—here are 10 reasons why: ATV & Snowmobile Trails Oconto County is home to nearly 1,000 miles of trails, and local ATV and snowmobile clubs keep the trails maintained all year long. The extensive trail network extends through the county and beyond. In fact, you could ride from Oconto

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10 Things to Do As You’re Winding Down the Wolf River

I think everyone here at Discover Wisconsin can agree that we’ve spent our fair share of time around rivers this past year. Our great state is home to thousands of miles of beautiful, rushing water, and nearly 230 of those miles belong to the Wolf River. One of the longest in Wisconsin, the Wolf River begins way up north at Pine Lake in Forest County and winds all the way down to the Fox Valley before emptying into Lake Butte des Mort. The #DWcrew spent some time at a few communities along the Wolf River: Langlade County, the Menominee Nation,

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What “Up North” Means To Me

It’s Friday afternoon in a typical Wisconsin workplace, and you and your co-workers are discussing weekend plans. Someone says they’re going “up north,” and immediately, everyone has a general sense of what that means. It doesn’t matter specifically which town or lake or region of our beautiful state they’re going to, because Wisconsinites know going “up north” is less about the geography and more about what you do once you arrive. It’s understood that “going up north” includes days spent on one of our beautiful lakes, camping in the woods, fishing on a river, and simply taking in all of the

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