Chain of Lakes by AJ Marz

10 Facts You Probably Didn't Know About Wisconsin

1. Wisconsin is modest about its lakes. Minnesota's official motto may be the "Land of 10,000 Lakes", but Wisconsin is not one to brag. The lake count comes in somewhere over 15,000, but the Wisconsin DNR modestly publishes a listing of 16,692…
Kenosha by Phil Koch

10 Things You Didn't Know About Kenosha

While filming in Kenosha last summer, our crew discovered this city is all about unexpected fun. But that's not all we learned. The locals taught us a few things about "K-Town," too... It hasn't always been "Kenosha." The Potawotomi first…

30 Days on the Road with Discover Wisconsin

“You must travel an awful lot!” That’s what most of our viewers say upon meeting us in person, and they’re absolutely right. Buckle up and join us during a month on the road with Discover Wisconsin.
Oktoberfest

20 Oktoberfest Celebrations in Wisconsin

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A German History of Wisconsin Compelled to leave their homeland due to crop failures and periodic epidemics, German immigrants settled the rich prairies and wooded lands of Wisconsin. The abundance of cheap farmland and a similar climate…
Wisconsin's Northwoods

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…
Wade House

[INFOGRAPHIC] Longest-Running Travel TV Show in U.S.

This month marks not only the premiere of our 400th episode (Ahem...watch "A Northwoods Neighborhood" this weekend. Check our broadcast guide.) but it also marks Discover Wisconsin's 28th birthday! (*Sigh* We don't feel a day over 20...) What…
Christmas Tree

Wisconsin's #1 Christmastime Tradition

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Wisconsin families love a good tradition. For many it’s the annual pilgrimage to Deer Camp. Or it’s opening day tailgating at Miller Park. Traditions abound in this state—especially around the holidays—which is why this year, I decided…
Rib Mountain State Park

10 Things You Didn't Know About Wausau

Our crew has been daydreaming about Wausau ever since we started filming our latest episode in central Wisconsin's Winter Wonderland. In light of our fondness for the area, we're revealing our list of the top 10 things we betcha didn't know about Wisconsin's "Best Place to Play in the Snow."

Cheese Days 100

2014 marks the 100th anniversary of Cheese Days. We're celebrating a little early with 100 facts about this signature Wisconsin event, Green County and Swiss Heritage.
Wade House

Q&A: Behind-the-scenes at Wade House

We’re returning to the time of stagecoach travel in a community where Yankee refinement met the Wisconsin wilderness. Here’s David Simmons, Site Director for Wade House in Greenbush, Wis.: Tell us about Wade House. Why is this historic site special?