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 boat shows, to historic estates, to one of Wisconsin’s best Oktoberfests, there’s no place like Lake Geneva in the Fall! Click here for a list of even more great fall activities in Lake Geneva!   2. Sheboygan Another summer favorite, many don’t realize how much

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10 Towns to Discover Along Wisconsin’s Great River Road

The Great River Road is one of the best scenic drives in the entire state with some of the most beautiful locales along this side of the Mississippi River. Whether you are seeking a wild time with your best buds, a romantic getaway with that special someone, or you’re a history buff interested in the regions expansive legacy, there is something for everyone here. Let’s plan your next road trip as we stop at each prime location along The Great River Road.   1. Stockholm Considered one of the most beautiful towns in the Midwest, Stockholm features an assortment of

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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 date you came up with the idea all on your own – just thank us later.   Cozy up at the drive-in Although drive-ins these days are few and far-between, you can still find them in Chetek, Wisconsin Dells, Chilton, Freedom, Jefferson, Shawano, Monroe, Fish

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10 Fall Festivals Happening Across Wisconsin

The leaves are changing, apples are ripe for the picking, and just about everything is pumpkin spiced. It’s fall in Wisconsin, and it’s time to celebrate!

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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 ice cold water when they melt, and you don’t have to get frostbite wading through melty ice for drinks! (Click the photo to print or save it for later!)   2. Prepare meat the night before Shape and pack up burger patties between wax paper, and

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8 Things You Never Knew About Sunflowers (and Where to Find Them in Wisconsin)

August is here, and Wisconsin’s sunflowers are all grown up and ready to share their beautiful bursts of brightness with the world! Many of us know that they follow the sun and grow a bit taller than your average flower. But did you know they’ve been to space, or how they could be your new best friend in the kitchen? Take a look at these eight things you never learned about sunflowers, and then find one of their majestic fields near you! 1. Home Grown Sunflowers are native to North America, dating back as far as 3,000 BCE. The rest

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QUIZ: How Wisconsin Are You?

Do the words bubbler, Piggly Wiggly, and Weyauwega mean anything to you? Then you might be a true Cheesehead! Take the quiz to find out just how Wisconsin you are.

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5 Pick-Your-Own Fruit Farms in Wisconsin

One of the best things about summer in Wisconsin is finally getting that fresh, local, farm-grown produce we’ve been craving all winter. Whether you pick it up at a farmer’s market or your local grocery store, nothing beats the crunch of a fresh apple or the sweetness of strawberries that have never seen the inside of a refrigerated semi. So take a moment, close your eyes, and imagine the juicy freshness of a strawberry picked straight from the forb. (Fun fact: because there is no wood substance in strawberry stems, they technically grow on forbs rather than bushes.)   Many

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6 Easy Campfire Recipes You Never Knew You Needed

We’re halfway through camping season and it’s time to step up your campfire game. We’ve all gotten a little creative with s’mores (my personal favorite is subbing in Reece’s peanut butter cups) but have you ever added pears? Have you ever roasted a brownie? How about an entire pie? We’ve got just what you need to take your campfire snacks to the next level, and to top it off, each recipe features a product from a Something Special from Wisconsin™ member right here in our state!   Wisconsin product: RJ Meats and Groceries is a family owned business providing award-winning

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Which Wisconsin State Fair Food-on-a-Stick Are You?

Wisconsin’s state fair is right around the corner, and so are all the wonderfully weird and always portable food options. Take the quiz to find out which food-on-a stick you would be!

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