10 Natural Wonders in Wisconsin that are Absolutely Gorgeous in the Winter

From the Great Lakes and winding rivers to canopied forests and towering rock formations, Wisconsin is full of natural wonders worthy of a visit all year round. When the lakes and rivers freeze over, the forests are coated in a dusting of snow and icicles drape from everything in sight, Wisconsin truly embodies the phrase “winter wonderland.” Here are just a few of the natural wonders that especially shine during the winter: 1. The Apostle Islands National Lakeshore (Bayfield) Back in the day (I’m talking thousands of years ago), glaciers sculpted sandstone into towering cliffs over Lake Superior. During the

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13 Things to do in Oconto County

If you enjoy the outdoors, Oconto County is the place for you. The county is made up of Townsend, Lakewood, Mountain, Suring, Gillett, Lena, Oconto and Oconto Falls, and its gorgeous forests, lakes and rivers and historical ties make it the perfect destination no matter the season. Check out some of our Oconto County favorites: Ride the 100s of miles of ATV trails Oconto County is divided into three distinct sections – Nicolet National Forest, Oconto River Valley and Historic Bay Shores – making it easy to navigate its 450 miles of fully interconnected trails. Cruise through the county’s towering

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10 Things to do in Sheboygan During Fall and Winter

Many of us have childhood memories of traveling to Sheboygan during our summer vacations for all kinds of warm-weather family activities. We’re here to prove, however, that Sheboygan is worthy of a visit during the fall and winter months as well. Belly-warming beer and brats, rides on a Segway and horse-drawn wagons, and twinkling holiday displays all make Sheboygan a place to stop this season.   Take in the fall colors while learning about the history of Sheboygan with Sheboygan Segway Tours Sheboygan Segway Tours is a family owned and operated business, leading small groups on tours through the Sheboygan

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8 Breathtaking Cabins and Cottages in Wisconsin

There is so much to see right here in the state we love, and whether you’re looking to stay at a resort among waterparks or a cozy lakeside cabin, you’re sure to get the most out of your Wisconsin destination. Check out some of our favorite places to stay in gorgeous Wisco:   Wilderness Resorts’ Cabins (Wisconsin Dells) The Wilderness in Wisconsin Dells really has it all: in addition to the traditional hotel rooms and condos, it boasts cozy three-, four- and five-bedroom log cabins with full kitchens and breakfast bars, dining rooms, living rooms with a fireplace, a large

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Things to do in Lake Geneva During Fall

Lake Geneva, a quaint city in Wisconsin’s southeast, is known for its summer fun, but there’s no place like Lake Geneva in the fall. With its rich history, fun family activities and those burnt orange, bright yellow and flaming red shades reflecting in Geneva Lake, you’ll want to make Walworth County gem your one-stop shop this autumn.   You can’t be in Lake Geneva without taking a walk along the Geneva Lake Shore Path, a 21-mile loop around the lake encompassing views of quiet neighborhoods, impressive homes and, of course, those breathtaking fall colors. What better way to see the

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20 Things to Do and See in River Falls

An artsy, outdoorsy and vibrant small town surrounded by gorgeous countryside and located just 30 minutes from Minneapolis-St. Paul, the little city of River Falls has a little bit of everything. I may be a bit biased, given the fact that it’s my hometown; however, I truly think this area is worthy of a visit. And here’s why:   River Falls gets its name from the falls at the Kinnickinnic River, a 22-mile world-class trout stream. “The Kinni” provides an abundance of recreational activities for locals and visitors. Between the outdoor adventures and the benefits that come with having the

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Hello Hudson! Things to Do and See

Our destination of the week is a bustling and eclectic river town located just 30 minutes from Minneapolis-St. Paul. We’re talking about the wonderful city of Hudson in St. Croix County. From festivals and summer concerts to restaurants and a striking state park, here are just a few ways you’re sure to fall in love with this “Beauty on the St. Croix.”       Events: Hudsonites and visitors from near and far enjoy festivals during every season. Hot Air Affair, taking place in February, hosts an evening parade, hot air balloon launches, smooshboarding (you’ll just have to attend to

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11 Romantic Places to Get Engaged in Wisconsin

So you’re ready to pop the question. You know, that question. I have to admit, I’ve always felt a certain kind of sympathy for those saddled with the daunting task of proposing. I know it’s supposed to be magical and whatnot but for me, well, my anxiety kicks in real quick anytime the subject arises. So here’s what I’m proposing: Pick a spot so enchanting, that even if you ask “Will you marry me?” in Pig Latin*, he or she will be so lost in the utopia that is your romantic surroundings that you’ll get a resounding “Yes!”. Brilliant, I

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10 of the Most Beautiful Places in Wisconsin

I may be biased but I’m here to make a declaration: Wisconsin is one of the most gorgeous states in the entire nation. From the ridges and valleys of the Driftless Area to the tall pines in the Northwoods to the rolling farmland throughout the entire state, Wisconsin is a stunner. Here are just 10 drive-to destinations that are out-of-this-world beautiful:   Apostle Islands National Lakeshore (Bayfield) Consisting of 21 islands located at the northern tip of the state, the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore offers endless beauty in its historic lighthouses and sandstone caves.   2. Pattison State Park (Superior)

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If You’ve Never Stayed at a Bed & Breakfast, Here’s What You’re Missing

Wisconsin’s bed and breakfasts are as unique as the innkeepers who serve their guests so well. If you’ve never ventured out beyond the typical hotel, you’re in for a surprise. Our crew set out to discover some of the state’ most unique B&Bs while filming our recent “The Best Way to Stay—Wisconsin’s Bed & Breakfasts” episode. Here’s what else we uncovered about Wisconsin’s thriving B&B scene: They are incredibly diverse in aesthetics, architecture and offerings. Some are ultra contemporary and yet others are historic. Some are estates and others are cabins. You can find them in the middle of a

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