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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4 Dog-Friendly Destinations in Wisconsin

For Wisconsinites with dogs, traveling pup-less can seem incomplete. Our furry companions are part of the family, so what’s a family vacation without them? Luckily, Wisconsin has many pet-friendly destinations. From lodging and restaurants to outdoor activities, we’ve dug up some trips that are fun for the whole family.   Apostle Islands Stay in the historic 1872 Isaac Wing House in Bayfield. Located across from the Bayfield Harbor, the house has five suites and beautiful views of Lake Superior and Madeline Island, and offers guests (dogs included) modern amenities. Venture down the road for the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore – a

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Spine Chilling, Costume-Donning, Pumpkin-Picking Wisconsin: 10 Halloween Activities to Check Out This Fall

Spooky costumes, haunted houses, pumpkin carving, apple bobbing, changing trees, falling leaves, crisp air and apple crisp – the Halloween season is simply the best, and Wisconsin does it right, whether you’re up for a day on the farm or a night of fright. Here are some of the state’s most beloved Halloween activities:   Abandoned Haunted House Complex (Mount Pleasant) Voted Best Overall Haunted Event and Best Haunted Houses by the Chicago Halloween Guide, Abandoned is a state-of-the-art haunted house with spine-chilling attractions. Hysteria is the horrifying interactive haunted house while Ambush is the high-startle and attack haunted house.

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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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Discover Wisconsin TV Crew: What it’s REALLY like behind the scenes

From Phelps to Platteville, Ashland to Racine and everything in between, the Discover Wisconsin TV crew has covered a whole lot of ground in the Dairy State, and with their travels come great stories. You’ve seen their work and now you’ll get a behind-the-scenes glimpse of what it’s like to be part of the #DWcrew; get to know a few of the crew members who help make the Discover Wisconsin magic happen. Here are producer Olivia Gilbert, cinematographer Teddy Maier and host and brand manager, Mariah Haberman:   How long does it typically take to film an episode? Olivia Gilbert:

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Made in Wisconsin: 8 All-Natural Health and Beauty Companies

In today’s world, commercial health and beauty products are made far away and come with a never-ending ingredients list full of unrecognizable words. These are products we’re putting on our skin and in our hair, so wouldn’t we rather know exactly what goes into it and rest assured that it’s doing its job? Thanks to partnerships formed by Something Special from Wisconsin™, we’ve compiled a list of places to get your health and beauty aids; they’re all-natural and made right here in Wisconsin.   Bonita Naturals (Montello)  Because goat milk has the closest PH level to our skin, Bonita Naturals provides

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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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6 Wisconsin Fairs You Won’t Want to Miss This Summer

It’s fair season, folks! Deep-fried food, exhilarating rides, flashing lights, fascinating magic shows, adorable petting zoos, winning oversized teddy bears in carnival games and locals coming together to celebrate the season…what’s not to like? After our 5-month winter hibernation, there’s nothing quite like Wisconsinites getting out for a good fair during the summer. Here’s a round-up of some of our favorites: What: Wisconsin State Fair When: August 4-14, 2016 Where: 640 S. 84th Street, West Allis Why: Because it’s the “fairest” of them all! With performances by Shawn Mendes, Rascal Flatts, Pat Benatar, Phillip Phillips, Matt Nathanson, and the Beach

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