Raise a Glass to Wisconsin's Craft Beverages

If there’s anything we know how to do here in Wisconsin, it’s how to craft a great beverage. But with so many options of beer, wine and spirits in our state, how do you go about deciding what to drink when you post up at a bar, or what to…

Four of Our Favorite Wisconsin Main Street Communities

A community's Main Street is the beating heart of its town. It's the city's center, it's full of history, and it's a gathering spot for residents and visitors alike. In Wisconsin, Main Street communities are known for being friendly, charming…

Top Family Friendly Destinations in Wisconsin

To be a kid in Wisconsin is a pretty awesome thing. Lucky for Mom and Dad, finding a place that offers hands-on activities, fascinating history and memories that’ll last a lifetime isn’t too tricky of a task! Here are just a few of Wisconsin’s top family-friendly destinations...

5 Types of People Who Should Visit the Apostle Islands

After spending five days exploring the Apostle Islands, I've come to the conclusion that there are five groups of people who need to visit this area of Wisconsin. Now, if you're looking for over-commercialized shops, chain restaurants, and…

4th of July Roundup: 10 Celebrations in Wisconsin!

Bayfield Race Week Regatta Where: Bayfield When: Monday, July 4, 2016 - Friday, July 8, 2016 Time: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Details: Head to the gateway of the Apostle Islands at Bayfield, Wis. for an exhilarating Independence Day celebration.…
Camping is allowed (and encouraged!) on sandbars on the Lower Wisconsin State Riverway. Photo courtesy of Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

Camping in Wisconsin: Public vs. Private Campgrounds?

About seven years ago, I made the decision to introduce my family to the wonders of camping, and I’m happy to say it’s become a tradition we all look forward to – even with the comedic stylings of Jim Gaffigan trying to convince us…
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Chasin' Waterfalls: 6 of Wisconsin's Best Falls

Off the heels of an – um – impressive winter, there couldn’t be a better time to discover Wisconsin’s many bubbling and breathtaking waterfalls. Most are located in or around Wisconsin’s park system, so throw on your best pair of hiking boots, pack your camera and be prepared to be amazed
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Odd Wisconsin: The State’s 8 Wackiest Roadside Attractions

From off-the-wall festivals to outrageous legends, Wisconsin takes home top honors in the weirdness category. So when it comes to strange roadside attractions, it should surprise no one that the state boasts an impressive collection. Here's…

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Students Join the Conversation About e-Cigarettes and Vaping in Schools

To effectively address youth health issues, we need to invite youth to the table. Members of FACT are in grades 7-12 and work to spread the truth about tobacco in communities throughout the state. The program is managed by the American Lung Association and we rely heavily on guidance from the program’s Youth Board. Their valuable insights help us develop informed prevention strategies that resonate with teens.

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