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10 Legendary Bars in Wisconsin

Fact of life: Wisconsin knows how to have a good time. Smattered across this fun-loving state is a collection of iconic bars and taverns worth visiting. Here are just 10 of them:

16 of the Craziest Things I’ve Done on Discover Wisconsin

One of the more popular questions I get asked is: "What's the craziest thing you've ever done on Discover Wisconsin?"

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,…

Something Special from Wisconsin: Farms to Discover in Wisconsin

We all know that Wisconsin is "America's Dairyland" - it even says so on our license plates. But did you ever stop and think about just how many products, in addition to dairy, Wisconsin is responsible for? These farms, located in each part…

These 8 Dining Destinations are Incredibly Unique...

  It’s no secret there is a plethora of great dining establishments all over the state, but here in Dairyland, we’re blessed to have four seasons of great weather to savor them! All across the Wisconsin landscape you can find places…

25 Super Strange Wisconsin Town Names

Aahh, weird Wisconsin, how I love you. Truth is, I appreciate a well-named town. And by well-named, I just mean strange. Here are 25–and believe me, that's just a sampling–of Wisconsin's oddly named communities: Arkansaw (Pepin County) Arkansaw,…

6 Barn Quilt Trails to Discover in Wisconsin

I do quite a bit of driving in Wisconsin. And so, I often find myself admiring those beautiful barn quilts strewn across our state in all of its Americana glory. I also often find myself wondering what the barn quilts are all about: Where…
World’s Largest Fiberglass Fish, National Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame Hayward

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…
Cranes in Wisconsin, photo by Tom Lynn

Bird-Watcher's Paradise: 5 birding hot spots in Wisconsin

With more than 300 species to discover, Wisconsin is a bird-watcher's paradise, particularly so in the fall, winter and early spring months. Our crew has traveled all over the state with the mission of determining the best places to go "birding."…