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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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 of this great state, are family-run and very successful, giving us a reminder of just how impressive Wisconsin’s land, animals and people really are. Alsum Sweetcorn – RandolphIf you’ve ever been to the Dane County Farmers’ Market on Saturdays, you’ve likely seen Scott, Lona and their five children – the family that runs Alsum Sweetcorn. What was once

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Fall into Wisconsin: Five Destinations to Consider

Every year I fall for football, pumpkins, bonfires, nature walks, lattes, apples and the place that has it all: Wisconsin. So, let’s leave summer evenings behind and get ready for autumn leaves! Allow me to share some Wisconsin Fall Favorites… (P.s. If you do not see one of your must-do’s/must-have’s for the perfect fall weekend, give them a shout-out in the comment section below!)   Cranberry Capital of Wisconsin (Warrens) Fall is cranberry harvest season and Wisconsin is the nation’s largest producer of the cranberry. So, where exactly is the Cranberry Capital of Wisconsin? Warrens! Mark Sept. 25-27 on your

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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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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.” Here’s what we’ve learned: Alma – This tiny 19th century river town is situated on the upper Mississippi River in western Wisconsin. Its location is prime for bird-watching as it sits smack dab in the middle of the Mississippi Flyway, which serves as a major bird migration route. So major in fact, that 40 percent of all North American

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8 Great Camping Destinations

Autumn is a gorgeous time to round up the family for a camping trip! Here are a few of my favorite spots: Long Lake Campground – The Kettle Moraine area is a pretty special place. Long Lake Campground has 200 sites, including 16 electrical campsites and 3 disability accessible campsites. Hurry though! The campground stays open until mid-October. Camping For the Fun of It – If you want to impress the kiddos, you have to check out one of 13 Camping for the Fun of It campgrounds in Wisconsin. From jumping pillows to mini golf to a giant shopping cart, your family

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