Alright ‘murica…feast your eyes on the heart of the Midwest this weekend. With brilliant fireworks displays set to light up the Wisconsin sky, the state shines bright each and every 4th of July. Here are just a few of our top picks for fireworks shows in Wisconsin: Eau Claire Beginning at 10 p.m., the Festival Foods Fireworks Extravaganza is one for the books. Take in the awesome colors that burst over the city from a number of fantastic viewing areas including Carson Park, Phoenix Park, Half Moon Lake or Lakeview Cemetery. Egg Harbor Make your way to Harbor View Park in lovely Egg Harbor for a spectacular
At 430 miles, the Wisconsin River is the state’s longest river. There are about 25 towns to discover along the way, all of which offer a myriad of things to do both on and off the river. Whether you’re into exploring your surroundings in a more slow-paced setting or you prefer a bit more of a high-energy vibe, here are 10 things to do in various communities along the river’s edge: Try Bow-Fishing at Dusk in Adams County. I first heard of the sport of bow fishing via my dad, who regularly practices the sport down in Florida, where he
Imagine hardcore nature lovers trading in their need for peace and quiet for an opportunity to introduce their inner 10-year old to their actual 10-year old. Think ice cream buffets in the middle of the woods, hiking a trail that leads to a miniature golf course or sleeping in some unusual structures like a covered wagon or a rock star tour bus. There’s a band of campsites spanning the state known as Camping for the Fun of It and Bud Styer is the master marketer for the unique brand. “Hopefully we can have one-of-a-kind types of experiences,” says Styer, who
Fact: Wisconsin has mastered the “World’s Most Complex Cocktail.” This should shock no one. Have your happy cows, California, and your Land of 10k lakes, Minnesota, but when it comes to vodka and tomato juice, that crown belongs to Wisco.
Gentlemen, our time is coming. As summer winds down, we say goodbye to lawn mowing and yard work, weddings and the summer soirees our wives and girlfriends adore. Before we know it, the holidays will be upon us, filled with lots and lots of family time and travel. Don’t get me wrong, family time is great, but sometimes we need a weekend to unwind—just the guys. Here’s a lineup of our favorite guys’ getaways in Wisconsin during fall and winter.
Our recent Wisconsin snowmobiling episode has us in the mood for another adrenaline rush. Luckily, Wisconsin has lots of outdoor and indoor extreme activities guaranteed to keep your heart pounding!
As one of the top bicycle-friendly states in the U.S., Wisconsin boasts thousands of miles of fantastic bike trails. Here are six of my favorite biking communities, and three paths to explore at each: