Apple orchards, pumpkin patches, baked goods and hayrides…these are a few of my favorite things. What do they have in common? They can all be found in Wisconsin during fall! Our friends at Something Special from Wisconsin™ have helped us create the ultimate list of ways to enjoy everything this season has to offer. Happy trails! Rim’s Edge Orchard A pick-your-own apple orchard just northwest of Milwaukee, Rim’s Edge Orchard spans 55 acres and offers more than 20 different types of apples, including fan-favorite Honeycrisp, Snow Sweet and Cortland. To top off your fun fall day, pick up some
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
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
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
When two of Wisconsin’s largest industries—agriculture and tourism—come together, it’s called agtourism (or agritourism). And as you can imagine, it’s a huge deal here in America’s Dairyland. When you embark on an “agventure,” you’ll meet bakers, brewers, cheesemakers, farmers, growers, producers and even vintners! Read on for a few fun spots in Wisconsin for an agtourism getaway: Down A Country Road—Cashton Situated in the rolling hills of southwestern Wisconsin, you’ll discover a serene spot nestled in the valley two miles east of Cashton. Besides enjoying the gorgeous countryside at the Kuderer Farm, you’ll also enjoy the Village Shops, which include
When it comes to weather, Wisconsin loves to show off. After all, it’s often said: If you don’t like the weather here, just wait a minute. The state’s weather patterns are dynamic and compelling – and we have the photos to prove it.
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I’ll admit it: I am a little bit sad the dog days of summer are behind us. But let’s look on the bright side: nothing beats fall in the Badger State! Here are 17 reasons to love autumn in Wisconsin: