Entries by DiscoverWI

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5 Wisconsin State Park System Hidden Gem Properties

Whether you’re a Wisconsinite or joining us from out of state, here are five state parks that you need to add to your Wisconsin bucket list. Find yourself experiencing the Wisconsin outdoors in every corner of the state; each found in a different region, these five parks showcase some of Wisconsin’s best features, from waterfalls to bluffs to crystal-clear lakes and more.

Madison’s Best: Buck & Honey’s

With three amazing Buck & Honey’s locations in Dane County (Monona, Sun Prairie, and Waunakee), you can be sure to find a restaurant within 10 minutes of you! If you haven’t already heard the news…Buck & Honey’s has won several awards for Best of Madison 2021: Best Private Event Spaces, Best Curbside Pickup, Best Restaurant, Best New Restaurant (Waunakee location), and Best Outdoor Patio (Monona location)… Plus, our Discover Wisconsin hosts have dubbed Buck & Honey’s the best cheese curds in the area (which was a loaded competition!) Let’s dive into each of their locations to learn what they’re known for, and what you can expect while enjoying a delish dish and tasty drink at Buck & Honey’s!

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Experience the Beauty of Fall at Wild Eagle Lodge

Nestled right along the beautiful shores of the Eagle River chain of 28 lakes is Wild Eagle Lodge. This lakeside resort is known for its year-round lodging and activities but have you taken a trip in the fall? Between the beautiful leaves that are changing colors you can be right at the foot of hiking and biking trails, a hot spot hunting location, and even a fishing hotspot. Let’s get into why you need to experience this resort in the fall!

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Insider’s Guide to Exploring The Iconic Brewery and Leinie Lodge

If you’re from Wisconsin, visited Wisconsin, or are just a craft beer fan, you’ve definitely heard of Leinenkugel’s. The Leinenkugel family brewery has been home to Chippewa Falls since May of 1867. Now, the sixth generation of the family are involved with Leinenkugel’s beers and keeping the German family heritage alive and well in this iconic brewery’s success. And if you haven’t been to the original brewery site in Northern Wisconsin – this is your sign to take that trip! Check out our tips below to make the most of your first experience at the Leinie Lodge in Chippewa Falls. 

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Experience Wisconsin’s State Fruit: The Cranberry

Did you know that the cranberry is Wisconsin’s state fruit? It was made official in 2004 and Wisconsin produces more than 60% of the nation’s cranberries, making Wisconsin the #1 producer in the world! Families all across the state are now the fifth and sixth generations of entering cranberry growers, and are excited to keep growing this thriving fruit at home in Wisconsin!

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St. Germain: A Northwoods Escape

There is truly nothing better than a weekend escape to the middle of the Northwoods. Whether you’re looking for some time to spend relaxing, getting out and exploring, or just hanging by a campfire with family and friends, St. Germain is definitely the spot for you to getaway! Let’s explore 3 great reasons that you should escape to St. Germain!

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Experience Fall in Small Towns Across Wisconsin

Fall is right around the corner and it’s time to start planning out all of your fall adventures! Whether you’re ready to explore the beautiful fall colors on a long drive or you’re planning to attend one of the amazing fall festivals, Wisconsin has plans for you! Here you can learn more about 3 fall activities you need to add to your calendar this year.

Find Your Dream Northwoods Staycation

Are you ready to find your forever dream home up in the Wisconsin Northwoods? You’ve come to the right place! Let’s explore how you can find your ‘staycation’ for the entire year with Discover Wisconsin’s hand-selected properties!

Healthy Eats in the Dairy State

Let’s be real, who doesn’t love a fresh Wisconsin meal right from the local farms and ingredients that surround us? We sure do! Let’s uncover some of the best places to find a healthy meal with locally grown food right here in Wisconsin. From fresh juices to tasty vegan dishes, we truly have some great restaurants serving up the best healthy dishes in our state!