Entries by DiscoverWI

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A to Z: Discover Wisconsin’s Holiday Shopping Guide

Holiday shopping is right around the corner and we want to help you prepare for the season by giving you a guide to shopping at local stores around Wisconsin! From the Northwoods, all the way to the Driftless Area, and across the way to the shores of Lake Michigan, we have so many local shops and Wisconsin made products available to help you find all of the perfect gifts for friends and family. So, let’s go shopping!

Holiday Gifts for the Energy Saving Enthusiast

Get a kick-start on your holiday shopping this year with Focus on Energy’s Online Marketplace! Whether you’re looking to help family or friends save money all year long, or you’re just wanting to get a nice energy-saving gift at a low-cost, this marketplace is the perfect place to get your shopping started. From savings on smart thermostats to gift packs already bundled together, you can definitely find the perfect gift for the ones you care most about (and the homes you love spending time in!). Let’s dive into our top recommendations for holiday gifts for this season.

Find Your Work Life Balance: Stevens Point

Finding a balance between your career and home life can be difficult, but employees at Marshfield Clinic Health System have definitely figured it out. With MCHS, not only can you live in the Wisconsin community you love, but you can also find great medical care as well as a long-lasting, balanced career to go along with that. Let’s dive into how you can enjoy a lifestyle you may seek in the Stevens Point Area!

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10 Must-See Holiday Light Shows in Wisconsin

When the temperatures drop and the snow begins to fall, Wisconsin dazzles…literally. And so do the plethora of holiday light shows that you and the whole family can enjoy around the state! The best part? These are still safe and socially distanced activities that you can get outside and enjoy this winter. Check out these […]

Hot Tips to Prep Your Home for Winter

As Wisconsinites all know, winter is right around the corner and it’s time to start getting your home ready for the first big midwestern cold-front to come through. But blasting the heat in your home doesn’t mean you have to skyrocket your bill either. Saving money and keeping your home comfortable this winter can be made easy through the help of Focus on Energy’s energy efficiency program. Check out these winter home tips to help you save money while keeping your home comfortable all winter long!

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3 Tips for Living a Healthier Lifestyle

We all know that sometimes it is hard to manage a balanced and healthy lifestyle. Thanks to our friends at Group Health Trust, we’ve got some tips and tricks to living a healthy lifestyle in Wisconsin. From getting outdoors and enjoying the fresh air, to finding a healthy restaurant to dine-in (or take-out!) Wisconsin has some of the best options to help you create your balanced lifestyle.

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Traveling Wisconsin’s Scenic Byways

If you’re a fan of Wisconsin road trips, you’ll definitely want to join us as we talk about how you can travel Wisconsin’s Scenic Byways all year long! Scenic byways are non-interstate highways that are at least 30-miles long and offer travelers numerous scenic and/or historical attributes to enjoy and explore. One important factor in getting out and hitting the roads is to make sure you buckle up and keep your phone down. Before planning your trip on Wisconsin’s scenic byways take the Wisconsin Department of Transportations pledge to #BuckleUpPhoneDown and remember to practice safe driving in order to get to your final destinations!

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Where to See the Best Fall Colors in Southwest Wisconsin

The fall weather has finally begun to settle in in the southwestern portion of Wisconsin and we are ready to explore the fall foliage that is surrounding the counties throughout! After the hot summer we have had, the chilly breeze and crisp air is much appreciated. With peak colors just around the corner in southwest Wisconsin, it’s time for you to plan your trip to see the best of the best! 

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Biking Throughout Wisconsin this Fall

Fall has officially taken over in Wisconsin and that means it’s time to get out, explore, and see all of the beautiful hot-spots throughout the state by bike! Not only does biking allow for a day filled with exercise but you can also see amazing fall foliage while out on the trails. Buckle your helmet up and get ready to roll down through the paths of Wisconsin with us!