Entries by DiscoverWI

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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!

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Bent’s Camp: Experience 125 Years of History

Are you looking to plan a trip to a *true* Wisconsin hidden gem? Then Bent’s Camp Resort, in the Northwoods is the perfect destination for you! After reading this blog, you’ll be sure to plan your trip and experience 125 years of rich Wisconsin history! Bent’s Camp can be your one-stop destination for a delicious bite to eat, getaway on the Cisco Chain, and access to plenty of outdoor fun!

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4 Reasons to Love Lake Geneva in the Fall

The leaves have begun to change from bright green to shimmering gold and magnetic red all throughout Wisconsin. While there are many places throughout the state to take in these breathtaking fall views, there’s nothing quite as magical as a trip to Lake Geneva. From enjoying fall colors along the shoreline, to getting lost in a corn maze, Lake Geneva truly has it all! Join us as we go through our 4 reasons we love Lake Geneva during the Fall!

How to Plan For National Energy Awareness Month

October is just around the corner and guess what that means? National Energy Awareness Month! Discover Wisconsin wants to give you a deeper-dive into how you can take steps towards being more energy-efficient in your everyday life. Now is the time to help our state, learn more about the energy sources we use on a daily basis, and how we can efficiently use them moving forward!

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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!