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

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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. 

Experience Wisconsin's State Fruit: The Cranberry

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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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Q&A: Behind-the-scenes at Roelli Cheese Haus

I caught up with fourth-generation cheesemaker, Chris Roelli. He owns and operates Roelli Cheese Haus in Shullsburg, Wis. So how did this whole cheese-making thing happen? I grew up in the business, worked in the cheese factory with my dad…
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Recap: Discover Wisconsin Day, August 2

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A big, huge, giant THANK YOU to all of our fans who came out to the State Fair to celebrate Discover Wisconsin Day with us. The day sure was one to remember! For starters, it marked the first time the Discover Team filmed together. (Collin, Mariah, Libby and I are filming a new episode about Milwaukee.) We got to cheer on a few of our fans who competed in the brat-eating and Sprecher root beer float-drinking contests. (The winner of the brat-eating contest took down 7 brats!) And each of the co-hosts even got a caricature done. Can you tell who is who?!
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Q&A: Behind-the-scenes at Wade House

We’re returning to the time of stagecoach travel in a community where Yankee refinement met the Wisconsin wilderness. Here’s David Simmons, Site Director for Wade House in Greenbush, Wis.: Tell us about Wade House. Why is this historic site special?

"DISC"over Wisconsin: A Growing Sport

In 2007 the world of disc golf converged on Wisconsin as the small town of Highbridge hosted the Disc Golf World Championships at the Highbridge Hills Sports Complex. Well, since then it’s safe to say the sport has been flying high in Wisconsin.…

Fox Ridge Candles

Racine Danish Kringles

A Coffee Class with Berres Brothers Cafe

Fire Starters from Eco Fire

Plan a Trip with Circle Wisconsin

Create Your Own Wine with Duck Creek Wine

Bath Bombs from Baabbly Bath and Body

Healthy Meals from Superior Small Batch

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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!

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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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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!

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Your Northwoods Summer Getaway Starts Here

Are you ready to plan your trip to the Northwoods this summer? At Wild Eagle Lodge in Eagle River, you can not only stay for a relaxing weekend, but you can experience a true Northwoods getaway. From kayaking the glistening waters, to biking the luscious green trails, or hiking the Chequamegon and Nicolet National Forest, Wild Eagle Lodge is your one-stop for a summer getaway destination!

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