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  • Six Great Trout Fishing Spots

    Last Updated: 5/1/2014

    Trout fishing in Wisconsin shares a bit of the mystique spawned by Richard Brautigan’s infamous novel Trout Fishing In America. The state's more than 10,000 miles of trout streams, creeks, and rivers are famous for cold, clean waters thick with trout and other game fish caught on the fly.

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  • Five Great Museum Gift Shops

    Last Updated: 9/6/2013

    Museum gift shops are great places to find unique accessories and home decor items, as well as art books, distinctive cards, tasteful toys, and offbeat surprises. Here are five of our visitors' favorites.

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  • Discovery World at Pier Wisconsin

    Last Updated: 3/7/2013

    Discovery World at Pier Wisconsin on Milwaukee's lakefront lets visitors explore the surface vessels that once ruled the Great Lakes, take a close look at the creatures that still call that water home, and explore the practical wonders of man-made creativity.

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  • Roadside Attractions

    Last Updated: 4/3/2014

    A 12-foot mouse named after Igor Stravinsky greets you in a Fennimore parking lot. The jaws of a pink lion double as a drinking fountain in Delavan, while nearby, a killer elephant named Romeo rears up behind an unsuspecting clown. Call them tacky or call them kitsch, but these wondrous sites and surprises along Wisconsin roadways make getting there a lot more fun.

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  • A Little Further North: Boulder Junction and Manitowish Waters

    Last Updated: 4/23/2014

    If you’re looking for a real Northwoods experience, take the time to go just a little further north to these two small towns. You’ll be glad you did.

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  • Summer Resorts in Northern Wisconsin

    Last Updated: 4/15/2014

    Ah...summer up north. Pine scent hangs in the fresh air, the woods beckon and diamond light dances across clear, deep lakes where fish are plentiful. These delightful lodgings make great Northern Wisconsin vacation bases.

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  • Travel Green: An Eco-Vacation to Wisconsin Dells

    Last Updated: 4/16/2014

    Take an eco-tourism getaway to Wisconsin Dells instead of jetting to a tropical eco-resort. Cutting your travel emissions by not flying or driving far is a good start but it turns out there’s a lot more to going green in the Dells.

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  • City Trails Offer Smooth Rides, Unexpected Scenery

    Last Updated: 1/2/2014

    Urban bike trails generally traverse a given city's most scenic areas - lakeshores, riverfronts, parks, green spaces - and they often include sites of historical, cultural and commercial interest. They're also extremely family-friendly.

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  • Spring Beauties: 10 Wildflower Walks That Will Wow You

    Last Updated: 1/3/2014

    A maple woods carpeted with trout-lily, the tangy smell of fresh earth, the rustling of earthworms slowly tilling the soil; a marsh-marigold standing out against the melting snow; a Jack-in-the-pulpit thrusting up through the earth, alone near a chocolate

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  • Not Just for the Birds

    Last Updated: 4/2/2013

    The Woodson is probably best known for its annual Birds in Art exhibit, held from September through early November. The show draws about 1,000 entries a year from artists around the world.

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