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Last Updated: 2/21/2013
February is Great American Pies Month. (Shouldn’t that be every month?) Well, we figured we’d embrace this very serious holiday by highlighting some of the best bakers and dough makers in Wisconsin. Here are just a few pies that we know will make your mouth water and your winter warmer.
Last Updated: 2/19/2013
Just 20 minutes north of Milwaukee is nestled one of Wisconsin’s small town gems. The cozy town of Cedarburg has preserved all the loveliest details of yesteryear. Even the most modern traveler will appreciate this tiny town (pop. 11,412). With so many beautiful boutiques and quaint cafés it was hard to narrow down our top picks, but we’ve managed to craft a Cedarburg weekend getaway that’s sure to please.
Last Updated: 2/18/2013
Getting out doesn't have to mean staying outside. Wisconsin has an endless supply of fun indoor activities. From historic theaters to downtown galleries, our Facebook fans and Twitter followers put in heir two cents. If you’re getting cabin fever, check out some of these suggestions:
Last Updated: 2/16/2013
Our grand prize winner is on top of the world. Or at least she’ll be close to it at Granite Peak at Rib Mountain State Park. Kerry K. of Kaukauna, Wisconsin will soon be lifted to the top of one of the most beautiful ski hills in Wisconsin after winning the ultimate skiing getaway from Travel Wisconsin and our friends at Discover Wisconsin.
Last Updated: 2/13/2013
Fish fries are a staple in Wisconsin’s food culture (right along with curds and beer brats). No matter what time of year, foodies flock to taverns, supper clubs and VFW halls to get their fix. Here are some of our favorite places to catch (get it?!) a great meal.
Last Updated: 2/7/2013
We like to think of Wisconsin as fun. Lively. Exciting. Anything but boring. So, of course, Wisconsin history should be shared in a way that’s entertaining and engaging, too. Forget reading textbooks and watching outdated documentaries. History can — and should — be fun! If you’re looking to travel off the beaten path and learn a few things in the process, visit some of these exhibits, museums and landmarks.
Last Updated: 2/4/2013
With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, romance is hot on many people’s minds. But you don’t have to fly to Paris to put spice in your relationship. In fact, the spark you’re in search of may be closer than you think. Catch the love bug at one of our favorite romantic destinations for a Wisconsin weekend getaway.
Last Updated: 2/1/2013
Wisconsin’s art scene is a masterpiece worthy of the finest frame. Milwaukee was just named one of America’s top 12 “ArtPlaces” so our must-see works of art, talented artists, and breathtaking venues are no longer a secret of the art world's inner circle. But don't let Wisconsin's well-earned prestige intimidate you! Our best works aren't all tucked away in the hallowed halls of galleries and museums. From glistening ice sculptures to breathtaking paintings, wintertime is the perfect time to admire man-made beauty, indoors and out.
Last Updated: 1/30/2013
Ice fishing may require cold weather, but it couldn’t be a hotter activity this time of year. From jamborees to world championships, it’s all about the thrill of the catch. And with 15,000 lakes and over 160 species of fish, you have options.