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Last Updated: 6/22/2013
Get back in the saddle, take the reins, and celebrate the fun to be found on horseback, all over the state. Wisconsin’s parks and forests are full of fantastic trails. If you’d rather keep your feet on the ground, you can take your pick of horse shows, and get caught up in the excitement of the competition.
Last Updated: 5/16/2013
It starts in Prescott and flows south through Kieler. While the Mississippi River stretches far beyond the state line, Wisconsin’s Great River Road covers 250 miles and 33 charming river towns. Tackle the route for a road trip and you’ll encounter some of the state’s best hiking, biking, and bird watching, along with quaint farm-towns, museums, and more.
Last Updated: 3/2/2013
Winter fun and Wisconsin go together like peanut butter and jelly…or Simon and Garfunkel (you get the idea). But now and then it's nice to slip away from the endless activity to a peaceful place where your mind can wander. Our Facebook fans weighed in on their favorite ways to find calm amidst the chaos of daily life.
Last Updated: 1/22/2013
Heading out on foot into freshly fallen snow is just the thing to make you fall in love with winter again. Snowshoeing is a great workout that doesn’t require technical skill; it can also be a relaxing way to explore Wisconsin’s beautiful places and spaces touched by winter.
Last Updated: 11/7/2012
What’s so great about fall hiking and biking in Wisconsin? The views. Set your gaze on the scenic landscapes. Catch a glimpse of wildlife that was once too cluttered by leaves to see. With scads of trails to trek, we turned to our Facebook community to help us curate a list of the top spots in Wisconsin for fall hiking and biking.
Last Updated: 10/5/2012
Wisconsin’s Great River Road has long been a favorite of motorcyclists, photographers, and road trippers alike. This scenic byway is especially gorgeous in autumn, when the hills and valleys are painted with Wisconsin’s beautiful fall colors.
Last Updated: 9/10/2012
Whether it’s Door County, the Wisconsin River, or the Horicon Marsh, fall foliage is an event not to miss. If you want an unobstructed view, we’ve scouted a few locations that stand head and shoulders – and another 40 feet, or so – above the rest.
Last Updated: 8/14/2012
Just a stone’s throw from the Minnesota border, you’ll find the city of Hudson. Set along the sparkling St. Croix River, it’s a bustling center for recreation with boating, golfing, historic sites and delicious eateries.
Last Updated: 6/21/2012
How about cruising to your destination on a single tank of gas?! If you need a getaway, try a trip that’s only a few hours away. We’ve crunched the mileage and provided multiple trips that are perfect for a weekend getaway.