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Last Updated: 11/1/2012
There’s nothing like a good cup of coffee during Wisconsin’s chilly months. We've put together some of our favorite coffee shops and cafes in the state so you can stay energized as you check out all the activities and attractions nearby!
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: 9/21/2012
There’s no better time to enjoy a Wisconsin hiking trail than in fall. If you only have an afternoon to spare, visit one of the state’s many nature centers.
Last Updated: 9/13/2012
As the weather cools, Wisconsin’s rich crafting communities offer table after table of handmade goods. Pore over jewelry, clothing, quilts and artwork. At these friendly gatherings, you can chat with local artisans, and get inspired. So make a fall wish list, grab a few creative friends and make a road trip out of it.
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: 9/7/2012
Art is everywhere you look – street murals, sidewalks, and of course, galleries and museums. And while it’s easy to take advantage of beautiful and thought-provoking views, we don’t always have the chance to talk with the creators. That’s why gallery walks and studio tours are a fun way to embrace Wisconsin’s artistic community, chat with the artist, and maybe even pick up a new piece for your wall.
Last Updated: 9/4/2012
From 19th-century schooners to embattled steam ships, you might be surprised to learn that there are many historical wrecks nestled within the waters of Lake Michigan and Lake Superior. Having had all summer to warm up, September is a great time to scuba dive in Wisconsin since water temperatures can be very comfortable. Water clarity might surprise you, too. When the weather cooperates, visibility can reach up to 50 feet!
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: 8/7/2012
As the celebrated home of Harley-Davidson Motorcycles, Wisconsin has a long history of biking culture. The state’s gorgeous countryside makes for a great ride with open roads slicing through from flat farmland and rocky cliffs, rolling hills and wavy waterfronts.