Wisconsin in the News

  • A replica of Elvis Presley’s favorite roller coaster, the Zippin Pippin (formerly called the Pippin) is one of the oldest existing wooden roller coasters in the United States and now it resides at Bay Beach Amusement Park in Green Bay.

    Bay Beach Amusement Park
  • The Glass House at Candlewood Cabins in Richland Center features glass walls that provide an intimate panoramic view of nature.

    Candlewood Cabins

See how our work to pitch story ideas and develop press trips have resulted in media coverage for Wisconsin’s tourism industry.

January 17, 2015

USA Today: 10Best Explores Bayfield, Wisconsin, and the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore

January 13, 2015

UK Telegragh - Airplane! stars reprise roles for tourism campaign

January 9, 2015

WIsports.com - WATCH: Kareem Abdul-Jabaar stars in snowy Wisconsin tourism ad

January 7, 2015

Beloit Daily News - Beloiter to stay on Walker’s cabinet

January 2015

Tampa Bay Magazine - Playground of the Wealthy, Lake Geneva 

December 22, 2014

Milwaukee Public Radio  - Record Number of Travelers hit Wisconsin Roadways this Holiday Season

December 14, 2014

Chicago Tribune – News to Use (Mentions events in Wisconsin from winter events release)

December 4, 2014

USA Today: 10 Best - Urban cross-country skiing in the USA

December 2014

GoMidwest.About – Travel to Wisconsin for the Holidays

November 27, 2014

WRN: State Tourism Department launches annual "Big Bundle Up" Campaign

November 26, 2014

Fox 6 Milwaukee: Big Bundle Program - Find out how you can keep others warm this winter

November 25, 2014

Madison - WKOW Wake Up Wisconsin: Snowball Stunt Coverage

November 25, 2014

Chicago - WMAQ (NBC): Snowball Stunt Coverage

November 25, 2014

Milwaukee - Fox 6: Snowball Stunt Coverage

November 19, 2014

WRN: Early start to winter gives Wisconsin ski hills a boost

November 4, 2014

NPR: Wisconsin - The Cranberry Capital of the World from Journies of Discovery with Tom Wilmer

October 24, 2014

Wisconsin Parent: Wisconsin Cranberry Harvest

October 24, 2014

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Yerkes Observatory in Williams Bay is a sky-watching wonder

October 23, 2014

Game & Fish: Top 20 States for Fall Fishing in 2014

October 23, 2014

MapQuest: The Scariest Places in All 50 States

October 14, 2014

Milwaukee Community Journal: Fall in Love with Wisconsin this Season

October 13, 2014

Active Junky: Winter, The Wisconsin Way: Snowshoe Through Nature

October 12, 2014

Wisconsin State Journal: On Wisconsin - Scenic Drives make Rustic Roads worth drive

October 7, 2014

Active Junky: Winter, the Wisconsin Way: Granite Peak Skiing

October 7, 2014

Huffington Post: Pizza Farms Actually Exist, and They're a Little Slice of Heaven

October 2, 2014

WDIO: Wisconsin Tourism Secretary Gives Inside Look at the Industry

October 2014

USA Today: Fishing Cabins in Hayward, Wisconsin

October 2014

HOG Magazine: Dairyland Secrets

October 2014

Midwest Living: Warrens' Crimson Bounty

September/October 2014

AAA Living: Romancing the Road, Fall Drives in Wisconsin

September 2014

USA Today: 10 Best States to Visit with Kids under 10

September 28, 2014

Chicago Architecture Blog: CTA Bus Shelters Transformed into Campsites

September 25, 2014

Wisconsin Radio Network: Fall colors starting to show in Wisconsin

September 25, 2014

Star Tribune - A Ruby Harvest 

September 18, 2014

Peter Greenberg Radio Show: Green County Cheese Days 100th Anniversary, Stephanie Klett as Guest

September 18, 2014

USA Today: Taste Wisconsin from beer to brats

September 15, 2014

National Parks Traveler: Lighthouse Renovations Near Completion At Apostle Islands National Lakeshore In Wisconsin

September 14, 2014

Chicago Tribune: Fall Scenic Drives in Wisconsin

September 14, 2014

New York Times: This Isn’t Churchill Downs, and Those Aren’t Horses - Wisconsin Town Races Llamas to Draw Crowds

September 14, 2014

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Green County Cheese Days Celebrates a Century of Food Fests

September 13, 2014

Facebook: Limburger Queen Video

September 13, 2014

Kankakee Daily Journal: A scenic road trip on the lower Wisconsin River Road

Spetember 12, 2014

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Green County Cheese Days celebrates 100th anniversary in Monroe

September 2, 2014

Yahoo! Movies: The 'Airplane!' Crew Flies Again to Celebrate... Wisconsin? 

August 26, 2014

SnoCountry.com: Trip Report: Northern Wisconsin's Hayward, Cable Area Is An 'Outdoor Paradise'

August 17, 2014

Chicago Tribune: Say Cheese! Green County Cheese Days

August 14, 2014

Wisconsin Radio Network: Coach Bo Ryan films new tourism ad with ZAZ

August 13, 2014

WKOW: Bo Ryan to appear in new WI tourism ad

August 13, 2014

Wisconsin State Journal Badgers' Bo Ryan pitches for state tourism

August 8, 2014

WISN News: Fair weather leads to large crowds at State Fair

August 1, 2014

Lake County News: Northern Exposure: Some Wisconsin festivals, attractions to discover

August 1, 2014

CNN: 10 Spectacular U.S. Waterfalls

August 2014

Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine: Namekagon Waters Retreat

August 2014

Bay State Parent Magazine: I Found Myself in Wisconsin

July 31, 2014

WISN News: Best way to describe WI State Fair? FUN! 

July 31, 2014

Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine: Pizza Farms

July 31, 2014

WEAU: Visit Eau Claire receives large marketing grant 

July 28, 2014

Chicago Travel: Four Midwestern Golf Courses Worth the Trip

July 14,2014

8 outlaw adventures around the U.S.

July 21, 2014

FOX News Interview with Danielle Johnson: Fun Summer Places and Activities

July 2, 2014

Where to Retire: 8 Fishing Cities across the us: Door County

June 30, 2014

Successful Meetings Magazine: Wisconsin Offers Something for Everyone

June 23, 2014

The Country Today: Green County Cheese Days organizers gearing up for 100th anniversary

June 17, 2014

The New Zealand Herald: Wisconsin: Cheesehead country

June 24, 2014

Huffington Post: The Return of Airplane

June 5, 2014

Beloit Daily News: This weekend, fun is free

June 4, 2014

JCDecaux: Wisconsin Department of Tourism is bringing a taste of summer to Chicago

June 2, 2014

Chicago Magazine: Big Blue Easy

June 1, 2014

Chicago Tribune: Pizza Farms

June/July 2014

National Geographic Traveler: Door County Fish Boils

June 2014

CNN: 50 States, 50 Spots: Natural Wonders

June 2014

USA Today: 10 Best: Bike-friendly cities

June 2014

Midwest Living: A Slice of Country: Pizza Farms in Wisconsin

June 2014

Women's Edition Magazine: Apostle Islands Outdoor Adventures Await

May 31, 2014

Rudy Maxa's World Radio: Stephanie Klett Interview

May 30, 2014

Star Tribune: Midwest Traveler: Natural wonders shine in Waupaca, WI

May 25, 2014

Star Tribune: States spending big in battle for tourists

May 24, 2014

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Inflatable 'Airplane!' star takes flight in new state tourism ads

May 24, 2014

The Journal Times: Up North, not on a map, but a prolific Wisconsin place

May 7, 2014

Womens Health: 25 Gorgeous Hikes You Have to Do in Your Lifetime

May 2014

Trailer Life Magazine: Carried Away (featured Madeline Island) 

April 23, 2014

CNN: 15 of the world's most spectacular theaters

April 22, 2014

Adventure Cyclist - Driftless in Wisconsin 

April 18, 2014

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Colorful Ashland murals depict town's history

April 10, 2014

Travel to Wellness: Where to Find Your Om in 2014

April 7, 2014

Midwest Living: Best of the Midwest

March 10, 2014

People: Airplane! Stars Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Robert Hays Reuntie in Tourism Ad

March 7, 2014

The Washington Post: It's a big state with cheese: Mini-'Airplane!' reunion promotes Wisconsin tourism

March 6, 2014

LA Times: Cast from 'Airplane!' help Wisconsin with its ad campaign? Roger!

March 5, 2014

Huffington Post Travel: The Makers of 'Airplane!' Really Want You To Visit Wisconsin 

March 5, 2014

Yahoo: 'Airplane!' cast reunites for Wisconsin tourism ad

March 4, 2014

TIME: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Reprises ‘Airplane’ Role in Wisconsin Tourism Ad

March 4, 2014

ArizonaSports.com: Roger, Roger: Kareem reprises his Airplane! role for Wisconsin ad

March 4, 2014

Lake Geneva News: Grand Geneva hosts tourism leaders

Feb. 2014

USA Today: The 10 best ways to live out your Olympic dreams

Feb. 19, 2014

Janesville Gazette: Charity drive helps those in need bundle up

Feb. 15, 2014

Petergreenberg.com: Where to experience travel in North America

Feb. 7, 2014

Examiner.com: Lots to love in Madison, Wisconsin

Feb. 1, 2014

TidewaterWomen.com: Wisconsin: Passionate & Proud

Jan. 29, 2014

Beloit Daily News: 'Future of Tourism' outlines city's opportunities

Jan. 21, 2014

Kenosha News: Some like it cold: ‘This weather is gold’ 

Jan. 17, 2014

Whitewater Daily Union: Klett keynotes Whitewater Chamber dinner

Jan. 9, 2014

New York Amsterdam News: Ebony Escapes! Year in review

Jan. 2, 2014

CNN: 50 states, 50 spots for 2014

Dec. 2013

Veria.com: 10 Wellness Retreats to Discover in 2014

Dec. 2013

Fishing and Boating Magazine, Part 2, Part 3

Dec. 31, 2013

Yahoo! Finance: Pickles, Possums, Peeps: The Things We Drop to Ring in the New Year 

Dec. 21, 2013

WEAU TV Eau Claire: Visit Eau Claire & businesses help kids bundle up

Nov. 26, 2013

WRN: State Tourism Department Releases Snow Condition Report

Nov. 22, 2013

Appleton Post Crescent: Art of Conversation: The impact of the arts on the economy

Nov. 21, 2013

FOX 6 TV: Find out how you can help keep others warm this winter

Nov. 17, 2013

Green Bay Press Gazette:Safeguards against terrorism hurting tourism, officials say

Nov. 6, 2013

St. Louis Post-Dispatch - Crazy for cranberries

Nov. 1, 2013

The San Diego Union Tribune: Wisconsin’s beautiful byway

Oct. 28, 2013

Cap Times - Agritourism trend continues uptick in Wisconsin

Oct. 23, 2013

La Crosse Tribune - Walk with Walker visits Perrot State Park

Oct. 22, 2013

Yahoo! Travel - Five Miles Up: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and the search for tape

Oct. 16, 2013

NPR - Amid climate change worries, a good year for fall foliage

Oct. 16, 2013

Toronto Sun - Wisconsin life offers scenery and unique towns along Great River Road

Oct. 13, 2013

The Sentinel-Record - Crantastic! Exploring Wisconsin’s Cranberry Trail

Oct. 8, 2013

Group Travel Leader: New attractions in America’s Heartland

Oct. 6, 2013

Indianapolis Star - Leafing an impression: 3 Midwest drives offer fall beauty 

Oct. 2013

Lakeland Boating - Slice of Paradise

Sept. 25, 2013

Associated Press - Robert Hays to appear in second tourism ad

Sept. 23, 2013

Sports Illustrated - Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Reprises Airplane! Role for Ad

Sept. 20, 2013

NBC News - Surely, we're serious: 'Airplane!' stars back in cockpit

Sept. 20. 2013

Milwaukee Business Journal - ‘Airplane!’ stars Hays, Kareem shoot tourism ad: See slideshow from the shoot

Aug. 10, 2013

LA Times: Sailing the Apostle Islands is idyllic, despite a thunderstorm

Aug. 10, 2013

Dallas News: In Madison, Wisconsin, chill out on a terrace by a lake

July 26, 2013

USA Today Go Escape Magazine: Pizza Party

July 22, 2013

Chicago Daily Herald: Reconnect at a Midwest resort this summer

July 18, 2013

New York Ansterdam News: Madison delights and surprises

July 17, 2013

Bleacher Report:  Green Bay Packers' Annual Bike Parades from Lambeau Field 

July 3, 2013

MSN.com: Best Fourth of July fireworks in the USA

June 17, 2013

Chicago Tribune - Drive and Dine

June 13, 2013

USAToday GO Magazine: Roadside America – Zippin Pippin in Green Bay

May 21, 2013

Everyday with Rachel Ray - Wisconsin Cheese Trail