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Mel Grau

4 Wisconsin Supper Clubs with Cozy Fireplaces

Danish people have a word for feeling cozy, convivial, and content — “hygge.” Wisconsinites have two words to define the feeling — “supper clubs.” This winter, when it’s dark and chilly, escape to these Wisconsin supper clubs for great conversation over delicious food next to their warm, crackling…

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5 Wisconsin Cabins for Pet-Friendly Fun

Staying in a cabin is a great way for your family to experience Wisconsin’s natural beauty. But finding a place that welcomes dogs, not just allows them, can be tough. For a reasonable price, you want space for your dog to play without major restrictions. These five cabins fit the bill…

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3 Fantastic Fall Color Drives in Door County

Travel the Door Peninsula and you’ll be treated to a scenic drive any time of the year, but fall is a particularly fabulous time to zoom past the colorful orchards, forests, and shorelines that make Door County famous. You’ll likely see peak colors of the area’s oak, maple and northern hardwood…

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Escape to the Lake: 5 Family Cabins in Northern Wisconsin

For adults, vacations to the lake promise relaxation – a chance to leave work behind, let the kids run free, and get back to who you are without all the hustle and bustle. For kids, it means excitement and adventure; days are spent swimming and tubing, hiking and biking and…well, we could go on…

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5 Hidden Beaches on Wisconsin's Great Lakes

When you imagine a day at the beach with your family, do you picture lots of other people? Probably not. But finding a picturesque yet unpopulated beach—especially on Lake Michigan or Lake Superior—requires a little extra effort. Luckily, we did the work for you. We’re letting you in on the…

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5 Wisconsin Romantic Resorts for Nature Lovers

When you think of romance, do you imagine peacefully paddling in a canoe for two? How about a day snowshoeing followed by cuddling in front of a fireplace? Or maybe it’s simply an adults-only retreat in the woods. If you and your partner love the outdoors, but are looking for a little more luxury…

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5 Fall Hikes Perfect for Your Pup

Hiking during Wisconsin’s colorful fall season is unparalleled--and it’s best sharing the experience with your dog! Red, orange, and yellow leaves will crunch under happy paws as your family climbs, scampers, and swims around Wisconsin’s diverse trail system. Most state parks allow well-behaved…

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Easy Hikes for New Adventurers

Want to escape the city and hit some of Wisconsin’s best hiking trails? Fragrant woodlands, prairies lush with wildflowers, glittering lakes, sandy beaches and even exciting cliffs and waterfalls are within your reach—even if you’re not an experienced hiker. Check out these stress-free trails that…

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Wisconsin Brunch Spots for Summer

Our top Wisconsin brunch restaurants do two things particularly well: serve seasonal, farm-fresh food and act as a launching-off point for activities like biking, hiking and swimming. Eat brunch at these delicious cafes, diners and revamped community spaces to start your perfect summer day in…

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A Festive Wisconsin New Year’s Eve

No matter how you want to ring in the new year, Wisconsin is an exceptional place to celebrate. From classy champagne toasts and masquerade parties to family-friendly ball drop alternatives, you can find New Year’s Eve fun for all. Big Night Out Looking for a New Year’s Eve bash for your…

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