Fall in Hudson: Small Town Charm, Big City Magic

Tucked along the St. Croix River Valley not far from the Twin Cities, you’ll find a charming small town that boasts big city magic. Every autumn, Hudson, Wisconsin bursts with leaves turning red, gold and orange, and the community’s friendliness paired with top-notch experiences make moments here…

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A Winter Weekend Getaway to Lake Geneva

Lake Geneva may be well known as a summer destination, but the area’s festive events and outdoor activities make winter a special time to visit, too. For starters, one of the state’s marquee winter events, the U.S. National Snow Sculpting Competition, occurs annually during Lake Geneva’s Winterfest…

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4 Wisconsin B&B's for Small Town Charm

Bunking at a chain hotel may have its advantages, but to truly experience the personality and charm of a small town, it pays to stay local. Sometimes you want to stay in a one-of-a-kind place for a total experience—and these four unique B&Bs throughout the state offer ambiance, history and unique…

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3 Walkable Small Towns with Big Charm

Wisconsin has a few great getaways that provide plenty to do within walking distance from your lodging. These vacation spots are bursting with small-town charm and are best explored by foot, so leave the car behind and head out for fun and fresh air! Ephraim This small town in Door County may be one…

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7 Wisconsin Destinations for Small-Town Charm

There’s that word, charming. It implies friendly, quaint, engaging and delightful, and what small town doesn’t want to be known for that? Here are seven towns in Wisconsin that are the essence of charming, each in their own endearing way. New Glarus: Alpine Flavor The old-world charm of New Glarus…

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Wisconsin Getaway: 48 Hours to Explore Lake Geneva

Lake Geneva, in Walworth County, has been called the “Newport of the West” for its extravagant mansions built by Chicago’s rich and famous – the names Wrigley, Schwinn and Maytag should ring a bell – dating back to the mid-1800s. The lilting romance of that era sets the stage for a couple's getaway…

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Wisconsin Getaway: 48 Hours to Explore Bayfield

The best travel trends aren’t really trends at all. They’re organic, homegrown, genuine experiences. That’s precisely what you’ll find in Bayfield, home to more Travel Green Wisconsin-certified businesses than anywhere else in the state, where the community footprint is a veritable group hug of the…

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Wisconsin’s Amish Communities: Experience, Shop and Learn

Amish Shops and Tours Wisconsin is home to a number of Amish settlements, and behind the states of Pennsylvania, Ohio and Indiana, has the fourth largest Amish population in the United States. The exact customs of each community differ from one church district to the next, but most resist the use of…

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3 Wisconsin Destinations for Small Town Romance

The joy of exploring Wisconsin’s small towns is that no two are alike – each destination has its own personality, its own unique charm. But if there’s one quality they all share, it’s that they’re the kinds of places where the world moves a little bit slower – where there’s always time to disconnect…

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