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Top 10: Pumpkin Patches & Fall Farms in Southern Wisconsin

September 27, 2015 – 11:18 am

Of all the seasons, fall is my favorite. When we lived in Wisconsin, we enjoyed picking apples, drinking cider, and carving pumpkins of all shapes and sizes.
Many farms across Southern Wisconsin really get into the …

10 Amazing Places in Wisconsin

September 11, 2015 – 1:44 pm
The Hodag

While I live in the Pacific Northwest now, Wisconsin was my home for a solid decade. I’ve crawled around about every corner of the Dairy State, and picked ten of my favorite places to share …

Geocaching GeoTour in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

May 7, 2013 – 6:44 pm
The Bronze Fonz

Earlier today the folks at VISIT Milwaukee announced the official launch of the new geocaching GeoTour titled “Discover Milwaukee’s Neighborhoods.” Timing the launch date with National Tourism Week—an event recognizing travel and tourism as one of America’s largest and …

Family Activities in Kenosha, Wisconsin

April 14, 2013 – 1:29 pm
Kenosha Trolley 1

Wisconsin’s fourth largest city, Kenosha, is home to 100,000 Wisconsinites. A midway point between Milwaukee and Chicago, Kenosha is conveniently located on both the Metra rail line and lies between Interstate 94 and the majestic …

A Weekend in Stevens Point, Wisconsin

February 22, 2013 – 8:04 am
Schmeeckle Beavers

Road tripping our way to as many “cool small towns” as we possibly can fit into one winter, our latest adventure took us to Stevens Point, Wisconsin. On the verge of being “Up North,” Stevens …

Winter Fun in La Crosse, Wisconsin

January 30, 2013 – 8:31 am
Wind Wall Childrens Museum LaCrosse Wisconsin

La Crosse, Wisconsin  is one of those places you might first read about in a “cool small towns” list or discover in a outdoor lovers guide book. With a population large enough to support three …

Labyrinths in Madison, Wisconsin

November 10, 2012 – 6:17 pm
Deer Park Buddhist Center

Constructed around the world in various materials, shapes, and sizes, labyrinths are man-made paths that twist and turn in maze-like ways. Used for contemplation, reflection, and spiritual awareness, we’ve started to notice labyrinths on our …

Family Vacation in Kohler, Wisconsin

September 4, 2012 – 6:20 pm

Shifting the paradigm that The American Club—the Midwest’s only Forbes Five-Star Resort—is exclusively for couples, golfers and girlfriends, the Kohler Company has launched a new program just for kids. Kohler Kidz, that is.
Launched in the …

Bookworm Gardens in Sheboygan, Wisconsin

September 3, 2012 – 1:14 pm

Our curiosities piqued by Barry Adams’ story in the Wisconsin State Journal, On Wisconsin: Bookworm Gardens in Sheboygan Brings Storybooks to Life, we set out from Madison this past weekend to see what the fuss …

Road Trip Itinerary: A Long Weekend in Door County, Wisconsin

August 13, 2012 – 6:02 pm
Sunset at Fish Creek

I needed to get away for just a few days. Somewhere rich in natural beauty, good shopping, delicious food and low stress.  Door County, Wisconsin fit the bill perfectly. Since this trip was spur of …

World’s Greatest Aviation Celebration: EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin

July 26, 2012 – 5:38 pm

EAA AirVenture—the world’s greatest aviation celebration—is in full swing this week. Those of us in the diary state for the event might just say that Oshkosh feels a bit like Kitty Hawk on steroids. Drawing …

Merriment and Mayhem in Port Washington, Wisconsin

June 8, 2012 – 6:57 pm

Scheduled for the first full weekend of June, the Port Washington Pirate Festival in Port Washington, Wisconsin promises both merriment and mayhem on the shores of beautiful Lake Michigan. Happening upon last year’s festival somewhat …

Summer in Oshkosh, Wisconsin

June 3, 2012 – 5:36 pm

Venturing out for another adventure in Wisconsin, we once again found ourselves along the shores of Lake Winnebego, Wisconsin’s largest inland body of water. Returning to the region with flowers in full bloom (read about …

A New SPiN on Kid-Friendly Fun in Milwaukee

April 28, 2012 – 7:00 pm

SPiN Milwaukee
The best thing since heated toilet seats and sliced bread, Milwaukee has jumped on the hip-and-trendy bandwagon with the addition of SPiN to its historic Third Ward. A tennis table social club worthy of …