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7 Top Ice Age Trail Segments Near Madison

Wisconsin is home to the 1,200-mile Ice Age National Scenic Trail which extends east to west across the state. I’m fortunate to have some incredible Ice Age Trail Segments near Madison. You may wonder: How was the trail outline determined? When the glaciers melted many epochs ago, they stopped melting in Wisconsin and the Ice […]

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4 Best Holiday Events in Downtown Davenport

With the festive season in full swing, it’s time to delve into the holiday events in Downtown Davenport and uncover its magic. You won’t want to miss the gorgeous tree displays, friendly business holiday decor competition, or pickle hunt throughout the downtown. This post details four of the best holiday events that take place in

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5 Festive Things to Do in Janesville, WI During the Holiday Season

Head to Janesville, Wisconsin this December for all of the holiday activities. With so many festive things to do in Janesville, you’re sure to have a wonderful time. Get ready for a holiday season filled with local shopping, amazing decorations, theater shows and lights on top of lights. This post showcases five of the best

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Things to do in Galena - View of river and trail surrounded by trees and grass. Downtown Galena in the distance.

8 Best Things to Do in Galena, IL for a Perfect Getaway

Looking for a hidden Midwest gem with charming brick buildings, quaint streets, and majestic hills? Look no further than Galena- a small river town on the Mississippi River near the border of Illinois, Wisconsin, and Iowa. Galena forms part of the Driftless Area, a region with rolling hills, bluffs, and cliffs left untouched by the

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Sandy beach and Lake Michigan with kids and adults playing in the water.

Discover the Top 15 Things to Do in Door County, Wisconsin

Door County is one of my favorite places to vacation in Wisconsin and for very good reason. This peninsula area has everything from cute vacation rentals and local shops to tasty restaurants and outdoor activities like hiking and kayaking. With so many things to do in Door County, I guarantee you’ll never have a shortage

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View of Main Street in Farmington, New Mexico, including restaurants in Farmington

8 Must-Try Restaurants in Farmington, New Mexico

Farmington, New Mexico is home to plenty of chain restaurants like Chipotle, Texas Roadhouse, and Olive Garden, but don’t overlook the local spots when visiting this unique town. I visited the area in Spring of 2023 and enjoyed meals at several delicious restaurants in Farmington, from breakfast scrambles and papas to margaritas and fajitas. This

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Atlanta Braves Stadium in the Battery surrounded by people ready for game day.

The Ultimate Guide to Visiting Atlanta: Everything You Need to Know

With museums, nightlife, professional sports teams, and plenty of parks, Atlanta has you covered. Boasting a population of over 490,000 people, “A-Town” offers the fun and excitement you’d expect from a city twice its size. Whether you want a stroll through city gardens, the roar of major league fans, or crowds at the clubs, Atlanta

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The Ultimate Guide to a Perfect Weekend in Providence

A Weekend in Providence: Looking for a capital city that you can completely walk through by foot? Providence has you covered. With a total area of 20.5 square miles and a population of just around 190,000, Providence, Rhode Island is a completely walkable city with all the happenings of a larger city.  Alana with Providence

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View of downtown Madison, WI at sunset with the capitol and other buildings in the background, surround by a lake.

Explore Madison Like a Local: The Ultimate Travel Guide

About Madison, WI:  Home to the Wisconsin Badgers, the State Capital, delicious cheese curds, and much, much more, Madison, Wisconsin is the perfect city for your next getaway. Located west of Milwaukee, the city boasts a population of almost 270,000 people and is rapidly growing.  While you won’t find oceanfront resorts or mountain views, you

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