Wisconsin

Gravel path surrounded by green foliage and stream with wooden bridge - Top Ice Age Trail Segments near Madison

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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View of the Davenport Riverfront at night from Sky Bar - Food and Drink in Downtown Davenport

8 Best Spots for Food and Drink in Downtown Davenport

Downtown Davenport is a vibrant and fun area filled with various restaurants, cafes, and bars. The food and drink in downtown Davenport offers a diverse range of options for any palate and budget. From classic American cuisine to international flavors, there is something for everyone to enjoy. I visited Davenport for the first time with

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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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9 Top Christmas Tree Farms Near Madison, WI (2023)

Does your family have a tradition of cutting down your own Christmas tree? Every year right around Thanksgiving, Christmas Tree Farms begin their short season selling trees to millions of Americans. Head out among the trees and find the perfect one to cut down yourself, or you can look to the pre-cut selection. Tree farms

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Outdoor Activities in Eau Claire - View of downtown Eau Claire including the Pablo Center, Phoenix Park, Haymarket Plaza, and various buildings.

Adventure Awaits: The Ultimate Guide to the Best Outdoor Activities in Eau Claire, Wisconsin

In the central-western part of Wisconsin, you’ll find the city of Eau Claire – an outdoor haven filled with beautiful parks, relaxing rivers, and paved trails. The city combines urban living with the nature that surrounds it, making Eau Claire the perfect destination for your next outdoor adventure. In this post, I’ll share the best

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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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Cocktails in Madison - Downtown Madison - View of Wisconsin State Capitol Building

Discover the 10 Best Places for Cocktails in Madison, WI

Cocktails in Madison Enjoying a night out in Madison, Wisconsin? The city is home to some excellent cocktail lounges that are perfect for a date night or a night out with your besties. My favorite places for cocktails are local, have a unique theme, and are cozy. This list is certainly not all-inclusive, but definitely

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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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