What do you get when you pair award-winning Wisconsin cheese with a fresh, cold brew—and a sweet treat to top things off? Pure happiness! If you’re making your way to Milwaukee on an empty stomach, keep reading for some of our favorite bucket list-worthy spots for Wisconsin cheese, artisan chocolate and local brews! Tour Wisconsin’s First Urban Cheese Factory Located in Milwaukee’s historic Walker’s Point … Continue reading Milwaukee’s Ultimate Cheese Experience
Many whole, natural foods do not necessarily require cooking. Raw fruits and veggies, canned wild-caught fish, grass-fed cheese and uncured natural deli meats, organic additive-free rotisserie chicken, grass-fed organic yogurt and kefir, etc. all make fabulous light meals and snacks and can often be consumed on-the-go. For meals that require a little more attention, today’s array of slow-cookers, pressure-cookers, Vitamix models, convection ovens, food processors, … Continue reading Tips for Cooking Organic Meals with Wisconsin Products
Wisconsin is home to all kinds of heroes: first responders, family members, athletes, musicians, actors, and everyday people who inspire us to tackle life’s toughest challenges. We’ve partnered with Clutch Energy Drink to share three Wisconsin heroes that inspire us with their strength, creativity, and persistence to live everyday to the fullest. For Discover Wisconsin co-host, Mariah Haberman, her Wisconsin hero is her late grandmother, … Continue reading Three of the DW Crew’s Favorite Wisconsin Heroes
Independence Day is right around the corner! Keep the holiday celebration going well into the weekend with friends, family, and these 4th of July favorites from the local artisans and makers at Something Special from Wisconsin. Whether you’re grilling, sipping, or getting away, we’ve got inspiration for any type of celebration. Nueske’s Meats Smoked Meat Lover Box from Wisconsin Made This delicious meat lover’s box … Continue reading 8 Wisconsin-Made Fourth of July Favorites
Less than two hours from Madison, Milwaukee and Chicago, the small-town oasis of Elkhorn, Wisconsin awaits, offering a perfect retreat from big-city life. It’s the kind of place where people say hello to each other on the street, flags and flowers decorate the downtown and visitors are welcomed with open arms. Kick off your trip to Elkhorn with a few of these suggestions. Webster House … Continue reading 10 Things to Do in Postcard Perfect Elkhorn
Over the past few years Oak Creek has reinvented itself! With a beautiful downtown square, fun thriving local businesses, and staple shopping spots Oak Creek is reinvigorated and on the rise. Take A Walk Downtown – In an area that used to be a large automotive and electronics plant now resides a beautiful downtown, Drexel Town Square. Surrounded by restaurants, housing, and the new city … Continue reading 5 Things You Need to Do in Reinvented Oak Creek
Aldo Leopold is one of the most respected conservationists of the 20th century. He was one of the first foresters trained in the United States and a wildlife ecologist. He was a writer, especially later in his life, and a philosopher who thought through the big questions of conservation. He was a teacher who influenced generations of his own students and he was a devoted … Continue reading Do You Know Wisconsin’s Conservation Legend?
Home to picturesque communities like New Glarus and Monroe, Green County is known for its cheese factories, breweries, and Swiss heritage. Visitors to Green County can experience these things first hand at shops, restaurants and events that celebrate and carry on the traditions of Swiss culture and the quality products they produce. You’re sure to fall in love with the Swiss architecture, great shopping and … Continue reading 7 Things to Do in SWISS-consin!
Sparta is well known in Wisconsin for it’s amazing biking. It’s located at the junction of the Elroy-Sparta and La Crosse River bike trails, and it’s also home to the first rail-bed to be converted into a bike trail. Hop off the trails, however, and you’ll quickly see that there is so much more to learn and explore in Sparta. From concrete art to handmade … Continue reading 10 Things to Do in Sparta (Besides Biking)
Each Spring we get the chance to celebrate all the wonderful moms in our lives. To give you some ideas on how best to spoil mom, we’ve teamed up with Something Special from Wisconsin to share some of the best Wisconsin-made goodies from around the state. Whether she loves to cook, craft, get outdoors, or just wants some rest and relaxation, we’ve got the perfect gift for … Continue reading Ten Wisconsin-Made Mother’s Day Gifts