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
With Spring just around the corner, there’s plenty to celebrate: long days, sunny weather, and months of fun outdoor activities ahead! To help ring in the new season, we’ve teamed up with Something Special from Wisconsin to feature some festive goodies for any celebrations you have coming up. Whether you’re celebrating Easter, Passover, a wedding shower, a birthday, or just enjoying the weather with family, … Continue reading 8 Wisconsin-Made Gifts to Celebrate Easter
From gorgeous parks and trails to an exciting and ever-evolving downtown, Janesville is everything that’s great about Wisconsin and so much more. From outdoor recreation, to fun downtown stores and events, to countless reasons to spend time with those you love, Janesville is the ultimate place to relax and recharge. There’s something for everyone in Janesville, Wisconsin’s Great Outside! Hike or bike the scenic portion … Continue reading Ten Things You’ve Got to Do in Janesville
The thaw has begun here in Wisconsin! Cure your cabin fever by taking a fun vacation right here in the state or a ‘staycation’ as some call it. Whether you’re looking for outdoor adventure, delicious food, or relaxation, there’s plenty to enjoy this Spring in your own backyard. We’re sharing four fun ways to get out and enjoy everything Wisconsin has to offer. Go Up … Continue reading Four Staycations to Take in Wisconsin This Spring
If there’s anything we know how to do here in Wisconsin, it’s how to craft a great beverage. But with so many options of beer, wine and spirits in our state, how do you go about deciding what to drink when you post up at a bar, or what to grab when you head into the store? Well we thought we’d help, and raise a … Continue reading Raise a Glass to Wisconsin’s Craft Beverages
A community’s Main Street is the beating heart of its town. It’s the city’s center, it’s full of history, and it’s a gathering spot for residents and visitors alike. In Wisconsin, Main Street communities are known for being friendly, charming and authentic, with unique personalities that set them apart from one another. And sometimes, the greatest adventures to be had are found just off Main … Continue reading Four of Our Favorite Wisconsin Main Street Communities