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
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