Canadian Pacific Holiday Train

Canadian Pacific Holiday Train Announces Wisconsin Schedule!

Get ready for the return of the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train in early December! We love following the state’s highways, but heading into the holiday season we love to follow the rails when the festive and fun Canadian Pacific Holiday Train¬†delights thousands in Wisconsin on its journey across North America! Amazing, colorful lights and live…

10 Quirky Street Names We Found in Wisconsin

Wisconsin has its fair share of oddities, and as we’ve found traveling our state’s highways some of these oddities extend to quirky street names. Hey, it’d be boring if every street was named Main or Elm or First Street… but Reek Road? Chicken in the Woods Drive? Assman Road?? These are just some of the…

Ice Castles Wisconsin at night

Ice Castles Wisconsin coming back – to Lake Geneva – this year!

From our “Plan Ahead” file: Ice Castles Wisconsin Wonderland announces a new Lake Geneva location this winter Winter weather is coming to Wisconsin, we’ve been feeling it in the air. Heck, we’ve already seen snow in places. This gets us looking forward to something you should put on your calendar NOW: the recently announced spectacular…

Peshtigo Fire sculpture outside the Museum

This Day in Wisconsin: October 8, The Peshtigo Fire

The Peshtigo Fire. The Chicago Fire. Which one is better known? Well, everybody knows about Chicago and how it – according to legend – burned after Mrs. O’Leary’s cow kicked over a lantern. This is supposedly how a conflagration started that consumed over 2,000 acres of densely-populated land, destroying over 17,000 buildings, leaving around 100,000…

Chester's, one of our favorite Wisconsin Drive-Ins.

17+ Wisconsin Drive-Ins To Try Across the State

Wisconsin Drive-Ins mean some delicious treats on a tray or at a picnic table If you love Wisconsin road trips, you probably love Wisconsin drive-ins. The American classic place to pull in, order tasty fare – often from a car hop, sometimes on skates – and eat in your car off a tray hanging on…

Sputnik Fest, recreation of where cops stood

5 Things about Sputnikfest in Manitowoc (and why you should go)

Sputnikfest is this weekend. Why? Because on September 5, 1962 a piece of the Soviet spacecraft Sputnik IV came crashing to earth. One 20-pound chunk came careening down in – of all places – Manitowoc, Wisconsin. This piece of Sputnik crashed down onto 8th Street in town, right in front of the Rahr-West Art Museum….

GO Chippewa Falls

STT Podcast Spotlight: We Head to Chippewa Falls!

The beautiful city of Chippewa Falls sits along the Chippewa River just northeast of Eau Claire where U.S. 53 and Highways 29, 124, and 178 meet up. This town of 14,000 is practically synonymous with Leinenkugel’s Brewery; however, Chippewa Falls offers a wide variety of things to do and see from outdoor recreation to a…

Madison, World's Largest Cheese Board

Madison goes for the World’s Largest Cheese Board Wednesday

Madison is getting busy this week. The Reebok Crossfit Games start Wednesday, and that evening, Wisconsin’s capital city is going for the world record with one of our favorite foods in the World’s Largest Cheese Board! Taking place this Wednesday night at Concerts on the Square, Wisconsin Cheese is going to attempt a Guinness World…

Oshkosh EAA Air Show

EAA AirVenture underway in Oshkosh!

This is an amazingly cool thing in Wisconsin: the World’s Largest Experimental Aircraft Fly-In – aka EAA AirVenture – is underway in Oshkosh! Check out all types of planes, from experimental aircraft to military jets and more – they’re flying in and out of Wittman Regional Airport for seven straight days of aerobatics, history, music,…