I-94 sign, courtesy billburmaster.com

6 Cool Stops along I-94 between Milwaukee and Madison

Tens of thousands make the hour-plus drive between Wisconsin’s two largest cities along I-94 in a given day. You’ve probably make the trek more times than you can count, right? Most of the time the point is to get from point A to point B as quickly as possible – that’s why you take the…

10 Quirky Street Names We Found in Wisconsin

On this snowy winter day, across the state, we thought we’d share one of our favorite things on the State Trunk Tour: happening across some of the quirky road names. Stay safe if you travel anywhere today, and enjoy what we’ve stumbled across before! Feel free to comment some of your favorites below, too: Wisconsin…

New Year's 2017 Cheese Drop

Wisconsin Drops Odd Stuff on New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve is Monday night! And just like the ball drops in New York City to ring out (or wring out, depending on your perspective) 2018 and usher in 2019, so will Wisconsin. We just drop other things, since we’re a quirky state to begin with. We’re talking cherries, cheese, and even a carp….

Holiday Lights Wisconsin

Holiday Lights Wisconsin – Check Out Our Picks!

December is a magical time in Wisconsin. And while we arrived at Christmas, holiday light displays continue all over the state through the rest of this week into New Year’s. As you road trip around Wisconsin – and you should, any time of the year – here are a few of our favorite holiday light…

Canadian Pacific Holiday Train

Canadian Pacific Holiday Train is Rolling into Wisconsin!

The return of the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train is HERE! 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 entertainment visit town after…

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…

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….