Madison in May: a Capitol idea

June is on the horizon as we wrap up May, so let’s make our way across Wisconsin! And really, can you get much better than Madison? Our beautiful city on the isthmus is booming, and places like our State Capitol and Camp Randall Stadium are crown jewels you must check out. Hit I-39/90/94, U.S. Highways…

State Trunk Tour, old Wisconsin map

May is here – a great time for Wisconsin road trips!

It’s May, let’s make our way in Wisconsin! Things are greening up and the best of road trip season is upon us. We love to explore the state’s highways end-to-end and finding out all the cool, fun, and quirky things Wisconsin offers. Wisconsin state trails are open for the season, events are happening all over…

Marching into Spring across Wisconsin

It’s late March in Wisconsin and the Madness continues! Our first week of spring in the state means winter sports in some parts of the state – a wild warmup and cool down for others, and plenty of events and sights to check out. You gotta truly appreciate our amazing state: get out and explore…

Wisconsin spring in February!

We just had a beautiful sample of May during this Wisconsin February! As winter returns – no polar vortex in sight – get out and explore beautiful state parks, fantastic wineries, breweries, and restaurants, great shopping in unique small towns, B&Bs, resorts, and more. With snowfall in the forecast for this weekend, winter recreation will…

Love Is All Around (And So Are Good Getaways!)

Ah, February in Wisconsin.  A time for Valentines, winter sports – provided the temperatures cooperate – and for exploring the state when things tend to be less crowded. Beautiful state parks, fantastic wineries, breweries, and restaurants, great shopping in unique small towns, and especially this month, romantic getaways at B&Bs, resorts, and other getaways. In…

Snowmobile Derby, Eagle River

It’s World Championship Snowmobile Derby Weekend!

Eagle River proudly lays claim to “Snowmobile Capital of the World” – and for good reason. The AMSoil World Championship Snowmobile Derby happens this weekend, and despite the relatively mild temps ice water will run rampant in the veins of the racers! Since 1964, Eagle River has hosted the AMSOIL World Championship Snowmobile Derby; it’s…

Wisconsin in December…

We’re in the midst of the holidays! Bundle up – we’re about to get REAL cold. But there’s plenty of snow to enjoy, holiday events, winter sports, and more. No matter what, there’s plenty to explore in Wisconsin on a State Trunk Tour highway – or one of the county or rustic roads. There are…

Thanksgiving weekend in Wisconsin!

Well, the warm November was nice while it lasted. Now the holiday season is here, along with the colder weather – and some snow in areas of the state. Deer hunting, Thanksgiving weekend, and more are all happening now and we’re about to roll into December! With plenty of holiday lights and events, Christmas-themed marketplaces,…

November fun across Wisconsin

We’re into November, cooling down, finishing off the leaves, and heading into the holiday season. There’s plenty of changing scenery, fun events, and outdoor activities! Enjoy exploring Wisconsin on a State Trunk Tour highway – or one of the county or rustic roads – and really take in everything the state has to offer. Check…

Halloween – and ushering in November in Wisconsin!

Halloween weekend is here! November is next. We’re cooling down, the leaves have changed (mostly, you can still get some color in places), and we’re moving towards the holiday season, which will have plenty of changing scenery, fun events, and outdoor activities! Check out what’s left of the Fall Color Report from Travel Wisconsin, and…