Baseball, maple syrup, peeps, and road trips: no April Foolin’!

It’s spring in Wisconsin with April arriving this weekend, it’s a fun and transitional time to get out and explore the highways and all the great places they bring you! For sports, baseball is starting up at Miller Park this week, we’re (hopefully) looking at playoffs for the Bucks, and minor-league baseball in Beloit and…

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…

Jimmy the Groundhog on Groundhog Day, 2010

February in Wisconsin: Winterfest, Winter sports, Winter scenery and more

Welcome to February! Across Wisconsin, winter events are in full swing, with Winterfest in Lake Geneva and other major events taking place. There are plenty of winter sports and other activities. Snowmobiling, cross-country skiing, candlelight hikes, and more are ready all over the state. And check out more around Wisconsin, following our State Trunk highways…

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…

Ice Castle slide

Ice Castles at Wisconsin Dells!

We’re in midst of winter in Wisconsin. Why not experience an Ice Castle Wonderland?? The Ice Castle Wonderland is in Wisconsin Dells, offering an amazing experience through a painstakingly hand-built world of ice, icicles, colors, passageways, and more that will wow the whole family. The Ice Castle Wonderland features two 50-foot-long slides, a 35-foot tower,…

New Year's 2017 carp

Into 2017 across Wisconsin

Welcome to 2017! The Packers are in the playoffs, the Badgers are in the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic and the whole state is ready for what’s ahead. On New Year’s Eve, Plymouth had its annual “Cheese Drop” and Prairie du Chien dropped Lucky the Carp to ring in the New Year. On a not-too-cold New…

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,…