Wisconsin weekend: Air, Water, Hubs, and Lederhosen!

July’s final weekend is coming up, and it’s prime time to road trip around Wisconsin and explore. Ride the state highways and byways and enjoy some great sights, roadside attractions, events, vistas, and more. Here are some State Trunk Tour recommended Wisconsin Weekend highlights coming up! EAA AirVenture Oshkosh Get ready, EAA AirVenture starts Monday!…

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…

Summerfest 50th entrance

Happy Summerfest 2017! It’s the final day

Our favorite festival wraps up today – Summerfest 2017! The “World’s Largest Music Festival” is finishing up celebrating its 50th year. Be sure to note the new access ramps to and from I-794 for the Lakefront and Lincoln Memorial Drive. The entire Mid-Gate area is revamped with a relocated Lincoln Memorial Drive, new bus and…

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…

Port Goes Pirate: Pirate Festival in Port Washington this weekend!

Ahoy, welcome to June!  Among other fun summer activities, Port Washington’s beautiful harbor is about to be invaded – by pirates. The Port Washington Pirate Festival hits town this weekend, along with the stunning S/V Denis Sullivan, direct from Milwaukee’s Discovery World. The Pirate Festival includes the Thieves Marketplace, a Gruel Galley, a Buccaneer Bash,…

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…

Racine Art Museum PEEPS Exhibition

Last chance to see Racine’s PEEPS Art is this weekend!

PEEPS Art Exhibition runs through today It’s a beautiful weekend, beer and cheese lovers are hitting Stein & Dine in West Allis, the Between the Bluffs Festival in La Crosse, and Wisconsin’s “Belle City” and Kringle Kapital (spelled that way on purpose here) of Racine always has something PEEPing up. But with Spring in full…

Baseball, spring, peeps, and road trips: it’s April!

We hope you had a great Easter Weekend. The week starts out mild and will get cooler over the next few days, but spring activities continue as things green up around Wisconsin! This is a fun and transitional time to get out and explore the highways and all the great places they bring you. The…

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…