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…

Explore Wisconsin’s Colorful Fall Season!

October is Wisconsin’s most colorful month. Fall in Wisconsin means autumn harvests, cooler weather, changing leaves, pumpkin patches and more all make this a fantastic month to explore the state. Check out the Fall Color Report from Travel Wisconsin, then enjoy a barrage of fall events or scenic points of interest like the fourth highest…

Wisconsin in fall mode…

We’re officially into the autumn season so the state is shifting into fall mode. The leaves are starting to change, leading to one of the most scenic times to travel Wisconsin highways! Be cautious in portions of southwestern Wisconsin, as heavy rains a few days ago have caused some roads to flood or close. Get…

Sputnik Fest, recreation of where cops stood

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

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. Two policemen closed the street and…

Soaking in September on Wisconsin highways!

September is here, kids are back in school, and the weather is getting very comfy – despite some big rains the last day or so. There are still plenty of summer-type activities to enjoy as we dive headlong into the heart of September and some of the most scenic times to travel Wisconsin highways! The…

Summer is perfect for exploring Wisconsin!

A Wisconsin July can’t be beat. From beautiful beaches to festivals, from main street shops to heritage sites and beautiful overlooks, exploring Wisconsin’s roads and touring around offers plenty to enjoy. Across the state, plenty of events are happening. Along the way, enjoy coverage of Wisconsin highways, or see articles like 6 Cool Stops Along…

Wisconsin July 4th Milwaukee Fireworks over Lake Michigan, 2016

Wisconsin July = Awesome!

A Wisconsin July can’t be beat (we caught these over Lake Michigan during Milwaukee’s US Bank Fireworks show during Summerfest on July 3rd!) All across the state, there are plenty of events happening. Along the way, enjoy coverage of Wisconsin highways, or see articles like 6 Cool Stops Along I-94 Between Milwaukee and Madison or…

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

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…

We’re “greening up” across Wisconsin!

Spring activities await as the land is “greening up” across Wisconsin and the trees start popping! Let us help you explore, road by road. This weekend, check out a jazz festival in Eau Claire, the state’s grilled cheese competition in Dodgeville, craft beer festivals in Lake Geneva and Kenosha, and more. There’s a lot to…