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…

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…