New Year's 2017 Cheese Drop

Wisconsin Drops Odd Stuff on New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve is coming! And when the ball drops in New York City – actually an hour after that due to the time zone difference – Wisconsin drops other items to count down the end of 2017 and ring in 2018. We’re talking cheese, cherries, and a carp. Here are three State Trunk Tour…

Holiday Lights Wisconsin

Holiday Lights Wisconsin – Check Out Our Picks!

December is a magical time in Wisconsin. With holiday lights Wisconsin events happening all over the state, so many cities and parks are lit up like a Christmas tree right now. And why not? ‘Tis the season! As you road trip around Wisconsin – and you should, any time of the year – here are…

Wyalusing State Park's Point Lookout

Happy 100th to beautiful Wyalusing State Park!

It’s October, a great time to see Wyalusing State Park as it turns 100 With October here and fall colors just starting, why not hit the Great River Road, U.S. 18, Highway 35 or Highway 60 to visit of the most beautiful – and oldest – state parks in Wisconsin? Wyalusing State Park occupies the…

Sputnik landing site, Manitowoc

Why Manitowoc celebrates Soviet Sputnik this weekend

In 1957, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first artificial satellite to orbit the Earth. Despite it being a 23-inch diameter, 184-pound metal ball that only transmitted information for three weeks, Sputnik triggered the Space Race. For the next decade and change, the U.S. and the U.S.S.R. worked to launch more satellites and eventually…

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…