STT Spotlight: Milwaukee Public Market

Like Piccadilly Circus in London, in Milwaukee the Public Market is the kind of place where if you hang out long enough, it seems like everyone in the world eventually passes by. Considered one of “America’s Best Public Markets,” the Milwaukee Public Market opened in 2005 and offers a variety of one-of-a-kind, high quality artisan…

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…

Ice Caves

Ice Caves Update: Not yet…

Ice Caves not open yet, but the latest weather might help… While some ice blew away during the last storm, another round of snow plus more cold along the Lake Superior coast could those spectacular sights open in the next few weeks. From the waters of “Gitchee Gumee,” nature carves out some amazing things along…

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…