Ice Castle slide

Ice Castles at Wisconsin Dells!

We’re in midst of winter in Wisconsin. Why not experience an Ice Castle Wonderland?? The Ice Castle Wonderland is in Wisconsin Dells, offering an amazing experience through a painstakingly hand-built world of ice, icicles, colors, passageways, and more that will wow the whole family. The Ice Castle Wonderland features two 50-foot-long slides, a 35-foot tower,…

New Year's 2017 carp

Into 2017 across Wisconsin

Welcome to 2017! The Packers are in the playoffs, the Badgers are in the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic and the whole state is ready for what’s ahead. On New Year’s Eve, Plymouth had its annual “Cheese Drop” and Prairie du Chien dropped Lucky the Carp to ring in the New Year. On a not-too-cold New…

Wisconsin in December…

We’re in the midst of the holidays! Bundle up – we’re about to get REAL cold. But there’s plenty of snow to enjoy, holiday events, winter sports, and more. No matter what, there’s plenty to explore in Wisconsin on a State Trunk Tour highway – or one of the county or rustic roads. There are…

Thanksgiving weekend in Wisconsin!

Well, the warm November was nice while it lasted. Now the holiday season is here, along with the colder weather – and some snow in areas of the state. Deer hunting, Thanksgiving weekend, and more are all happening now and we’re about to roll into December! With plenty of holiday lights and events, Christmas-themed marketplaces,…

November fun across Wisconsin

We’re into November, cooling down, finishing off the leaves, and heading into the holiday season. There’s plenty of changing scenery, fun events, and outdoor activities! Enjoy exploring Wisconsin on a State Trunk Tour highway – or one of the county or rustic roads – and really take in everything the state has to offer. Check…

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…