Port Washington Pirate Festival Parade

Port Goes Pirate: Pirate Festival in Port Washington this weekend!

Ahoy, it’s 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 pirate ships, tons of activities, great music, food, fun, and more. The Pirate Festival includes the Thieves Marketplace, a Gruel Galley, a Buccaneer Bash,…

Open House Racine County

STT Spotlight: Open House Racine County Saturday

A unique way to explore a county and its cities, towns, and rural features, Open House Racine County offers you the chance to explore over 55 attractions for free in a single day. You can explore and experience history, or tour futuristic creative labs. You can see one of Frank Lloyd Wright’s tallest creations or…

Glitter beer

“Glitter Beer” sparkles with its debut at Redeye Brewing in Wausau

Wisconsin breweries have been working on a slew of new concoctions over the past several years. We love unique brews like Broken Bat’s Apricot Pale Ale, Black Husky Brewing’s Sproose II IPA (brewed with spruce tips), Furthermore’s Knot Stock (brewed with black pepper), and many, many more. Now we’re eager to check out this beer…

Cheese Championship sampling

World Championship Cheese Contest in Madison this week

Tuesday through Thursday, Madison hosts the World Championship Cheese Contest. You can go one of two ways! In 2016, Emmi Roth won World’s Best Cheesemaker and brought the award to a U.S. cheesemaker for the first time since 1988. It happened at Monona Terrace in Madison, and this year, this beautiful venue hosts the World…

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…

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…

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…