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  • Even late they’re still great! A forecast calling for high 80’s and 70% humidity doesn’t compel most of us to spend much time outside unless we’re pool side with a big glass of lemonade.  However, for just an hour or two exploring one of many Wisconsin farms open for...

    Wisconsin Berry Picking

    Even late they’re still great! A forecast calling for high 80’s and 70% humidity doesn’t compel most of us to spend much time outside unless we’re pool side with a big glass of lemonade.  However, for just an hour or two exploring one of many Wisconsin farms open for...

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  • Fourth of July-three words that mean three things: Parades, Fireworks and Cherry Pie.  With star-spangled activities from dusk ‘til dawn, the fourth is a pretty busy day for me, traditionally beginning with my favorite activity- The Hairpin Run in Fish Creek, WI.  At the 5k, family rivalries are challenged...

    As American as a slice of…Cherry Pie?

    Fourth of July-three words that mean three things: Parades, Fireworks and Cherry Pie.  With star-spangled activities from dusk ‘til dawn, the fourth is a pretty busy day for me, traditionally beginning with my favorite activity- The Hairpin Run in Fish Creek, WI.  At the 5k, family rivalries are challenged...

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  • You can commemorate the Wisconsin State Capitol on your own Christmas tree.  The 2012 version of the Wisconsin State Capitol Ornament features a design based on the “Liberty” mosaic at the Capitol. One of four glass tile mosaics located between the arches in the Capitol Rotunda, “Liberty” was designed...

    2012 State Capitol Commemorative Ornament

    You can commemorate the Wisconsin State Capitol on your own Christmas tree.  The 2012 version of the Wisconsin State Capitol Ornament features a design based on the “Liberty” mosaic at the Capitol. One of four glass tile mosaics located between the arches in the Capitol Rotunda, “Liberty” was designed...

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  • Explore Wisconsin in November and you are bound to see white flakes falling from the sky. In fact, according to the National Weather Service trace amounts of snow have already been recorded in northern Wisconsin. Thankfully, all it takes is a few falling flakes to set our minds adrift...

    It’s Snow Fun Now – Ski Trollhaugen

    Explore Wisconsin in November and you are bound to see white flakes falling from the sky. In fact, according to the National Weather Service trace amounts of snow have already been recorded in northern Wisconsin. Thankfully, all it takes is a few falling flakes to set our minds adrift...

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  • If you find yourself in La Crosse, WI and you’re hungry, stop in at Buzzard Billy’s I’ve been to Buzzard Billy’s on many occasions visiting friends that went to the local University and family that lived in the area.  It’s one of my personal “go-to” restaurants because you always seem...

    Explore Wisconsin Restaurant Review | Buzzard Billy’s – La Crosse, WI

    If you find yourself in La Crosse, WI and you’re hungry, stop in at Buzzard Billy’s I’ve been to Buzzard Billy’s on many occasions visiting friends that went to the local University and family that lived in the area.  It’s one of my personal “go-to” restaurants because you always seem...

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  • While exploring Wisconsin these days, you may spot more than just a few people walking through the woods with pails and taps in tow. It is maple syrup season in Wisconsin and these hardy folks are searching for Wisconsin’s official tree, the Sugar Maple. Throughout March and early April,...

    It’s Maple Syrup Season in Wisconsin

    While exploring Wisconsin these days, you may spot more than just a few people walking through the woods with pails and taps in tow. It is maple syrup season in Wisconsin and these hardy folks are searching for Wisconsin’s official tree, the Sugar Maple. Throughout March and early April,...

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  • There may be snow drifts covering the vineyards in Wisconsin’s driftless region. A fresh coat of snow may blanket the hillsides where the grapes grow in the Northwoods and the cold winds off Green Bay may blow across the rows of vines in Door County, but great tasting Wisconsin...

    Wisconsin Winter | Wisconsin Wines

    There may be snow drifts covering the vineyards in Wisconsin’s driftless region. A fresh coat of snow may blanket the hillsides where the grapes grow in the Northwoods and the cold winds off Green Bay may blow across the rows of vines in Door County, but great tasting Wisconsin...

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  • Explore Wisconsin knows (better than most) that Wisconsin is the state where you can have both the best of times and the “wurst” of times.  By “‘wurst’ of times” we’re of course speaking of the classic Wisconsin bratwurst.  Most who live here understand that brats are one of Wisconsin’s...

    Wisconsin Style Recipe | Winter Bratwurst

    Explore Wisconsin knows (better than most) that Wisconsin is the state where you can have both the best of times and the “wurst” of times.  By “‘wurst’ of times” we’re of course speaking of the classic Wisconsin bratwurst.  Most who live here understand that brats are one of Wisconsin’s...

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  • On a clear Wisconsin night the moon will light up a fresh snowfall allowing you to see how beautiful the wilderness can be.  After the sun goes down the Wisconsin wilderness changes into a wonderland.  With winter nights getting dark before most people get home from work there are...

    Wisconsin Candlelight Ski, Hike, or Snowshoe | January 2011

    On a clear Wisconsin night the moon will light up a fresh snowfall allowing you to see how beautiful the wilderness can be.  After the sun goes down the Wisconsin wilderness changes into a wonderland.  With winter nights getting dark before most people get home from work there are...

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  • If you’ve been following the Wisconsin weather this winter you’d know that we’ve been getting our fair share of snow.  The average annual snowfall statewide is 46.3 inches.  Snowfall is heaviest in January, averaging 10.6 inches, while December, February and March each average about 9 inches. Snow means winter...

    Downhill Skiing or Snowboarding | 22 Wisconsin Area Hills

    If you’ve been following the Wisconsin weather this winter you’d know that we’ve been getting our fair share of snow.  The average annual snowfall statewide is 46.3 inches.  Snowfall is heaviest in January, averaging 10.6 inches, while December, February and March each average about 9 inches. Snow means winter...

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