Explore Wisconsin Archive

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • The 28th annual All-Canada Show, based in De Pere, WI, will appear in the Milwaukee, Madison and Green Bay markets in January, as well seven other Midwest markets plus Dallas, TX. The popular show will feature Canada’s top fishing and hunting destinations. The  event also includes free seminars, free...

    Wisconsin Events | All-Canada Show in 3 Wisconsin Markets

    The 28th annual All-Canada Show, based in De Pere, WI, will appear in the Milwaukee, Madison and Green Bay markets in January, as well seven other Midwest markets plus Dallas, TX. The popular show will feature Canada’s top fishing and hunting destinations. The  event also includes free seminars, free...

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  • On November 22, 1927 Carlson Eliason of Sayner, WI (near Eagle River) took out the first patent on the device he built three years earlier,. (trumpets and angels singing) The Snowmobile.  From the machine’s humble modified toboggan birth to this year’s fastest sled, snowmobiles are the way to travel...

    Snowmobiling in Wisconsin | Safety Tips

    On November 22, 1927 Carlson Eliason of Sayner, WI (near Eagle River) took out the first patent on the device he built three years earlier,. (trumpets and angels singing) The Snowmobile.  From the machine’s humble modified toboggan birth to this year’s fastest sled, snowmobiles are the way to travel...

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  • Madison, Wisconsin is a city that has a unique mixture of small town attitude and big city soul.  The city’s center is marked and overpowered by the large white  State Capitol Building, modeled after the Capitol in Washington, D.C.   The building’s beautiful rotunda is almost always open to visitors.  ...

    Madison Overview | Explore Wisconsin

    Madison, Wisconsin is a city that has a unique mixture of small town attitude and big city soul.  The city’s center is marked and overpowered by the large white  State Capitol Building, modeled after the Capitol in Washington, D.C.   The building’s beautiful rotunda is almost always open to visitors.  ...

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  • With over 300,000 lights burning every night, the illuminated garden pathways guide visitors on an evening stroll through the various themed light displays throughout the botanical gardens in Janesville, WI. After viewing the display you can step inside to enjoy a warm beverage as you watch The Wisconsin Garden...

    Winter Events 2011 | Rotary Botanical Gardens | Janesville, WI

    With over 300,000 lights burning every night, the illuminated garden pathways guide visitors on an evening stroll through the various themed light displays throughout the botanical gardens in Janesville, WI. After viewing the display you can step inside to enjoy a warm beverage as you watch The Wisconsin Garden...

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