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Badger State Originals
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Outdoors
Get outdoors and spend time on the water or discover the natural parks that make Wisconsin great!
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Road Trips
Explore these unique road trips to take around the state of Wisconsin!
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Wisconsin Eats
Find out what foods call Wisconsin home. Cheese curds, yumm!
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Think Snow!

Think Snow!

Outdoors
November 16, 2017

Whether we like it or not, the Winter Season is coming. Here in Wisconsin, that means snow, snow, and more snow. For those of you who enjoy hitting…
5 Great Malls in the Madison Area to Shop the Day Away!

5 Great Malls in the Madison Area to Shop the Day Away!

Road Trips
October 26, 2017

It’s time to gather the girls and plan a day to explore a few of the fabulous Malls in the Madison area. With the Holiday Season approaching, it’s…
Heidel House Wine Fest is Saturday, November 18th!

Heidel House Wine Fest is Saturday, November 18th!

Events & Festivals
October 23, 2017

Heidel House Resort & Spa welcomes all for the ultimate Wisconsin wine tasting experience at their third annual Wine Fest on Saturday, November 18. Winemakers and winery representatives from around the…
Badger Football Tailgates are Quite An Experience!

Badger Football Tailgates are Quite An Experience!

Events & Festivals
October 19, 2017

If you’ve ever been in the heart of Downtown Madison on a Badger Saturday, then you’ve probably been lucky enough to experience the thrill of a Badger Tailgate.
Travel to a Wisconsin Winery This Fall!

Travel to a Wisconsin Winery This Fall!

Road Trips
October 5, 2017

The Fall Season makes for the perfect time to visit one of the many wineries located throughout the state. Create your own mini-road trip and travel through…
What Makes Wisconsin Unique

What Makes Wisconsin Unique

Badger State Originals
September 25, 2017

Wisconsin is a unique state. From our super loyal Green Bay Packer Fans to a city with the infamous title of “Beer Capital of the World”, there is…
Outdoor Adventures for Fall in Washburn County

Outdoor Adventures for Fall in Washburn County

Outdoors
September 1, 2017

Sure, you could stay inside with a great book and warm cup of hot cocoa this fall, but don’t you want to get out and enjoy the crisp…
6 Fall Festivals Worth Attending Around Wisconsin

6 Fall Festivals Worth Attending Around Wisconsin

Events & Festivals
August 24, 2017

Autumn is a beautiful time of year around Wisconsin. The leaves change colors and the weather starts to cool down. Most importantly, the Fall season brings great food…
Celebrate Labor Day with Johnsonville Brats!

Celebrate Labor Day with Johnsonville Brats!

Wisconsin Eats
August 16, 2017

Labor Day is approaching, which means most of us get a 3-day weekend enjoy the last bit of summer! Whether heading out on the water, enjoying a bonfire,…
Why We Love Fall in Washburn County

Why We Love Fall in Washburn County

Outdoors
August 1, 2017

The leaves in the northwoods begin to change to enchanting hues of red, orange, and yellow. This means that fall is in the air in Washburn County. There’s…
Spotlight On: Racine Danish Kringles!

Spotlight On: Racine Danish Kringles!

Wisconsin Eats
July 21, 2017

Did you know that Kringles, the “Official Wisconsin Pastry” are made right here in Racine, Wisconsin? Racine Danish Kringles are a third generation family owned company that take…
What’s a Cheesehead?

What’s a Cheesehead?

Badger State Originals
July 7, 2017

If you’ve ever been called a “Cheesehead” or have heard that word somewhere else, then listen up! Whether you’re from Wisconsin or a fan of the Green Bay…
Exploring a Free National Park: The Namekagon River

Exploring a Free National Park: The Namekagon River

Outdoors
June 30, 2017

A free national park flows through the vast forests of northwest Wisconsin. This incredible gem is part of the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway. The Namekagon River begins…
Summer Camping in the Badger State

Summer Camping in the Badger State

Outdoors
June 22, 2017

Grab the family and head out on the open road to your favorite summertime campground. Whether you enjoy seclusion in the deep forests, lakeside camping, or spending time…
Summer Food Festivals Worth Attending

Summer Food Festivals Worth Attending

Events & Festivals
June 16, 2017

If you like to eat food and you like celebrating summer, then listen up! Wisconsin has some pretty fun festivals for the summer season with delicious eats you…
Best ATVing in Washburn County

Best ATVing in Washburn County

Attractions
June 1, 2017

ATVing. That one simple verb brings loads of excitement for young and old alike. What do you think of when you think of “ATVing?” Do you think of…
Experience a Charter Fishing Trip to Remember

Experience a Charter Fishing Trip to Remember

Outdoors
May 30, 2017

Being surrounded by Lake Michigan, Lake Superior, and dozens of other lakes to explore, Wisconsin is a prime spot for Charter Fishing. Grab your fishing poles, bait &…
It’s National Hamburger Month! Here’s where to get a Juicy Burger around Wisconsin!

It’s National Hamburger Month! Here’s where to get a Juicy Burger around Wisconsin!

Wisconsin Eats
May 11, 2017

It’s National Hamburger Month, so let’s celebrate by exploring some of the delicious burgers found at establishments around Wisconsin. Although it’s unclear where hamburgers originated, we can all…
State Parks That Will Leave You Breathless

State Parks That Will Leave You Breathless

Outdoors
May 4, 2017

We are so lucky to have a large number of State Parks in Wisconsin that all offer their own natural beauty and great outdoor activities. Whether you enjoy…
Summer is Coming! Don’t Miss These Water Activities in Wisconsin!

Summer is Coming! Don’t Miss These Water Activities in Wisconsin!

Outdoors
April 13, 2017

Many of us have fond memories growing up in Wisconsin, grabbing a fish fry on Friday night, and heading up north for the weekend for a mini family…
The Best Deep Fried Cheese Curds in Every Region of the State!

The Best Deep Fried Cheese Curds in Every Region of the State!

Wisconsin Eats
April 6, 2017

Cheese curds to Wisconsin are like Moose to Alaska, Potatoes to Idaho, or Lobster to Maine. They can be served either fresh or deep-fried and taste great…
Harley-Davidson Bike Nights are Rolling in This Summer!

Harley-Davidson Bike Nights are Rolling in This Summer!

Events & Festivals
March 30, 2017

Every Thursday from May to September, the Harley-Davidson Museum in Milwaukee hosts their weekly Bike Night event from 5pm-9pm! Riders from around the state come together for…
Wisconsin Slang

Wisconsin Slang

Badger State Originals
March 27, 2017

Even though we may not think about it, some of us may have a ’Scansin accent. Have you ever been somewhere on vacation and the person you’re talking…
Beverages Made in Wisconsin!

Beverages Made in Wisconsin!

Badger State Originals
March 20, 2017

There have been many case studies and reports conducted both professionally and unprofessionally regarding Wisconsinites and their love for beverages! Whether you enjoy beer, cocktails, dairy, soda, or…
Top 5 Unique Museums to Visit in Wisconsin

Top 5 Unique Museums to Visit in Wisconsin

Attractions
March 15, 2017

We can all agree that Wisconsin is a unique state. Whether you’ve had the opportunity to travel around Wisconsin or not, anywhere you go in this state offers…
Traditional Wisconsin Foods

Traditional Wisconsin Foods

Wisconsin Eats
March 10, 2017

When you think of Traditional Wisconsin food, what comes too mind? Cheese…sausage…beer…is that even a food? With many traditional dishes and snacks originating at different points in time…
Top 10 Boutique Hotels Around Wisconsin

Top 10 Boutique Hotels Around Wisconsin

Lodging
March 1, 2017

Many small towns and cities around Wisconsin feature one of a kind landmarks that make their town unique. Whether these landmarks are restaurants, museums, or hotels, we can…
Take a Cheesy Road trip Around Wisconsin

Take a Cheesy Road trip Around Wisconsin

Road Trips
January 20, 2017

Wisconsin is known for many things. Friday night fish fry’s, the Green Bay Packers, and most importantly, cheese! Cheese is a delicious treat that can be enjoyed by…
Welcome to the New WisTravel

Welcome to the New WisTravel

Other
January 10, 2017

Hello, my name is Joel Paschen and I would like to welcome you to the new WisTravel.com. We’re your #1 source for Tourism Around Wisconsin. Not only have…
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