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Musky Season is Here!

Musky Season is Here!
It’s that time again: the end of summer is almost here. But for anglers, the real fun is just beginning. Vilas County, deep in the heart of the Wisconsin Northwoods, is home to some of the best musky waters in the world. And if big, fast, awe-inspiring game fishing is what you’re after, there may... Read more »

Wisconsin's Best Cycling: Eat Your Heart Out Tour de France

Wisconsin's Best Cycling: Eat Your Heart Out Tour de France
If you’re like me, mornings are the enemy. It takes something pretty special to get me out of the bed before my preferred wake-up time (no earlier than 8:30). But last Thursday I wasn’t just up at six a.m.; I was riding. Where work, my cat’s howls and my significant other have failed, the gorgeous... Read more »

9 Reasons to Visit Wisconsin in August

9 Reasons to Visit Wisconsin in August
August is coming. For those of us who live in the Midwest, August 1 means that fall will be here before we know it. That’s right: fall. Schools starting, leaves changing colors, the first night games for the Bears (Woo!). But we’re not here to break your summer-loving hearts. In fact, we’re giving away six... Read more »
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Heat got you down? A free trip to Wisconsin will cool you off!

Heat got you down? A free trip to Wisconsin will cool you off!
Pristine lakes, cold beer highlight travel contest This heat is ridiculous. Dogs don’t want to go on walks. Ice cream trucks are working overtime. The city zoo’s polar bears are at their wits’ end. But Wisconsin Travel Best Bets is here to help. Instead of lying around the house wondering when the temperature will cooperate,... Read more »

Birds Birds Birds

Birds Birds Birds
Three outstanding summer birdwatching hotspots in Wisconsin Illinois’ neighbor to the north is blessed with a long list of natural areas, protected wetlands and gorgeous state parks. So, if you’re happiest with binoculars in your pocket and a rare feathered friend in sight, then Wisconsin is just the spot for you. To help get your... Read more »

9 Things Every New Paddler Should Know

9 Things Every New Paddler Should Know
Ready to start kayaking and canoeing? Not before you read this. It should be no surprise that paddling is one of the fastest growing outdoor activities in the U.S. Paddling a canoe or kayak is a great way to get in shape, enjoy nature and spend time with family and friends. The environmentally-friendly, quiet nature... Read more »
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Wisconsin Family Biking Getaways 101

Wisconsin Family Biking Getaways 101
With a little preparation, your family can have an unforgettable bicycling adventure On one end of the bicycling spectrum, you’ll find carbon-framed road bikes, space-age helmets and lycra racing bibs. On the other, you’ll find comfy hybrid bicycles, fat tires and tagalongs—the ordinary world of families bicycling for the sheer fun of it. For your... Read more »