Cornucopia, WI has the distinction of being the northernmost zipcode in the state of Wisconsin. Located up on the western edge of the Bayfield peninsula, the little town would easily be missed if you blinked while speeding along highway 13. I don’t recommend blinking, but instead slow down and check the town out.
I am a boat nerd. I am not afraid to admit it. For many years my Dad would take me down to see the big boats of the Great Lakes when I lived in Milwaukee. There is something majestic about the boats on the inland seas. They are truly the stuff of legends.
About the only thing in the State of Wisconsin that can trump supper club culture is tavern culture. Drinking and socializing is a long held tradition for the residents that derives from our German and Polish immigrants. but Tavern Culture is certainly not drinking to excess. Its about community, enjoying the company of others while […]
We headed out to Stratford Heritage Days today for some cultural fun. The schedule was filled with dancing demonstrations from around the world, music, historical cemetery tours, a small carnival, car show and a bit of food. The historical museum was also open for a peek. As we wandered towards the carnival we were greeted […]
With the effects of the economy still lingering, the Wisconsin State Department of Tourism is looking to further promote vacationing in Wisconsin to the neighboring states of Michigan and Illinois. With most vacation destinations accessible by one tank of gas or less, Wisconsin can be seen as an affordable alternative to longer trips: To encourage these types […]
On my way to Eau Claire this past week I decided to get off of Highway 29 and explore beyond the obvious building just off the highway. So when the exit for Curtiss came up I hopped off and headed toward town. I found a great display outside the Curtiss Community Center all about the […]
Has your mind started wandering and looking for signs of warmer weather? If you are starting to plan your summer activities be sure to stop by the Wisconsin Fairs website to check out the schedule of fairs for the summer. Not all the entertainment information has been updated yet, but the 2011 dates have been added. […]
The ice road from Bayfield to Madeline Island is not quite ready yet. The snow has been insulating the ice making the ice not yet stable enough car travel. They are hoping the upcoming cold weather will help solidify the ice. Until that time the wind sled is up and running. Check out the schedule here: http://madferry.com. […]
This is the weekend to tour the state if you want to take in the beautiful fall colors of Wisconsin. The trees and leaves are at their peak for much of the state and the weather forecast for Saturday is expected to be warm and sunny. Northern Wisconsin is a little past its prime, so […]
The cool weather we are experiencing this Labor Day weekend is a good reminder that fall color is fast approaching in the state. The Wisconsin Department of Tourism annually maintains the official fall color report for the state. This year they will start updating the report this coming Thursday, September 9. Already we are seeing […]