Harvest time is a great time to get out and explore Wisconsin! There are a cornucopia of activities, festivals and orchards/farms to visit. You can order an official Autumn Harvest Trail here: http://dld.bz/HarvestTrailMaps The Wisconsin Apple Growers Association has a handy chart explaining apple types, how they are best used, and when they generally are […]
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It isn’t often that I am given the chance to head out and explore Wisconsin as a solo act- but this past week I headed to Washburn and Bayfield sans co-pilots. I arrived in Washburn at about 11:30 and decided to begin the day with a visit to the Washburn Historical Society. I had visited […]
I was able to grab a photo of this barn on Highway 19 near Marshall. It is not often you see a painting that portrays harvest in quite this way… I think the combine needs some dental work.
Chicagoans sure love Door County. If you ever traveled to that area on a weekend you would think you were mysteriously transported to the State of Illinois. ChicagoMag.com published a Door County Travel Guide for the new generation of Chicagoans to experience the charm of the Peninsula. To vanish into nowhere (“Not Found” in the […]
The thing I enjoy most about bicycle touring is that it forces you off the beaten path. You can’t ride a bike down the Interstate, so you are naturally forced to slow down, explore, and take the backroads to get from point A to point B. On this segment of the tour, the backroads divulged […]
2011 marks the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War. Many events are being planned across the US in the next four years to commemorate the war. Although no major battles were fought here, Wisconsin still played a large part in the war. More than 91,000 men from Wisconsin fought and more than 12,000 died. Regiments from […]
Tuesday’s ride started out from the Riverview Middle School in Plymouth. Plymouth is a sleepy little German community about 15 miles due west of Sheboygan. The town welcomed the bikers with open arms and even put on a show Monday evening. The Junge Kamaradan, the only high school German band performed at the Plymouth City […]
The first train came to Stevens Point in 1871- and Locomotive #2713 (built in 1911), is a testament to the important role that railroad has played in the city since that date. Stevens Point’s Southside Railroad Complex was once the hub of railroad activity in Central Wisconsin. Locomotive #2713, on display since 1955, is open for exploration and includes stairs […]
Have you seen them? They’re back…”Back To School” ads on TV and in the newspaper. It may seem that Summer vacation is almost gone… but there is a whole line up of County Fairs to attend between now and mid-September! Grab the whole family because the 4-H exhibits, Midway rides and cream puffs are calling! […]
Some businesses know that customers like added value… like this tavern in Milladore (which is located on the Yellowstone Trail).