Northern Wisconsin and U.P. Waterfalls Awaiting You This Fall

October 19, 2019

Waterfalls are captivating all year long: whether surrounded by the summer’s greenery the fall’s fiery hues, whether shimmering with ice crystals in the winter or roaring with snowmelt and nourishing rains in the spring. There are some slippery obstacles to overcome when the deep freeze …

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Pasties: Some Questions Answered

October 18, 2019

If you’ve taken a drive along Highway 2 in or near the U.P., you’ve likely seen signs boldly notifying you PASTIES SOLD HERE, but unless you’re a local resident, that probably has raised some questions for you.

How do you say it? First things first. It’s …

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Eight Ways to Make the Most of Late Autumn in the Northwoods

October 15, 2019

Where did time go? It feels like only yesterday that we were marveling at the fact that Labor Day soon would be upon us. Now we are walking down the sidewalk, over slick fallen leaves, as we head into late October. In fact, just last …

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Up North Halloween Happenings: Big Fun for Your Little Ones

October 12, 2019

Northern Wisconsin is the perfect place to get in the Halloween spirit. If you are spending time Up North this October, you know there are so many wonderful fall festivals and haunted houses that it’s hard to pick just one to attend. Are you looking …

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The Art of the Northwoods Bloody Mary: A Round-Up

October 10, 2019

In other regions, the Bloody Mary is a pretty run-of-the-mill and largely ignored cocktail. No fuss or fanfare—and certainly no cheese curds or sliders. Just a simple veggie-based cocktail garnished with a leafy stalk of celery. Ho hum.

But here, Bloody Marys generate excitement! It’s easy …

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Legends, Myths, and Mysteries of the Northwoods

October 8, 2019

The woods and roadways and historic buildings of northern Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula grow quiet as the summer fades to a mere memory. With the crunch of fallen leaves underfoot, the tap of tree branches swaying in an October storm, and the larger-than-life shadows …

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Five Festivals Painting the Northwoods Red This Weekend

October 5, 2019

This weekend (October 5–6, 2019), you’ll be seeing red just about everywhere you go in northern Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula. But make no mistake. We don’t mean you’ll angry—far from it! We are talking about five festivals happening Up North this weekend that are …

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7 Northwoods Arts Workshops That Will Keep You Inspired All Autumn Long

October 3, 2019

The Northwoods are all ablaze week, glowing scarlet and pumpkin everywhere we look. We want to run outside and take in this ephemeral sight while it lasts! But we are also contending with another fall phenomenon this week—a chilly rain—that keeps us indoors more than …

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6 Rallies, Runs, and Races to Add Challenge and Adventure to Your Trip Up North This October

October 1, 2019

Are you planning a trip Up North this month? Like many visitors to northern Wisconsin, you strive to be active, and you’re always looking for the next challenge. It’s a perfect time of year to enjoy the weather, the foliage, and the beautiful scenery …

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Celebrate National Coffee Day At A Coffeehouse Up North

September 26, 2019

For all of you coffee lovers out there, this is a friendly reminder that National Coffee Day is this Sunday, September 29. What better way to celebrate than by stopping in at your favorite Up North coffee shop this weekend?

Here are two local coffee shops …

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