A Perfect Pair – Autumn and Chateau St. Croix Winery

September 26, 2022

ST. CROIX FALLS – The countryside will be painted in lush autumn colors when you visit the Chateau St. Croix Winery & Vineyard in St. Croix Falls this October. The winery is doubling down by offering two weekends of fun with their Oktoberfest Wine Festival, …

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To Enjoy List: Motorcycle Rides, Festivals & So Much More!

August 2, 2022

The Northwoods of Wisconsin and the U.P. of Michigan is awash in dozens of challenging athletic activities and fun celebrations during the next two months. We can’t think of a time when running and bicycling contests were so numerous as in 2022. …

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Can’t Miss Summer Events

July 6, 2022

July is a great time to head to the Northwoods of Wisconsin and the U.P. of Michigan. The air is warm, the days are long and filled with sunshine, and the nights are cool – perfect for a campfire and roasting marshmallows. …

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7 Free Must-See Water Ski Shows in Northern Wisconsin to Check Out This Summer

June 8, 2022

Home to more than 15,000 lakes, Wisconsin is the ideal place for creative water pastimes. Although it might be hard to believe about a state that boasts such long winters and short summers, Wisconsin is considered the Water Ski Capital of the World!

If you plan …

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Get Up. Get Out. Get Moving! Unique & Fun Attractions in the Northwoods

June 2, 2022

Add a dash of adventure and thrills to your next Northwoods trip this summer. In this selection, we’ll take you to soaring heights, bring you back to terra firma, and finally take you underground. Listed is a sample of the many attractions that will get …

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Northern Wisconsin & U.P. Waterfalls Awaiting You This Spring

May 3, 2022


Waterfalls are captivating all year long: whether surrounded by the summer’s greenery or the fall’s fiery hues, whether shimmering with ice crystals in the winter or roaring with snowmelt and nourishing rains in the spring.

Lucky for us, this land we call Up North has many …

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Plan the Fishing Trip of a Lifetime in the Northwoods

April 26, 2022

Considering there are 15,074 documented lakes in Wisconsin, it’s safe to say that fishing is a pretty big deal around here—and a way of life for many. But with so many waterways and species of fish, there is a lot to learn. Whether you are …

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Look Up! The Lyrid Meteor Shower Graces Our Skies This Week

April 18, 2022

If the prolonged winter weather has dampened your spirits, this week is a perfect time to look up and enjoy an expansive, dazzling sight. The 2022 Lyrids Meteor Shower will be visible this week. This year, the moon will be in a waning gibbous …

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Four Phelps-Area Hikes We’re Daydreaming About Taking

April 12, 2022

According to the calendar, spring has arrived in the Northwoods of Wisconsin, no matter what the recent chilly weather and still-icy lakes may say. While we wait for the stubborn snowbanks to dwindle and the trails to drain, we daydream about taking long hikes through …

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Plogging: A Fitness Trend That’s Great for You and the Environment

April 5, 2022

Looking for an activity that’s good for you, great for the environment, and perfect for celebrating Earth Day later this month (April 22)? Consider plogging, a trendy and civic-minded fitness activity that was first organized in Sweden in 2016.  Erik Ahlström, a skier and …

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