Travelogue

Take a Ride Back to Snowmobiling’s Early Days with the New-Tom Sno Fleas

February 22, 2020

Rev up the engine of your vintage sled, and get ready for the New-Tom Sno Fleas Snowmobile Club’s 10th Anniversary Vintage Snowmobile Show & Ride on Saturday, February 29, in Lake Tomahawk.

Dig your old snowsuits out of the back of the closet, join in the fun, …

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Two End-of-Winter Candlelight Snowshoe Hikes to Put a Spring in Your Step

February 20, 2020

If the long winter has got you dragging your feet, put one of these beautiful candlelight hikes on your calendar. Snowshoeing in the evening provides serenity to ease our winter stresses, camaraderie to weather the elements, and movement to energize us as we wait for …

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Plan the Fishing Trip of a Lifetime in the Northwoods

February 19, 2020

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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The Sweetest Time of the Year at Northern Wisconsin’s Maple Farms

February 18, 2020

Mid-February to April’s grab-bag weather can be a challenging time of year for winter sports enthusiasts in northern Wisconsin. But while snowmobilers and ice fishers might not appreciate the deteriorating conditions of the trails and the ice this time of year, these temperatures—above freezing during …

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Taste What Northern Wisconsin Has to Offer

February 15, 2020

The endless adventures to be had in northern Wisconsin definitely include culinary adventures! Over the next few months, several Up North communities will be celebrating their delicious food and beverage establishments with special food-, beer-, and wine-tasting events. Here is just a sampling of what …

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The American Birkebeiner: The Continent’s Largest Ski Race Has Rebel and Royal Roots

February 13, 2020

Next week, tens of thousands of skiers and spectators will gather in Northwest Wisconsin’s towns, Cable and Hayward, for the American Birkebeiner ski events. The Birkie isn’t merely a race but a celebration of an event monumental to Norway’s history, dating back more than …

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7 Swoon-Worthy Chocolate Shops in Northern Wisconsin

February 11, 2020

Are you looking for last-minute delicious chocolates and candies to give to your Valentine? We’ve got you covered. Here 7 swoon-worthy chocolate shops in northern Wisconsin.

7 Swoon-Worthy Chocolate Shops in Northern Wisconsin
1. The Chocolate Gnome – Osceola

The Chocolate Gnome is a gourmet candy shop …

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5 Unique Winter Sports You Can Enjoy Up North

February 8, 2020

Here Up North, we embrace winter and all of the unique opportunities that the snow and ice bring. Lucky for us, we have endless opportunities to take part in the well-known winter sports—we’ve got countless trails for snowmobiling, cross-country skiing, and snowshoeing and innumerable lakes …

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11 Fun Indoor Activities Up North

February 6, 2020

Northern Wisconsin and U.P. Michigan aren’t just fair-weather friends. This region also has plenty to keep you happy and busy when the weather conditions are less than ideal for outdoor adventures. Here are 11 ideas to help you plan a fun day indoors in northern …

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Your Valentine’s Day Guide to Wisconsin’s Northwoods

February 4, 2020

Serene forests enveloped in clean, white snow. The smell of wood smoke wafting through the air when you’re outside, and the sound and warmth of crackling logs in the fireplace back at the lodge. Trails beckoning you to the woods for the romantic adventure of …

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