Travelogue

Labor Day Sales, the Northwoods Way

August 30, 2019

Labor Day is a popular time for mall shops and online retailers alike to capitalize on the transitioning seasons, the last-minute scramble to get all the back-to-school essentials, and an extra weekend day of leisurely shopping time to draw in patrons with major sales. As …

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Apple Harvest Is Almost Here! Pick Your Own Apples at One of Our Region’s Beautiful Apple Orchards.

August 30, 2019

Have you noticed the sun peeking over the horizon a little later each morning, the new chill in the air, and the maple leaves just beginning to turn crimson? You know what that means: ready or not, autumn is fast approaching.

But lucky for us, that …

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9 Coffee Shops That Perfectly Capture the Many Different Sides of the Northwoods

August 29, 2019

To the uninitiated, the Northwoods might appear to be a lovely but homogenous expanse of forests and lakes. But those of us who have been lucky to spend more time here know that the Northwoods contain a multitude of personalities, aesthetics, and unique treasures. We’ve …

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A Weekend Trip to Eagle River for Every Type of Traveler

August 27, 2019

Eagle River is a favorite destination in southeastern Vilas County, in the heart of Northwoods Wisconsin. The town is situated along the body of water with the same name, Eagle River, part of the Eagle River/Three Lakes Chain of Lakes—the inland chain that encompasses the …

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Headed Up North and Thinking of Trying Out an ATV or UTV? Here’s Where You Can Rent One!

August 26, 2019

Are you looking for the perfect way to explore northern Wisconsin and the UP as summer transitions to fall? Plan an excursion on an ATV or a UTV. You’ll cover a lot of ground much faster than by foot or bike in areas unreachable by …

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8 Nostalgic Up North Candy Shops to Sweeten Your Week

August 20, 2019

Need a little midweek pick-me-up?

Head into one of these incredible Up North candy shops that are sure to put a smile on your face.

Country Store – Eagle River

An eye-catching ice cream cone perched above the storefront will lure you into the Country Store, which …

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Don’t Miss These Opportunities to Walk Through a Spectacular Sunflower Field This August

August 16, 2019

Sunflowers are one of summer’s crowning achievements. These beauties grow to up to 12 feet tall and don flowers that are 5 to 10 inches in diameter. Walking through a field of sunflowers is an awe-inspiring experience—and, for the shutterbugs out there, a picturesque opportunity. …

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The 7 Up North Food Trucks to Add to Your Itinerary Before the Summer Ends

August 15, 2019

They pop up along northern Wisconsin and UP highways like the wildflowers of early summer. Many depart as the foliage begins its dazzling show in September, leaving in their wake only the memories of delicious food enjoyed on sunny, carefree days. But some stick around …

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There’s Still Time to Enjoy These Summer Music Series in the Northwoods

August 13, 2019

Got the end-of-summer blues? There’s no better remedy than singing, dancing, or tapping your toe along with the talented musicians Up North. Summer might be winding down, but the beat goes on—at least for a couple more weeks—at these unique summer stages at three community …

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7 Interesting Characters You Might Have Seen Up North

August 13, 2019

Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox – Minocqua

You probably know who these two characters are, but do you know where they live? This particular Paul and this particular Babe stand right in front of Paul Bunyan’s Cook Shanty in Minocqua, of course! After you …

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