Travelogue

Northeast Wisconsin Hiking Gems in the Rough

Hiking “Gems in the Rough” in Northeastern Wisconsin

October 16, 2020

We’re calling these two autumn hikes “gems in the rough.” Sturdy hiking boots are advised, and watch your step.

Quartz Hill Trail
Highway 32 South, Laona

Discover the breathtaking Quartz Hill Trail located on the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest in Laona. This stunning trail cascades into two sections. One …

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Dickinson County Fall and Winter ATV Adventure

Outdoor Enthusiasts: Plan a Fall or Winter Trip to Dickinson County, Michigan

October 16, 2020

The Tourism Association of the Dickinson County Area and its membership invite day-trippers and extended-stay visitors to discover the natural beauty of the area, especially the Iron Mountain area, and all the friendly folks who call this part of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan home.

Fall …

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Northern Wisconsin’s Best Bets for a Fall Outing

October 9, 2020

Colorama is synonymous with autumn’s outdoor beauty. The change in the color of leaves makes for a breathtaking view almost anywhere you go from mid/late September to the second week of October. Photographers of all abilities are primed to capture these iconic scenes, many taken …

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15th Annual Dirty Dog Dryland Derby

Dog-Powered Races Bring Excitement to Pearson

October 9, 2020

You don’t have to wait until snow covers the ground to enjoy fast-paced sled dog racing in northern Wisconsin.

The 15th Annual Dirty Dog Dryland Derby at the MaKaJaWan Boy Scout Reservation outside Pearson will bring together mushers and their canine racers for a weekend of …

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Discover an Impressive Secret Waterfall Hiding in Florence County

October 2, 2020

There’s breaking news on the waterfront. This is to say that a little-known but impressive waterfall just below the Pine River Dam now has an official name.

Breakwater Falls is one of eight waterfalls located in Florence County’s Pine and Popple rivers. It’s the sixth-largest waterfall …

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Saddle Up for the Ironbull Red Granite Grinder

October 2, 2020

True Grit was one of our all-time favorite Westerns. John Wayne was fond of riding, which is to say he probably would have traded his horse for a mountain bike and joined racers at this year’s Ironbull Red Granite Grinder Bike Race in Wausau on …

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Three Eagle Half Marathon: Don’t Let This Running Event Fly By!

September 28, 2020

There’s only so much time that you can spend on the treadmill or stationary bike without looking out the window and wishing you could spread your wings. Coming to your rescue is the Three Eagle Half Marathon & 5K Run, set in the beautiful Northwoods …

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Pumpkin Run ATV/UTV Rally

September 28, 2020

The annual Pumpkin Run ATV/UTV Rally in Iron County kicks off with a four-day poker run on Thursday, Oct. 8, at 3 p.m. The big rally, which attracts hundreds of riders, runs through Sunday, Oct. 11.

You are encouraged to register in advance online, but there …

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Schrader Connection Trail: Short but Sweet

September 24, 2020

While visiting the Stevens Point and Town of Plover area, you’re never far from a trail for biking or walking. One of these is the Schrader Connection, a perfect companion for those wanting to do a short walk or those with smaller children. It’s flat …

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Autumn Is the Right Time to Visit Copper Peak

September 22, 2020

Capture the magnificent landscapes that only the Upper Peninsula of Michigan can provide with a trip to the International Copper Peak Ski Flying Hill and Recreation Complex, just northeast of Ironwood.

Known simply by locals as Copper Peak, the ski-flying hill is the only such facility …

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