Travelogue

Northern Wisconsin ice fishing contest with family

February Is an Incredible Month for Ice Fishing Contests in Northern Wisconsin

January 31, 2020

Northern Wisconsin anglers don’t let cold temperatures, ice, and snow get in the way of their favorite sport. Ice fishing is a great activity to enjoy with your buddies or with your whole family. And there will be plenty of excitement on the ice throughout …

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Tour the Northwoods with Snowmobiling Greats

January 27, 2020

Snowmobile racing fans and enthusiasts: here’s your chance to ride and hobnob with snowmobiling celebs!  The Snowmobile Hall of Fame’s 37th Annual Ride with the Champs and Induction Ceremony will take place on Friday, February 14, and Saturday, February 15, in St. Germain.

The two-day …

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Ski and Snowshoe “Afterhours” in the Brule River State Forest

January 27, 2020

The Afterhours Ski Trail System—just west of Brule in Douglas County, Wisconsin—features 25 kilometers of well-maintained trails for both classic and skate cross-country skiing, as well as opportunities for snowshoeing. Trails are owned and groomed by the Wisconsin DNR, in cooperation with the Brule Valley …

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Ashland Ore Dock Receives New Life

January 27, 2020

At one time, Ashland boasted five imposing timber-and-concrete iron ore docks that serviced the great ore carriers that steamed into the harbor. Some of the docks burned down. Some became defunct as services of multiple docks were consolidated. Others were ravaged by the region’s unrelenting …

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Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day in Its Founder’s Hometown

January 27, 2020

Earth Day is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year! Did you know that Earth Day’s founder, Senator Gaylord Nelson, was born and raised right in Clear Lake, Wisconsin? He was inspired to establish Earth Day in part from his personal history with the beautiful natural …

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Four Upcoming Events That Will Inspire You to Explore MECCA Ski Trails

January 25, 2020

The MECCA Ski Trails, in Mercer, Wisconsin, consist of 13 glorious miles, maintained by the MECCA Ski Club. There are various loops for both classic and skate skiers, and all trails are open to snowshoers. Glaciers formed this unique terrain thousands of years ago. The forest …

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Better Than Buzzworthy: Find a Fresh Take on the Mocktail Trend in Crystal Falls, Michigan

January 23, 2020

Across the nation, mocktails are having a moment.

In fact, according to recent studies, about one-quarter of adults are aiming to reduce their alcohol consumption. Reasons for cutting back are as varied and complex as the individuals who make the choice to do so. In addition …

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Beds, Barstools, and Bikinis: What You’ll See at the Many Zany Races of Northern Wisconsin

January 21, 2020

Sure, we’ve got the World Championship Snowmobile Derby (Eagle River) and the American Birkebeiner (the largest cross-country ski race, spanning from Cable to Hayward), but northern Wisconsin also likes to put on some zany, light-hearted races where gumption and a good sense of humor give …

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These 7 Northwestern Wisconsin Breweries Prove You Don’t Need to Go to the City to Find Great Craft Beer

January 18, 2020

Northwestern Wisconsin has it all—lush landscapes, waterfalls, the shores of Lake Superior, and some awesome food and beverage options, too. Case in point, these seven northwestern Wisconsin breweries prove you don’t need to go to the city to find great craft beer. Visit these …

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6 Can’t-Miss Events for the Outdoor Sports Lover Happening Throughout the Midwest This Season

January 16, 2020

Anglers, hunters, and outdoor sports lovers of all persuasions who are suffering from cabin fever: there’s no need to passively count down the days until the season opener. Instead, head to one of the great sports shows taking place in the Midwest this season …

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