Exact numbers will never be known, but archival records indicate that between 1842-1861 100+ escaped slaves appear to have found freedom by way of Wisconsin.
In Wisconsin, a Bloody Mary is more of a meal than a cocktail. If you think a Bloody Mary is just tomato juice, vodka and a pickle, these Bloody Mary professionals have a surprise for you.
Like the majestic white pines they cut down, lumberjacks of yore loom large in our collective memory. Timber still represents a key piece of Wisconsin’s economy.
There was a time people drove “up the Michigan Coast” and entered through a back door. It was slower, to be sure, but it was good. You met Lake Michigan sooner.
Like other businessmen, Capone and his gangsters needed to get away for rest and recuperation. Often, they headed north to Wisconsin, staying in local resorts.
Although Lake Geneva is most famous for its summer fun, many people don’t realize that there are plenty of diversions in the “Newport of the West” during the winter season as well.
Cities across America count increasing numbers of craft breweries, but only Milwaukee holds the historic title of “Brew City, USA.” For decades, brewery tours have drawn tourists to truly educate their palates.
The Badgers. The culture. The outdoor attractions. These are all good reasons to visit Madison, but my favorite reason is the food, and as a favorite family weekend destination, my family and I have eaten our way from Lake Mendota to Lake Monona.
Spring Green is a fun getaway where visitors can easily spend a day or two enjoying the town’s eclectic shops, taking in a play at American Players Theatre, touring Taliesin or House on the Rock and grabbing something to eat at local favorites like the General Store, Freddy Valentine’s or the Driftless Depot.