Islands are prime vacation destinations any time of year, even in Northern Wisconsin. And Madeline Island—the largest and only one of the 22 Apostle Islands that has year-round residents—is no exception.
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Madison is the holy grail, go-to spot for runners. With the weather at the perfect middle between summer and fall, it’s running season and we have you covered with tips for beginners and seasoned athletes.
Oktoberfest has been an annual tradition around the world since 1810, created to celebrate the marriage between the Prince of Bavaria (King Louis I) to Princess Therese. Now, the festival has become one of the largest celebrations of German history, and Wisconsin is no stranger to the annual celebration.
Wisconsin has evolved into being one of the best (and arguably most underrated) states for its wine offerings. Indulge in the wine-centric flavors of the state via these popular Wisconsin wineries and tasting rooms.
Restorative bliss is within reach of every major city in Wisconsin thanks to the following spa getaways. Idyllic grounds, trending skincare and a host of other amenities make each an accessible alternative to jetting off to the coast—because the right balance of sophistication and solitude is merely a short drive from home.
River Shores Chiropractic is a woman-owned wellness center in West Bend. Founded almost 14 years ago by Dr. Krysti Wick, River Shores has evolved from a pain-based practice to a focus in holistic wellness, caring for all ages but exceptionally talented in pediatric and family care.
Elegance and lake life go hand in hand at The Dörr Hotel. As an upscale boutique hotel located on Mill Road—Sister Bay’s main strip that runs parallel to one of the most scenic harbors in Door County—the property has become a destination unto itself since opening Memorial Day weekend of 2021.
Taking place August 5 to August 15, the Wisconsin State Fair has returned for its 170th year in West Allis. Visitors can expect to enjoy a variety of thrill rides, countless food options and exciting live entertainment throughout all 10 days.
The Experimental Aircraft Association’s (EAA) AirVenture is back for 2021 and will take place in Oshkosh from July 26 to August 1. With seven straight days of world-class aerobatics, historic airplane shows and airplane rides, AirVenture is the event to be for aviation enthusiasts.
Arts-related events are back in full swing around Southern Wisconsin. And the warmer temps of summer allow for several to take place outside on large patios, in city parks and betwixt sprawling country hills.