A freelance travel/food writer in Madison, Mary has twice won a Lowell Thomas Award, the highest achievement in travel journalism. Her Wisconsin Supper Club Cookbook (Globe Pequot Press) is in its eighth printing.
Projects provide expression, opportunity, even a boost to tourism.
Now a retreat for single or multi-day visits, it offers spiritual solace, natural solitude, and environmental stewardship.
Here are 16 suggestions for stops along a stunning stretch of hills, valleys, and the mighty Mississippi.
A restored stagecoach stop, Walker House combines a 19th century environment with 21st century safeguards.
There’s more to the state’s largest body of water than what's along the I-41 strip.
From parks to pizzas and fishing to fish dinners, cure cabin fever with cafes, canoes, or a different cabin!
Known as places to get really close, they're also the right size for social distancing an entire high school class
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