Dells of Eau Claire
A Beginners Guide to the Ice Age National Scenic Trail

No time for a one thousand mile hike? Here are a few stops along the trail that will allow you to experience its beauty in your spare time.

(Linda Freshwaters Arndt/Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources)
The Lore, Legends, and Traditions of Wisconsin Deer Hunting

Thousands take off from work and school to hunt for their buck, a time-honored tradition that has seen its share of legends, tragedies, and new curveballs.

Build in 1890, the New Diggings General Store and Inn attracts bikers and other fans from across the region for its food, fun and hospitality. (Photo by Susan Lampert-Smith)
Miss the Ol’ General Store? In Wisconsin, You Don’t Need a Time Machine to Visit One.

From Door County to the former lead-mining towns of southwestern Wisconsin, general stores still tie communities together.

Nicolet National Forest
Love Quirky Geography? We’ve Got a Trip All Mapped Out for You.

Picnic in the center of the Western Hemisphere, align yourself to the Poles, and cruise the Subcontinental Divide, all without leaving Wisconsin.

Cranberry bog
Wisconsin is Still Tops For Cranberry Production, Appreciation

This holiday season learn a little bit about the state's favorite tart berry and the many ways to make it part of your basement bar or dining room table.

A framed woman's portrait surrounded by funeral wreaths and flower arrangements, with painted studio backdrop. A is cross on the left, with an arrangement spelling "rest" in front. (Photo by Charles Van Schaik, courtesy of the Wisconsin Historical Society)
The Story Behind ‘Wisconsin Death Trip,’ a Spine-Chilling Cult Classic

The unsettling chronicle of 1890s small-town life is still in print and inspiring artists 48 years after it was first published.

Toft Point (Photo by Susan Lampert Smith)
Door County’s ‘Quiet Side’ Offers Secluded Beaches and Deep Woods

Look behind the “Hidden Door” along the Door Peninsula's Lake Michigan side to find your perfect paradise.