Stories tagged: "Lake Geneva"

Lake Geneva Ice Castles
The nICEst in North America: 4 Things You Don’t Know About Wisconsin’s Famous Ice Castles

Learn how artists "grow" enough ice to build Lake Geneva's larger-than-life annual attraction & other tips to plan your trip this winter!

Al Capone, left, Baby Face Nelson, and John Dillinger were among the gangsters who came to Wisconsin in the 1920s for "work" and play. (Graphic by Morgaine Ford-Workman)
From Bank Heists to Hideaways, Wisconsin Has a Rich Gangster History

Proximity to Chicago made Wisconsin a favorite place to “work” and play among society's less-savory individuals.

A woman paddle boards in Peninsula State Park in Door County. The county's tourism bureau expects a busy Memorial Day weekend as people begin to travel again after a year of staying put during the pandemic. (Photo courtesy of John Nienhuis/Destination Door County)
‘Travel is Back’: Wisconsin Tourism Industry Primed for a Big Memorial Day Weekend

With the pandemic slowing, people are on the move again. Wisconsin's tourism industry is ready.