Stories tagged: "travel"


5 Tips to Scoring the Best Deals at the Dells 

Searching for an affordable staycation? We asked local travel agents to help us plan a winter trip to the Waterpark Capital of the World.

Wisconsin’s 5 Biggest Indoor Waterparks, Ranked by Slide Count 

When you don’t have the time or money for a tropical getaway, escape the winter cold at one of Wisconsin’s indoor waterparks. Set to a balmy 84 degrees year-round, these parks make the perfect staycation for families, couples, or anyone looking for a little warmth! 

The Midwest’s Best Airports, Ranked by Number of Delays

Of the 10 busiest airports in the Midwest, only one is in Wisconsin: Milwaukee's Mitchell International. But depending on where you live, out-of-state airports can often be closer, cheaper, or both.

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The Best Concerts & Shows Coming to Wisconsin in 2023

The new year has arrived and so has the schedule for many of the big names visiting Wisconsin this year. If you love attending concerts and shows, now’s the time to think about buying tickets or watching for when your favorite artists or shows go on sale. We’ve combed through event websites and schedules to provide you with this list of the best concerts and shows coming to Wisconsin in 2023.

Where is “Up North”?

It's in our name, but we get it: it's confusing. While UpNorthNews covers all of Wisconsin, "Up North" is a specific geographic spot within our state. But WHERE exactly? That's up for debate...

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Free Things To Do On New Year’s Eve In Wisconsin   

We can’t wait to ring in the New Year, but paying high ticket prices and cover fees to go to a bar or club--or paying special New Year’s Eve dinner prices aren't ideal. In fact, the expense of bringing in the New Year keeps some from going out at all.

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These Wisconsin Businesses are Open on New Year’s Day

Although you might be tempted to lay low and relax after bringing in the New Year with a bang, New Year’s Day is also a time to get a head start on your new beginning. Maybe you want to take steps towards fulfilling your New Year's Resolution, do some cooking and meal prepping, organize some areas in your home, or take advantage of New Year’s Day sales.