14 Door County Races for Athletes and Adventurers

If you think of Door County as a place to escape and get some rest and relaxation – you’d be right. But if you think that’s all the area has to offer – you’d be sorely mistaken. In addition to the scenic beaches, charming communities and original artistry, Door County is packed with opportunities for […]

11 Novels to Read if You Love Wisconsin

It’s finally spring -according to the calendar- but we all know in Wisconsin, warmer weather doesn’t always come when we want it to. While we shiver and wait impatiently for spring weather to stick around, why not get to know Wisconsin a little better from the comfort of a few good books? Whether these books […]

16 Wisconsin Food Traditions [Infographic]

Wisconsin has its fair share of signature foods. Have you ever witnessed a non-Wisconsinite try their very first cheese curd? And, doesn’t it seem crazy when people from out of state have no clue about Friday fish fry, chicken booyah or even beer brats!? Wisconsin’s food traditions are rooted in our culture. They tell a […]

A Wisconsin Pirate? Discover the Legendary Exploits of Captain “Roaring Dan” Seavey

When you think of pirate adventures – you probably don’t think of the Great Lakes. But I’m sitting here – on International Talk Like a Pirate Day – writing a story about a man who was a buccaneer on Lake Michigan. He was accused of causing shipwrecks, kidnapping, operating a prostitution ring, booze-running, hijacking ships […]

Up for Auction – Artists of All Kinds Create Street Art for Sturgeon Bay’s Harvest Festival

The creativity and passion of both experienced and aspiring artists will be up for auction in Sturgeon Bay this month. If you visited the Door County city over the summer, you likely noticed some eye-catching street art on display – clever and colorful sturgeon sculptures. People from around Northeast Wisconsin used their artistic talents to […]

7 Fun Things to Do in Sturgeon Bay This Summer

Wisconsinites certainly know how to make the most out of their summer. But all-too-often, the summer sneaks by and before you know what happened, it’s Labor Day and you feel like you didn’t have half as much fun as you’d hoped. We’ve mentioned before that a nice thing about living in Northeast Wisconsin is how […]

12 Awesome Sledding & Tubing Hills in Green Bay and the Fox Valley

Once the holidays are over, we’re stuck with winter for another three months – at least – you can never rule out the May snowstorm. But that doesn’t mean you and the kids have to hibernate until the tulips pop up. Even if you’re not into the big winter sports like skiing and snowboarding, ice […]

Door County Family Day Idea: A Trip to Egg Harbor & Fish Creek

My son Max often asks what we’re gonna do on family day and when family day is. It has become an important part of his weekly routine and it sure does mean a lot to him when his whole family can be together. It’s about bonding time, tradition and just being able to spend quality […]

9 Reasons to Vacation on Washington Island [Slideshow]

Is there anything more magical than a summer vacation? The sun, the beach, sightseeing, shopping, cocktails, the way time goes way too fast and suddenly you’re back at work again — it’s all part of relaxing and getting away for awhile. But do you ever find yourself going to the same place and doing the […]

5 Ways to Recreate The Goonies on Washington Island

Goonies never say die! It’s that sense of adventure that you should bring with you on your Washington Island vacation. Around every corner of this Door County destination, you’ll find something that’ll bring out the kid in you again. Don’t worry, you won’t run into the Fratellies. But you may end up finding One-Eyed Willy’s […]