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Worth the Drive: Bloody Marys

Posted on Jul. 1, 2019 by Zack Dion

Wisconsin’s love for a bloody mary has been prominent for quite some time and this prominence has significantly risen over the past few years. Being a state known for its beers, Wisconsin is also known for taking the creative lead in serving a beer chaser with its bloodies. This combination is now seen as a READ MORE

Worth the Drive: Beaches

Posted on Jul. 1, 2019 by Jacob Biese

Sand, water, sun – nothing screams “summer” more than a lazy day at the beach. If you’re looking for a day of family fun in the sun, these nearby hotspots are for you.  Neshotah Beach, Two Rivers Neshotah Beach is a must for the activity-loving adventure seeker. This beautiful 50-acre sand beach borders Lake Michigan READ MORE

Worth the Drive: Antique Shopping

Exploring new antique shops can be a great excuse to get out of the house with some friends. These destinations may be outside your comfort zone, but just think – the antique of your dreams could really be just an hour away.  Columbus Antique Mall and Museum  For those who like thrift shopping with a bit READ MORE

Worth the Drive: Ripon

From its well-preserved architecture to its rich historical heritage, visitors will soon discover why this lively college town was named one of Budget Travel Magazine’s Coolest Small Towns in America and recently ranked top 25 in America’s Main Streets contest. Dining Dining To-Do List  These eateries will keep you fueled morning to night Breakfast: Mr. READ MORE

Worth the Drive: Manitowoc

Posted on Jul. 1, 2019 by Cody Wiesner

Explore the nautical heritage of this port town, known as Wisconsin’s Maritime Capitol in honor of its shipbuilding past and present, located along 20 miles of western Lake Michigan coastline. Dining Dining To-Do List These eateries will keep you fueled from morning to night. Breakfast: Dali’s Café is a local favorite with spectacle. Once a READ MORE

Worth the Drive: New London

New London is a city for all seasons, with recreational opportunities ranging from snowmobiling and ice fishing in the winter to canoeing, golfing and biking in the summer. With an abundance of outdoor activities, New London offers something for everybody. A big draw to the community is the sturgeon spawning that happens every year in READ MORE

Flying High 

EAA AirVenture celebrates 50 consecutive years in Oshkosh  By Sarah Wells & Amelia Compton Wolff Photography by Jordan Ashwood Every year for one week, Oshkosh’s Wittman Regional Airport becomes the world’s busiest airport. With more than 19,588 takeoffs and landings throughout the week, the EAA AirVenture Oshkosh fly-in draws both local and international aviators and READ MORE

Brat Royalty 

Meet the sausage kings of the Valley Thank the region’s strong German heritage or the simple fact that a perfectly grilled brat is one of life’s greatest joys, but it’s safe to say that summer is sausage season in the Fox Cities. Take a look at some of our favorite ways to enjoy the wurst READ MORE

Ready, Set, Swim! 

Six local celebrities prepare to jet set, Swimsuit Issue style  For the 18th annual Swimsuit Issue, our models spent the day cooling their jets at Appleton International Airport – a hub for summer vacation travel. Rocking their finest beach-ready looks, this first-class group definitely turned some heads in the terminal on their way to nonstop READ MORE

Private Retreats 

Posted on May. 1, 2019 by Cody Wiesner

Escape the real world with a relaxing space at home   For many of us, finally going home after a long work week is a tremendous and reassuring feeling… for a moment, but then we’re faced with some impossible questions. Namely, what’s there to do this weekend? That’s when the dreaded “weekend paradox” takes hold. It READ MORE