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The Cherry on Top! Worth the Drive Ice Cream

Posted on Jul. 1, 2022 by Grace Olson

‘Tis the season! Summer is for sunny days, warm breezes and road trips, and more often than not, that means ice cream. Strolling through a park or parked at a picnic table or bench, the cool treat is synonymous with being young and young at heart. And that’s just the cherry on top of what’s READ MORE

Worth the Drive: Suamico

Posted on Jul. 1, 2022 by Grace Olson

Located just ten miles north of Green Bay and about 40 miles from the Fox Cities, the Village of Suamico is a surprise gem that shines in its own right, packing a punch in the variety of ways it’s “worth the drive” for visitors. Its unique geographical location lends itself to the ability to shine READ MORE

Worth the Drive: Kohler

An oasis of solitude and relaxation adorned with five star amenities awaits you in Kohler, a picturesque village located one hour south of Green Bay. With a population just slightly over 2,000, the entire area, a part of Sheboygan County, resembles a charming country club in the woods. Along with its inviting ambiance and rich, READ MORE

Worth the Drive: Green Lake

Hiking trails and beautiful parks, award-winning golf courses, a bustling arts and entertainment community and the state’s deepest natural inland lake, boasting 27.5 miles of shoreline—those are among the ingredients needed in the recipe for a good life along the shores of Green Lake. Located just one hour from the Fox Cities, Green Lake is READ MORE

Worth the Drive: Beaver Dam

Experience an invigorating mix of heritage, creative expression and small-town charm with a short drive to Beaver Dam! Located an hour from the Fox Cities, Beaver Dam is the largest city in Dodge County with a population of only 16,708 at the 2020 census. As the area continues to flourish, new visitors are now discovering READ MORE

Worth the Drive: Wineries

There’s nothing like spending the day at a winery to celebrate summer. These nearby options offer so much more than just refreshing sips. You’ll find live music, yoga classes, artisan pizza and even the chance to bottle your own varietal.  Vines & Rushes, Ripon What started as the family farm ended up becoming Vines & READ MORE

Worth the Drive: Boutique Hotels 

Boutique hotels aren’t your ordinary accommodations. They offer a unique experience you won’t find at the standard chain hotels – nods to history, custom rooms, chef inspired cuisine and often a chance to meet and mingle with other guests. Put these beautiful boutique hotels on your travel list this summer for an unforgettable place to READ MORE

Worth the Drive: Cedarburg 

For a town with all the charm of a Hallmark movie, look no further than Cedarburg. Located just 20 miles north of Milwaukee on the picturesque Cedar Creek, the town of 11,000 residents offers the perfect blend of old and new.  Consistently ranked as a favorite small-town getaway, Cedarburg is certainly worth the drive. Visitors READ MORE

Worth the Drive: Marinette County 

With the advantages of a bustling, burgeoning county seat juxtaposed with 231,000 acres of county forest and exceptional inland waters – including lakes, trout streams and waterfalls – the city of Marinette and greater Marinette County are a vacationer’s paradise.  “We’re a unique area that’s not often thought about,” says the city of Marinette’s former READ MORE

Worth the Drive: Princeton 

Princeton is a paradoxical destination. It’s a place where hip, farm-to-table eateries coexist with hometown bars serving up deep-fried fare. Fine artists share space with farmers (sometimes they are even one in the same) and trendy boutiques thrive alongside one of the state’s largest Amish communities. Meat raffles and art show openings occur simultaneously. Princeton’s READ MORE