As with Houdini, there is more to Appleton than you may know

Appleton's History Museum has a large Harry Houdini exhibit because the famed escape artist called Appleton his hometown

Appleton is a also a perfect stop on the way to the Packers’ Lambeau Field in Green Bay or when driving around Wisconsin to do fall color.


Think Wisconsin Dells for fall fun

Cranes from all over the world are bred and protected at the International Crane Foundation near the Wisconsin Dells

Spread along the scenic Wisconsin River northwest of Madison, the Dells make a terrific fall trip.


Get your winter fix in Lake Geneva

In Lake Geneva Mercury Racing Pegasus by Wisconsin Sculpting team 3 won first place in the 2011 US National Snow Sculpting competition

No matter what the weather there is always snow for a national snow sculpting championship and resort skiing in Lake Geneva


Unusual museums start from private collections

Many collections originate from personal passions. But what happens when they outgrow those simple beginnings? Some morph into public museums that continue to reflect the owner’s love for specific, often quirky, items.


Madison Wisconsin-at the Pearly Gates of a culinary revolution

Cheesy delights at Fromagination

Madison, Wisconsin is a food-centric city whose shiny, modern-day veneer sidles up to its old-world heritage, with people earnestly making food with the same care their German and Swiss ancestors did two centuries ago. Madison is a quirky collision of old-world sensibilities comingling with the pop culture of the ubiquitous Wisconsin Cheesehead.


Three family friendly apple picking farms near Chicago

Instead of picking apples from a grocery store bin, drive out into the country for apples you pick from a tree