Nestled in the winding rivers and abundant hills of West-Central Wisconsin, the City of Hillsboro is the gateway to the non-glacial Driftless Region. From the historic downtown to the surrounding countryside, you will find a community that truly embraces the “small town Wisconsin” lifestyle. The picturesque scenery of Hillsboro onlyContinue Reading

Find a great place to stat while visiting the Hillsboro area. Whether a weekend getaway or business trip, Hillsboro offers options unlike anywhere in the surrounding area.   Hotel HillsboroA true gem of the City of Hillsboro, Hotel Hillsboro and Beezers Bar & Grill provide first class service and hospitalityContinue Reading

What Eau Claire winter lacks in warmth, it makes up for in beauty and adventure. With an abundance of snowy trails to explore, local shops to spend money at, and events to attend, Eau Claire is the perfect haven for winter family fun or just a weekend getaway. Here areContinue Reading

The recreation hub of Dunn County, Menomonie is a playground for outdoors and sports enthusiasts of all kind, home to the beautiful Red Cedar River! The recreation hub of Dunn County, Menomonie is a playground for outdoors & sports enthusiasts of all kind. Nestled in the heart of Northwestern, WisconsinContinue Reading

A Library On a Mission McIntosh Memorial Library is an inspiring beacon of lifelong learning, bringing knowledge alive, sparking imagination and creating possibility for a vibrant and creative Viroqua. HoursThe library hours are Mondays-Thursdays from 9:00am-8:00pm, Fridays 9:00am-6:00pm, and Saturday mornings from 9:00am-3:00pm. We offer contactless pickup and home deliveryContinue Reading

Stained Glass Window by Louis Rene Petit Immediately upon entering the main body of the church the attention is drawn to the altar area backed by the 50’ x 30’ faceted glass wall. Imported from France, the window art was designed especially for the church by renowned artist, Louis ReneContinue Reading

It’s easy to enjoy your next vacation in Eagan, Minnesota! Home to the Upper Midwest’s largest outdoor municipal waterpark – Cascade Bay – Eagan is also your connection to dynamic destinations such as Mall of America® and Nickelodeon Universe®, the Minnesota Zoo, Canterbury Racetrack & Card Club and Valleyfair AmusementContinue Reading

We’re not exaggerating – we have one the best park systems in Illinois. Our well-funded park district is able to maintain over a dozen locations around the city, and provide activities for all ages throughout the year. Our parks are the envy of many larger cities, and continue to improveContinue Reading

River Bluff Scenic Byway The River Bluffs Scenic Byway plays hide and seek with three rivers, crossing them at times, providing distant views of the river valleys at others. This byway starts and ends with a mesmerizing three-state view of the Mississippi River. Within its Corridor in Fayette and ClaytonContinue Reading

Mississippi Palisades State Park Untouched by glaciers that left their mark elsewhere in the state, this park is rich with rock formations carved by erosion. The Mississippi Palisades State Park is located in Savanna along the lofty, wooded palisades of the Mississippi River, the park’s inhabitants include pileated woodpeckers, migratoryContinue Reading

  This same wonder washed over me as an adult as I stepped through those doors. It was like seeing it through the eyes of a kid again the moment I was among the stalactites and stalagmites.  We wandered down the paved path, careful not to step off the trailContinue Reading

All Union Terrace events and activities can be found on their website.  One of the terrace’ most popular attractions is its live music events. From the blues to classic rock and electronic funk, there is a music event for all different tastes. On Friday, my friend and I were enjoyingContinue Reading

The changing fall colors on my left and on my right are the cascading hills along the Minnesota border, which is right across the Mississippi River. There is just something about the sun shining through on this moody overcast day and seeing the bright beams of light as it ripples acrossContinue Reading

  A fervent believer in the transformative power of practical philanthropy and public service, Ellen was instrumental in numerous initiatives, including founding a home for children and contributing to the establishment of an early La Crosse hospital. Notably, she led efforts to preserve a prime section of local bluff land,Continue Reading

An innovation window opened between 1910 and 1930; between old style barns, then still (and forever) in use, and the agri-revolution style houses containing rows and rows of milking machines. For a time, Dairy Farmers built big round barns because they were following a sensible trend in crop production, timeContinue Reading

We met at a convenient downtown location right behind the old Tribune building. Here we were first introduced to Stopla, our conductor. Right away, I could tell he was fun, with a great sense of humor & kept our whole rambunctious group entertained! Our trolley experience allowed us to streamContinue Reading

  Downtown restaurants up on third and higher floors have some great lake-views, but a lakeside view at an affordable restaurant – ground level – is a rare find around these twin bad boys. All this is an overly big introduction to the Lakeside Street Coffee House, which is humbleContinue Reading