Verona Area Chamber of Commerce VACC and the Badger Prairie Needs Network hosts the Verona Winters Farmers Market. This is a family friendly community event with live music, tables to sit and visit, food trucks, market vendors, and more! We were looking for a place to hold our market indoorsContinue Reading

By Gil Lagasca – It has been two full years since we had the pleasure to visit The Inn at Irish Hollow in Galena Illinois. However, the memories of our experience and the pleasure of meeting Tony and Bill, the owners of the Inn, have stayed with us just asContinue Reading

By Matthew Schumann – Tyrol Basin is South Central Wisconsin’s premier ski hill. Now, before any of you readers of the “Internationale” or “Colorado Ski” Type-Variety get all uppity, just remember: the Driftless does what it does with the terrain the dinosaurs and glaciers gave us. Military Ridge is aContinue Reading

By Erica Howe – A stately building built on Viroqua’s main street, The Historic Fortney started its life as a hotel in 1899. Since then, there have been a myriad of owners, each with their own ideas for renovations. As the years wore on and the building wore out dueContinue Reading

Sparta Winter Sports Start planning your winter travel now!  Enjoy all that Sparta has to offer this winter! With warm and welcoming lodging, quaint shops, quiet dining an wide variety of winter activities – You will love this not-so-far getaway! Whether you are snowshowing in our 60 acre Memorial ParkContinue 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

Decoding the Driftless A Film of Science Exploration and Adventure Check out the trailer for Sustainable Driftless’ new feature-length documentary film, Decoding the Driftless. It’s a wild ride of adventure through the air, across rugged landscapes, on and under the water, through a secret underworld, and across time itself to explore andContinue 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

Named the #1 “Best Small Town for Adventure” TWO years in a row by USA Today, Savanna beckons with character and history. Whether you’re high above the Mississippi, or right down in the water you’ll find big adventure in the small town of Savanna, Illinois.  Continue Reading

After meditation, I set out to tour around the festival grounds, searching for destinations that I could cover and write about. The Backwoods Stage lays nestled in the woods past the Honeybee campground. A small clearing serves as the seating area, speckled with trees and glow-in-the-dark jellyfish. I wend myContinue Reading

Nicholas played everything from classic medleys, which included “Riders on the Storm,” by The Doors, to his own original pieces of work. It was highly effective at setting the tone and mood of the rest of the evening. After Nicholas was done giving us all the good vibes, the mainContinue Reading

He may not have the name recognition of other famous chefs, but by the end of this article, you will place him among them. For starters, Alan is a James Beard award-winning chef, although I doubt you will hear him tell you that. If you aren’t familiar, it is aContinue Reading

When you arrive on the grounds, you find a place to park and then taken into the grounds by UTV or bus. Everyone who volunteers their time to help drive is friendly, sharing their Larryfest stories and some information to help you enjoy your weekend. There are two stages, TheContinue Reading

Today we are going to start at the Al Ringling Theatre. Al had wanted to give back something to the community that had been his home for many years and finally decided upon building a theater. But not just any theater. It had to be as modern and as safeContinue 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