Trip ideas

Trip ideas

From parks to festivals to events to experiences, we round up the best destinations to visit in Central Wisconsin.

Corn Maze in Wausau has Disney Theme

Willow Springs Offers Weekend Activities, Harvest Fest, Haunted Maze and More Join Willow Springs Garden for this fall’s themed corn mazes celebrating Walt Disney, the pioneer of the American animation industry. Through Sun. Oct. 22, the...

New Marker Points Out Rare Geographic Intersection in Marathon County

Geographic Point One of Four in the World On a map, the intersecting points of the 45th Parallel of Latitude and the 90th Meridian of Longitude occur in exactly four locations. Two points are in...

Hit Wausau Festival Returns for Second Year

If you like beer and bacon, Wausau’s Beer & Bacon Festival is the perfect match. The festival returns for a second year on Sat. Sept. 23 from 1-4:30 p.m. Tickets to the 21+ event are...

Warrens Cranberry Festival Features Marsh Tours, Royalty

Popular Cranberry Festival a Long-Standing Tradition The popular Warrens Cranberry Festival (Cranfest) is celebrating its 45th year from September 22-24. Held in the “Cranberry Capital of Wisconsin,” the small village of Warrens in Monroe County, Canfest...

Gepetto’s Workshop a Perfect Stop for Christmas Shopping

Independent Toy Store Part of Downtown Tradition. By Kaylin Speth - For those who like to get a jump on their Christmas shopping but struggle for ideas, give Gepetto’s Workshop a try. Gapetto’s is an independently...

Central Wisconsin Day Trip: Kavarna Coffeehouse Serves Up Green Bay Flavor

Popular Green Bay Coffeehouse Offers Wisconsin Coffee, Vegetarian-Friendly Fare Located in the heart of Downtown’s Broadway District, Kavarna is a great place to stop and feel Green Bay on its non-Packer pulse. The vegetarian-friendly coffeehouse is...

Exploring Misty’s Menu in Wisconsin Rapids

Misty's Menu Offers Home-Style Cooking to Central Wisconsin Residents A local favorite, Misty’s Menu delivers satisfying home-style cooking in a relaxed atmosphere with a touch of nostalgia. The prices are reasonable enough to make this...

Central Wisconsin Day Trip: Green Bay Farmer’s Market

You may know about the Madison farmers market on Saturdays, but what about Green Bay’s? by Kaylin Speth - If a Packers game brings you to Titletown, be sure to check out this farmers market...

Lucille Tack Center for the Arts Offers World Class Entertainment

Stunt Dogs, Comedy, and the Music of Fleetwood Mac—What’s Coming to the Lucille Tack Center for the Arts this Fall By Bailey Cichon - To some, the Lucile Tack Center for the Arts is Spencer’s...

Exploring the Green Circle Trail

Offering diverse scenery and great outdoor activities year-round, the Green Circle Trail should be on everyone’s bucket list. The trail is made up of a series of twelve connected routes which encircle the entire city...

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