Wisconsin

Experience Animal Adventures at Interactive Parks

by Jenni Ingersoll on April 19, 2017

A small animal park in Harpursville, New York excitedly invited the world to observe the birth of a baby giraffe, an experience very few have witnessed. This has allowed those watching to fall in love not only with the giraffe couple and their antics but with the Animal Adventure Park.  If you don’t live within the New York State area, fear not, […]

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Beyond Breweries: Family Friendly Attractions in Milwaukee

by Jenni Ingersoll on August 22, 2016

Say the word Milwaukee and I bet you picture a foamy glass of beer. Understandably so, as Milwaukee was home to the Pabst, Blatz, Schlitz and Miller Brewing Companies garnering its nickname, “the city that beer built”.  Yet despite its long-standing connection to the malted beverage, this Wisconsin city is a family destination. Beyond traditional family attractions like the Milwaukee […]

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Aurora Borealis Light Up the Great Lakes

by Mary Jo Manzanares on December 4, 2015

Aurora Borealis in the Great Lakes region

The Great Lakes Region is more than just stunning vistas and beautiful waters, it’s also a spot where you can see the Northern Lights. That’s right, you don’t need to travel outside the continental U.S. to see the brilliant colors of the Aurora Borealis. The Great Lakes region is the largest expanse of freshwater in the world, and is […]

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H.O.G. Heaven at Harley-Davidson Museum

by Jenni Ingersoll on September 16, 2013

Not being a motorcycle enthusiast, visiting the Harley-Davidson Museum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin was not an attraction high on my list of things to do while visiting the city.  Still, taking the advice of others, I kept an open mind and visited the 20 acre riverfront facility that also includes a cafe, gift shop and green space. […]

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Shopping at the Milwaukee Public Market

by Jenni Ingersoll on August 29, 2013

Milwaukee Public Market_Exterior

To get the true flavor of a city it is best to eat like the locals.  In Milwaukee, locals have been visiting the Historic Third Ward area for fresh and locally prepared food for over 100 years.   Within the Ward, the revitalized Milwaukee Public Market, boasts over 20 independent merchants  selling local, artisan and ethnic […]

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Milwaukee: A Beer Lover’s Dream Destination

by Mary Jo Manzanares on October 29, 2012

Milwaukee Wisconsin at night

Whether it’s on tap, in bottles, cans or kegs, beer is what “made Milwaukee famous.” From legendary German brewers Blatz, Pabst, Schlitz and Miller to modern craft brew masters, Milwaukee’s beer heritage and culture still thrives today.  Great beer, great places to drink it and food to pair with it can all be found on […]

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