A Visit to Rocky Arbor State Park

Beautiful Rocky Arbor State Park is the perfect place to visit to get a little downtime when visiting Wisconsin Dells. This small state park is only a couple of miles from the city but feels like a completely different place. Rather than the bright lights and hustle of the tourist town, it is calm andContinue reading “A Visit to Rocky Arbor State Park”

Planning a Winter Zoo Day in Wisconsin Dells with Kids

Even for the snow-loving natives, Wisconsin winters can get long. Looking for a fun winter activity for the family? We visited the Timbavati Wildlife Park in Wisconsin Dells during the winter off-season and we had the best zoo experience! From private feeding time with the giraffes to holding a baby kangaroo, this winter visit wasContinue reading “Planning a Winter Zoo Day in Wisconsin Dells with Kids”

New Glarus Woods State Park with Kids

New Glarus Woods is an adorable Wisconsin state park that is the perfect half-day or day trip with kids! The park is fairly small but beautiful. There is an easy biking trail that leads 2.5 miles to town. New Glarus, which is only 45 minutes south of downtown Madison, has a unique downtown with plentyContinue reading “New Glarus Woods State Park with Kids”

Aztalan State Park-Hiking and History

At Aztalan State Park you will find meandering hiking trails, beautiful river views, and an amazing piece of Wisconsin History. Aztalan is only Wisconsin state park that is a National Historic Landmark. It is an important archaeological site and thousands of years ago it was the home of an ancient Indian society. Come check outContinue reading “Aztalan State Park-Hiking and History”

Visit Amnicon Falls State Park

Amnicon Falls State Park allows you to drive right up next to the falls. Get out of your car and immediately hear the rushing water. Walk 100 feet and you cross the rustic covered bridge and get straight to exploring the many areas to view the rapids and falls of Amnicon Falls. This is notContinue reading “Visit Amnicon Falls State Park”

Timm’s Hill-Wisconsin’s Highest Point

Timm’s Hill is a county park and home of the highest point in Wisconsin. In addition to the observation at the high point, this charming county park has several miles of beautiful trails, connections to another 10 miles of trails, and two lakes. According to the locals this park’s busiest time is durning the peakContinue reading “Timm’s Hill-Wisconsin’s Highest Point”

Planning a trip to High Cliff State Park

This large park just outside of Appleton has something for every taste. Some of the unique features you find here are views of the Niagara Escarpment, Indian Effigy Mounds, and a marina. It has a generously sized campground and one of the best playgrounds I’ve seen at a state park. The observation tower gives anContinue reading “Planning a trip to High Cliff State Park”

Explore Copper Falls! What to do for a weekend.

Copper Falls State Park in the northern part of the state is one of the most amazing parks in Wisconsin! The most popular and impressive area of Copper Falls is the Doughboy Trail which offers several views of the local falls but don’t count out the rest of this park. There are 17 miles ofContinue reading “Explore Copper Falls! What to do for a weekend.”

Exploring Pattison State Park

Pattison State Park has two amazing waterfall to explore. Both are close to parking areas so you don’t have to hike hours to see them but if you love to hike, you can take the trail between them and get a more in depth view of the park. There is a campground and a fewContinue reading “Exploring Pattison State Park”

Roche-A-Cri Wisconsin State Park

At Roche-A-Cri State Park is a beautiful and less busy park in the center of the state. My favorite part is the large staircase offering great views of the surrounding landscape. Roche-A-Cri also boasts petroglyphs and pictographs which is an interesting but fairly short stop. There are mostly rustic campsites available and several miles ofContinue reading “Roche-A-Cri Wisconsin State Park”

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