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Milwaukee Blacksmith

The Milwaukee Blacksmith is a unique business – blacksmithing for beginners!

Shake Rag Alley

Shake Rag Alley is an arts center located in Mineral Point. They offer a variety of classes.

Lake Kegonsa State Park

Lake Kegonsa State Park is a small park, a short drive from Madison.

Pier County Park

The Pier County Park contains the largest natural bridge in the state of Wisconsin – nearly a half mile long.

Normandale Japanese Garden

The students at Normandale are extremely lucky to have such a beautiful and unique garden on their campus.

Spook Cave

Spook Cave is a cute attraction – part natural wonder, part campground – in a lovely hollow just over the border in Iowa.

The History Museum at the Castle

A diverse, if odd, collection of displays worth visiting if you are in downtown Appleton.

Kinstone Stone Circles

Kinstone is a place outside time. Or perhaps, a place situated back in time. This self-guided art garden takes you back to the Neolithic age with numerous standing stones, henges, dolmans, rock tables and round, thatched buildings. The mown trails,… Continue Reading →

Minnesota Marine Art Museum

The Minnesota Marine Art Museum is a tiny museum with a breath-taking collection of art. Despite having only 5 galleries, its permanent collection contains many of the biggest names in art. Wander among Klee, Monet, Cezanne, Gainsborough, Turner, Van Gogh, O’Keefe.

Driftless Books and Music

There are second-hand book stores, clean and well lit with a computerized catalog, tchotchkes at the checkout and frequent buyer clubs. And they’re ok, good for finding the occasional beach read you can leave behind at a hotel. But then… Continue Reading →

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