In preparation for my first Saddle Sore 1000 Challenge, I’m sharing with you what to pack for an Iron Butt / Ride 1K in a Day ride. This means that I rode over 1000 miles in less than 24 hour timeframe, on my little (but mighty) Harley-Davidson Sportster 883. The route I planned was to […]

What to Pack for Iron Butt / Ride 1K in a Day

The little lady and I completed the Fern Dell Gorge Hike within Mirror Lake State Park. We absolutely love the Sauk County area of Wisconsin (aka the Driftless region). This hike was perfect for us. It is a short 1-mile hike (loop) on top of the standstone formations. We went on mid-week afternoon, not another […]

Fern Dell Gorge Hike

Just a few miles south of Sheboygan, Wisconsin is Kohler-Andrae State Park. We made a quick pit stop to stretch our legs out at the beach. Hearing the waves from Lake Michigan was so welcoming to us. Come to find out the water had been so high, it was hiding most of the actual beach. […]

Kohler-Andrae State Park

How in the heck do you come up with family activities during quarantine in Wisconsin? It’s been hard to see our calendar so empty. We had so many travel plans, so many new adventures to take, date night places to try. All of that is currently put on hold. I am sure you are feeling […]

Family activities during quarantine in Wisconsin

It’s hard to deny all the talk, so we have come up with our Coronavirus: Wisconsin State Parks Tips for your family. We love our Wisconsin state parks, county park, city parks, forests, trails…you name it! Heck yes we love adventuring with our kids, but with everything that has been taking place not just here […]

Coronavirus: Wisconsin State Parks Tips

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If you haven’t taken the Mitchell Glen Tour in Green Lake Wisconsin, do not wait. The Green Lake Conservancy only hosts TWO public tours each year. They sell out fast! This limited tour is something our family highly recommends. Both in the early summer and late fall, you will not be disappointed if you attend […]

Mitchell Glen Tour in Green Lake Wisconsin

When Winter arrives, it’s time to get creative with the kids. There’s only so much time you can spend in doors together, before you all go a bit stir crazy. Snowshoeing in Wisconsin is a great activity for any age and requires a lot less coordination than skiing. So the learning curve is very small […]

Snowshoeing in Wisconsin with Kids

As the seasons change…adventures with your family shouldn’t come to a halt. So we created our Wisconsin Road Trip Winter Packing list to help you make sure you have everything you need. We agree it can be a bit challenging but if you have the right packing list, then your next trip with family can offer you some peace of mind that you are prepared.

Wisconsin Road Trip Winter Packing List

I took a short hike through Hartman Creek State Park in Waupaca, Wisconsin just a day or two after a snowfall. It was perfect to get out, enjoy some fresh air, the quiet and stillness.

Hiking at Hartman Creek in Wisconsin

Many New Year’s resolutions begin by removing something from your life. Lofty goals that are hard to maintain, we wanted to keep it simple. We sat down as a family and went through what we’d like 2020 to look like…it felt so “full” of new adventures, new experiences, and new memories to create.

2020 Goals for The Wisconsin Family

2020 Goals for The Wisconsin Family

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