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September 12, 2012

Three Great Places to Go Pumpkin Picking

PumpkinsLooking to pick a peck of pumpkins this fall? Check out these three classic Wisconsin pumpkin farms.

Onalaska offers all the traditional pumpkin farm fixings, including a corn maze, pick-your-own pumpkins and family activities, as well as lots of opportunities to see and pet farm animals.

The Sunny Acres Farm in Oshkosh prides itself on naturally grown pumpkins. You’ll also find a bounce-house, petting zoo, fresh produce and more.

Waldvogel’s Pumpkin Farm near Horicon features 16 fun family attractions, including all the favorites as well as a farm train, “The Lost Mine, a “Hopalong Rodeo” and mini-golf.


July 24, 2012

Business spotlight: Vilas County

Traveling to Vilas County? Learn more about these local businesses.

Experience luxury log cabin comfort at the Timberline Inn in downtown Manitowish Waters. The Timberline Inn is a great place to relax and take in the peace and quiet of the Northwoods.

On the shores of Big Lake in St. Germain, you’ll find Lynn Ann’s Campground. The wooded campsites are clean and scenic. And, Big Lake offers some of the best fishing in the Northwoods for musky, walleye, bass, northern pike and panfish.

Sunrise Lodge on the shores of Lac Vieux Desert in Land O’ Lakes can accommodate parties ranging from one to 25. You’ll find a variety of units featuring fireplaces, full kitchens and an array of amenities. But the best feature of Sunrise Lodge might be the lake. Lac Vieux Desert is an enormous lake – 4,200 acres – and boasts great fishing for walleye, northern pike, musky, perch and crappie.

The Gateway Lodge in Land O’ Lakes has been serving vacationers and outdoorsmen for more than 100 years. Located right on the boundary that separates Wisconsin from Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, it is the epitome of a Northwoods lodge.

At Edgewater Inn & Cottages in Eagle River, you can choose from the cozy comfort of a knotty pine room at the inn or the rustic charm of a cottage. Located on the waterfront of the Eagle River Chain of Lakes, it’s the perfect place to stay if you want to enjoy fishing, boating or just relaxing by the water.

Try your luck at Lake of the Torches Resort Casino in Lac du Flambeau. In addition to slot machines, blackjack tables, bingo and a poker room, you’ll find a fantastic buffet and great entertainment.

Fun for the whole family, Eagle Falls Adventure Golf in downtown Eagle River offers 18 holes of top-notch mini-golf. Waterfalls, rivers and fountains highlight this course, which is based on a 1950s fishing camp theme.