Authentic Wisconsin

Wisconsin Made Products and Distinctively Wisconsin Places and Events

Wisconsin Wildflowers.

Wisconsin Wildflowers

Official symbols of the State of Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Symbols

Lake Wingra Photo Blog.

Lake Wingra Photo Blog

Lake Wingra Haiku Walk.

Haiku Walk

Bees & Blossoms.

Bees & Blossoms

Famous Wisconsinites

Interesting facts about the State of Wisconsin such as Ripon being the birthplace of the Republican Party.

Wisconsin Facts


Wisconsin Made Products


Hoarfrost on crabapple tree on February 3, 2021.

Lake Wingra on February 3, 2021.

Duck Pond on Febrary 17, 2021 at minus 3 degrees.

Nakoma Golf Course on Febrary 17, 2021 at minus 3 degrees.

Kayaks by Wingra Boathouse on January 5, 2021.


Lake Wingra in Madison Wisconsin on December 23, 2019.

Winter in Wisconsin

From Lake Superior to Lake Geneva – from Lake Michigan to the Mississippi River – Wisconsin offers a variety of Winter activities including ice fishing, snowmobiling, cross country skiing and more...

Ice fishermen tip-up on Lake Wingra on February 22, 2020.

Above: Lake Wingra in December.

In the Press

Ice sculpture on Lake Wingra on February 16, 2021. Winter is Alive. A Cooler World Carnival - February 12 - March 7, 2021
Winter is Alive! will feature outdoor sculptural installations and live streamed performative and narrative events including open-mics and forums. Virtual gatherings will be shared through outdoor projection.
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Wisconsin winter for beginners: What to wear, do and not do by Chelsey Lewis - Nov. 16, 2020 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
With the coronavirus pandemic limiting activities across the state, the thought of four cold, dark months (or more) spent inside is daunting.

But you don't have to suffer through winter in Wisconsin. With the right preparation and knowledge, you can actually enjoy the season outside — and you don’t need to spend a fortune on new clothing or gear to do so.
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