Authentic Wisconsin

Wisconsin Made Products and Distinctively Wisconsin Places and Events


Famous Wisconsinites

Official symbols of the State of Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Facts & Symbols


Wisconsin Made Products

Hayward is the home the Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame.

Wisconsin Destinations

Lake Wingra Photo Blog.

Lake Wingra Photo Blog

Wisconsin Wildflowers.

Wisconsin Wildflowers

In the News:

A Road Trip to the Fiberglass Frontier of Northern Wisconsin

By Robert Simonson, New York Times, Aug. 14, 2019

Hodag in Rhinelander, Wisconsin.

Above: Giant Hodag in Rhinelander.

A father traveling with his teenage son in Wisconsin hopes something will click: The giant cowboy? The 22-foot-tall lumberjack? Muffler Man?   Read Story

Lake Wingra Haiku.
Spring ephemerals in Wisconsin.


Lake Wingra in Madison Wisconsin on April 22, 2020.

Above: Lake Wingra in the Spring.

Spring in Wisconsin

From Lake Superior to Lake Geneva – from Lake Michigan to the Mississippi River – Wisconsin offers a variety of spring activities.

Lake Wingra on April 20, 2020.

Above: Wingra Boats on Lake Wingra getting ready for Summer.

In the Press

You’re going where? Madison, Wis. by Kate Silver - Jan. 22, 2020 The Washington Post
The Badger State capital is the quintessential college town — packed with trendy restaurants, bars and shops — and is likely to satisfy all tastes.
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36 Hours in Milwaukee. by Robert Simonson - Oct. 10, 2019 NYT
Welcome to this small town in big-city clothing, where bobbleheads, ice-cream cocktails and Frank Lloyd Wright are on your weekend itinerary.
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Milwaukee named as 1 of 10 places to travel before everyone else does - Nov. 8, 2019 WSJ
The secret is out: Milwaukee is a hot spot to visit in 2020. Or at least one national publication has declared it so. The Wall Street Journal named Wisconsin's biggest city ...
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