Central Wisconsin

Prairie Dells Scenic Area

Prairie Dells Scenic Area

The Prairie Dells Scenic Area is an awesome hidden gem in central Wisconsin. It's almost like the lesser-known, little sister of the Eau Claire Dells! Located about 10 miles northeast of Merrill, it features a large river gorge, a wooded forest, and rocky...

Grandfather Falls

Grandfather Falls

Grandfather Falls is a beautiful series of small cascades that tumble over rocks in a section of the Wisconsin River. It's located about 13 miles north of Merrill off of Highway 107 (see map below) and a great spot to go hiking in central Wisconsin!As you drive north...

The Hilton Garden Inn Wausau

The Hilton Garden Inn Wausau

This post is sponsored by the Hilton Garden Inn Wausau. All thoughts and opinions are my own.If you’ve ever driven through Wausau along Highway 51, you’ve probably seen the city’s newest hotel - the Hilton Garden Inn. Located on North Mountain Road, this hotel is...

Sunset Dinner at Helene’s Hilltop Orchard

Sunset Dinner at Helene’s Hilltop Orchard

Last week, Helene’s Hilltop Orchard hosted their first-ever Thursday Night Sunset Dinner. It was an elegant, farm-to-table, culinary experience complete with four courses, wine pairings, and good conversation. Set amongst the beauty of central Wisconsin farmland, this...

Burr Oak Winery

Burr Oak Winery

A few months ago, I visited Castle Rock Lake, a 17,000-acre lake just 30 minutes north of Wisconsin Dells. While exploring the area, I decided to stop at Burr Oak Winery to go wine tasting with my mom. Everything about Burr Oak is just stunning! The exterior of the...

Wisconsin Pizza Farms

Wisconsin Pizza Farms

When I first heard about this whole pizza farm thing, my first thought was, sign me up! It's such a cool and unique idea and it's getting more and more popular here in Wisconsin. I experienced one for the first time last summer when Sean and I went to Stoney Acres....

A Flower Farm Near Wausau, Wisconsin

A Flower Farm Near Wausau, Wisconsin

Sylvia Green's backyard is bursting with color. Flowers I never even knew existed stretch out in rows, filling up every inch of her 3/4 acre property. She took me up and down each row, describing every variety of flower with astounding ease. Her cat Brynn danced...

A Secret Waterfowl Refuge in Weston, Wisconsin

A Secret Waterfowl Refuge in Weston, Wisconsin

I stumbled upon this little place a few months ago on one of my country drives. I was heading back home and just so happened to see a wooden sign tucked into the foliage off of Weston Avenue. Curiosity got the best of me so I went to investigate, turning off of Weston...

Biking the Green Circle Trail in Stevens Point Wisconsin

Biking the Green Circle Trail in Stevens Point Wisconsin

The Green Circle Trail is located in Stevens Point, Wisconsin. It’s a 27-mile long biking and hiking trail that circles around the Stevens Point area. It winds through various landscapes, from piney woods to grassy marshlands to city streets.

Lakeview Berry Farm

Lakeview Berry Farm

Of all the summer activities, berry picking is one of my favorites. Check out this delightful berry farm just south of Wausau, WI!

My 3 Favorite Wausau Parks

My 3 Favorite Wausau Parks

I love finding cute, local parks to spend time in. The other day, I visited three of my favorite Wausau parks. Keep on reading to find out what they are!

Rib Mountain Greenhouse

Rib Mountain Greenhouse

It was a rainy and gloomy afternoon when my mom and I pulled up to Rib Mountain Greenhouse. A dark storm cloud threatened overhead and the wind was starting to pick up.

Exploring the George Mead Wildlife Area

Exploring the George Mead Wildlife Area

I never knew this place even existed until about two weeks ago. I was looking at a map, eagerly searching for new places to explore, when I saw this huge span of green just south of Wausau. Looking closer, I saw that it was the George Mead Wildlife Area, so I wrote it down as a future spot to explore.

Rib Mountain State Park Guide

Rib Mountain State Park Guide

Rib Mountain is one of my favorite spots in the Wausau area. No matter the season, there’s always something to do. Discover more about this park with my Rib Mountain State Park Guide!