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Sunday Setlist

Every trip needs some tunes - here's what we've been listening to this week. What about you? Let us know in the comments!

Natural Bridge State Park

Natural Bridge State Park

See A Stone Archway in Wisconsin’s Driftless Region

Autumn in Wisconsin can’t be beat. The crisp air, the sunshine and the maple leaves turning bright red make it the perfect time to get out and enjoy all that our state has to offer. Our latest adventure took us  about an hour northwest of Madison to Natural Bridge State Park.… Continue Reading →

Blue’s Egg Restaurant

Ryan & Mom at Blue's Egg

Tasty Brunch on Milwaukee’s West Side

When we visited family in Milwaukee recently, we stopped at Blue’s Egg near Miller Park to fuel up before hitting Lakefront Brewery. This diner has the friendly service you’d expect from your neighborhood joint, but with none of the grease.

The food was fresh and seasonal, and the coffee was strong.… Continue Reading →

Baumgartner’s Cheese Store & Tavern

Cutting Cheese Since 1931

If Fromagination is a slice of Paris plopped down in Madison, then Baumgartner’s is what you get when a Swiss village mates with a Wisconsin tavern – and we mean that in the best possible way.

The first time we visited Baumgartner’s was during the 2010 Green County Cheese Days.… Continue Reading →

Blue Mound State Park

Vertiginous Heights (For Wisconsin Anyway)

We love exploring the driftless region of Wisconsin because of its unique geology and sweeping vistas. Blue Mound State Park is located at the edge of this area, just 30 minutes west of Madison by car – or 3 hours by bike on the Military Ridge State Trail, at the highest point in southern Wisconsin.… Continue Reading →

Tower Hill State Park

See Part of Wisconsin’s Early History

Tower Hill State Park is perched on bluffs above the Wisconsin River. It’s namesake shot tower is an example of early industry in Wisconsin, and as you hike around the park you can visit the replica tower, see the shaft where lead was dropped to create the shot, and hike into the creepy tunnel below.… Continue Reading →

Google Flights

Google Flights

Google’s Flight Search is Brainy & Brawny

Google launched it’s flight search today – now users can either search for results right from the search bar or go to to find flights.

The plus side – it’s fast – really really really fast, and the interface is lovely (sorry, that’s the web designer in me talking).… Continue Reading →