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Escape to Indian Lake County Park

Want a break from large state parks? Maybe a hidden gem?, If so, Indian Lake County Park should be near the top of your list. Nestled in the country, a short 30-minute drive from downtown Madison, it features challenging hikes, fishing, stunning views and is an excellent go-to for winter…

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Four Quarters of Fall Fun in Madison

Wisconsin football looks a little different this year, but there are some creative ways to have four quarters of fun in Madison. Don your Badger red as you get out and enjoy a Saturday full of fall activities around the city. If you’re feeling adventurous, tackle everything in one day, or spread…

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6 Farms for Fall Fun in Madison

Crisp air and leaves changing color all around the isthmus. Take a drive out of the city to a nearby farm. Apple picking, pumpkin patches and corn mazes await. Support local farms. Make lasting memories. And if your weekends are a little more open this fall, make a point to try them all. Enchanted…

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Deb Archer Set to Retire at the End of 2020

My love affair with Madison began in 1994 when I was driving across the causeway on a beautiful fall morning before my interview for VP of Sales with the Greater Madison CVB. The lake was glistening, the leaves were changing and the Capitol dome loomed over the city – and that signature view didn’t…

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5 Madison Staycation Experiences Locals Will Love

We can all agree that 2020 hasn’t exactly been the year we thought it would be. Naturally, and understandably, you might be feeling pretty stressed these days, for any number of reasons related to the coronavirus pandemic. You’re likely in need of some much-deserved rest and relaxation, and you’re…

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Lower Yahara River Trail

Venture just 10 minutes south of the Wisconsin State Capitol and you'll find yourself surrounded by acres of prairie, meadows and wetlands — perfect for hiking, biking, fishing or whatever floats your boat (or should we say kayak). Amidst it all is the Lower Yahara River Trail. This trail is part of…

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