Travel on the Side

Autumn in my favorite time of year in Wisconsin. Changing leaves, chilly mornings, apple cider. Take some time to enjoy nature’s beauty. Here are a few quick photos I’ve snapped over...

Deep fried treats, animals, rides–it’s the Wisconsin State Fair in West Allis. The most sought-after and popular delicacy is the cream puff. People wait in long lines for this tasty treat....

Ahh…summer in Milwaukee. Time to take advantage of the nice temps and sunny skies. There’s lots to do. Three of my favorite places include the Milwaukee County Zoo, the lakefront at...

The Glacial Drumlin State Trail in Wisconsin runs from Waukesha (in the Milwaukee area) to Cottage Grove (near Madison) for some 50+ miles. Connecting with other trails, it’s possible to travel...

In central Wisconsin, not far from Gibraltar Rock State Natural Area, is the Merrimac Car Ferry over the Wisconsin River. We take modern travel for granted. Here is a point in...

Gibraltar Rock State Natural Area, located in Columbia County, Wisconsin–near the town of Lodi, is about a 45 minute drive north of Madison. Part of the Ice Age Trail system, the...

I was in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin for a work conference. In the evening, I had some time to tour around. It was unseasonably cool and rainy. Tourist season hadn’t started yet,...

Late April morning…nice time for stroll in downtown Milwaukee. Went to the Milwaukee Public Market to sample some foods and then went for a walk along the Riverwalk.

I like to get outdoors…but in Winter? Ehhh. I tend to hibernate. Although I just did get some cross-country skis. I better get out and explore when the snow starts flying.

The winter temps weren’t too cold so I ventured out for a winter hike at the Bubolz Nature Preserve in Grand Chute, Wisconsin, near Appleton. The trails weren’t crowded–in fact, I...