Popular public radio show host Michael Feldman and coauthor Diana Cook introduce Wisconsin's weirdest, wackiest, and most outrageous people, places, and things including a man who owes his life to a foam rubber cheesehead, a worm that plays basketball, and the best place to savor chicken in a hubcap.
Make traveling with kids an enjoyable experience with this guide to great family adventures. From rainy day activities to great winter escapes, this book features day trips as well as weekend excursions. Pack the car and enjoy some time away with the kids.
Discover fun things for the whole family to do in Wisconsin. Check out the Packers Hall of Fame in Green Bay, explore the complex of buildings designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in Spring Green, and watch international pros fly through the air at the Snowflake Annual Ski Jumping Tournament in Westby.
Whether you're taking a day trip to one of the many beautiful shores or planning an adventure along the entire Circle Route, this comprehensive guide to Lake Michigan has everything you need to know for an exciting trip around one of the most beautiful and historical lakes in the country.
Make bird watching in Wisconsin even more enjoyable! With Stan Tekiela's famous field guide, bird identification is simple and informative. There's no need to look through dozens of photos of birds that don't live in Wisconsin. This book features 111 species of Wisconsin birds, organized by color for ease of use. Do you see a yellow bird and don't know what it is? Go to the yellow section to find out. Fact-filled information, a compare feature, range maps and detailed photographs help to ensure that you positively identify the birds that you see.
Wisconsin is the permanent or temporary home of 432 species of birds, including the state bird – the American Robin. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 140 familiar and unique species and includes an ecoregion map featuring prominent bird-viewing areas. Laminated for durability, this lightweight, pocket-sized folding guide is an excellent source of portable information and ideal for field use by visitors and residents alike. Made in the USA.
The story of the Dairy State’s other major industry—beer! From the immigrants who started brewing here during territorial days to the modern industrial giants, this is the history, the folklore, the architecture, the advertising, and the characters that made Wisconsin the nation’s brewing leader. Updated with the latest trends on the Wisconsin brewing scene.