Jennifer M. Norman

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Best campsites in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Michigan and Ontario

30 great campsites<p>These spots have what campers want: location, location, location.<p>© Beth Gauper<p>Campers can swim and kayak from sites in Marie Louise …

Art in Mineral Point

Art and history fill a southwest Wisconsin village.<p>© Beth Gauper<p>In southwest Wisconsin, Mineral Point is friendly, unpretentious and full of art. The …

Planning a paddle trip

If you'd like to hit the waterways this summer, you'll find lots of encouragement.<p>© Beth Gauper<p>Canoeists paddle on the Rice Creek Water Trail in the …

Voyageurs National Park

Traveling by boat in Voyageurs<p>Head north to the land of big water.<p>© Torsten Muller<p>Summer is the time to explore Minnesota's only national park, which …

Hot-air balloon festivals in Wisconsin, Illinois and Iowa

Floating on air<p>Looking for a hot-air balloon festival? Keep your eyes on the skies.<p>©<p>A balloon at the Eyes to the Skies Festival in Lisle, Ill.<p>If …

Best things to do in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin

Thrills and hills in Elkhart Lake<p>At the northern tip of Wisconsin's kettle moraine, an old resort town still draws a crowd.<p>© Beth Gauper<p>A bicyclist …

Best trips by boat and bike on rivers in Wisconsin and Minnesota

10 great places to ride 'n' glide<p>Traveling by both bike and boat, a river trip is twice the fun.<p>© Beth Gauper<p>The Baraboo River is narrow and twisting.<p>…

Best things to do around Prairie du Sac on the Wisconsin River

Road trip: Wisconsin River<p>The valleys and bluffs around Prairie du Sac draw paddlers, hikers and Sunday drivers.<p>© Beth Gauper<p>Paddlers venture onto …

Cheap fall getaways

Here are 20 places to enjoy autumn colors without going into the red.<p>© Wolf Center<p>From behind a glass wall, guests at Ely's International Wolf Center …

Fall in Door County

Fall colors in Door County<p>Autumn colors gild a much-loved tourist destination.<p>© Beth Gauper<p>Door County orchards and markets overflow with pumpkins.<p>In …

Best fall hikes in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois and the U.P.

30 classic fall hikes<p>For autumn scenery, these beautiful trails are the best of the best.<p>© Beth Gauper<p>Minnesota's Oberg Mountain trail overlooks …

What to do in Chicago in winter

Chinese New Year in Chicago<p>Bring in the new year in Chinatown.<p>© Chicago Chinatown<p>If you have cabin fever and need a change of scene, head for Chicago.<p>…

The 10 best words the internet has given English

My book Netymology: A Linguistic Celebration of the Digital World is about the stories behind new words. I've been an etymology addict since I was a teenager, and especially love unpicking technological words.<p>It's a great reminder of how messily human the stories behind even our sleekest creations …

15 Essentials To Take On Your Next Camping Trip

A warm jacket, camp futon, and a fully-charged lantern can make the difference between a great time outdoors or an uncomfortable night spent waiting to get home.<p>So just trust us — you're going to want to bring along these 15 camping essentials on your next adventure.

Pure Salvage: 10 Eclectic Tiny Homes Built with 99% Scrap

The premise of this small design-build firm is simple: almost everything you could want or need to build a new house is already in a a disused or …

20 Dreamy Trailers for Summer Getaways

Dreaming of summer vacations and getaways in the great outdoors? Us too! And we’ve got our sights set on all sorts of innovative, beautifully designed, and vintage trailers that are just ready to whisk us away. Whether you love car camping every weekend in Northern Cali or are planning a …

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11 Of The World’s Hottest Bikes

New York City’s soon-to-be-launched bike-sharing program has met with Big Apple-size skepticism. It’s too dangerous for a city with so little cycling infrastructure, detractors cry. The bike stations are too ugly (and a blight on historic neighborhoods), and the bikes themselves are crass …