Green lake


8 great lakes near Milwaukee that aren't Great Lakes

Published Sept. 21, 2017

While we may not be the land of 10,000 lakes, we prize quality over quantity, and there are some great places for recreation and reflection within a quick drive from Milwaukee. Here are some of our favorites.


8 reasons to love Green Lake

Published July 24, 2015

Green Lake is a place of superlatives. Here are eight of the many reasons to fall in love with Green Lake, which is an easy 90-minute drive from Milwaukee.


Go deep in Wazee Lake

Published Aug. 3, 2008

If you want to say you've gone swimming in the deepest lake in Wisconsin, take a dive into Wazee Lake in Jackson County.


Rest days

Published Sept. 17, 2007

Peter Mulvey continues to cycle around the state to gigs with his guitar in tow.