Category Archive: Wisconsin

Wild Rivers Habitat Build in Luck, Wisconsin: Weeks 3 and 4

We began week 3 of working on Callie and Adan’s house with a new, slightly-smaller crew and a fully-dried in house to work with. Our goal for the next 2 weeks was to… Continue reading

Local Explorations of the St. Croix Falls Area: The Ice Age Trail, Boat Tour of the Wisconsin Dalles, and the Potholes Trail in Interstate Park

Though we were building in the small town of Luck we camped at the fairgounds in the town of St. Croix Falls, 15 miles to the south. Lucky for us the campground was… Continue reading

Wild Rivers Habitat Build in Luck, Wisconsin: Weeks 1 and 2

After leaving Teri and Grey’s we headed to our next Habitat build in Luck, Wisconsin. After the affiliate was left without a construction supervisor Care-a-vanners Bill and France were asked to manage the… Continue reading

Visiting Teri and Grey in the UP and Some Northwoods Adventures

Our destination after crossing the border from Ontario was Marquette, Michigan where Tom’s cousin Ken and wife Geri live. We visited them 3 summers ago when we did our tour of Lake Superior… Continue reading

Waterfall Madness and Possible Trespassing

A I mentioned in my last post, we were back in the western Upper Peninsula which meant we had another opportunity to visit with our friends Teri and Grey. Just like our previous… Continue reading

Kayaking off the Coast of the Red Cliff Indian Reservation, Wisconsin

We had such an amazing experience kayaking the sea caves and coastline of the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore with Living Adventures that we came back to do it again. I forget which one… Continue reading

Madeline Island and Big Bay State Park, Wisconsin

Madeline Island is the largest of the Apostle Islands and the only one not a part of the National Lakeshore. Located just a few miles from the mainland, the island is inhabited by… Continue reading

Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, Part 3: Kayaking the Sea Caves

Our kayaking experience at Apostle Islands was a definite favorite of the trip. The seven hour trip followed the mainland coast east from Meyer’s Beach past miles of sandstone cliffs punctured with awesome… Continue reading

Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, Part 2: The Lakeshore Trail

After seeing many of the islands from the water we were eager to see some of the mainland shoreline, in particular the sea caves. We started at Meyers Beach and took the Lakeshore… Continue reading

Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, Part 1: Cruising the Islands

Our first morning at the Apostle Islands Lakeshore we took a three and a quarter hour cruise that travels a total of fifty-five miles around many of the twenty-two islands. The Lakeshore, which… Continue reading