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On the Line: Fishing the Stevens Point Area

Looking for a true Wisconsin fishing experience? The Stevens Point Area provides anglers with a wide variety of native species, including nearly any gamefish. Surrounded by the pristine waters of the Tomorrow River and the meandering channels of the Wisconsin River, these secluded landscapes showcase the picturesque beauty of Central Wisconsin…

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Paddle Guide: Lake Joanis

Plan a trip on the water with our Paddle Guide, exploring the best spots to canoe and kayak in the Stevens Point Area. This time we're featuring Lake Joanis, part of the Schmeeckle Reserve on the UW-Stevens Point campus. Read on for details on what to expect, where to put-in and take-out, along with mileage and estimated time. All that's left to do is head out! …

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5 Things to Know About the Riverfront Jazz Festival

Love live music and a picturesque setting? Don't miss central Wisconsin's largest Jazz Festival as it returns to the Stevens Point Area this Labor Day weekend! Before you head out to the Riverfront Jazz Festival, here are the five things you need to know…

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Drink Local on National IPA Day

Do you enjoy a bitter beer that has hops to give you a smile? Then the first Thursday in August is your day: National IPA Day! What's a better way to spend this day than in the Stevens Point Area with the Central Wisconsin Craft Collective? Join many others as we celebrate by raising a glass to one of craft beer's most iconic styles - IPA. …

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How to PaddleQuest

Looking for an adventure? Check out PaddleQuest, a paddling-based adventure with games and scavenger hunts that provide new challenges around every corner. Geared to all skill levels and ages, the event offers two days of fun in August, where canoeing meets Comic-Con (with a side of conservation). Some call it pirate LARPing while others call it an eco-adventure. This event has been held since 2002, and it's even been featured in Rolling Stone magazine! Here's everything you need to know to play like a pro. …

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Yappy Hour

The Stevens Point Area has many dog-friendly patios and beer gardens so you can bring your best friend along for happy hour- or should we say yappy hour. We've compiled a list of options to enjoy craft beverages with your dog at these fido-friendly establishments in central Wisconsin.  …

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Best Hidden Beaches for Summer Fun

Looking for the best hidden beaches for summer fun? In the Stevens Point Area you'll find a few of the best spots hidden in plain view from the sandbars of the Wisconsin River to the shores of Lake DuBay. Learn more about where to find these hidden beaches and where to go afterward for the perfect summer day…

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Top 10 Spots for a Summer Hike

Take advantage of the summer months in Wisconsin by taking a hike on any one of the picturesque hiking trails in the Stevens Point Area. From the rolling hills at Standing Rocks to the boardwalk paths along the Green Circle, hiking in the Stevens Point Area will have you coming back time after time!  …

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Top 20 List: Kids Guide to Summer Fun

Looking for kid-sized fun this summer in the Stevens Point Area? Use our guide to kid-friendly activities in the Stevens Point Area to find cool things to do from indoor activities at Putt-n-Play or the Central Wisconsin Children's Museum to outdoor fun at Iverson Park or Schmeeckle Reserve. …

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Perfect Weekend Plans

Craft your perfect weekend getaway to the Stevens Point Area with our guide to everything from the top foodie spots to can't-miss outdoor recreation opportunities. Grabbing inspiration from people like you, we've compiled it all and have come up with the perfect weekend itinerary!…

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