Archive for June, 2011

Governor Thompson Wisconsin State Park – Update

Wednesday, June 8th, 2011

Although Wisconsin’s newest state park isn’t yet open to camping, there are many reasons to stop in and see what progress has been made since Loon Lake’s first posting about the park in 2008.  *Please note that a Wisconsin State Park sticker or entry fee is required.

Governor Tommy Thompson State Park Welcome Sign

More photos, directions and map after the break.


Mickey-Lu Bar-B-Q in NE WI

Thursday, June 2nd, 2011

There are dozens of write ups about Mickey-Lu Bar-B-Q, a Marinette restaurant best known for its delicious charcoal-grilled hamburgers. This northeast Wisconsin roadside attraction was featured in a USA Today article about 51 Great Burger Joints from each state and the District of Columbia. Here are some photos from a recent visit, with some links below for more info about this Great Northern Eatery.