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Welcome to The Cabin, a weekly podcast produced by the crew that brings you the nation’s longest-running tourism TV show, Discover Wisconsin. Join Eric Paulsen and AnaElise Beckman for a behind-the-scenes trip to the heart of the Midwest as they cover a wide variety of topics.

The Cabin Discover Wisconsin

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8 • 338 Ratings

Welcome to The Cabin, a weekly podcast produced by the crew that brings you the nation’s longest-running tourism TV show, Discover Wisconsin. Join Eric Paulsen and AnaElise Beckman for a behind-the-scenes trip to the heart of the Midwest as they cover a wide variety of topics.

    Wisconsin’s Most Famous Foods (ft. Josh Ostermann)

    Wisconsin’s Most Famous Foods (ft. Josh Ostermann)

    Hey, we love our Wisconsin foods and today in The Cabin, we dive right into which Wisconsin foods are most iconic - and why. Josh Ostermann joins Eric, Ana, and Jake for a take on everything from butter burgers and brats to cheese, custard, kringle, and more - a little something for everyone to snack on!

    • 51 min
    The Solo Traveler's Guide to Exploring Wisconsin

    The Solo Traveler's Guide to Exploring Wisconsin

    Today in The Cabin, we welcome April by taking a look at solo travel around Wisconsin. From retreats to road trips, from campsite to events you can enjoy by yourself, we have you covered with a multitude of ways to enjoy our beautiful state and take a break from those around you. After all, we all need that sometimes, right?

    • 43 min
    All Aboard Wisconsin: Train Rides Around the State

    All Aboard Wisconsin: Train Rides Around the State

    Today in The Cabin, we embark on a captivating journey through the heart of Wisconsin as we delve into the enchanting world of train rides across the state. From the rhythmic chug of locomotives to the scenic vistas that unfold outside your window, Wisconsin's rail journeys offer a unique perspective on its diverse landscapes and rich history. Traverse the rolling hills of the Driftless Area, meander along the shores of Lake Michigan, and traverse through quaint towns steeped in charm and character. Discover the allure of destinations like the historic Wisconsin Dells, the vibrant city of Milwaukee, and the picturesque Door County—all from the comfort of a vintage train car. Whether you're a seasoned rail enthusiast or a curious traveler seeking new adventures, join us as we uncover the magic of Wisconsin's train rides, where every journey is a story waiting to be told.

    • 34 min
    The Recipe to Great BBQ and Business (ft. Famous Dave)

    The Recipe to Great BBQ and Business (ft. Famous Dave)

    In Wisconsin, we love great food. Great BBQ is among them and while those from Kansas City to Texas love to talk up their BBQ, it was "Famous" Dave Anderson who managed to turn a small BBQ stand in Hayward, Wisconsin into a prominent national chain. Famous Dave started whipping up sauces and techniques that got people talking (and eating) and tapped into his entrepreneurial and chef skills to grow the business. We discuss all of that - plus get some good insight on BBQ tips and techniques, right here on today's episode of The Cabin.

    • 50 min
    Wisconsin by Sky (ft. John and Rose Darcey)

    Wisconsin by Sky (ft. John and Rose Darcey)

    Let's take to the skies and fly with this episode of The Cabin as we take a look at Wisconsin from the air, and great spots you can land the plane. Wisconsin has 8 commercial service airports and 90 diverse general aviation public-use airports, all supported by the Wisconsin DOT. In this episode, we explore local airports with two private pilots who fly recreationally throughout the state, discussing what makes a local airport so great for these pilots and how the general public can enjoy local aviation, from plane watching to air shows.

    • 56 min
    Wisconsin Gardens and Greenhouses

    Wisconsin Gardens and Greenhouses

    It's meteorological spring but technically spring begins in two weeks. Coming out of this El Niño winter, most things are coming back to life, the grass is going to get greener and people are starting to think about planting some flowers and shrubs in their own backyards (this is, until we get an unexpected snowstorm in April or May - hopefully not!) This brings us to our episode today which is all about gardens and greenhouses throughout our favorite state - bust out your green thumb and take a listen!

    • 39 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
338 Ratings

338 Ratings

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Great podcast about Wisconsin

This podcast is so full of information that I love to listen twice to each one. The presentation is entertaining, the hosts are pleasantly enthusiastic, and the destinations are fantastic. If you want to plan a trip to Wisconsin, learn about Wisconsin, or fully enjoy your home state of Wisconsin, this is the podcast for you!

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I’ve had to change my review. I used to love this podcast but now the hosts have changed and all they talk about is Milwaukee and its surroundings. There is SO much more to Wisconsin than these big hitters you keep focusing on and repeating every episode. Disappointing never hearing any other options

Mr awesome101 ,

Wisconsin Kid

Did you even grow up in Wisconsin in the 70’s or 80’s if you didn’t have a little Brandy with 7 up or 50/50 in a little glass with a stir stick during the holidays ???

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