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Scenic Wisconsin Drives for Fall Colors

Episode Summary

Light that fall-scented candle, throw on your favorite sweater and sip a PSL as The Cabin crew shares some of the top routes in Wisconsin for gorgeous fall colors! We’re crisscrossing the state to bring you Wisconsin’s legendary byways and hidden gem rustic roads. Plus, the behind-the-scenes segment is back as we dive into a brand new episode of Discover Wisconsin featuring an iconic Northwoods destination: Minocqua!

Episode Notes

The Cabin is presented by the Wisconsin Counties Association and this week we're featuring Marquette County. 

Campfire Conversation: This week's Campfire Conversation comes highly requested from our listeners, we're talking scenic drives to view the BEST fall colors. Here are our recommendations: Highway 77 from Minong to Mellen, part of the Great Divide Scenic Highway through the North Woods, Highway 107 along the Wisconsin River from Merrill to Tomahawk, Highway 86 west from Tomahawk to Timms Hill, Up the road from Wausau into Rib Mountain State Park up to Granite Peak, Highway 131 through the Driftless, along the 11 crossings of the Kickapoo River and through the Kickapoo Valley Reserve, Highway 101 through Florence County, between Florence and US 8, Lake Superior Scenic Byway (Hwy 13) - Falls colors on the Bayfield Peninsula tour. Start in Ashland and make your way north of Bayfield to Brule River State Forest, The “Hilltop Tour” - Wausau (Rib Mt State Park) → Ogema (Timms Hill) → Neillsville (The Highground), Black River State Forest, Lake Geneva - Snake Road! (Also 20 miles of rustic roads: 11, 12 and 36).

Behind-the-Scenes: The BTS segment is BACK this week! There is a new episode of Discover Wisconsin all about Minocqua coming out and we're joined by Motion Media Manager, Teddy Maier to dive into this episode. 

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