Isthmus Summertimes 2018

The Madison area has plenty of ways to beat the summer heat. Isthmus has a rundown on public pools, splash parks and beaches. Read more

Isthmus Summertimes


Carolyn Fath

From beaches to boats, this historically industrial Lake Michigan town is finding a new direction. It could be the surprise beachy boaty destination for summer 2018. Read more

Isthmus Summertimes

We pick the best of the summer concert lineups. The venues range from tiny Yuba City to the heart of Chicago. Read more

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Floating and fishing in the rain up on Big Lake. Just part of the magic that happens up in Vilas County. Read more

Isthmus Summertimes


Madison Mallards

It’s always a good time to visit the Duck Pond. But some nights are better than others if you’re adding to your collection of Mallards memorabilia. Read more

Isthmus Summertimes


Kyle Herlitzke/ Explore LaCrosse

Mark Twain once waxed poetic about La Crosse, Wisconsin’s quintessential river town. Long a mecca for outdoor recreation, the city’s development is finally starting to catch up. Read more

Isthmus Summertimes

Madison’s summer theater ranges from failed movie revamps to blockbusters like 1776. Which could be the next best thing to tickets for Hamilton. Read more

Isthmus Summertimes