Finding sustenance in the middle of nowhere at The Old Feed Mill

Sometimes, being in what feels like the middle of nowhere can really surprise you. That’s what it was like when I discovered The Old Feed Mill, a local restaurant that serves American cuisine made with organic ingredients. After visiting Cave of the Mounds and Blue Mound State Park during a day trip out of Madison,… More Finding sustenance in the middle of nowhere at The Old Feed Mill

Experience Wisconsin’s past and present at its State Capitol Building

One of the best places in Madison, Wisconsin, hands down, is the Wisconsin State Capitol Building. It’s free to tour – whether guided or self-guided – and it’s a great way to experience and learn about the state’s past and present. At a cost of free-ninety-nine and the opportunity to add to my knowledge bank,… More Experience Wisconsin’s past and present at its State Capitol Building

Destination appreciation: Olbrich Botanical Gardens

If you’ve been following Backyard Destinations for some time, then you probably can tell that I love the outdoors and nature. Whether it’s a hike at Yosemite or simply sitting at a bench at a park, I don’t think I could imagine being somewhere where I couldn’t go outside. With that, one of the things… More Destination appreciation: Olbrich Botanical Gardens

You’ll be captivated by this cool cave in Wisconsin

In Blue Mounds, Wisconsin, a city about 35 minutes west of Madison, there’s a tourist attraction that’s 50 degrees Fahrenheit all year round, no matter what the temperature is outside. It’s called Cave of the Mounds and it’s a worthwhile spot to carve out some time for if you’re ever in the area. I visited… More You’ll be captivated by this cool cave in Wisconsin