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Maribel Caves

Cherney Maribel Caves

Fascinating natural resource asset on the Coolest Coast at Cherney Maribel Caves County Park, situated on the Niagara Escarpment. The Cavers of the Wisconsin Speleological Society and Park Volunteers provide an in-depth overview to the many caves of the park: Maribel New Hope Cave, Tartarus Cave System, Treasure Cave, Pancake Cave, Coopers Cave and the

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Bee Kind

How Sweet It Is, Honey!

Life is sweet on the Coolest Coast®. Today we discover the buzz about beekeeping and honey making. Thanks to hobbyists Jason & Heather Allard of Allard & Kretsch Family Honey and Dan Dueno and Steve Massey at 100 Acre Hunny for letting us glimpse their annual harvest.Informative and delicious. How sweet it is! (And no

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Woodland Dunes

Woodland Dunes Expansion

We met with Jim Knickelbine, Executive Director of Woodland Dunes Nature Center and Preserve for a sneak peek of their newly renovated and expanded Nature Center. Hint: It’s gorgeous! The Nature Center is now open to the public with restrictions (Limited to 10 people within at a time, masks required). Infrastructure and resource investments on

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Alpaca hug

Cuddly Alpaca on the Coolest Coast

There are #alpaca on the #coolestcoast at LondonDairy Alpaca Ranch in Two Rivers … and they are soooooooo cute and cuddly! And the fiber is as soft as clouds look. Contact London Dairy directly for tours. Two Rivers, Wisconsin.

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Raised Boardwalk through forest

Woodland Dunes Goodwin Road

Enjoy this raised boardwalk walking path through the forest at Woodland Dunes off Goodwin Road. This hidden gem is a great place to air yourself out and maintain your physical and mental well-being during this time of social distancing.

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Snoga at the Dunes

Snoga! Snowshoe Yoga at Woodland Dunes Nature Preserve. Read that sentence one more time. Does it get any cooler than winter on the Coolest Coast? Thank you to yogi Jennifer Jelenic for leading a snowshoe hike through the trails at beautiful Woodland Dunes with yoga stops along the way. Tree pose in the forest is

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Lightning Strikes Twice

Cathy Green, Executive Director of The Wisconsin Maritime Museum stopped by the studio to tell us about the “Saturday Learning Series” which takes place at the museum this Saturday 12-14-2019 at 1:00pm. Discover the fascinating world-class stories and history at the Wisconsin Maritime Museum. Become a member and attendance is free!

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Coolest Coast East – International Edition

Join us as we visit Manitowoc’s sister-city of Kamogawa, Japan for the 25th anniversary of the sister-city friendship. Located on the shore of the Pacific Ocean, Kamogawa’s beautiful coast is a natural companion to the #coolestcoast. The warm and friendly citizens of Kamogawa extended a hearty welcome to the delegation visiting from Manitowoc. Glimpse the beautiful

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Boat Parade

Look at where we live! Beautiful lighted boat parade on a summer’s eve up the Manitowoc River. Decorated sailboats reflecting beautifully in the water. As seen from the prow of the USS Cobia submarine across from The Wharf.

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Sailing the Coolest Coast

Sailing the Coolest Coast! A whole new perspective of the coast and lighthouse when viewed from the water. Sailboats, fishing boats and even the S.S. Badger: Lake Michigan Carferry. Traveling about 7 knots on the open waves. Thanks to our hosts for making this video possible.

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Salmon Run

The salmon are running on the #coolestcoast.Fishermen line the banks and wade just below the Mishicot dam ready to reel ‘em in.

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Mountain Bike Trail Club

Did you know Manitowoc has mountain bike trails? We visited with the Manitowoc Mountain Bike Trail Club and learned all about the trails and how to access them on the #coolestcoast! #lookatwherewelive

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West of the Lake Gardens in Full Bloom

Honoring the legacy of John and Ruth West at the beautiful West of the Lake Gardens and Lester Bentley mural room. 6+ acres of lakeshore beauty in full bloom. Annuals and perennials. The creative work of head gardener and horticulturist Don Cisler and his team in the style of Ruth West.

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Disc Golf at Silver Creek Park

36 holes of disc golf along the shores of Lake Michigan and through the beautiful woods of Silver Creek Park. Join us Jim Lanen tells us more about the sport, the Silver Cup Tournament and a clinic open to all interested community members. It’s a great day to get your game on. More info at

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Kayaking in Manitowoc

Join the #CoolestCoast team as they explore the coolest coast from a new perspective – the Manitowoc Harbor and Manitowoc River via kayak (rentable from the Manitowoc Marina).

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