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Adventures In Ice Cream

     If you are visiting the Coolest Coast, you have to experience the dairy industry of Wisconsin, and in particular, the ice cream. There aren’t too many places where folks can get up close and personal with every step of the ice cream making process, but a showcase of the Coolest Coast’s dairy industry can do just that! With there being 1.14 cows for every one person in Manitowoc County, you can’t avoid the fact that dairy is truly a cornerstone of the local lifestyle.      Ice cream has to come from somewhere, right? That’s where the dairy farms come in. Any drive into the countryside will mean driving by fields and barns of all sizes, with farms being home to anywhere from 20 to 5,000 cattle a piece. If an educational experience about dairy is something you desire, then the Farm Wisconsin Discovery Center is the place

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The Doggy Diaries

     When I woke up this morning, I knew that the day ahead on the Coolest Coast was going to be great! As I laid in the lap of my owner last night, I heard them telling me about all the plans ahead of us.       As we walked out the house and into town, I thought about how our morning would start. Was today going to involve a practice round at one of the obstacle courses at Halversen Park or Indian Creek park? If I was lucky, I would be able to cross paths with a homemade treat from The Silver Lake Country Store!      But I knew my owner had made the right choice for the two of us: we were headed to Paws n Play! As we strolled towards the park, I took in the sight of seagulls and the scent of a fresh

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The Bicyclist Blog

    If you love cruising and exploring on two wheels, then you will love the opportunities found for biking on the Coolest Coast! The Mariners Trail is, as it states, a trail that hugs the beautiful Lake Michigan for 7 miles, forging a connection between the cities of Manitowoc and Two Rivers. A smooth paved route, what may appear to be a simple path for all to leisurely stroll upon is quickly realized to be the basis for a personal and customizable experience that anybody can enjoy, from the individual stopping in town for nothing more than a gas refill and looking for a place to stretch their legs, to the residents of Manitowoc who know the trail and its many features by heart.     No matter how one enjoys traveling, the trail is more than able to assist in getting patrons up and moving along the coast of

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