The Cabin

The Cabin

Welcome to The Cabin, a weekly podcast produced by the crew that brings you the nation’s longest-running tourism TV show, Discover Wisconsin. Joined by producers, travel experts and tourism leaders, hosts Mariah Haberman and Eric Paulsen take you behind-the-scenes to the heart of the Midwest.... Show More

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May 19, 2020 40 min

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

 

Campfire Conversation: This week we're talking about some legendary celebrities that hail from Wisconsin, there are more than you may think! We're talking about:  Mark Ruffalo, Butch Vig, Liberace, Jane Wiedlin, Les Paul, Steve Miller, Harry Houdini, Willem Dafoe, Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, and Jerry Zucker, Frank ...

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May 12, 2020 49 min

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

Campfire Conversation:  This week is all about the wonders of Wisconsin.  Wisconsin is home to so many remarkable destinations that we know we can't cover them all, so here are a few of our favorites:  Niagara Escarpment, St. Croix National Scenic Riverway, Gravity Hill, Devil's Lake State Park, Driftless Area.

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May 5, 2020 44 min

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

Campfire Conversation: We're aware that many festivals that are staples every year have been canceled due to COVID-19 but we still want to highlight some of our favorite ones. Summerfest (Milwaukee),  Paddlequest (Stevens Point),  Bacon Bash (River Falls), Wisconsin State Fair (West Allis),  Beef-A-Rama (Minocqua), Wiscons...

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April 28, 2020 39 min

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

Campfire Conversation: We're talking about a variety of cool caves to explore: Crystal Cave, Cave of the Mounds, Eagle Cave, Cave Tours at Ledge View Nature Center, Apostle Islands Sea Caves, Cave Point County Park.

Behind-the-Scenes: This week our BTS segment is about a new Discover Wisconsin episode: Destination Dairy, ...

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April 21, 2020 42 min

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

Campfire Conversation: In honor of Earth Day we want to highlight the importance of conservation and protecting the natural beauty of Wisconsin. Here are some of our favorite state parks to get out and visit once the stay at home order is lifted:  Interstate State Park, Hartman Creek State Park, Wildcat Mountain State Par...

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

Campfire Conversation: We're talking about our favorite and oddest roadside attractions across the state. World's Largest Musky (Hayward), World's Largest Penny (Woodruff), World's Largest Bicyclist (Sparta), World's Largest 6 Pack (La Crosse), World's Largest Talking Cow (Neillsville), World’s Larg...

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April 7, 2020 47 min

The Cabin is presented by the Wisconsin Counties Association. This week we're featuring Jefferson County. 

Campfire Conversation: We're chasing waterfalls! Cascade Falls and Geiger Falls (Osceola), Granite Quarry Falls (Montello), Stephens Falls (Dodgeville), Amnicon Falls State Park SE of Superior, Big Manitou and the twin Little Manitou Falls, Pattison State Park south of Superior, Lost Creek Falls, Menomonee Falls - tiny,...

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This is the first episode of The Cabin recorded not in our studio, but remotely! We understand the audio is a little different than it normally is but we appreciate your patience as we continue to record for the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Cabin is presented by the Wisconsin Counties Association. This week we're featuring Dodge County.

Campfire Conversation:  Fodder for the family: quirky town names (Waunakee, Oconomow...

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March 24, 2020 37 min

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

Campfire Conversation:  We're talking about the Islands of Wisconsin. Wisconsin is surrounded by over 800 miles of coastline! We dive into the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, Potawotomi Islands, Minocqua - The Island City, French Island and more. 

Behind-the-Scenes: This week we're joined by Discover Wisconsin ...

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March 17, 2020 34 min

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

Campfire Conversation:  We're talking some of our favorite Wisconsin made products. Carmex Chapstick in Franklin WI,  Kohler Kitchen and Bath Products, Outboard Motors,  Solid Body Electric Guitar, Harley Davidson and more.

Behind-the-Scenes: We're covering a new episode of Discover Wisconsin airing this weekend all ab...

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March 10, 2020 45 min

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

Campfire Conversation: Why is it called the Driftless Area?  Cave of the Mounds, Wyalusing State Park, Norske Nook (Osseo), beautiful river towns, trails, Norskedalen and more.

Behind-the-Scenes: This week we're joined by Teddy Maier, Discover Wisconsin's Motion Media Manager and we're talking about Columbia C...

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March 3, 2020 48 min

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

Campfire Conversation: We're talking small towns across the state of Wisconsin - Chippewa Falls, New Glarus, Mineral Point, Hayward, Marshfield, Fort Atkinson,  Blanchardville.  

Behind-the-Scenes: This week we're joined by Discover Wisconsin Producer, Jenny Ingish! A beautiful combination of some of Wisconsin's gem...

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The Cabin by Discover Wisconsin is presented by the Wisconsin Counties Association, and this week we're featuring Dane County - the second most populous county in the state. 

Campfire Conversation: Rick Rose takes us back to start when Discover Wisconsin was first dreamt up in 1987. As a longtime former host of the show Rick shares his perspective with two current hosts and talks about some major changes the show seen over the y...

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February 18, 2020 43 min

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

Campfire Conversation: Hiking paths across the state - Devils Lake, Ice Age Trail, North Country Scenic Trail, Gibraltar Rock State Natural Area, Grandad's Bluff.

Behind the Scenes: We are headed to Beloit! This is the DW Crew's second trip to the Beloit area for an episode. This episode features downtown Beloit, activi...

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February 11, 2020 45 min

Campfire Conversation:

This weeks campfire conversation we're focusing on unique cabins and cottages throughout the state.

  • Seth Peterson Cottage - Reedsburg
  • Coulee Junction Caboose - De Soto
  • Rittenhouse Inn - Bayfield
  • Garmisch USA + yurts - Cable
  • Chanticleer inn - Door Co
  • Behind-the-Scenes | Walking Tours:

  • First full Discover Wisconsin episode that focuses on walking tours, welcoming guest Brian Mohsenian, the producer of this epis...
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    January 31, 2020 44 min

    On episode 1 of The Cabin, Eric & Mariah kick things off with some Campfire Conversation discussing their favorite hidden winter getaways throughout the state of Wisconsin.

    Campfire Conversation:

  • Northwoods - Woodruff/Eagle River/Minocqua (home of the worlds largest penny) - the snowmobile was actually invented in the Wisconsin Northwoods.
  • State Parks - highly underrated in the winter
  • Algoma & Kewaunee - tons of local shopping,...
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