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Stories and Tips Monroe

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Day Tripping to Shop

Written by MilwVon on 29 Oct, 2013

This was another shopping excursion day trip to Monroe. Past faves including Decatur Dairy and Minhas Brewery & Distillery were on the itinerary. I also found a new cheese factory, bought some apples and enjoyed lunch downtown. I got out of the house early…Read More


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Yet Another Great Cheese Factory

Written by MilwVon on 29 Oct, 2013

During my day trip to Monroe, cheese was on my shopping list as we prepared for our upcoming LONG road trip to Pennsylvania. I did some research to find a new cheese factory to visit and hopefully tour. I decided that the Silver-Lewis…Read More


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More Monroe Please

Written by MilwVon on 30 Oct, 2012

My day trip back in June was focused on the balloon championships and photographing barn quilts. For this trip back to Monroe, I was looking forward to seeing a bit more including cheesemaking which is what really puts the town on the map.My travels…Read More


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Green County's Amish Community

Written by MilwVon on 30 Oct, 2012

I'm glad that I picked up a copy of the Green County Visitor Guide during my last trip to Monroe as I had no idea that they had an Amish community near Monroe. While not as large or visible as others I've visited,…Read More


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Just Scratching the Surface of Green County, Wisconsin

Written by MilwVon on 13 Jun, 2012

My day trip plan was to drive to Monroe to take in two sessions (6am and 6pm) of the US Open (Balloon) Championships, to drive their rural roads in search of barn quilts and to take in a couple of their local craft breweries.…Read More


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US Open National (Balloon) Championships

Written by MilwVon on 12 Jun, 2012

Every year over the past 26, Monroe (Wisconsin) has served as host to the Monroe Balloon Rally which is coming up at the end of this week (June 15 & 16, 2012) at the Green County Fairgrounds. An opportunity for balloon enthusiasts to get…Read More


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Green County Barn Quilts

Written by MilwVon on 12 Jun, 2012

Scattered throughout Green County, visitors may happen upon the one of the many (over 100!) barns and farm buildings that are adorned with the rustic looking "quilts" that provide a touch of Americana through artistic expression in the form of huge painted quilt panels.I believe…Read More


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