Chelsey Lewis, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Chelsey Lewis

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Milwaukee, WI, United States

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Recent:
  • Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Past:
  • USA TODAY
  • The Des Moines Register
  • SheboyganPress Media
  • Oshkosh Northwestern
  • Post-Crescent Media
  • Daily Tribune Media

Recent articles by Chelsey:

Snowy owls are back in Wisconsin, and spotting them is a social-distance friendly activity

Here are some tips for viewing the beautiful birds that spend their winters in Wisconsin. → Read More

Frozen falls, lake views and castles: 3 winter day trips from Milwaukee

Pack a lunch, cue up a podcast and hit the road for one of these day trips within a two-hour drive of Milwaukee. → Read More

Get in free to Waukesha parks and more ways to Opt Outside on Black Friday

Here are some ideas for things to do outside on the day after Thanksgiving. → Read More

Bublr hopes to add e-bikes in Milwaukee with a new matching grant

The nonprofit wants to raise $25,000 to match a grant for adding e-bikes to its bikeshare system. → Read More

Wisconsin winter for beginners: What to wear, do and not do

Whether you're new to the state or new to doing things outside, here's what you should know for making the most of winter in Wisconsin. → Read More

Ice Castles will return to Lake Geneva again this winter

The castles will once again go up at Geneva National Resort on Lake Como. → Read More

Stunning Wisconsin sunset lights up social media the night before Election Day

Photographers around Wisconsin shared images of the Nov. 2 sunset on Twitter, Facebook and Reddit. → Read More

Tahquamenon Falls, Michigan's biggest, is worth a detour in the U.P.

The impressive waterfall is one of the largest east of the Mississippi River and is worth a visit in any season. → Read More

New mural by Obama 'Hope' poster artist sends message about 'Voting Rights' in Milwaukee

Artist Shepard Fairey collaborated with five Midwestern artists to create the colorful mural. → Read More

6 Wisconsin hotels voted among the best in the country by Conde Nast Traveler readers in 2020

The Saint Kate, the Pfister and the American Club were among the winners. → Read More

Wisconsin continues to have better taste in Halloween candy than Michigan

Candy corn is an abomination that must be stopped from invading Wisconsin. → Read More

Hike 40 miles of the Ice Age Trail in October to complete Mammoth Hike Challenge

The challenge is in celebration of the national scenic trail's 40th anniversary. → Read More

These 3 new bike routes in Wisconsin are great for scenic fall rides

Among the new routes is Wisconsin's first nationally designated bike route, which crosses the entire state. → Read More

Explore 5 waterfalls within 5 miles along the Black River in Michigan's Upper Peninsula

The Black River Scenic Byway passes five waterfalls accessible via short hikes on its way to Lake Superior. → Read More

Yooper becomes first double amputee to canoe the entire Mississippi River

Nate Denofre canoed the river with his wife to raise money for Courage Incorporated, a nonprofit that takes adults with disabilities on outdoor trips. → Read More

Milwaukee Riverkeeper Boat Parade will showcase art, live music on Milwaukee River on Aug. 30

The fourth annual parade will make its way from the Harbor District north to Lakefront Brewery. → Read More

Where to find last-minute campsites in Wisconsin, from non-reservable sites to dispersed camping

If you don't have a reservation for a Wisconsin state park campsite, you can still find a place to pitch a tent this summer. → Read More

When fall colors could peak in Wisconsin in 2020

Long-term forecasters are predicting a warm early fall and possible late start to the fall colors season. → Read More

Bayfield treehouse is a cozy, unique getaway near the Apostle Islands

The modern treehouse stands 12 feet off the ground and features a wrap-around deck and railings made from Lake Superior driftwood. → Read More

Kayaking the Apostle Islands sea caves in 'more than just a tourist way'

A tour with a Red Cliff tribal member provides a deeper look at the area's famous sea caves. → Read More