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Green Travel Guide to Northern Wisconsin
Environmentally and Socially Responsible Travel
Pat Dillon and Lynne Diebel
Foreword by John Imes

“Interested in traveling green in central and northern
Wisconsin? This is the book for you. Read about where to stay, where to eat, what to do, plus learn interesting local history.”
—Jerry Apps, author of Cranberry Red

Green Travel Guide to Northern Wisconsin showcases the best green restaurants, lodgings, shops, and activities in Wisconsin’s Northland. Learn about exploring the cliffs and caves of the Niagara Escarpment while biking the Door Peninsula. Carpool to the Midwest Renewable Energy Fair in Custer where you can stay at a nearby solar-powered inn. Take an all day eco-geo-history tour of the Northwoods near
Hayward, explore the Chequamegon-Nicolet Forest, kayak the Mississippi River backwaters, and much more.

Pat Dillon and Lynne Diebel are the coauthors of Green Travel Guide to Southern Wisconsin. Dillon is a travel writer and formerly worked in advertising in Milwaukee and Chicago. Diebel is coauthor of ABCs Naturally, Paddling Northern Minnesota, and Paddling Southern Minnesota.


“The book showcases the best green restaurants, lodging, shops and activities in Wisconsin's Northland.”
Duluth News-Tribune

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October 2011
LC: 2011015960 F
176 pp. 6 x 9
33 b/w illus.

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ISBN 978-0-299-28414-5
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The Green Travel Guide to Northern Wisconsin takes the reader on a lusciously written, meticulously researched tour of the sustainable inns, diners, businesses, and activities of a wild and beautiful region.”
—Kristen Joiner, executive director of Sustain Dane

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