Lake Michigan Pebbles with sunrise

Let’s Hit the Trails In Pleasant Prairie

Pleasant Prairie locals take great pride in the beauty, peace and adventure offered on our trails. Whether you’re here for an athletic event at the Pleasant Prairie RecPlex or relaxing at one of our award-winning hotels, the natural world is calling your name to explore our nature trails, biking trails and easy going walking paths. The last trail we feature is one of the most dog-friendly in the area! Reconnect with Nature on This Pleasant Prairie Trail Hackbarth Trail - 1.9 miles Of all the trails in Pleasant Prairie, Hackbarth Trail tops the list for the most diverse and well populated with…

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4 Tips For Taking Great Fall Pictures of Your Family

Fall is upon us! I can see and feel it already. This is my favorite time and I am excited to be able to photograph the most beautiful season of the year. Here’s a quick list of four tips on WHEN-WHERE-WHAT-HOW for anyone who wants to attempt capturing the beautiful backdrop of fall colors in their family pictures. I know the struggle (especially when getting littles to all smile at the same time!) and have a few suggestions to make it a success. Tip 1: WHEN In my opinion, the prime color time is the second and third weeks of October in Pleasant Prairie. It varies each year with the intensity…

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Avoid Crowds by Exploring Pleasant Prairie's Wide Open Spaces

Let’s face it. The world is full of things that can hurt us – but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t live our best life. Of course, we should be diligent and take precautions where necessary, but we’ve still got to get out there and do things. Winter is in the rearview mirror and spring is quickly approaching. As cabin fever takes over and the need to get out sets in, perhaps crowded places aren’t where you want to be. It’s time to check out places and activities that get you out there – but where you still feel like you have space...and Pleasant Prairie is just the place to be! A variety of…

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