Kristine Hansen

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Kristine Hansen is a design, food and drink, and travel writer in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Prior to going freelance, she edited a home and garden magazine in the Midwest. When she travels, she often seeks out wine bars, coffee roasters, cheesemongers' shops, art museums, antiques and vintage stores, yarn shops, and sprawling parks.

• Traveled to 49 countries
• Visited 45 U.S. states
• Authored three books about Wisconsin culture: “Wisconsin Cheese Cookbook,” “Wisconsin Farms and Farmers Markets,” and “Frank Lloyd Wright's Wisconsin”

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Latest from Kristine Hansen
Floating tents on the Great Miami River in Troy, Ohio
You Can Find the Only Floating Tent Stay in the U.S. in This Midwestern State
Indian Drum rock formation at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore/Lake Superior/Michigan
6 Michigan National Parks and Sites to Visit for Stunning Landscapes and Fascinating History
Exterior of the Mirror Hotel in Marshall, North Carolina
This New Mirror Hotel in North Carolina Has 'Invisible' Cabins — Each With Private Hot Tubs, Pizza Ovens, and Pergolas
Exterior shot of pool and back yard at the spa of Inns of Aurora
17 Cozy Inns Around the U.S. Perfect for Your Next Getaway
Aerial overview of the Club Med Yacht 2 out on the water
Club Med's Yacht Just Started Sailing All-inclusive Cruises, After a $10-million Makeover — Here's What It's Like on Board
Mackinaw Island town view, Michigan
12 Romantic Getaways in Michigan — From Small Towns to Car-free Islands
Aerial view of A-Frame Cabin exterior at Eastwind Oliverea Valley in New York
This New Glamping Resort in New York's Catskills Will Have Chic A-frame Cabins — Here's a First Look Inside
Sankoty Lakes glamping site with tents, cabins, RV spots and trout fishing in Illinois
This New Glamping Hotel in an Unlikely Destination Has 3 Lakes, Tons of Boating and Fishing, and 20 Tents
Aerial view of Grand Hotel in fall, on Mackinac Island
8 Midwest Resorts Perfect for a Cozy Fall Getaway
SkyBridge Michigan in Boyne Falls, a 1,200-feet-long it's purported to be the world's longest timber bridge
This U.S. Resort Is Now Home to the World’s Longest Timber-towered Suspension Bridge
Group of skiers at Mad River Mountain, Wausau, Wisconsin
10 of the Best Ski Resorts in the Midwest
Lockwood Hotel in Waterville, Maine
This Small Town in Maine Is Getting a Beautiful New Hotel As Part of a $200-million Revitalization Effort
Backland Renderings of glamping tents near Grand Canyon
A New Glamping Hotel Is Opening Near the Grand Canyon — and the Tents Have Gorgeous Skylights
Aerial view of The Ritz-Carlton Maui, Kapalua
This Maui Waterfront Hotel Is Getting a $100-million Upgrade — With New Ultra-luxe Rooms and Poolside Cabanas
An aerial rendering of the Tiny Urban Escapes
There's a New Tiny Home Resort Coming to the U.S. — and Every Room Is a Shipping Container
Rotating waterslide at waterpark in Wisconsin
America's First Rotating Waterslide Just Opened — and Goes Up to 25 Miles per Hour
Magna Carter cruise boat
This 8-person River Cruise Through England Sails to Castles From 'Downton Abbey' — Here's How to Get on Board
The Wanderer Cottages interior and exterior renderings.
This Charming Coastal Town in Maine Is Getting a Chic New Cottage Resort Just in Time for Summer
Montmorency Falls State Park in Quebec, Canada
An Incredible, 590-foot Floating Walkway Is Coming to Quebec — Over One of Canada's Tallest Waterfalls
Camp Aramoni, a boutique campground in Illinois
This Glamping Resort Just Opened in a Popular Illinois State Park — With 11 Chic Tents, a Restored Airstream Bar, and Great Hiking
Rendered map of what Natura will look like
This Scenic Wisconsin Region Will Soon Be Home to the World's Largest Naturally Filtered Lake and Floating Water Park
Exterior view of Terramore lodge resort entrance
This Glamping Resort in Maine Is Reopening With Lobster Boils, Cozy Fire Pits, and Lots of Outdoorsy Activities
The Global 6000 private jet on a tarmac
Take a Private Jet Around the World in Search of the Finest Cheeses — With This $300,000 Vacation Package