Hearthstone Historic House Museum

October 10, 2012 | Family

In this day and age, we tend to take for granted things like heating, lighting and indoor toilets. We sometimes forget that at one point in time these items were not the norm. To get the feel for a simpler time, take a break from a day on your ATV rental and visit the Hearthstone Historic House Museum, the country’s first hydroelectric central power station. The Hearthstone Museum In Appleton, WI The Hearthstone Historic House Museum is located at 625 W. Prospect Ave in Appleton, WI. Construction of this station, using the Edison central hydroelectric system, was started back on September 30, 1882, and today the original light wiring and fixtures are still in their original location. The generator was in the beater room of the Appleton Paper and Pulp Company in Wisconsin. At this time there were three different buildings lighted on this strip including the Appleton Paper and … Continued

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Vacationing At Lake Mendota

September 10, 2012 | Family

Madison WI is the land of the lakes and home to one of Wisconsin’s largest lakes, Lake Mendota. Lake Mendota is known for the wealthy visitors and for the high-end homes and condominiums they reside in. Believe it or not, you too can enjoy a luxurious and relaxing vacation on Lake Mendota. Lake Mendota Accommodations One of the best things about Lake Mendota is the number of accommodation options you have while staying there. You can decide to stay at a luxury lakeside cabin rental, or choose from a variety of resorts in the area. Madison also features some unique and chic Bed and Breakfasts that combine the feel of home with several upscale and modern features. And while staying directly on Lake Mendota may be more expensive, you cannot beat the views or the boat and jet ski rental opportunities it presents. Lake Mendota Activities Lake Mendota covers more … Continued

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Weekend Getaway: Shawano Lake Resort in Wisconsin

August 10, 2012 | Family

If you are looking for a fun family vacation to take before the kids head back to school, plan a visit to Shawano Lake Resort in Wisconsin. This is the perfect way to escape and spend time with loved ones before the hectic school schedule starts. Not only does the resort offer lakefront cottages, but also free docking for your boat rental. The cottages are spacious and come with everything you need for a weekend getaway. Shawano Lake Resort Cottage Amenities Two, three or four bedrooms One to two bathrooms Cable TV Air conditioning Living area Large kitchen area Wi-Fi Dishes Microwave Cooking utensils Oversized oven Charcoal grill Campfire pit Every cottage rests on Shawano Lake and comes fully furnished, and provides you with breathtaking water views. The beautiful wood flooring and contemporary décor present the perfect combination of modern-rustic living. Hanging out in these exceptional cottages isn’t the only … Continued

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Tuscobia State Trail Wisconsin

July 10, 2012 | Family

If you are scheduling a summer vacation to the great state of Wisconsin, you are probably planning on enjoying the great outdoors while you’re there. If these are your intensions we suggest you spend some time exploring the Tuscobia State Trails. The Tuscobia State Trails is a 74-mile abandoned railroad grade. It offers you a variety of fun activities. Depending on what time of year it is and what section of the trail you are at, you and your family can take part in many different adventures. In the winter you can enjoy spending hours of fun on a snowmobile rental. But since it’s summertime, bring out the ATV rentals for a day of fun in the sun. Not only are the Tuscobia State Trails a great place to ride an ATV rental, it is also a perfect spot for horseback riding, bird watching, fishing, canoeing and kayaking, and mountain … Continued

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Lake Puckaway in Wisconsin

June 10, 2012 | Family

During the hot summer months Wisconsin is a favorite vacation spot of those living in the mid-west. There are a number of different land and lake activities available throughout the state. Spending a day on the water is a perfect way for your family to relax and enjoy time together. We recommend you add Lake Puckaway to your list of must-see places while visiting Wisconsin! Lake Puckaway has 5433 acres of water and is a crystal clear, recreational lake. There are a number of activities that Lake Puckaway offer like renting a jet ski, boating, fishing, hiking, and swimming. Lake Puckaway is located in Montello, Wisconsin, which is a little over an hour north of Madison, Wisconsin. Lake Puckaway has become a very popular place to vacation to and offers a variety of resorts, campgrounds, and cozy cabins to stay at overnight. If you aren’t much of swimmer, check out all the … Continued

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Recreational Vehicle Safety Tips

May 10, 2012 | Family

At Power Sports Rental Network we are in the business of having fun. We know what it’s like to go out on a jet ski rental and get lost in the waves, or escape reality on an ATV rental. While fun is the nature of our business, it is not our number one priority. Our number one priority at Power Sports Rental Network is our customer’s safety. We have compiled a list of Recreational Vehicle Safety for you to read over before renting one of our jet ski rentals or ATV rentals. Jet Ski Rental Safety All riders must wear US Coast Guard approved life jackets. Most injuries result from running into docks, other watercraft, or tree stumps. Most injuries occur to riders with little experience operating a jet ski rental. Only ride jet ski rentals in the daylight. Do not speed in the wake zone. Jet skis are much … Continued

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We’ve Added New Equipment!

April 10, 2012 | Family

Wisconsin company Power Sports Rental Network is expanding its fleet to include brand new boat rentals and side-by-side UTV rentals for the 2012 season. The company also doubled its snowmobile fleet with brand new units. In addition to providing high-quality equipment, the locally owned company focuses on continuing its excellent customer service practices. Power Sports Rental Network, a locally owned company based in Appleton, Wisconsin, has expanded its rental fleet during 2012 to include brand new equipment. The company now offers boat rentals and side-by-side UTV rentals, on top of its Jet Ski, ATV, and snowmobile options. Power Sports Rental Network also doubled its snowmobile fleet by adding new units with Liquid Cooled engines in preparation for the upcoming winter season. Power Sports Rental Network has grown steadily since owner Eric Eickhoff started the company in May 2008. Originally offering just Jet Skis, the company quickly expanded to include ATVs, … Continued

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Snowmobiling at Granite Peak Ski Resort

December 10, 2011 | Family

Wisconsin is a wonderful state to travel to for some great winter skiing. And at Granite Peak Ski Resort you will able to do just that. Keep the winter blues away by giving in and enjoying the outdoors! Reasons To Ski At Granite Peak Ski Resort Modern Lifts Many ski lifts have been installed over the past several years. Granite Peak Ski Resort actually has the most modern and convenient lift system in the entire Midwest. With a mountain that rises over 700 feet, ski lifts are very important. Seventy-four different runs can be found at the mountain. Natural Snow With its Wisconsin Northwoods location, Granite Peak Ski Resort receives more than its share of natural snow. However, in order to ensure superb early season skiing as well as plentiful snow for skiing through the end of March, more than 500 advanced technology snowguns supplement nature’s bounty of snow. This means … Continued

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Devil’s Head Resort in Wisconsin

November 10, 2011 | Family

Wisconsin is a great place for winter lovers to vacation in December. If you’re planning a Wisconsin winter vacation we reccomend staying at Deil’s Head Resort. As one of the most popular resorts in the Midwest, the Devil’s Head Resort will keep you entertained with its fun winter activities. Devil’s Head Resort is a popular tourist attraction for skiers and snowboarders. The area has beautiful mountains that are perfect for the beginner or advanced snow sportsman. Just be careful if you’re a beginner because some runs are over a mile long! Make sure to bring your own equipment if you don’t want to rent any. Also, remember to dress warmly and bring a camera for photo opportunities! The Devil’s Head Resort offers a variety of amenities to enjoy during your stay. Guests can do laps in the indoor pool or just relax in the hot tub. There is also a … Continued

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Visit Capital Springs State Recreational Area in Wisconsin!

October 10, 2011 | Family

When taking a trip to somewhere as beautiful as Wisconsin, rarely does sitting in a hotel room top the list of exciting vacation activities. Nature’s splendor is abundant in this part of the country year round. No matter what season your visit is planned for, you’re sure to have a wonderful time. Capital Springs State Recreational Area, just south of Madison, WI, has plenty of opportunities for you and your family to enjoy outdoor activities. Located on Lake Waubesa, this park is a prime choice for the aquatically inclined family. Aquatic Fun With the lake’s boat launch open year-round, there’s no end to the adventures you could embark upon with your family or friends. Why not take your Jet Ski rental out for a spin during the warmer seasons? Can’t fit your entire family on a Jet Ski? Rent a boat from a reputable Wisconsin dealer. It can be amazing … Continued

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