Wisconsin might not be known as one of the top travel destinations in the United States, but those who are lucky enough to make it to "America's Dairyland" know that along with having the best cheese in the world, Wisconsin offers so much more. Here are 10 of the top places to visit in the great state of Wisconsin.
As the city with the largest population in Wisconsin, Milwaukee has everything you need for a great vacation. There are 17 popular museums, over 150 state parks, and over 30 theaters in the greater Milwaukee area. Not to mention it's the home of the Harley Davidson Museum, and popular festivals like Summerfest. You can also catch a professional sports game and get some fine dining at over 150 restaurants in the downtown area! There is a little something for everyone in Milwaukee. Plan your trip now >>>
Madeline Island is one of the most beautiful places in Wisconsin. It is part of the Apostle Islands in northern Wisconsin in Lake Superior and is the island that is most accessible. There are hiking and biking trails, you can rent scooters to explore the island, and even do some shopping at the local businesses located on the island. It's an easy ferry ride and perfect for a day trip or a long weekend away. Plan your trip now >>>
One of the more well known Wisconsin destinations, Wisconsin Dells is a fun vacation destination for people of all ages. Wisconsin Dells is home to America's largest water park, Noah's Ark, as well as other theme parks, adventure parks, go-cart tracks, Wisconsin Ducks, beautiful scenery and endless shows, performances, and other forms of entertainment. There is always something to do in the Dells, but we recommend a summer trip if you want the full Wisconsin Dells experience. Plan your trip now >>>
Just outside of Kenosha is the Jelly Belly Factory that gives free tours daily! That alone is a great reason to take the family to Kenosha, but other attractions include golf and disc golf course, Craft Beer Week, Taste of Wisconsin, and much more. Plan your trip now >>>
Madison was ultimately chosen as the place to locate Wisconsin's Capitol building, and for good reason. This city is booming with life and things to do. The music and arts scene is outstanding, the historic State Street area is packed with shops and good eats, and the city is surrounded by beautiful landscapes, parks, and other outdoor activities. Oh, and did we mention the two lakes that split the city in half? You can paddle board, sail, swim, or just enjoy the view of the lakes from almost anywhere in Madison. The city is family friendly and won't disappoint as one of Wisconsin's top travel destinations. Plan your trip now >>>
Spring Green is one of the hidden gems in Wisconsin and home to the American Player's Theatre, an outdoor theater that was "founded with the goal of making the language of the great classics - especially the works of Shakespeare - accessible to the widest possible audience." Spring Green also has an annual art fair, some great wineries and breweries, and many historic attractions like House on the Rock and Taliesin (Frank Lloyd Wright). Not to mention Spring Green has some wonderful parks, preserves, and is surrounded by scenic Wisconsin landscapes. Plan your trip now >>>
For all you sports fans out there, Lambeau Field is the can't miss historic stadium of the NFL team the Green Bay Packers. Titletown USA has many other wonderful attractions as well including local dining, shopping, and other outdoor activities. Just make sure you're not wearing yellow and purple or navy blue and orange when you make your visit. Plan your trip now >>>
Although Devil's Lake is near both Madison, WI and Spring Green, WI, we thought it deserved a spot of its own. The breathtaking views, camping accommodations, and over 29 miles of hiking trails make this one of the best outdoor destinations in all of the United States. Make sure to book your camping reservations well in advance because the 364 camping sites fill up fast! Plan your trip now >>>
Fresh cherries, lakes, sail-boating, good food, and more make Door County one of the top places to visit in Wisconsin. The beautiful changing colors in fall, fresh cherries in summer, peaceful winters, and spring sailing make Door County a year round destination loaded with things to do or a perfect spot for a relaxing get-away. Plan your trip now >>>
Bayfield is a wonderful travel destination for those who want to relax and unwind while enjoying the great landscape and activities Wisconsin is known for. Bayfield is filled with quaint shops and restaurants, and is located on Lake Superior making it a great place to sail, boat, kayak, and more. It is also home to some wonderful festivals and the Big Top Chautauqua, a historic outdoor music and entertainment venue. If we could only visit one place in Wisconsin, Bayfield might just be that place. Plan your trip now >>>
Tips and Goodies To Make Your Trip Better
All of the products listed below are made locally in Wisconsin by some of the many great local businesses in the area.
Four Elements Herbals Bug Spray
If you're planning on being outside or in the woods, plan ahead for the bugs and pick up some all-natural Four Elements bug spray. Shop Now >>>
GoMacro and Yumbutter Snacks
HipCity SAK Bags
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