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Find Wisconsin Travel and Tourist Information with
links to official travel and tourism websites and state resources for
visitors to Wisconsin.
Also known as the Badger State, the badger was only declared the
official state animal of Wisconsin in 1957.
The state capital of Wisconsin is Madison.
- Wisconsin Weather:
Find out more about Wisconsin before you travel there.
The site of the state government is also home to the University of Wisconsin, and a nice collection of museums.
Madison is easy to get around on foot, and a visit to the white
granite domed State Capitol is a good place to start.
There are many examples of Frank Lloyd Wright's Prairie School
architecture around Madison, including a Unitarian Church.
To appreciate the history of Wisconsin's Native Americans, visit the State Historical Museum at 30 N.
International Crane Foundation:
Forty five minutes from Madison, in Baraboo, you can get close to the world's largest
Wisconsin is named after the Wisconsin River, and has
more than 8,000 interior lakes; many of them in the north.
States neighbouring Wisconsin are: Iowa, Minnesota, Michigan and Illinois.
Wisconsin's information server and starting point to the many resources available from
Wisconsin state agencies, departments and other governmental branches.
Much of Wisconsin's popularity is due to its natural beauty - two Great Lakes, the famous
Mississippi River and extensive forests and lakes. From top-notch outdoor recreation to
world-class events, attractions and lodging, visitors enjoy four seasons of unsurpassed
How to get around Wisconsin efficiently, from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation.
Lake Michigan forms the eastern shoreline of Wisconsin, Lake
Superior gives the state a northern coast, and the Mississippi River runs down its western
border with Minnesota and Iowa.
Door Peninsula points into Lake Michigan. With 250 miles of shoreline, ten
lighthouses and five state parks, the area is often referred to as the Cape Cod of the
Scandinavians settled in the area and made fishboils a spectacular
part of the menu.
Proclaimed a National Lakeshore the islands lie 90 miles from Duluth, in Lake Superior.
State Park near Lake Mills is the site of a former Native American village, and Lizard
Mound State Park near West Bend has Native American burial mounds.
Greenbush's Old Wade
House is a restored stagecoach inn and includes a museum of antique carriages, wagons,
Old World Wisconsin,
near Eagle, is an outdoor museum with examples of farmhouses built by 19th century German
and Scandinavian immigrants.
Milwaukee's name comes from the Potawatomi term for gathering
place by water.
If you like beer, you'll love Milwaukee. Early German settlers
introduced the barley brew to the state, and it's used to oil many of the summer
You can even see how beer is brewed on guided tours of Milwaukee
breweries. Milwaukee's baseball team is aptly called the Brewers.
The James Lovell Museum of Science, Economics and Technology.
The Great Circus Parade was first presented in downtown Milwaukee in
1963. Each summer this mile long tribute to the circus street parades of a century ago
features over 750 horses, 1000 costumed participants, 50 carved circus wagons, 100 clowns
and exotic animals.
Milwaukee Public Museum:
Not everyone spends their time by the lake, and the Milwaukee Public Museum features
displays on natural history and a walk through exhibit of Old Milwaukee.
St Josaphat Basilica (1897-1901) is the only Polish basilica in North
America. It was built from salvaged materials by its working-class parishioners and its
dome was modelled after that of St Peter's in Rome.
1716 West Layton Avenue.
Howard Johnson Milwaukee Airport.
|Howard Johnson Inn -
Milwaukee Airport is a convenient hotel for travellers catching an early flight to faraway
destinations, with the complimentary airport shuttle service operating 24-hours a day.
Enjoy breakfast, lunch, or dinner at Spring Gardens family restaurant; located on-site
at Howard Johnson Inn - Milwaukee Airport.
139 East Kilbourn Avenue.
Milwaukee is located in the middle of downtown Milwaukee's arts and financial district.
hotel's refurbished rooms feature flat-panel televisions, luxurious bedding and wireless
With close to 12,000 square feet of special event space, the InterContinental Milwaukee
is second to none for hosting events.
There's also a complete on-site fitness centre and the elegant Kil@wat restaurant; for
upscale but relaxed dining. Or you might prefer to relax in the hotel's Clear lounge bar.
The Pfister Hotel:
424 East Wisconsin Avenue.
The Pfister Hotel.
|The Pfister Hotel has
been the premier downtown Milwaukee hotel for over a century; a Victorian masterpiece
featuring elegant accommodations and an outstanding location in the midst of Milwaukee's
Award-winning dining, a 23rd-floor indoor pool, personal-touch services, and a
world-class Victorian art collection are just a few amenities which inspired Conde Nast
Traveler to name The Pfister hotel among the World's Best Places to Stay.
Also on the 23rd floor, overlooking Lake Michigan, 'Blu' is
Milwaukees most sophisticated martini and wine bar with awe-inspiring views.
Tomah is a city located in Monroe County, Wisconsin.
Tomah's location is midway between the Twin Cities and Milwaukee, where the State's
Interstate system (I-90 & I-94) divides.
Accommodation in Tomah
Cranberry Country Lodge:
A rejuvenating Tomah resort and contemporary event hotel with state-of-the-art convention
and meeting facilities, 24-hour business centre, an indoor water park, pool, and arcade.
Guests can enjoy the large hot tub, fitness room and wireless, high-speed Internet access
throughout the Lodge.
Circus World Museum:
Located on a 50-acre complex in Baraboo, a south-central Wisconsin community, Circus World
Museum displays exhibits on circus history year-round and live performances that entertain
and educate in the summer.
You'll find plenty of places in Wisconsin well worth a visit. To take the scenic route,
mouse over an inviting destination for a thumbnail description, then click to go there.
Wisconsin Golf Guide:
An interactive guide to hundreds of Wisconsin's fabulous golf courses and many great
Directory of some 500 Wisconsin golf courses.
In addition to its beautiful scenery and exciting destinations, Wisconsin offers
travellers first-class events year round. Thousands of events blanket the state capturing
the spirit of its culture, history and people. Search Wisconsin's events by destination,
date and/or type.
Unique brown and yellow signs mark the routes of all officially-designated Rustic Roads.
These routes provide bikers, hikers, and motorists with an opportunity to leisurely travel
through some of Wisconsin's scenic countryside.
A nice collection of travel brochures to help you get the most out of your visit to
Enjoy live views around the state of Wisconsin.
The Dells of Wisconsin River have long been a favourite tourist
The area is famous for its unique and beautiful river scenery, lakes
and state parks.
Wisconsin Dells Duck Tours:
Because of its ridged nature, one has to tour the Glacial Park by duck or boat. Three
exciting tours to choose from.
Wisconsin Dells Visitor &
Every year, people load up their cars, trucks, RVs and motorcycles and make a pilgrimage
to the excitement and fun of Wisconsin Dells. There's something for everyone to enjoy.
Wisconsin Waterpark Resorts
Resorts of Wisconsin Dells are committed to offering families the best possible fun
vacation getaway. Each property has a wide range of exciting water fun amenities and a
worry-free themed environment for families to play in.
Wisconsin Dells Tourism Authority,
211 Pioneer Drive.
Central Wisconsin on The Web:
Coverage includes Marathon, Portage, Waupaca and Wood Counties.
The Cheese State Index:
Indexing Wisconsin on the Web since 1996.
Wisconsin's vacation directory -- covering entertainment, recreation, shopping, lodging
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