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  • Urban Weekend Getaway in the Capitol City

    Last Updated: 11/15/2007

    The free tour of Madison’s majestic state Capitol takes only an hour, but you’ll remember it for years to come. The Wisconsin statehouse ranks among the most impressive public buildings in the country, and for good reason.

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  • Highway 51, Wisconsin's Own Route 66

    Last Updated: 8/16/2007

    Take a detour along Highway 51, Wisconsin's alternative to Route 66. The road rambles along from Hurley to Beloit offering eclectic small towns, Main Street shopping, rural scenery, and one-of-a-kind attractions. Highway 51 has it all and then some.

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  • Fall Color Road Trips: Southern Wisconsin

    Last Updated: 8/7/2007

    Fall color may be the reason, but there's so much more for leaf peepers to discover this season along these southern Wisconsin routes.

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  • Roadside Attractions

    Last Updated: 5/23/2007

    A 12-foot mouse named after Igor Stravinsky greets you in a Fennimore parking lot. The jaws of a pink lion double as a drinking fountain in Delavan, while nearby, a killer elephant named Romeo rears up behind an unsuspecting clown. Call them tacky or call them kitsch, but these wondrous sites and surprises along Wisconsin roadways make getting there a lot more fun.

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  • Hudson, Osceola, and St. Croix Falls

    Last Updated: 1/30/2007

    I like to visit Hudson during the height of summer, when I can dip my weary hiker's feet into the cooling current of the river. I return in autumn, when its avenues of maples blind my eyes. But there's something extra-special about my winter visits, too.

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  • Take the Ghost Walk in Bayfield

    Last Updated: 1/25/2007

    The town is well known as the gateway to Lake Superior’s Apostle Islands, and as a vacation destination in its own right. But not many people know its colorful history. Virginia Hirsch, a storyteller and amateur historian, is out to change all that.

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  • The Wright Place - A Trip to Taliesin

    Last Updated: 1/25/2007

    This signature work of wood and stone from one of America’s greatest architects, Frank Lloyd Wright, is dramatic yet subdued, awe-inspiring yet perplexing. It’s a study in perfect harmony and contrast.

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  • Wisconsin's Most Unusual Museums

    Last Updated: 12/13/2006

    To most people, the word "museum" conjures up visions of dinosaur skeletons and prehistoric artifacts. Visitors to Wisconsin have no shortage of opportunities to view world-class archaeological treasures. However, the Badger State also boasts a roster of first-rate museums dedicated to more unusual interests.

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  • Top 5 Botanical Gardens

    Last Updated: 12/13/2006

    Gardens throughout Wisconsin bring peace and natural beauty to hundreds of thousands of visitors each year.

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  • Apostle Islands Lighthouses

    Last Updated: 12/13/2006

    For more than a century, lighthouses have guided navigators through the waters of Lake Superior and the Apostle Islands. Today, these historic lighthouses are a traveler's treasure. Many of these majestic structures are still standing as monuments to Wisconsin's rich maritime history.

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