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Last Updated: 8/5/2013
Atop Wisconsin’s State Capitol dome stands the statue “Wisconsin.” This golden lady wears a badger-bedecked helmet and holds a shining, eagle-topped globe. Imagine standing in Wisconsin’s golden shoes with Madison at your feet. Well, you’re on your own when it comes to wearing the gold leaf and statement accessories, but if you dream of enjoying Madison from above, we can help make it happen.
Last Updated: 6/26/2013
Five miles beyond the tip of the Door Peninsula sits Washington Island, where wilderness, beaches, and small town living combine for an honest-to-goodness escape from your daily cares. As soon as you arrive, you’ll find life moves at a more peaceful pace. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t a lot of options for fun.
Last Updated: 6/12/2013
In the rolling hills of southern Wisconsin, you’ll find a pretty little town where the Alpine-style buildings are adorned with flower-filled window boxes. The breeze might carry the sound of yodeling, or the scent of sausage smoking. You’re in New Glarus, America’s Little Switzerland.
Last Updated: 4/29/2013
Cosmopolitan cities, picturesque prairies, waterside wonders, amazing museums, and more – Wisconsin has whatever your heart desires. So why pay for airfare (not to mention the vaccinations), when Wisconsin’s own wedding destinations offer a world of fun, beauty, and romance for your special day?
Last Updated: 4/22/2013
Humble, welcoming, and hard working. Sound like Wisconsin to you? Well for Wisconsin’s Amish, it’s truly a way of life. Wisconsin has one of the largest Amish populations in America, and you can find settlements all over the state. Take a tour and familiarize yourself with their culture.
Last Updated: 4/12/2013
“Wisconsin’s Event City,” Oshkosh is home to over 1,000 events and festivals, including the famous EAA AirVenture and the Country USA music festival. The city on the western shore of Lake Winnebago also has more than its share of year-round fun. Check out our top picks for an Oshkosh weekend getaway, any time of year.
Last Updated: 4/4/2013
As the fortunes of the Pabst Beer brand declined, so did the site of the former brewery. Abandoned for a decade, it was not until 2006, when Milwaukee philanthropist Joseph Zilber set out to create an entire community at the Pabst complex, one built with sustainable building practices, which would save and repurpose as many of the historic buildings as possible.
Last Updated: 3/21/2013
Wisconsin is known nationally for its state parks, lakes, and rolling hills. But the state’s man-made beauty is just as fascinating. From grandiose to off-the-wall, Wisconsin architecture has something to capture every visitor’s interest. Here’s a sampling of our favorites!
Last Updated: 3/14/2013
Wisconsin may be known for hot spots like Door County, Madison and Milwaukee, but today is about showing love to the little guys. Budget Travel has already recognized Elkhart Lake as one of the coolest small towns in America, but we have five more hidden gems that you're sure to love.