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Wisconsin's Capitol Building is the second tallest government building in the nation, second only to the Capitol in Washington, D.C.

Wisconsin encompasses 56,154 square miles, including 15,000 lakes and 33,000 miles of rivers and streams.

Defined on two sides by Lake Michigan and Lake Superior, Wisconsin's third border is etched by the Mississippi River.

Door County has more than 250 miles of shoreline, 10 lighthouses and five state parks.

Horicon Marsh is the largest freshwater cattail marsh in the nation.

Spanning the state, the Ice Age National Scenic Trail is a 1,000-mile tour of Wisconsin’s glacial history and one of only 11 National Scenic Trails in the country. 

Located near Ogema, Timm's Hill is the state's highest elevation at 1,951.5 feet.

Rib Mountain State Park in Wausau has a ski slope with the second-longest vertical drop in the Midwest at 700 feet.

Wisconsin Great River Road stretches 250 miles following the Mississippi River along the western border of the state through 33 charming small towns and was voted by Huffington Post readers as “The Prettiest Drive in America.” 

Covering more than 1.5 million acres of Wisconsin’s Northwoods, Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest has more than 400 miles of hiking trails and 24 designated swimming beaches.