Spared the leveling effects of the great glaciers that ground the rest of the state into gentler, rolling hills, here the ridges run high and the valleys deep. Bordered on the west by the Mississippi River, this was the first part of the Wisconsin Territory to be populated by Europeans. As you take in the startling natural beauty along the Great River Road, explore the chain of charming towns along the river that echo this rich heritage.
Droppin' of the Carp
Prairie du Chien
A unique countdown to the New Year. Festivities begin at 9pm. Bonfire, music, food, and the special "Lowering of the Carp" countdown at 11:59pm.
Vintage Star Wars Toys Display
November 25 - March 31
When Star Wars hit the movie theaters in 1977, it instantly became a box office smash, especially with children. Kids wanting to bring the action home from...
When country a cappella band Home Free was crowned Season 4 Champions of NBC’s The Sing-Off this past December, their victory was by no means the beginnings of...
Wintertime Fun in Wisconsin State Parks
State Parks & Forests
The fun doesn’t stop in Wisconsin state parks when winter rolls in. Bundle up, grab the family and head to one of these destinations for winter recreation...