Wisconsin is home to spectacular must-see landmarks apart from our sports arenas and dairy farms. So, when it comes time to plan your next family trip, couples retreat or solo adventure, add some of our must-see sights, like the Wisconsin Capitol, to your itinerary and enjoy memorable vistas with the ones you love.

Explore Harbor Towns

Wisconsin’s harbor towns are destinations unlike any other and must-sees at that. Found along 1,100 miles of coastline, these communities range from thriving urban cities to quaint fishing villages. One of the best ways to explore several harbor towns all at once is on a road trip. Explore major cities like Milwaukee along the Lake Michigan Circle Tour or wander through small towns like Baileys Harbor on the Door County Coastal Byway.

Door County is also a must-see attraction in its own right. Take advantage of the many outdoor activities found here, from hiking to cherry-picking, on a scenic peninsula that offers high-end lodging and pristine freshwater beach access. 

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Journey on Lake Superior

A chain of 21 islands on Lake Superior, you don’t want to miss an opportunity to see the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore with your own eyes. Featuring stunning rock cliffs as well as six historic lighthouses, see the sights up-close on a kayak or hiking trail, and if you’d like, sleep under the stars at any of the picturesque campsites. 

The largest of the Apostle Islands is Madeline Island. Accessible by ferry from the town of Bayfield, the island is home to Big Bay State Park, Big Bay beach and the Madeline Island Museum. While a wonderful spot for artists, golfers should also plan a visit to the Robert Trent Jones Sr. designed golf course. All those sights make Madeline Island and Bayfield, a coastal town with some of the best kayaking and dining in the area, two more of our must-see spots. 

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Other Must-See Attractions

A trip to Wisconsin wouldn’t be complete without visiting at least one of the following destinations.

The Wisconsin Dells is a must-see attraction for many reasons. The fact that it’s the “Waterpark Capital of the World” is one. Other reasons to visit: the Dells is home to a dynamic dining scene, diverse accommodations, live entertainment and golf courses. 

Lake Geneva is another family-friendly attraction and wonderful romantic getaway, known for its luxurious spas, lake resorts, golf courses, boutique shopping and lake cruises. All perfect for a romantic getaway or a weekend with friends. 
And you don’t want to miss seeing the Wisconsin State Capitol building in Madison. During your visit, marvel at both the democratic process and the architectural structure, featuring the only granite dome in the United States. The Capitol building offers a variety of tours, focusing on topics such as photography and history.

You haven’t fully experienced Wisconsin until you’ve visited some or all of these unmissable destinations. Each one offers a unique, captivating experience only found here. We invite you to try something new and memorable today.