Wisconsin

United States of America
Milwaukee Art Museum

Wisconsin’s residents are proud of the state’s many charms, which include its cheese industry, scenic lakes, sports teams and architecturally innovative cities.

Wisconsinis known for its dairy, cherries, beer and football. Visit Green Bay, home of the NFL Packers football team. Spectators takepride in their hardiness, watching games in the “frozen tundra of Lambeau Field.” For a warm-weatheractivity, go to the field during summer’s pre-season training. At the end ofpractice, local kids offer their bikes to the burly players to ride across theparking lot to the locker rooms.

Packerfans call themselves “cheese-heads.” To fit in with die-hard fans, pick up anorange foam wedged hat to wear to watch your next Packer game. For a refreshingsnack, purchase local cheese curds, so fresh that the cheese squeaks when youchew it.

Venturesouth of Green Bay to the Door Peninsulafor U-pick tart cherries or freshly baked pies. The Wisconsin Dells, with striking views of Wisconsin River cliffs, haslong been a summertime vacation favorite. Now it’s great for a visit at anytime of year for its outdoor beauty and many year-round indoor waterparks.

Germanimmigrants originally started some of the oldest breweries in the Midwest U.S.in Milwaukee, now the largest cityin Wisconsin. Tour one of these longstanding breweries or sample small-volumebeers at the many new craft alehouses. This area offers sports on Lake Michiganwith summer swimming and boating, as well as winter ice fishing and iceboating.You can even try curling. Cultural activities include renowned art museums,repertory theater, symphony orchestra and casino gambling.

Madison is the state capital and home of the University of Wisconsin, with some ofthe top college athletic teams in the country. You’ll find many ethnicrestaurants and shops serving the university’s international population. Enjoysome of the more than 250 parks around the city.

NorthernWisconsin has thousands of acres of pristine wilderness, perfect for hiking,fishing, hunting and other outdoor activities. By the end of your Wisconsinvisit, you’ll be singing “On Wisconsin” along with Badger fans from theUniversity of Wisconsin.

Popular cities in Wisconsin

Milwaukee Art Museum featuring art and modern architecture
Milwaukee
Known for Theaters, Live music and Art
Wisconsin’s major city is acclaimed for its rich history of brewing beer, a modern lakefront skyline and an eclectic festival scene.

Reasons to visit

  • Milwaukee City Hall
Madison which includes street scenes and a city
Madison
Known for Budget, Sports and Universities
Wisconsin’s capital and second-largest city offers spectacular natural and architectural beauty and many ways to enjoy watersports.
Wisconsin Dells
Wisconsin Dells
Known for Waterparks, Entertainment and River view
This Midwestern city is all about family-friendly fun. It has more than 20 water parks, as well as theme parks, themed hotels and exciting river cruises.
Green Bay which includes a garden and heritage architecture
Green Bay
Known for Dining, Family-friendly and Shopping
“Titletown U.S.A” is known for its sports culture and fabulous outdoor attractions, such as the huge wildlife sanctuary within its city limits.
La Crosse featuring a city and street scenes
La Crosse
Known for River view, Shopping and Poolside bars
This southwest Wisconsin city offers gorgeous hilltop views, year-round outdoor pursuits and an important religious site.
Appleton
Appleton
Known for Dining, Shopping and Family-friendly
This attractive city on the banks of Fox River is Wisconsin’s popular destination for performing arts, thrilling sports and Harry Houdini history.