Wisconsin’s Top 10 Destinations

Wisconsin’s Top 10 Destinations

Here is a list of Wisconsin’s Top 10 Destinations. Wisconsin may be considered “Midwest state”, but it is also a very beautiful state. Wisconsin is a very fun state to visit.

1. Door County

Over 32 beaches, live entertainment, historical tours and some of the most beautiful scenic drives in the Midwest are what put Door County at No. 1 on Wisconsin’s Top 10 Destinations Holiday. Other activities:

* State park with bike and Segway rentals

* Airplane and boat tours

* Animal farms and horseback riding

* Live outdoor theater

* Wineries

2. House on the Rock – Spring Green

Visit one of the most beloved inns in the state, the House on the Rock. Unique collections fill every room. The architecture alone will take your breath away. On display:

* The world’s largest carousel

* 285 types of plants

* Doll house collection

3. The Historic Octagon House – Fond du Lac

This 12-room home was part of the Underground Railroad. It features a hand-dug tunnel and nine passageways. Although it’s a private residence, the owners offer tours when booked in advance. Items on display include:

* Porcelain dolls

* Vintage photo equipment

* Antique clothing, hats and jewelry

4. Wind Point Lighthouse – Wind Point

The No. 4 location on Wisconsin’s Top 10 Destinations Holiday includes a fully automated lighthouse that is open to the public on the second Sunday of June, August, September and October. Grounds are open year-round.

* Fog horn for kids to push

* Maritime museum

* 144 cast iron steps

5. Lumberjack Steam Train – Laona

Take a ride on the vintage train to Northwoods’ former logging camp. Visitors can wander the camp and enjoy:

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* Petting zoo

* Museum with video about logging

* River Wildlife Tour and Boat Trip

6. Cave of the Mounds – near Blue Mounds

This historic cave features a variety of stalagmites, stalactites and other impressive rock formations. The site is open year-round and includes:

* Guided tour

* Gift shop

* Picnic areas

* Hiking trails

7. Apostle Islands

Tour the spiritual home of the Chippewa by canoe or kayak. The public can tour these beautiful islands year-round, but a permit is necessary to camp. The area includes:

* Sea caves

* Working lighthouse

* Visitors center

* Black bears

8. Extreme World – Wisconsin Dells

This isn’t your average amusement park. Located in the heart of The Water Park Capital of the World, this park includes:

* Bungee jumping

* Zip line

* Go-Karts

* Sky coaster

* Ejection seat

* Terminal Velocity (unattached, controlled free fall)

9. Dells Mining Co. – Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin

Established in 1989, this operation allows the public to sift through dirt and discover precious gemstones. You can keep what you find, which may include:

* Ruby

* Emerald

* Sapphire

* Blue topaz

* Garnet

* Amethyst

10. Bay Beach Amusement Park – Green Bay

This amusement park is 45 acres of pure family fun. Although the roller coaster was dismantled years ago, there are lots of rides for the little ones, including:

* Pony rides

* Boats

* 100-foot slide (adults allowed)

* Small train

* Ferris wheel

Additionally to this, Madison is a real cool place to visit. Madison has two lakes, as well as an isthmus. Madison even has cute locks and really fun to watch different sizes of boats passing by. Madison is also very well-known for its famous Farmer’s Market every Saturdays starting in April and ending in October at the Capitol Square! You won’t believe how many booths are at the Capitol Square! Very refreshing and enjoyable social time!

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Wisconsin is definitely one of the destinations holiday you would enjoy visiting!