Wisconsin Travel Guide
Explore this re-creation of working farmsteads and settlements.
Why It’s Cool: Stretching three miles along the Milwaukee River, this wooden-plank-and-concrete bike-and-walkway features such local haunts as the Wisconsin Cheese Mart, which stocks 175 state cheeses; its Cheese Bar sells beer-and-cheese flights pairing Wisconsin blue Affinée, G
This sanctuary amid 26 forest acres has a pretreatment ritual so soothing you may forget there’s more to come: start by scrubbing yourself down with Precambrian sandstone under a rainfall shower, then enter the fragrant steam and dip into the plunge pool.
Cool Wisconsin weather is no match for Miller Field’s retractable roof; the ballpark’s signature structure can open and close in about 10 minutes.
Book an excursion on one of five full-time boats.
Play a round within walking distance of Elkhart Lake’s town center.
Sunning not skiing? Cruise Lake Geneva and view historic estates.
Originally planted by orchardist Ken Weston's grandparents as a hedge against the Depression, this orchard grew to inspire such respect that it once hosted Julia Child for a visit. Weston's offerings have grown over the years to include more than 100 apple varieties, many of them rare.
Cigar and whiskey connoisseurs' hangout.
Scale back a little at the 76,000-square-foot Great Wolf Lodge, where the “Fort Mackenzie” attraction is a don’t-miss, thanks to 12 levels of treehouse outfitted with suspension bridges and water games.