Wisconsin

Wisconsin Travel Guide

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.

Travel by land and water on an amphibious vehicle; take trips through the Red Bird Gorge, over a sandbar, or into the river.

Save room for Apple Pie Baked in a Paper Bag.

Put your sneakers on and make a day of it at the Milwaukee County Zoo, home to red pandas, penguins, and hundreds of other exotic creatures.

The shop stocks 175 state cheeses.

The John Michael Kohler Arts Center draws as many visitors to its famed washrooms as it does to its art exhibitions. These six gorgeous spaces-each commissioned to a different resident artist-are meant to symbolize the connection between art and industry. The Kohler Co.

The soaring Santiago Calatrava design is unforgettable.

View the area’s lighthouses and miles of shoreline on a 37-foot, award-winning, historic sailing vessel.

Play a round at the world’s fastest permanent road course, in operation since 1955.