Wisconsin Travel Destinations

Top 5 Places to Visit in Wisconsin

1. Bayfield – For the small town Bayfield is, it is surprising how filled it is with historic and cultural attractions and experiences, so you should definitely head to the town when in the state of Wisconsin. Bayfield is a major getaway to the Apostle Island National Lakeshore, a home to a few hundreds of people, and features a bunch of charming and atmospheric bed and breakfasts, shops, and restaurants. Bayfield is located almost on the northern tip of the state Wisconsin on the shores of Lake Superior. The main attraction of the city is the annual Apple Fest in October so don’t miss to visit Bayfield in autumn.

2. Milwaukee – Milwaukee is the largest city in the state of Wisconsin and despite not able to conquer the scale of cosmopolitan monsters such as New York and Chicago, Milwaukee still has a lot to offer. A charming and quirky city, it is located on the southwestern shore of Lake Michigan and it is mostly known and loved for its brewing traditions. Milwaukee has a lot of appealing attractions and entertainment spots, including the Pier Wisconsin, the Milwaukee Riverwalk, the Miller Park, the infamous Harley-Davidson Museum, the Milwaukee Country Zoo, the gorgeous Kettle Moraine State Forest, which is a home to the thousand-mile-long Ice Age Trail.

3. Apostle Islands – Apostle Islands are definitely a favourite destination for hiking, camping, and water sports enthusiasts and professionals. Despite not impressive in size, the islands are extremely picturesque and idyllic. Some of the attractions you can visit on the islands are the Meyers Beach, Bayfield Headquarters, the Little Sand Bay Visitor Center, the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center, and more. The islands are accessible by water only and kayaking is a choice of the more adventurous ones, while the conventional way is by hopping on a ferry.

4. Door County – Nestled on a small and picturesque peninsula in Lake Michigan, Door County is a great destination in Wisconsin if you are a history and outdoors enthusiast all at once. The county features some really beautiful lighthouses and small 19th – century villages that are dotted along the stunning 300 miles shoreline. Stunning views are available everywhere you look, while visitors can also enjoy some really enjoyable live music and outdoor theatre performances. If you are on a hunt for the epitome of a tranquil getaway, a bunch of remote islands are accessible by a boat from Door County.

5. Madison – Madison is the capital city of the state of Wisconsin, located on an isthmus, which makes it one of the two in North America along with Seattle. Madison, despite not the most spectacular in size and population, is a thriving and vibrant place with a very cool nightlife, dining, and art scene. Madison is also a home to five lakes, a bunch of areas for biking, the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In addition, Madison takes the best from both worlds – the cosmopolitan vibe of a metropolitan area and the fun atmosphere of a college town.