Waterfalls in Wisconsin are more likely to flow agreeably and splash, not cascade and crash because of modest elevations. Steepness of descent is one difference between a waterfall and rapids.
Horicon Marsh is the nation’s largest cattail marsh — about 14 miles long and up to five miles wide — and also among our largest freshwater marshes. Within these 33,000 acres are large nesting areas for redhead ducks and great blue herons.
Wisconsin is home to an important part of “America’s Favorite Pioneer Girl,” too. Laura Ingalls Wilder was born in 1867 in a simple log cabin surrounded by wooded bluffs, seven miles north of Pepin, and lived there two years.
The walk begins on 300 feet of rocky causeway, then a trail of mulch that ends at the 90-foot-tall…
The average drive-in restaurant is open from spring to autumn and shows off what is genuine and good in rural America: kids with doting grandparents, frugal families on road trips, hard-working farmers, flirtatious teens.