The railroad days may be a thing of the past, but trail ways are all the rage in Wisconsin. Experience history, nature, culture and a fantastic ride on the state’s great converted railroad tracks.
Check out these six scenic drives with wonderful views of brilliant foliage, sparkling lakes, flocks of geese, twisting roads, rolling hills, winding rivers, roadside markets and charming little communities.
If you like to canoe or kayak, Wisconsin’s evenly distributed abundance of lakes and runnable rivers and streams means you are never far from a put-in.
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.
When Wheaton residents Willie and Kathy Beshire wanted to learn how to skate ski last winter, they made a bee-line for Minocqua in the far northern tier.
Lake Geneva golf is ranked high in the industry, and it’s no wonder why – home to a trio of the finest multi-course properties in the Midwest, among others.
Take any Saturday any time of year — weather permitting — and you’ll likely see a group of cyclists bicycling along the shores of Lake Monona.
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 has no shortage of scenic hiking trails, but one of its most unique isn’t found in the backwoods. For decades, locals and tourists alike have made the Geneva Lake Shore Path one of the state’s most popular foot-powered destinations.