Wisconsin

WisconsinAre you wondering where you should take your family for vacation this year? Why not head north to Wisconsin where you can enjoy some wonderful outdoor fun in addition to noteworthy cultural attractions! Just take a look at all of the fun to be had in Wisconsin.

Start your trip off in Wisconsin’s oldest community, the city of Green Bay. Drop by the Green Bay Botanical Gardens to see some of the superb outdoor beauty that Wisconsin has to offer. 47 acres of indoor gardens are open through all four seasons to enjoy. If you are looking for some excitement, stop by Green Bay Skydiving, Inc. where you can try both static line and tandem jumps. The National Railroad Museum is a great place for history buffs to see Eisenhower’s command train from WWII or the Union Pacific “Big Boy,” a classic steam engine from days gone by.

Milwaukee is sure to be a favorite with your family. As the homes of both the Miller Brewery and Harley Davidson Motorcycles, the city has plenty to offer everyone. Check out the Harley-Davidson Museum, where you can learn about the history of the famous American motorcycles. The Milwaukee Art Museum is an amazing cultural attraction with over 20,000 different pieces on display. The National Soldier’s Home District is a fascinating historic area where you can view a variety of buildings that served to care for soldiers returning from the Civil War.


No trip to Wisconsin would be complete without a tour of the capitol city of Madison. Famous for its friendliness to bikers, take a ride down the Capitol City Trail. Here you can find a variety of trails that run through wilderness areas, as well as, the city’s many attractions. The Madison Children’s Museum is also a great place for the whole family to go. The Olbrich Botanical Gardens are breathtaking with over 16 acres of outdoor specialty gardens to wander through.

There are still many more things to do while in Wisconsin. Check out the professional sports teams, or take the family out to Riverview Park and Waterworld for some amusement park entertainment. The New Zoo in Green Bay is a remarkable place to see some awesome wildlife.

Helpful links:

http://tourism.state.wi.us

http://www.harley-davidson.com/museum/

http://www.madisonchildrensmuseum.org/

http://www.harley-davidson.com/museum/