Wisconsin is in the north central part of the United States and it is home to close to 5.8 million people, making it the 20th biggest state in terms of population. The state has a very diverse geography, and is very famous for dairy products, especially cheese. It has a long history and it has a lot of attractions that you can discover. So get on a bus rental in Wisconsin today and explore America's Dairyland.
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A bus rental in Wisconsin is the perfect way to explore the state and see its many attractions. There is something here for everyone, including the best outdoor fun, history lessons in the flesh, arts and culture, and entertainment at every turn.
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Wisconsin has several amusement parks – both indoors and outdoors – that will surely give you the most exciting time of your trip. Kids, toddlers and even adults would definitely have tremendous fun in these amusement parks.
If you want to stay out of the cold or the sun, check out the state's indoor recreation sites. Some of the best facilities include:
You should also check out the themed miniature golf courses in the state, including Eagle Falls Adventure Golf & Laser Tag, Pirate's Cove Miniature Golf, Towering Pines Miniature Golf, and Wilderness Mini Golf & Par 3 Golf.
Then you have the ultimate fun place: theme parks and amusement parks! Your best bet is Wisconsin Dells, where you can find Riverview Park and Mt. Olympus Water & Theme Park.
You could also check out Little A-Merrick-A Amusement Park in Marshall and Bay Beach Amusement Park.
Arts and culture is quite big in Wisconsin and there are several groups and several venues all across the state that can delight every art lover.
Do check out the best art museums in the state. These include the H. H. Bennett Studio, a photography museum that is housed inside an 1875 photography studio; the Grohmann Museum, which has the most comprehensive art collection with more than 1,000 American and European paintings, works on paper and sculptures; the Birds in Art exhibit at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum; and Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, which lovers of modern art would surely love.
The Milwaukee Art Museum is one of the most popular art museums in the state, with more than 350,000 people visiting every year to admire more than 30,000 artworks under its care. Meanwhile, you can learn more about the state by checking out the exhibits at the Museum of Wisconsin Art. Then you can go to the Paine Art Center and Gardens, which has public art galleries and botanic gardens in three acres of space.
Other art museums you may not want to miss include:
Then you also have the out-of-this-world museums that give you the chance to see something out of the ordinary. Check out the National Mustard Museum in Middleton, where you can find more than 4,300 containers of mustard coming from more than five dozen countries and all the states in the country. You can also check out the History Museum at the Castle in Appleton, the National Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame, Circus World Museum, the World of Accordions Museum, Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame, Potosi Brewery & National Brewery Museum, and Ten Chimneys.
When it comes to the performing arts, you cannot go wrong in Wisconsin. From the outlandish to the outstanding, from big halls to intimate spaces, you can enjoy a show or two while you are here.
The cheese-loving state is home of several operas and orchestras that perform at several venues. Like if you are in the Milwaukee and Madison area, you can check out these orchestras and operas:
Then you have the orchestras you find in the central part of the state, including: Fox Valley Symphony Orchestra, Red Cedar Symphony Orchestra, Green Bay Symphony Orchestra, Chippewa Valley Symphony Orchestra, and Central Wisconsin Symphony Orchestra.
Further, you can experience the best of both dining and theater at these dinner theaters: The Fireside Dinner Theatre in Fort Atkinson, St. Croix Off Broadway Dinner Theatre in Hudson, and Memories in Port Washington. Then you have the dance companies here, which include some of the best groups in the world. Check out Wild Space Dance Company, Ko-Thi Dance Company, Latino Arts Inc., Danceworks Performance Company, DanceCircus, Milwaukee Ballet, Dance Performances in Madison, Li Chiao-Ping Dance, Cycropia Aerial Dance, Madison Ballet, and Wausau Dance Theatre.
Lastly, do check out the outdoor theaters and performances:
Dining in Wisconsin is all about choices and variety. Not only will you find the best flavors of the world here, but you will also be able to eat at some of the best restaurants. From 50s diners to Northwoods, to waterfront seafood places and other restaurants. Be sure to order fish fries here!
Some of the best restaurants you can go to include:
Shopping. Wisconsin has some of the best boutiques, shopping malls, antique stores and specialty shops in the region. First, check out the small shopping towns, like:
Aside from these towns, you also have unique shopping destinations in Stockholm, Historic Third Ward in Milwaukee, Bayfield, Princeton, and Mineral Point.
If you are into antiques and vintage items, the state has several places that you could go to. Check out the area around Hayward Lakes where you could find a variety of junk stores, antiques stores, and even flea markets. You can also check out Antiquity Square Antiques Mall and Red Shed Antiques. And you can drop by Stone Lake, Spooner, and Cable, where you could find more antique shops.
Then you could also check out Columbus where you would find the biggest antique mall in the state, Columbus Antique Mall. Madison has several collectible stores as well, including Three Orange Doors, Area 51 Vintage Interiors, Antiques Malls of Madison, and Maple Bluff Antique Mall.
Lastly, you have Fox Valley, where you could find Memories Antique Mall, Fox River Antique Mall, and Crescent Moon Antiques & Salvage.
You should also check out the different Amish communities in the state, such as those found in Cashton, Augusta, and Whitehall, for unique and interesting items.
Of course, you have some of the best malls in the state, including Bay Park Square, Brookfield Square, East Towne Mall, Fox River Mall, Oakwood Mall, Regency Mall, Shops of Grand Avenue, Southridge Mall, and West Towne Mall.
The state has slightly more than 600 golf courses to choose from! To help you pick out a golf facility in case you want some tee time, here are some of the best in Wisconsin.
Pete Dye designed most of the state's top courses, including the River and Meadow Valleys courses at Blackwolf Run, the Straits and the Irish at the Whistling Straits, and the Big Fish Golf Club.
Other top courses you could visit include:
If you are looking to play at more golf courses without having to travel so much, it is best to stay in these places: Milwaukee, Madison, Hayward, Janesville, and Kenosha, as they have the most number of golf courses within city limits.
Baseball fans would love to watch the Milwaukee Brewers play at the Miller Park, the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers at Neuroscience Group Field at Fox Cities Stadium, the Beloit Snappers at the Harry C. Pohlman Field, as well as the Sheboygan A's and the Eau Claire Cavaliers.
The Green Bay Packers, on the other hand, play their home games at the Lambeau Field, and practice at the Don Hutson Center, Ray Nitschke Field and Clarke Hinkle Field. Other football teams that you can watch include the Wisconsin Warriors at the Greendale High School, Wisconsin Wolves at the Stiehm Stadium, Milwaukee Momentum, and the Wisconsin Wolfpack.
Then you can catch the soccer games of Eau Claire Aris FC at the Viterbo Athletic Complex, the Milwaukee Bavarians at the Bavarian Soccer Park, Madison 56ers at the Breese Stevens Field.
You can also watch the Milwaukee Admirals ice hockey games as well as the Milwaukee Bucks as they play basketball games at the BMO Harris Bradley Center. Or you could go to Resch Center for Green Bay Blizzard indoor football games, and the UW–Milwaukee Panther Arena to watch Milwaukee Wave indoor soccer games.
Aside from these professional teams, Wisconsin is also home to several semi-professional, college, and high school athletics teams and several motor racing teams and venues.
History lovers would fall in love with Wisconsin's rich history. Travel back through time as you explore heritage and historic sites that relate to Native American, European settlers and other people who lived in the area over the centuries. The state is dotted with museums, historic buildings and landmarks, as well as archeological sites.
Native American history. The state revels in its rich Native American heritage, with a variety of tribe to learn from. Some of these tribes offer accommodations, gambling, museums, cultural centers and other culture centric attractions. You can even spend a week in Wisconsin, doing nothing but discover the state's Native American attractions.
There's also Green Bay, which allows you to get to know the Oneida Nation better.
Gangster. You can also learn more about Wisconsin's gangster past. There are two ways to go about it, go north or go south!
North takes you to several towns and cities, including Couderay, Manitowish Waters, Minocqua, Lac du Flambeau, Hurley, Hayward, Miscauno Island, and Mercer. You would be visiting the following sites:
Meanwhile the southern tour would take you to Lake Geneva, Columbus, Darlington, Madison, Milwaukee, Wisconsin Dells, Racine, Oshkosh, Lake Delton, and Beaver Dam. While there, be sure to visit the Lafayette County Courthouse, Downtown Columbus, Hotel Rogers, Ishnala Supper Club, Mirror Lake State Park, Milwaukee County Historical Society Building, EAA Airventure Museum, Waters Edge of Lake Geneva and the French Country Inn.
Historic sites. Do check out the Wisconsin Historical Society Sites, including Circus World in Baraboo, Old World Wisconsin, Stonefield, and Wade House. On top of these sites, you also have more than 2,200 sites that are listed on the National Register of Historic Places in Wisconsin, with Milwaukee having the most number of sites (more than 240). Meanwhile, Dane has close to 230 sites, Waukesha has 150 sites and Rock has close to 130 sites.
Wisconsin's best offerings are the parks in its state park system, which gives visitors the best experience outdoors. Be sure to check out the following:
The state's varied topography makes it one of the most popular spots for outdoor recreation. There are a lot of opportunities for fishing and watersports because of the state's more than 11,000 square miles of water. Hunting is one of the most popular recreation activities here and you could bag a whitetail deer during hunting season. And in the winter, you could go ice fishing, snowmobiling and skiing.
Henry Vilas Zoo has 28 acres of space with more than 750,000 visitors every year, while the International Crane Foundation has 15 species of cranes under its care. You also have the Northeastern Wisconsin Zoo, which has more than 215 animals in its 43 acres of space. Then you have the Racine Zoo occupying around 32 acres of space and which has at least 100 animal species under its care.
All of these are accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.
Other zoos here include:
You can also check out the Reiman Family Aquarium located at Discovery World in Milwaukee.
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