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Visiting Wisconsin

Wisconsin is an all-American state perhaps most famous for dairy farming and, consequently, cheese. Join fellow cheeseheads at Lambeau Field in Green Bay or at a Badgers hockey game at Madison, or visit another proud tradition at the Miller Brewery in Milwaukee, where even the baseball team is named the Brewers.

So whether you’re a first-timer or a frequent visitor, a business traveler or a budget explorer, IgoUgo has all the travel-planning tools and resources you need to create a memorable vacation. Read traveler reviews of the top hotels, restaurants, and things to do, browse amazing photos; ask for advice in our friendly travel forums; and find cheap flights and hotels. Then, after your trip is over, share your travel reviews, tips, and photos with friends and fellow travelers right here on IgoUgo. ... Read More
Wisconsin is an all-American state perhaps most famous for dairy farming and, consequently, cheese. Join fellow cheeseheads at Lambeau Field in Green Bay or at a Badgers hockey game at Madison, or visit another proud tradition at the Miller Brewery in Milwaukee, where even the baseball team is named the Brewers.

So whether you’re a first-timer or a frequent visitor, a business traveler or a budget explorer, IgoUgo has all the travel-planning tools and resources you need to create a memorable vacation. Read traveler reviews of the top hotels, restaurants, and things to do, browse amazing photos; ask for advice in our friendly travel forums; and find cheap flights and hotels. Then, after your trip is over, share your travel reviews, tips, and photos with friends and fellow travelers right here on IgoUgo.    Close

Stories and Tips Wisconsin

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Day Tripping to Shop

Written by MilwVon on 29 Oct, 2013

This was another shopping excursion day trip to Monroe. Past faves including Decatur Dairy and Minhas Brewery & Distillery were on the itinerary. I also found a new cheese factory, bought some apples and enjoyed lunch downtown. I got out of the house early…Read More


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Yet Another Great Cheese Factory

Written by MilwVon on 29 Oct, 2013

During my day trip to Monroe, cheese was on my shopping list as we prepared for our upcoming LONG road trip to Pennsylvania. I did some research to find a new cheese factory to visit and hopefully tour. I decided that the Silver-Lewis…Read More


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Road Trip From Milwaukee to Door County

Written by MilwVon on 13 Oct, 2013

Originally I had envisioned this road trip being a "day trip" up and back but as I started adding things to my itinerary, it was clear that an overnight would make the trip more enjoyable. I am really glad that I made that decision…Read More


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Sturgeon Bay Ship Canal & Lighthouse

Written by MilwVon on 12 Oct, 2013

Sturgeon Bay is a port town on Lake Michigan in Door County, Wisconsin. With heavy ship traffic into the harbor, it became necessary to build a navigational light at the entrance to the ship canal. The pierhead light was built in 1881 but…Read More


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Road Trip From Milwaukee to Kenosha

Written by MilwVon on 11 Oct, 2013

This is about a 100 to 120 mile (round trip) day trip from Milwaukee. I spent a lovely October Sunday getting out to see a bit more of what's along Lake Michigan, between my city and the state line with Illinois. I was…Read More


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Take in a Museum (or Two)

Written by MilwVon on 11 Oct, 2013

In addition to the museums reviewed in this journal, Kenosha is home to a couple of other museums of possible interest to visitors to SE Wisconsin.The Kenosha Public Museum is located in the recently revitalized area of the City of Kenosha near the harbor.…Read More


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Day Trip to the Markesan Amish Community

Written by MilwVon on 28 Sep, 2013

This was a tour that had been planned by a local senior center. I learned about it through the "Amish in Wisconsin" group on Facebook. It didn't go as I had expected or as it was planned/advertised but I did enjoy my day…Read More


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I Love the Farmers Markets Around Wisconsin

Written by MilwVon on 25 Sep, 2013

If you are fortunate enough to visit the great State of Wisconsin during the summer or fall, you owe it to yourself to find out when the local farmers market is held. Throughout the state, just about every county and many cities/towns bring people…Read More


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DO Milwaukee - Some Other Sights

Written by MilwVon on 23 Sep, 2013

In addition to the three locations I've written individual reviews/stories on, I also made very brief visits at three others participating in the Doors Open (DO) Milwaukee event. With around 125 locations throughout the City of Milwaukee, it was impossible to see more than…Read More


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A Little Bit About DO Milwaukee

Written by MilwVon on 20 Sep, 2013

DO Milwaukee is the common name for the annual event "Doors Open Milwaukee" promoting many of our city's most well known landmarks and historical buildings. Organized and hosted by the nonprofit organization Historic Milwaukee, Inc. (HMI), the purpose of this weekend event is to promote…Read More


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