Wisconsin Travel Guide
Wisconsin Travel: General Information
Bordering two of the five Great Lakes, Wisconsin is known for its performing arts and drawing arts appreciation, Wisconsin is a place that will delight any tourist’s heart with its display of culture and heritage, fine cuisine, shopping, heightened nightlife, beautiful scenery, outdoor activities and fun for the family all gathered in one place.
Wisconsin Travel: Key Facts
Capital city: Madison
Area: 169,639 sq Km
Monetary Unit: U.S Dollars
Wisconsin Travel: Popular Tourist Destinations
- Milwaukee: This city is a fun place to be for any tourist taking into consideration the amount of sights and sounds you get to see in Milwaukee, which comes as no surprise as it is the largest city in the state. Whether it’s family fun, a cultural curiosity or just wanting some peace of mind, Milwaukee has it all. The Harley-Davidson Museum, Latino arts, Ko-Thi Dance company, Maier Festival Park, Garfield’s 502 are all places that might interest any tourist.
- Madison: Olbrich Botanical Gardens, Thai Pavilion, Madison’s Children Museum, Jazz at 5 are all places that would interest all tourists.
- Wisconsin Dells: A destination for family vacations, this city proclaims itself to be the Water Park Capital of the World. It has three outdoor water parks, including the largest outdoor park in United States, a whopping eighteen indoor water parks, again including the largest indoor park in the United States.
Wisconsin Travel: Economy and Infrastructure
The major industries that contribute to the state’s Economy are manufacturing, health care and agricultural industries. Wisconsin is the highest producer of Cheese in the United States. It is also the leading producer of oats, potatoes and carrots making it a very well known farming state even though the manufacturing industry is a larger contributor to the economy. The transport industry and tourism industry are other major players as far as the economy is concerned.
Wisconsin is home to an intricate network of roads and state highways with over 112,300 miles of public roads and around 750 miles of interstate highways and 13,418 bridges within the state. Though Wisconsin’s infrastructure is apt for the time being, it has not been able to cope with the ongoing change and is falling behind in terms of roadways and railroads.
Wisconsin Travel: Culture
Wisconsin has a flair for cultural activities and arts. This can be seen largely on the splendid architecture in sites like the Milwaukee Art Museum and the Monona Terrace. Milwaukee is also known for its country music and also boasts the largest music festival, ‘Summerfest’ which is held every year. Wisconsin has plenty of recreational activities, especially in winter like Ice fishing and snowboarding.
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