If you are looking for a place to visit this year, the state of Wisconsin has a lot to offer! Not only is it’s capital city rated the 4th safest city in America, but this state offers everything from culture and city life to the beautiful glacial parks and amazing lakes throughout. If you are looking for reasons to visit Wisconsin, here’s four reasons to get you started on a great adventure!
1. Madison: One of America’s safest and cleanest cities, Madison is very laid back which makes it a very enjoyable city to visit. Places of interest include visiting the state capitol building and Capitol Square for its beautiful “Roman Renaissance” architecture. Henry Vilas Zoo is a great place for families to see some amazing animals and a walk down State Street offers shops, food, coffeehouses and bookstores!
2. Clasen’s European Bakery: A European style bakery located in Middleton is just the ticket for those with a sweet tooth. Clasen’s is a 50 year old family run business and makes everything from breads to pastries. During holiday seasons they even make specialty items. I highly recommend the blueberry streusel! The bakery is open Monday-Friday from 7am-5:30pm, Saturday from 7:300am-5pm and closed every Sunday.
3. Noah’s Ark: You will want to visit America’s Largest water park featuring 51 water slides located in the Wisconsin Dells area near Lake Delton. This family friendly water park offers something for everyone including a kids play area for the little ones, family 4-5 person rides, double, and single rides. Check out the Black Anaconda- an exciting water coaster or thrill seekers may want to take the plunge on the new Scorpion’s Tail!
4. Dells Tour: Take a boat tour along the lovely Wisconsin River. The tour is a two hour trip into the upper Dells and an one hour trip to the lower Dells. I personally, loved the boat tours. The boat tours are open from March 11th to October 31st. For something different try a ride on the Ducks to get an up-close and personal view of the amazing geology of the region and see some amazing places like in the lower Dells Glacial Park. The ducks tour is an hour long and opens April 1st. There is no set closing date so you will have to call if you are visiting late in the season.