Wisconsin State Travel Guide

North America

According to abbreviationfinder, Wisconsin is located in the northeastern United States, between Michigan and Lake Superior (north), Illinois (south), Iowa and Minnesota (west), and Lake Michigan (east). The state is divided into three regions, namely North, Central and South.

The Badger State has a continental climate, with warm summers and freezing winters that can feel very harsh, especially in the north. Summer has temperatures of around 22 degrees Celsius. In winter, the mercury drops to about -13°C in the north, and a slightly more comfortable -6°C in the south-east. Annual rainfall amounts to an average of 75 cm, against a respectable 120 cm of snow. Given that April, June and July are the rainiest months of the year, (early) autumn is the best time to travel to Wisconsin.

Flora and fauna

Wisconsin’s landscape is defined by water, in the form of lakes and rivers, and the hills to the south. Common trees include oak, black cherry, and hickory. Pine, American birch, silver birch, eastern hemlock, maple and coral maple grow mainly in the north. The south mainly has maples, white elms, azobes, lindens, willows and silver birch. The forests are home to mammals such as white-tailed deer, black bears, snowshoe hares, marmots and porcupines. The higher fields are home to skunks and red and gray foxes, while the wetlands are home to muskrats, minks and river otters. Wild bird species here include pheasants, quail, partridges and grouse, in addition to 42 species of waterfowl and six shorebirds. The numerous waters are home to pike, brown trout,

Main cities

According to countryaah, Madison is the state capital of Wisconsin. In addition, larger cities such as Milwaukee, Green Bay, Kenosha and Racine are worth mentioning.


Milwaukee is located in the US state of Wisconsin. As a visitor you can experience a lot here. Rent a car to visit the many museums, shops, restaurants and clubs. The Brewery tours has become very well known in the city. Here you can visit different types of beer breweries and if you want to learn more about the vodka or gin process, you can visit the Great Lakes Distillery. For a more family-oriented attraction, visit Milwaukee County Zoo. With more than 2.5 animals you will be amazed. There is also a 5 meter long cable car, climbing course and a rope course for you to let off steam.

Discovery World is a place where you can discover everything about science. There is also an aquarium where sharks can be viewed. Furthermore, the museum is quite interactive and you can do all sorts of things there. Therefore, make an entire day free if you are going to visit it. The Potawatomi hotel and casino is always lively. There are plenty of options available where you can enjoy a delicious meal. Dream Dance Steak is a very popular restaurant and has already won a number of awards. You can also enjoy a show or club during your stay.

Milwaukee Mitchell Field Airport

Milwaukee is located in the US state of Wisconsin. Rent a car and discover the city in your own way. For example, start at the Milwaukee County Zoo. Here you can learn more about animals and of course admire them. With more than 2000 mammals, fish, birds, amphibians and reptiles, you will certainly not be bored. The adapted living environment of the animals is spread over a large area. In addition, daily shows and regular events are organized by the zoo.

For motorcycle enthusiasts, the Harley Davidson Museum is highly recommended. There are an incredible number of motorcycles on display here. Not only the engines, but the history behind them is very fascinating. It is also possible to take a tour through the museum. Discovery World is an interactive museum with lots to do for young and old. In addition to viewing the exhibitions, it is also possible to experiment and it is possible to follow specific workshops. If you go with the whole family, it is nice to follow the family programs.


Wisconsin has no National Parks, but has a beautiful coastline along Lake Superior. Here lies the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, a beautiful water world with many islands, each with their own charm. In addition, the park is proud of its large collection of lighthouses on the banks. In the north lies Northwoods, a large nature reserve with deep forests, wild rivers and glacial lakes in which it is good for recreation.


Wisconsin’s capital city is idyllically nestled between two lakes, with two more lakes a stone’s throw away. It boasts a vibrant nightlife, an immense Capitol building and the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Monona Terrace, a community & convention center overlooking the lake of the same name.

Taliesin East

Near Spring Green is the summer house designed by himself by the architect Frank Lloyd Wright. His winter home, Taliesin West, is in Springdale, Arizona.