Wisconsin Top 10 Attractions

Wisconsin is in the heart of the Midwest, with access to Lake Michigan and a diverse geography. Throughout the entire state, there are thousands of attractions you can visit, offering something for everyone whether you prefer sports, the outdoors, museums water sports, festivals, or the dairy that the state is famous for. The Wisconsin top 10 attractions cover all of these things with museums for those who want to learn more about a certain subject, sports attractions, and opportunities to spend some time outdoors.

1: Waterparks, Wisconsin Dells

Waterparks, Wisconsin Dells
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Wisconsin Dells is known as the best spot in the state for fun at waterparks, and it is actually the "Waterpark Capital of the World." This is where the very first indoor water park was pioneered and houses the biggest concentration worldwide of indoor and outdoor waterparks. This means that you can look at just indoor waterparks or just outdoor ones and still have dozens of choices. Many of these parks have lodging right on site. This is also where you'll find Noah's Ark Waterpark, the largest outdoor one in the country.

Address: 701 Superior St, Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin 53965

2: Harley-Davidson Museum, Milwaukee

Harley-Davidson Museum, Milwaukee

Motorcycle enthusiasts will have a grand time exploring this museum that features all the best bikes in the world. Visit their Design Lab to see what goes on behind the scenes of making the world's finest bikes. Go to the Experience Gallery where you can actually sit on the bikes and feel what it is like to ride a Harley. The museum consists of about 450 artifacts and motorcycles, including the oldest Harley-Davidson motorcycle that is known, Serial Number One. Even the building itself is gorgeous as Pentagram Architects designed it. If you don't want to pay for museum entry, but want to take advantage of the space, get a meal at the restaurant, Motor.

Address: 400 W Canal St, Milwaukee, WI 53201

3: Door County

Door County

Door County is perfect for outdoor recreation as well as the performing arts. There are 11 lighthouses, 300 miles of shoreline, and 5 state parks to enjoy. You can stay in any type of accommodation, including camping, bed and breakfasts, or even historic inns. You can go fruit picking, with apples or cherries depending on the season. There are also numerous concerts, outdoor theater performances, and outdoor sports to enjoy, such as hiking, birding, paddling, and more.

Address: 1015 Green Bay Rd, Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin 54235

4: Olbrich Botanical Gardens, Madison

Olbrich Botanical Gardens, Madison
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The Olbrich Botanical Gardens cover 16 acres of gorgeous gardens, including the only Thai Pavilion within the continental US as well as the only one of its kind surrounded by garden outside of Thailand. There is also a rose garden, herb garden, Sunken Garden, and Perennial Garden. While at this attraction, visit the Bolz Conservatory, which is a 50-foot-high pyramid with a rushing waterfall, blooming orchids, free-flying birds, and tropical plants. You can look at carnivorous plants as well as those responsible for growing your favorite foods like vanilla, coffee, and bananas.

Address: 3330 Atwood Ave, Madison, WI 53704
Website: www.olbrich.org

5: The Green Bay Packers: Lambeau Field And The Walk Of Legends

The Green Bay Packers: Lambeau Field And The Walk Of Legends
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The Green Bay Packers are very important the majority of Wisconsites and most visitors take advantage of their vacation to learn more. Lambeau Field is where the Packers play, and you can attend events here, watch a game, or visit the Atrium. There you will find the Packers Pro Shop as well as the Hall of Fame, which commemorates top players throughout the years. You can also go on a guided Stadium Tour to learn more. Exit Lambeau Field and go to the public art walkway just to the east of the building to enjoy the Walk of Legends. This is a collection of 24 statues that honor legendary eras of the Packers as well as the legends that made them great.

Address: 1265 Lombardi Ave, Green Bay, WI 54304
Website: www.packers.com

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