#55 best destination in the world

Milwaukee Art Museum

Best time to travel: April-June, Sept-Oct
Ease of travel: Easy
Cost ($-$$-$$$): $

  • Art museum in Milwaukee, with a collection that contains nearly 25,000 works of art, dating from antiquity to the present
  • The Quadracci Pavilion contains a movable, wing-like brise soleil that opens up for a wingspan of 217 feet during the day, folding over the tall, arched structure at night or during inclement weather
  • Among the best in the collection are the museum’s holding of American decorative arts, German Expressionism, folk and Haitian art, and American art after 1960

Bay Beach Amusement Park, Green Bay

Best time to travel: June-Aug
Ease of travel: Easy
Cost ($-$$-$$$): $

  • Municipal amusement park in Green Bay, opened in 1892, the park contains rides, concessions, a roller coaster, and a food pavilion
  • Some of the park rides include bumper cars, two small-scale passenger train rides, and a large slide
  • In 2019, a 100 foot tall Ferris wheel opened in the park

Harley-Davidson Museum, Milwaukee

Best time to travel: Aug
Ease of travel: Easy
Cost ($-$$-$$$): $

  • Museum opened in 2008, located in Milwaukee, celebrating the more than 100-year history of Harley-Davidson motorcycles
  • It contains more than 450 Harley-Davidson motorcycles and hundreds of thousands of artifacts from the Harley-Davidson Motor Company’s 118-year history

Ice Age Trail Hwy 67 Trailhead

Best time to travel: April-Oct
Ease of travel: Easy
Cost ($-$$-$$$): $

  • The Ice Age Trail is a National Scenic Trail stretching 1,200 miles in Wisconsin
  • Primary attractions include topography left by glaciation in the Last Ice Age
  • Many of the best examples of glacial features in Wisconsin are exhibited in units of the Ice Age National Scientific Reserve, most of which lie along the trail
  • Numerous species of mammals can be seen along the trail, including red fox, American red squirrel, white-tailed deer, porcupine, black bear and grey wolf

Devil’s Lake via West Bluff Trail, Devil’s Lake State Park

Best time to travel: May-Oct
Walk difficulty: Moderate
Ease of travel: Moderate
Cost ($-$$-$$$): $

  • State park located in the Baraboo Range, in Sauk County, and it is on the edge of the last ice-sheet deposited during the Wisconsin glaciation
  • The state park is known for its 500-foot-high quartzite bluffs along Devil’s Lake, which was created by a glacier depositing terminal moraines that plugged the north and south ends of the gap in the bluffs during the last ice age approximately 12,000 years ago
  • The sand at the bottom of Devil’s Lake is thought to be deposited by glaciers
  • During the fall, the park’s brilliant foliage makes it a popular attraction

Eagle Trail, Peninsula State Park

Best time to travel: June-Aug
Walk difficulty: Moderate
Ease of travel: Easy
Cost ($-$$-$$$): $

  • Wisconsin state park with eight miles of Green Bay shoreline in Door County, Peninsula is the third largest state park in Wisconsin
  • It is noted for Eagle Cave, which is 41 feet long, and contains seagull bones

Wilderness Territory, Wisconsin Dells

Best time to travel: June, Aug-Sept
Walk difficulty: Easy
Ease of travel: Easy
Cost ($-$$-$$$): $$

  • Large water resort in Wisconsin Dells, The Territory is home to four indoor and four outdoor waterparks
  • Some of the different themed areas in the resort include New Frontier Area, Wild West Area, Wilderness on the Lake, and Glacier Canyon Lodge