10 Naturally Perfect Places in Wisconsin

Wisco!

When we think of Wisconsin we tend to think of That 70’s Show, cheese curds and cows, lots of cows. Yes, Wisconsin is known for ALL of those things, but lets shine some light on the things you def DON’T know about Wisconsin. Not only is it naturally beautiful but also a naturally adventurous state filled with waterfalls, steam engine trains and clear waters perfect for cliff jumping into!

 

1. Kayak Through The Apostle Islands

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The Apostle Islands are a group of 22 islands in Lake Superior, off the Bayfield Peninsula! The picture featured are the sea caves at Devils Caves.

2. Pewits Nest State Natural Area

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A giant nature reserve that includes a deep gorge formed during the retreat of the last glacier. a mini grand canyon with autumn colors. Awesome gorge and waterfalls just an absolutely beautiful place to go and relax!”

3. Cliff Jump Madeline Island

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Madeline Island – the largest of the Apostle Islands – is just across the bay, and a world away.

4. Hike Up To Devils Doorway

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Located in Devils Lake State Park, is Devils Doorway – great hike and great way to spend some time outdoors.

5. Explore Cave Point Park

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This amazing park featuring underwater caves, hiking trails & limestone cliffs along scenic Lake Michigan

6. Explore Copper Falls State Park

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This year-round nature retreat with gorges & waterfalls offers hunting, fishing, biking & swimming! Perfect park for all levels of walkers – and the scenery is beautiful!

7. Lumberjack Steam Train

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Take your lover on a trip back in time with a ride on a vintage steam train. Head for Laona and climb aboard the famed Lumberjack Steam Train for a journey into the late 1800’s. Sit in a rare cupola caboose as the vintage steam engine takes you to an actual site of a Northwoods logging camp.

8. Visit Vintage Door County

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Gorgeous views in this little town – perfect for leisure and relaxing. A Door County romantic getaway is truly that — a break from the norm, allowing you to disconnect from your everyday lives and spend quality time together. Spend your day relaxing and make time to visit the wineries and breweries. Enjoy upscale dining and spend your nights close to the one you love in cozy, intimate lodging.

9. Ice caves on Apostle Islands

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Only in cold winters, when conditions are just right, can visitors tread across frozen Lake Superior to explore the Apostle Islands mainland sea caves and the dazzling ice formations that adorn the red sandstone cliffs: waterfalls frozen in place, entire cliff faces encased in inches of ice and everywhere icicles glistening in the sun.

10. Go to the Cranberry Festival

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The Warrens Cranberry Festival has something for everyone. Events include a huge arts and craft show, the world’s largest cranberry cheesecake, cranberry cook-off, a fitness run/walk/bike tour, cranberry marsh and winery tours, farmers market, chainsaw carvings, fresh cranberry sales, antique market and much more!

  14 comments for “10 Naturally Perfect Places in Wisconsin

  1. June 24, 2015 at 3:06 am

    What a beautiful collection of places to go in wisconsin. I want to see every one.

  2. Micael J. Matusinec
    June 24, 2015 at 4:33 pm

    You forgot Horicon Marsh? Plus Lake Superior Lighthouses Tours.

  3. Mary Nathan
    June 24, 2015 at 4:54 pm

    Spent all my teenage years at Salmo – 3 miles from Bayfield. Love that country. Own 3 acres up hill
    from town. M. Nathan

  4. Tara Hancock
    June 24, 2015 at 6:01 pm

    Beautiful. Once you leave Wisconsin you forget those things. You can’t forget all the festival s

  5. Mary
    June 25, 2015 at 12:15 am

    I love Wisconsin I’m a Wisconsin resident There are more than just those places that are great in Wisconsin!

  6. Scott
    June 25, 2015 at 6:19 am

    You clearly have only been to the North of Wisconsin. There are so many more beautiful, or scenic, or just lovelier places. But hey you got 10 great ones here! I’d love to suggest Parfrey’s Glen.

    • Gail
      August 27, 2015 at 7:59 pm

      Devil’s lake was mentioned (close to Parfrey Falls) but you are right Parfrey falls is great.

  7. carri
    June 25, 2015 at 4:01 pm

    Any discounts on travel 10 spots in Wi?

  8. carrie
    June 25, 2015 at 7:47 pm

    My grandchildren would love to do this!!!

  9. lynn
    June 26, 2015 at 10:30 am

    Love wisconsin

  10. Trish mattingly
    June 26, 2015 at 11:54 am

    Would love to see

  11. Robn Jones
    June 26, 2015 at 2:44 pm

    thanks for sharing~

  12. June 26, 2015 at 9:36 pm

    The first and only indoor shrimp farm in Wisconsin –

    Dairyland Shrimp Farm, 204 Swiggum Rd, Westby, Wisconsin

  13. basilwilbursdrumery
    July 27, 2015 at 2:53 am

    What about basil Wilbur’s drummery? That place rocks!

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