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
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
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
Madeline Island – the largest of the Apostle Islands – is just across the bay, and a world away.
4. Hike Up To Devils Doorway
Located in Devils Lake State Park, is Devils Doorway – great hike and great way to spend some time outdoors.
5. Explore Cave Point Park
This amazing park featuring underwater caves, hiking trails & limestone cliffs along scenic Lake Michigan
6. Explore Copper Falls State Park
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
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
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
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
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!