Wisconsin | America's Dairyland, Wisconsin | Milwaukee's Summerfest | Circus World Museum
Wisconsin is the 23rd largest state by total area and divided into 72 counties. It is the 20th most populous and the northerly of the U.S states, it is bordered by Minnesota to the west, lowa to the southeast, Illinois to the south, Lake Michigan to the east and superior to the north.
Madison is the state capital of Wisconsin and Milwaukee is the largest city of Madison. Wisconsin is one of the largest leading dairy producers, famous for its cheese so it is also known as “America’s Dairyland”. Manufacturing, like paper products, information technology (IT) and tourism are the major contributors to the state economy.
If you are Cheese lovers, then Wisconsin is the next destination for your vacation trip. Start planning now as the State offers many cultural activities and events from the huge Oshkosh Airshow to Milwaukee’s Summerfest. Fishing, boating, hiking and biking are the outdoor enthusiasts.
Oshkosh is a small town on Lake Winnebago, is famous for two things: kids’ clothing and place on the world’s airshow circuit. The world largest meeting of aviators, EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, has been held here every summer since 1970. During the weeklong event, there are 15,000 aircraft of all shapes and sizes descend upon the airport along with an estimated one million visitors. The Harley-Davidson Museum is a home of more than 450 classic motorcycles.
Circus World Museum is an excellent attraction for kids – the museum features fascinating displays including circus artifacts and exhibits, other tourist attractions include House of the Rock near spring green. Water recreation is very popular as there are large number of lakes and rivers in the state. Door County is a destination for boaters because of harbors, bays and Lake Michigan side of the peninsula.
Culture, Art and Music
Residents of Wisconsin are referred to as Wisconsinites. Every year there are thousands of visitors gets attracted, as numerous ethnic festivals are held throughout Wisconsin to celebrate the heritage of country. Such as Summerfest, Oktoberfest, Polish Fest, Festa Italiana, and many others. The Milwaukee Art Museum is known for its interesting architecture. Wisconsin's music festivals include Eaux Claires and many more. Drinking has been considered an important part of Wisconsin culture
Football, baseball and basketball are the three major league teams of Wisconsin. Lambeau Field is located in Green Bay, Wisconsin. It is a home to the National football League’s Green Bay Packers. There are many college sports programs, including the Wisconsin Badgers and Panthers of the University of Wisconsin- Madison and Milwaukee respectively.
So get ready and do not miss the chance to enjoy your vacations in Wisconsin.