Found in the Midwest portion of the United States, Wisconsin is a lovely region that every discerning traveler would not dare miss. Not only the state is known as “America’s Dairyland” for its significant dairy heritage, it is also home to two majestic lakes, the Lake Michigan and Lake Superior, numerous waterways and inland lakes that makes the state fitting to be called “America’s Waterworld.” With lush forests and rich farmlands in between, Wisconsin is a place filled with nature-inspired attractions.
For lovers of nature, Wisconsin is such a paradise. There are endless scenic attractions in Wisconsin, such as the Big Manitou Falls found in the bounds of Pattison State Park. This is considered one of the highest falls in the Rocky Mountains, and with hiking trails and campsites within its premises, getting close to nature becomes possible in this enchanting place. Cave of the Mounds is another popular tourist destination, a true “National Natural Landmark” that is an absolute must when in Wisconsin. To be able to fully appreciate the presence of the incredible rock formations, joining the Cave of the Mounds guided tour is highly recommended. The tour is an interactive one, permitting the guests to experience how it is like to dig fossil and to pan gems.
Nature has blessed this part of the country with so many lakes, and Wisconsin is proud to have Geneva Lake Shore Path which is named as one of the most beautiful lakes in the United States. Thousands upon thousands of people gather in this lake during the Fourth of July, as this place is where the fireworks celebration takes place. Completing the stunning scene are well-kept gardens and gorgeous mansions surrounding the lake. Another attraction not to be missed is The Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, a wilderness island where forests, cliffs, beaches and caves are meant to be explored.
During the winter, snow hiking is the popular activity here, while during the summer season, boating, kayaking, hiking and camping are carried out in the island. Not to miss out also is the Chain O’Lakes, and with 28 lakes all in all, this destination bags the title as the largest chain of lakes in the planet. All of the lakes here are works of nature, while the ones that interconnect them are all from the great minds of humans. Part of the list of natural attractions meant to be seen when in Wisconsin would be the Horicon Marsh, High Cliff State Park, Niagara Escarpment and Devil’s Lake State Park.
For families, attractions that cater to all ages are the ones that belong on the top of the list. Rendering excitement to all members of the family is the Wisconsin Dells, an amusement park and themed resort known for attractions such as the Noah’s Ark Water Park, Kalahari, and Wilderness Waterpark. For a relaxed stroll, there’s the Henry Villas Zoo, a destination that is hit to kids as here is where they witness a variety of wildlife such as giraffes, red panda, camels and more. Meanwhile, members of the family get entertained in Circus World, where comedy show and animal acts are the highlights.