Rolling hills and Lake Superior and Lake Michigan vistas greet the camper in beautiful Wisconsin. Stroll, yes, stroll to Cana Island and tour the lighthouse, visit Al Capone’s northwoods retreat “the Hideout” in Couderay or delight the young and young at heart at Circus World. Discover all that Wisconsin has to offer.
Saint Croix National Scenic River
The St. Croix National Scenic Riverway consists of the Namekagon and St. Croix Rivers providing 252 miles of recreational opportunities. The Riverway is a unique area with a diversity of habitat, which provides many opportunities for viewing wildlife. A variety of recreational activities can be enjoyed in this picturesque setting. The upper stretches are ideal for canoeists, the rivers are shallow and narrow with some rapids. The lower stretches broaden and widen and can be used by boats.
Apostle Island National Lakeshore
Wisconsin’s northernmost landscape juts out into Lake Superior as the scenic archipelago known as the Apostle Islands. The national lakeshore includes 21 islands and 12 miles of mainland Lake Superior shoreline, featuring pristine stretches of sand beach, spectacular sea caves, remnant old-growth forests, resident bald eagles and black bears, and the largest collection of lighthouses anywhere in the National Park System.
Wisconsin’s Great Lakes Shoreline
With more than 15,000 inland lakes, 43,000 miles of rivers, and 659 miles of Great Lakes shoreline, water is a focal point of outdoor recreation in Wisconsin. We are fortunate to have more water-based recreation opportunites than many coastal states. Please click on the links to the left for more information about specific activities.
East Troy Electric Railroad Museum
The East Troy Electric Railroad runs from Mukwonago to East Troy in southeast Wisconsin. Built in 1907 by the Milwaukee Electric Railway & Light Company, it continues in its 94th year as a living shortline as well as a museum.
The Milwaukee Zoo
The Milwaukee County Zoo is considered among the finest Zoos in the country. It is situated on 200 wooded acres and is home to approximately 2500 animals, representing 300 species of mammals, birds, reptiles, fish and invertebrates.
Circus World Museum
The Circus World Museum collects, preserves, and interprets archival material and artifacts relating to the history of the American circus. Circus World comes to life in the summer with live demonstrations and shows including a traditional Big Top Circus Performance.
Snow King Ski Area
Snow King Ski Area, nestled in the foothills of the Gros Ventre Mountains and at the very edge of the town of Jackson, offers one triple and two double chairlifts as well as a surface tow. The area is open for day and night skiing and has an extensive snow making system covering over 110 acres for reliable snow conditions.