Moon Wisconsin (Moon Handbooks)

Moon Wisconsin (Moon Handbooks)

Language: English

Pages: 528

ISBN: 161238711X

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

Born and bred "Cheesehead" Thomas Huhti offers an insider’s view of Wisconsin, from the bars and pubs of Madison to the beaches and water parks of the Wisconsin Dells. Huhti is a perfect tour guide, providing unique trip ideas such as the Frank Lloyd Wright Tour. Packed with information on dining, transportation, and accommodations, this handbook has many options for a range of travel budgets. With advice on dining in Milwaukee and exploring the scenic lakeside towns of Door County, Moon Wisconsin gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience.














Trempealeau Counties; the latter is the oldest Polish settlement in the United States. Czechs, another large Eastern European group, live mostly in north and east-central Wisconsin, especially Kewaunee and Manitowoc Counties. Many Norwegians also emigrated to the upper Midwest, primarily Minnesota and Wisconsin. Most were economic emigrants trying to escape Norway’s chronic overpopulation. Most Norwegians in Wisconsin wound up in Dane and Rock Counties. Finnish immigrants to the United States

534. All else is area code 920, but may have an overlay code introduced by 2017. TIME ZONE All of Wisconsin falls on central standard time (CST), which is six hours earlier than Greenwich mean time. However, if you plan a trip north of the border into Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, you’ll enter eastern standard time, which is one hour ahead of CST. RESOURCES Suggested Reading CUISINE DESCRIPTION AND TRAVEL FOLKLORE HISTORY LITERATURE NATURAL HISTORY OUTDOORS AND ENVIRONMENT PEOPLE

tours by appointment, $3) makes replicas of wooden American Classic coaster wagons—an outstanding bit of Americana brought to life, since the original factory went out of production in 1934 and the Sears-Roebuck catalog was never the same. ACCOMMODATIONS AND FOOD The cheapest dependable digs are without question at the local Motel 6 (3907 Milton Ave., 608/756-1742, $50). A number of other chain motels are nearby. Mocha Moment (1121 Center Ave, no phone, Mon.-Sat., $3-7) has to be one of my

over ridges to the observation tower. There’s no major elevation gain, but it does rise. The most common trailheads are at the tower itself or at a nearby overlook (an old ski hill) on the main park road. In the southern half of the park, closer to the water, the 2.6-mile Hemlock Trail doesn’t have sweat-inducing sections of climbing and passes the most popular recreation areas. Access it at parking lot 2 in the picnic area. The must-do trail is the (almost) three-mile segment of the Ice Age

“Family-Friendly” city in the United States. lighthouse on Sheboygan’s harbor Sheboygan has never lacked fame for one other thing: bratwurst. It’s the self-proclaimed Bratwurst Capital of the World, and nobody touches Sheboyganites and their brats. Innumerable neighborhood butchers still turn out family-secret-recipe bratwurst (everyone is slobberingly devoted to his or her own butcher), and Brat Days ( in summer is one of Wisconsin’s largest food festivals. SIGHTS The city

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