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Wisconsin Vacation Rentals: An Introduction
One of the states in the US Midwest that you could also consider for your next vacation or holiday would be Wisconsin. Dubbed as the "Badger State" and "America's Dairyland", Wisconsin certainly has more to offer tourists aside from badgers and dairy products. It is home to two Great Lakes and thousands of waterways and inland lakes, which is why there are plenty of outdoor recreational activities that can travelers can enjoy here. If you want to head to a more agricultural and urban surroundings, you can go to the southern region; and if you want to visit the more rural and forested areas in the state, you can go to the northern regions. Because of the available attractions and activities for individuals from all walks in life, Wisconsin has been considered as a popular Midwest travel destination during both the summer and the winter months.
There are also a large number of accommodation options for those who want to travel to Wisconsin. Aside from the Wisconsin vacation home rental listings we have, you can also go through the Wisconsin vacation deals and Wisconsin vacation specials that we are offering that would help you in choosing a vacation rental home. Make sure that as you plan your vacation, you would be going through the Lake Geneva vacation cabins, Eagle River vacation homes, Green Lake vacation rentals and Hayward vacation rental homes that we have.
Wisconsin Vacation Destinations
As the largest city in Wisconsin, Milwaukee offers a lot for both the young and old. The city has a long history from the time when Europeans settled, when there were plenty of rather large and violent divisions, to the early 20th century, when a large number of immigrants moved to the city. The rich history, of the city is probably the reason why many travelers find it a wonderful place to visit.
After getting settled in your Milwaukee vacation home, you can start your trip by going to the different attractions including the: US Bank Center, which is the tallest building in Wisconsin, with 42 stories; the Hoan Bridge, which is one of the most significant landmarks in the city; the Pabst Brewery Complex, which although is no longer in operation, still remains to be an important icon of the city; and the Pabst Mansion, which is considered as the epitome of America's Gilded Age Splendor in the city.
You can also have a cultural tour of the Milwaukee Art Museum, which houses plenty of art collections. After exploring the museum, you can go to a neighboring attraction, the War Memorial. Some of the other museums that you could visit in the city include the Harley-Davidson Museum, the Discovery World Museum, the America's Black Holocaust Museum, the Milwaukee Public Museum and the Eisner American Museum of Advertising and Design.
For those traveling with their families, you can choose to go to several family-friendly attractions such as the Betty Brinn Children's Museum, the Above and Beyond Children's Museum and the Milwaukee County Zoo. The zoo is particularly a recommended family attraction, as it is one of the best zoos in the country, featuring 2,500 animals and 300 species living on 200 acres of land. Aside from the animal displays and exhibits, they also have train tours, a dairy farm, sea lion shows and many other special events and programs for visitors. You may want to stay at a nearby Milwaukee vacation rental if you are planning to visit the Milwaukee County Zoo.
For activities, you can take tours of some of the most famous breweries in the city such as the Miller-Coors Brewing Company, the Sprecher Brewery, the Lakefront Brewery, the Milwaukee Brewing Company and the Great Lakes Distillery. You can also schedule your trip around some of the best festivals and special events in the city including the Henry Maier Festival Park, the African World Festival, the Arab World Fest, the Asian Moon Festival, the Festa Italiana, the German Fest, Indian Summer, the Irish Fest, the Labor Fest, the Mexican Fiesta, the Polish Fest, the PrideFest, Verge, the Firkin Craft Beer Festival, the Milwaukee Highland Games, the Lakefront Kite Festivals, Jazz in the Park, the Locust Street Festival, Bastille Days and the Wisconsin State Fair.
Some other recreational activities that you can do in the city would be boating, sailing, fishing and various water sports activities.
Although small in size, Madison should definitely not be underestimated as a place where you cannot do anything. As a matter of fact, it is a vibrant city which has scenic landscapes, plenty of attractions, numerous restaurants and recreational areas and facilities that would leave you wanting to experience even more.
Some of the attractions that you can visit while staying in a Madison vacation rental include the: Dane County Farmer's Market in Capitol Square, where hundreds of local growers and vendors sell all kinds of items from produce to baked goods to flowers to dairy products; the Henry Vilas Zoo, which features different animals from all over the globe as well as special events and programs; and the Madison Children's Museum, which is an interactive museum for the young and the old. You can also visit the Governor's Mansion, the Olbrich Botanical Gardens, the Wisconsin Veteran's Museum, the Chazen Museum of Art and the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art.
Activities in Madison would include watching world-class performances in the Overture Center, attending the Token Creek Chamber Music Festival which is held every year in August and the Great Taste of the Midwest, a beer festival which is one of the biggest in the US.
A popular vacation destination in central Wisconsin, Wisconsin Dells is famous for its water parks and beautiful rock formations. Before hitting the water parks, you could choose to first visit some tourist attractions in the area such as the Circus World Museum, the Timbavati Wildlife Park, the Mid-Continent Railway Museum the Tommy Bartlett Show. As for the resorts and water parks, some of the best in the city would be: the Kalahari Resort Waterparks which have slides, activity pools, family raft rides, a lazy river and a lot more; Noah's Ark Waterpark, which has 70 acres featuring 40 slides, 2 wave pool, 4 kiddie water play areas, 2 endless rivers, miniature golf, arcades and plenty of attractions for the whole family; and the Riverview Park and Waterworld, which offers thrilling slides, exciting amusement rides, an ocean wave pool, a tube run and more. Make sure to go through the Wisconsin Dells vacation rentals that we have listed here to help you plan a trip in this area.