Wisconsin has great cities and natural gems to explore amid a
landscape of 1,000 lakes, including two of the so-called Great
Lakes. The state of Wisconsin is located in the Midwest of the
United States and stretches between Lake Michigan and Lake
Superior in the north of the country.
The so-called Badger
State is primarily known for its over 1,000 lakes and almost
untouched nature. The name Wisconsin goes back to the naming of
the river of the same name by the Indians of the Miami Illinois
The capital Madison, named after the former President James
Madison, is located on Lake Michigan and has numerous
attractions. These include the skyline and campus of the
prestigious University of Wisconsin – Madison. The state's
largest city, Milwaukee, also has some highlights: Particularly
worth seeing are the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist
designed by Victor Schulte and the Milwaukee City Hall, which
when completed in the 19th century was the tallest building at
108 meters the world was.
For sports enthusiasts, a trip to Lambeau Field in Green Bay,
where the Packers football team is playing their home games, is
worthwhile. Wisconsin is especially popular because of its
almost untouched nature. In Pattison State Park in the north of
the state there are not only excellent hiking opportunities, but
also the 50-meter-high Big Manitou waterfall. An absolute
highlight is the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore in Lake
Superior. These 21 islands are home to beautiful stretches of
beach, jungle-covered hills and numerous historic lighthouses.
Travel tips and best travel time
The largest airport and most important hub is General Mitchell
International Airport, which is served by numerous American
cities. When you arrive in Wisconsin, note the difference of
seven hours compared to Central European Time.
The weather is characterized by a humid continental
climate. This means that it can get very cold in the winter
months, making it the best time to go to Wisconsin between April
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