Highway 19 in Dane County in late fall

All the great Wisconsin stuff to check out on road trips

Here on State Trunk Tour, we show you the interesting stuff along our state’s highways, and dive into everything from international symbols of art to weird quirky stuff . The State Trunk Tour takes you there with plenty of reasons to Pick Some Roads and GO!!

Recent Updates:

It’s been pretty snowy into today across much of the state, get the latest road conditions and updates at 511wi.gov.

Gravity Hill south of Shullsburg, WisconsinCheck out our piece and video on the legendary Gravity Hill, south of Shullsburg and Highway 11 in Lafayette County. It’s a mysterious locale where your vehicle will seem to magically defy gravity!

Explore some of the recent craft breweries we visited, including Driftless Brewing in Soldiers Grove, Second Salem Brewing Company in Whitewater, PetSkull Brewing in Manitowoc, Rebellion Brewing in Cedarburg, G5 Brewing in Beloit, and two brand new Wisconsin craft breweries: Duesterbeck’s Brewing on a farm just north of Delavan, and Foxtown Brewing on Highway 167 in Mequon!

PetSkill Brewing sampler
One of many samplers we’ve sampled lately at Wisconsin’s craft breweries. This is at PetSkull Brewing in Manitowoc.


Taste of the North – Food As Art is hitting one of our favorite towns – Chippewa Falls – Thursday evening! Check out U.S. 53 and Highways 29, 124, and 178 bring you into town. The Heyde Center is right up the hill from downtown and in the perfect location for exploring the rest of the city before or after!

Lake Geneva Beer & Spirits Festival, 2019Lake Geneva will be fun this weekend with the Lake Geneva Beer & Spirits Festival happening Saturday at The Ridge Hotel! Check out over 35 craft breweries and distilleries with over 120 different beers, spirits, ciders, and malt beverages for sampling. Sample specialty liquors and foods that pair well with beer, plus music and more. It’s all right along Highway 50 just west of Lake Geneva’s vibrant downtown, which has plenty of great shops and restaurants. Make it a full weekend!

Other Cool Stuff to Check Out

Even though fall has been giving way to winter awfully fast around here, we love the end-of-fall-colors drives on the likes of Highway 131 in the Driftless Area.

Hey, snow’s been falling to you can hit the slopes! Little Switzerland in Slinger (I-41, Highways 144, 175) will be open again for skiing and snowboarding this weekend!

The holidays are coming, as so is the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train! It’ll be here December 2-4, making its way along the CP tracks with stops from Sturtevant to La Crosse. Get the schedule here!

With the holidays come colorful displays, and the Racine Lantern Festival at the Racine Zoo will be showing off amazing patterns, colors, and displays through the end of the year.

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