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 “Fish the Wolf, enjoy cheese, Rattlers and our Big Apple before you end up in Denmark” Quickie Summary: State “Trunk” Highway 96 begins in Fremont near the Wolf River, where U.S. 10 is now a freeway that bypasses the town. Highway 96 is what U.S. 10 used to be from here to Appleton until 2003,…

67

“Beloit to Kiel with Kettles and Lakes in Between”   Southern terminus: Rock County, at the Illinois state line just east of Beloit Northern terminus: Manitowoc County, at the junction with U.S. Highway 151 seven miles north of Kiel Mileage: about 160 miles Counties along the way: Rock, Walworth, Waukesha, Dodge, Fond du Lac, Sheboygan,…

57

“From the Grass Under The Roof to the Grass On Top of the Roof” Quickie Summary: State “Trunk” Highway 57 takes on a lot of identities as it connects Milwaukee, Green Bay and Door County. Originally slated to the be interstate highway that I-43 eventually became, 57 begins in Milwaukee at the Mitchell Park Domes…

55

“High Cliffs, Hamburgers and High Up to Michigan”   Quickie Summary: State “Trunk” Highway 55 starts on a picturesque overlook above Lake Winnebago, cut through the eastern edge of the Fox Valley and becomes a winding highway through Seymour, birthplace of the hamburger and home to the world’s largest burger, both the Menominee Indian Reservation…

54

“The Hills of Winona To the Lakefront of Algoma”   Quickie Summary: State “Trunk” Highway 54 is a “coast to coast” route, connecting the colleges and hills around Winona, Minnesota, winding through the hills around the Black River and Black River Falls, through the forests, cranberry bogs, and lakes of central Wisconsin, and punching right…

49

“Marshes, Sculptures, Fishing…this thing even goes to Berlin” Quickie Summary: State “Trunk” Highway 49 meanders through a large part of central Wisconsin. Starting and ending not in towns but at interchanges with other major Wisconsin highways, Highway 49 links a series of towns and recreaion areas on an almost haphazard route path. Highway 49 touches…

47

“Manitowish to Menasha”   Quickie Summary: State “Trunk” Highway 47 is a key route through the North Woods from U.S. 51 (which it intersects twice, serving the Lac du Flambeau Indian Reservation, the Minocqua/Woodruff vacation towns, Hodag Country in Rhinelander, the Menomonee Reservation and Shawano before becoming the main north-south road into Appleton and its…

42

“Sheboygan to the Tip”   Southern terminus: Sheboygan County, at the junction with Highways 23 & 28 in downtown Sheboygan Northern terminus: Door County, at the Washington Island ferry pier in Northport Mileage: about 138 miles Counties along the way: Sheboygan, Manitowoc, Kewaunee, Door Sample towns along the way: Sheboygan, Manitowoc, Two Rivers, Kewaunee, Algoma,…

32

“The Red Arrow Highway”   Quickie Summary: State “Trunk” Highway 32 runs the north-south length of Wisconsin and goes through the heart of so many key Wisconsin cities and towns, serves as the lakefront route for southeastern Wisconsin and a key highway for the lake- and forest-filled regions in northern Wisconsin. It’s both the main…

29

“From the Mississippi river split to lighthouses on Lake Michigan” Quickie Summary: State “Trunk” Highway 29 is a “coast to coast” highway, running between Prescott at the Mississippi/St. Croix river split and the shore of Lake Michigan in Kewaunee. On the way, you traverse hills along the St. Croix River Valley, brush by several UW…