Highway 155 Jct sign
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“Seven miles of St. Germain, Sayner, and Snowmobiles” Quickie Summary: Highway 155 is a short, 7-mile connector route from Highway 70 in St. Germain to Sayner and Star Lake area. Along this short ride, the snowmobile was invented, you’ll find museums, shopping, and a tavern with a petting farm – and plenty of people head…

52

“Zigzagging from Wausau to Wabeno” Quickie Summary: Highway 52 connects central Wisconsin’s primary city with the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest and towns like Antigo and Lily before terminating just northwest of Wabeno. It’s not a straight shot by any means; Highway 52 does more zig-zagging than a politician at a hostile press conference. On the Wausau…

Copper Falls Fall Festival, view of Copper Falls
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“Waterfall Lovers… These 18 Miles Are For You!” Click here for a map overview Southern terminus: Ashland County, at Highway 13 in Mellen Northern terminus: Iron County, at U.S. Highway 2 three miles north of Gurney Mileage: about 18 miles Counties along the way: Ashland, Iron Sample towns along the way: Mellen, Gurney Bypass alternates…

77

“A little slice off the northwest along the ‘Great Divide’” Western terminus: Burnett County, at the Minnesota state line west of Danbury Eastern terminus: Iron County, at the Michigan state line in Hurley Mileage: about 140 miles Counties along the way: Burnett, Washburn, Sawyer, Ashland, Iron Sample towns along the way: Danbury, Minong, Hayward, Mellen,…

70

“Cutting across the North Woods from Minnesota to Michigan, hey” Quickie Summary: State “Trunk” Highway 70 cuts across northern Wisconsin all the way from Minnesota to just short of the Michigan line near Florence. Long stretches of forest, roadside lakes and rivers, recreational trails, the World’s Largest Penny, Snowmobile Capitols of the World, and an…

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…

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…

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…

27

“Whipping and Winding Down Western Wisconsin”   Quickie Summary: For the Wisconsin Highway 27 Road Trip, State “Trunk” Highway 27 runs for almost 300 miles from the wilderness of Brule River State Forest near the Lake Superior shore, through a slew of rural towns, up, down and around western Wisconsin’s rugged landscape, all the way…

Highway 17 in Phelps on a State Trunk Tour
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“Angling up through Snowmobile Country and the North Woods” Quickie Summary: State “Trunk” Highway 17 is a connector road between up North vacation and recreation hotspots, connecting U.S. 51 travelers to Rhinelander, Eagle River, and many of the myriad lakes in Vilas County. If you’ve ever camped, fished, snowmobiled or hung out in a lakeside…