Highway 105 enters the Oliver Bridge
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“A quick five miles with a unique bridge” Quickie Summary: State “Trunk” Highway 105 is a brief tour that connects to Highway 35 on the south side of Superior on the east end, running to the town of Oliver and then crossing the St. Louis River into Minnesota on a unique two-level bridge, with the…

124

“Old 53 through Chippewa, past Leinie’s, Zoos, and Fairs” Quickie Summary: State “Trunk” Highway 124 is a short-but-sweet route that follows the original U.S. 53 route from Lake Hallie through the heart of Chippewa Falls before mainlining through the beautiful farmlands of rural Chippewa County before ending near Bloomer. It’s the primary access point for…

243

“The shortest state highway, like, ever”   Quickie Summary: State “Trunk” Highway 243 is a VERY short connector road from Osceola, Wisconsin to Minnesota, where it becomes MN 243 and connects west to MN Hwy 95 and I-35. We just included it because it was fun, easy, and quite a pretty drive for 3/10 of…

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,…

Highway 70 in the North Woods, west of Florence
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“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 Capitals of the World, and an…

35

“Up Wisconsin’s West Coast”   Quickie Summary: State “Trunk” Highway 35 is Wisconsin’s western backbone in most places, serving as the “Great River Road” along much of the Mississippi and a key connector route between western Wisconsin towns. It’s usually the westernmost route in Wisconsin, and runs the length of the state from Illinois to…

Highway 27 between Rising Sun and Fairview
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“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…

25

“A ‘Stout’ drive from Barron to the Mississippi”   Northern terminus: Barron County, at Highway 48 five miles west of Rice Lake Southern terminus: Buffalo County, on the Wabasha-Nelson Bridge coming in from Wabasha, Minnesota Mileage: about 86 miles Counties along the way: Barron, Dunn, Pepin, Buffalo Sample towns along the way: Barron, Wheeler, Menomonie,…

13

“From The State’s Largest Vacation Spot To The World’s Largest Freshwater Lake” Southern terminus: Sauk County, at I-90/94’s Exit 87 in Wisconsin Dells Northern terminus: Douglas County, at the U.S. 2/53 freeway near Superior Mileage: about 340 miles Counties along the way: Sauk, Columbia, Adams, Portage, Wood, Marathon, Clark, Taylor, Price, Ashland, Bayfield, Douglas Sample…