142

“From Chocolate City to Mars Cheese Castle – with Bong in Between”   Quickie Summary: Highway 142 connects Kenosha and Burlington, providing a nice ride through farm fields of Racine and Kenosha Counties as well as access to the Bong Recreation Area in Kenosha County. Its eastern end at I-41/94 is home to the famous…

181

“State Fair to the Covered Bridge” Quickie Summary: State “Trunk” Highway 181 runs along western portions of Milwaukee and Ozaukee County communities, serving as a major artery for the Wisconsin State Fair, the city of Wauwatosa, northwest Milwaukee, Mequon, and the “Five Corners” area in Cedarburg, just south of where Wisconsin’s last covered bridge can…

36

“36 Miles on Highway 36” Quickie Summary: Highway 36 once began in Walworth, later in Lake Geneva. Today, the road that was Highway 36 northeast out of Lake Geneva as Highway 120, which runs north to East Troy. Highway 36 begins at Highway 120 about four miles north of Lake Geneva. It winds through the beautiful…

190

 “A Capitol Drive. No, really, that’s its name.” Quickie Summary: State “Trunk” Highway 190, a.k.a Capitol Drive, is a major east-west throughfare in the Milwaukee area. Starting as a charming little street leaving the charming village of Pewaukee, it rapidly becomes a six-lane highway going through the booming area of Brookfield. It cuts through the…

175

 “Old 41 from Milwaukee to Fondy”   Sample towns along the way: Milwaukee, Menomonee Falls, Richfield, Slinger, Addison, Theresa, Lomira, Fond du Lac Bypass alternates at: You can use I-41 to bypass any town or section of Highway 175, since they parallel each other most of the way. Quickie Summary: State “Trunk” Highway 175 basically…

167

 “Holy Hill to Lake Michigan”   Quickie Summary: State “Trunk” Highway 167 is a key route across the northern suburbs of Milwaukee. It provides access to the beautiful Holy Hill area, as well as the booming towns of Germantown and Mequon. The eastern part is mostly suburbia; the westernmost 10 miles or so provides a…

164

 “Can you keep up with the changes?”   Quickie Summary: State “Trunk” Highway 164 is an increasingly major road connecting points in the fast-growing far western burbs of Milwaukee. A great connector for other drives, 164 itself serves Waukesha, Waterford and the Holy Hill area and is one of the more controversial roads in Wisconsin…

145

 “How diverse can a road get in 25 miles? Let’s find out.” Quickie Summary: State “Trunk” Highway 145 is about every kind of road one can possibly be in Wisconsin. It’s a two-lane road winding past farm fields, a multi-lane suburban sprawl connector, a six-lane freeway heading into a major city, a boulevard in city…

144

 “Slingers, Little Switzerlands, Bends to the West and Random Lakes” Quickie Summary: State “Trunk” Highway 144 is a short drive that takes you between the speedway around Slinger, through downtown West Bend and along eastern areas near Kettle Moraine before connecting with Highway 57 in Random Lake. A good afternoon hop for northern Milwaukee area…

100

“A belt around Milwaukee – 3/4, at least”   Quickie Summary: State “Trunk” Highway 100 runs as a “beltline” around Milwaukee County. It’s not a road to follow for adventure in open countryside or getting away from it all, but it does link up a lot of things in the Milwaukee area and provides an…