89

 “Trekking and Milling About Between Milwaukee and Madison” Quickie Summary: State “Trunk” Highway 89 cuts north-south through a number of small but significant towns in the area of southern Wisconsin between the Milwaukee and Madison metro areas. Along the way, you can enjoy the college town of Whitewater, the river town of Fort Atkinson, breweries,…

Smiley barn along Highway 83 near Mukwonago
83

“Ten Chimneys, Kettles, and Lakes”   Quickie Summary: State “Trunk” Highway 83 connects numerous growing towns on the far west suburban areas of Milwaukee. Along the way, you’ll find a championship golf course at Erin Hills; great small town shopping on charming main streets; beautiful glacial lakes; the site of the first Weather Bureau forecast;…

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,…

60

“Coast-to-Coast from a former port to a very old fort” Quickie Summary: State “Trunk” Highway 60 is one of Wisconsin’s “coast to coast” routes. It runs from just west of the Lake Michigan shore in the well-to-do northern suburbs of Milwaukee to the Iowa state line over the Mighty Mississippi at Prairie du Chien (French…

Highway 59 in Eagle
59

“From The Cheese City To The Brew City”   Quickie Summary: State “Trunk” Highway 59 connects Monroe with Milwaukee, essentially joining Cheese Days with Summerfest. Writhing across southern Wisconsin, Highway 59 brings you through numerous small towns, sprawling farmland nestled in rolling hills, Kettle Moraine, Waukesha, Wisconsin State Fair, Miller Park and Milwaukee’s south side,…

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…

50

“From Kenosha’s streetcar to Andes Candies through the heart of Lake Geneva” Quickie Summary: Short as it is, State “Trunk” Highway 50 is a major east-west thoroughfare connecting Kenosha with Delavan and moving a lot of traffic throughout the region. Along with its endpoints, places like Bristol, Paddock Lake, Pleasant Prairie, and especially Lake Geneva…

St. Josephats Basilica
38

“Kringle and Roots to Brews and Harleys” Quickie Summary: State “Trunk” Wisconsin Highway 38 connects downtown Racine with downtown Milwaukee on a more inland route than Highway 32. In place since 1924 from Racine to Highway 100 in Oak Creek and since 1947 all the way to National Avenue in Milwaukee, it winds through Racine…

33

“Coast to Coast covering Circuses, Canoes, and Coulees (and more)” Quickie Summary: State “Trunk” Highway 33 is a “coast-to-coast” state highway, connecting La Crosse on the Mississippi with Port Washington’s scenic harbor on Lake Michigan. From the big blue waters of the Great Lake to the beautiful coulees framing La Crosse, you encounter hairpin turns…

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…