June 13, 2024

Wisconsin in fall mode…

We’re officially into the autumn season so the state is shifting into fall mode. The leaves are starting to change, leading to one of the most scenic times to travel Wisconsin highways! Be cautious in portions of southwestern Wisconsin, as heavy rains a few days ago have caused some roads to flood or close. Get the latest alerts from Wisconsin 511 here.

Big Manitou Falls along Wisconsin Highways 35
Wisconsin’s highest waterfall, Big Manitou in Pattison State Park off Highway 35 south of Superior.

Check out plenty of great events (including Oktoberfest and Harvest celebrations), or scenic points of interest like the fourth highest waterfall in the country east of the Rockies. Visit attractions like the unique Johnson Wax Research Tower in Racine, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright (Wisconsin Highways 11, 20, 32, 38, I-41/94; the National Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame in Hayward (Wisconsin Highways 27, 63, 77); the John Michael Kohler Arts Center in Sheboygan (Wisconsin Highways 23, 28, 42, I-43); beautiful Willow River State Park just outside of Hudson (Wisconsin Highways 12, 35, 64); or the Wisconsin Maritime Museum and Rahr-West Art Museum in Manitowoc, home of the S.S. Badger!

This is just a start – there’s 54,000+ square miles of the state to explore. Pick Some Roads and GO!!

Check out our articles too, including 10 Quirky Street Names We Found in Wisconsin, 6 Cool Stops along I-94 between Milwaukee & Madison, and more!

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