All Other Destinations and Attractions in Wisconsin
The mid sized city of Sheboygan has several attractions of interest to the visitor including the John Michael Kohler Arts Center, The Historical Society Museum, and for those wishing a bit more activity, the Breaker Bay Waterslides. Sheboygan is well known for the many golf courses that are located nearby.
Wade House and Wesley Jung Carriage Museum, Greenbush
The Wesley Jung Carriage Museum showcases travel from a bygone era. On display are over 100 carriages used for a variety of purposes. Of note are three wagons: A Velvet Tobacco Wagon, an umbrella topped phaeton, and a Silsby steam powered pumper. The museum opened in 1968 and has been growing ever since to become one of the USA's largest collections of wagons.
Sheboygan County Historical Society Museum
The Sheboygan County Historical Society Museum is housed in a stout brick mansion and features several interesting displays on the local area and local area industries. Of note is the display on Judge David Taylor's life and career, along with the Bodenstab Cheese Factory. The Sheboygan County Historical Society Museum also has a gift shop on the premises so visitors can take home a memory of their visit.
Breaker Bay Indoor Waterpark
Looking for a slip sliding good time? Well, the Breaker Bay Indoor Waterslide is the right spot. The water park has a variety of waterslides from fast to slow. Also on site are water spray guns and fountains. One highlight is a ship that tips close to 1000 gallons of water onto visitors.
John Michael Kohler Arts Center
The John Michael Kohler Arts Center is the lifeblood of cultural activities in Sheboygan. Featuring a diverse collection and a rotating roster of traveling exhibits, the center is always an interesting place to be. The arts center also runs educational programs and there is a café on site.
Address: 608 New York Avenue, Sheboygan, WI 53081-4507, United States
Opening hours: 10am-5pm; Sun: 10am-4pm; Tue: 10am-8pm; Thu: 10am-8pm; Sat: 10am-4pm
Always closed on: New Year's Day (Jan 1), Memorial Day - USA (last Monday, May), Labor Day - USA (1st Monday, Sep), Thanksgiving - USA (4th Thursday, Nov), New Year's Eve (Dec 31), Christmas - Christian (Dec 25), Christmas Eve - Christian (Dec 24)
Entrance fee: FREE
Facilities: Gift shop
Land O Lakes
The Land o' Lakes is the region between Boulder Junction, Eagle River and Rhinelander in the north, near the boundary with Michigan, with over 200 lakes set amid forests. It is a very popular holiday region, with good fishing and walking. Birdwatchers may be lucky enough to see one of the few remaining white-tailed eagles.
Address: Box 599, Land O' Lakes, WI 54540, United States
Eagle River, Wisconsin is well known to those interested in the great outdoors. A resort town, Eagle River offers a wide variety of outdoor pursuits. Spring and summer activities include fishing, boating, hiking, biking, and swimming. In the winter the activities change to cross-country skiing and snowshoeing.
Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest
Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest covers over a million and a half acres. These are actually two separate forests which are managed as one.The area offers a range of activities including fishing, camping, hiking, cross-country skiing, and snowmobiling.
Address: 500 Hanson Lake Road, Rhinelander, WI 54501, United States
Lumberjack Special and Camp Five Museum, Laona
Train rides begin in Laona, taking passengers to the Camp Five Museum Complex. The museum displays items related to the history of logging in the area. There is also a working blacksmith shop, an early 1900s store, agricultural display, and various activities designed for all ages.
Rhinelander Historical Society Museum, Rhinelander
Local history displays are featured in an 1894 boarding house which houses the Rhinelander Historical Society.
Rhinelander Logging Museum
The Rhinelander Logging Museum provides visitors a glimpse into the life of a logger. Interesting displays and exhibits along with a history of logging in the local area are on display. The Rhinelander Logging Museum has several outbuildings including a cookhouse, a bunkhouse, and a blacksmith shop. Also of note is the model railway in the basement.
Dr. Kate Museum, Woodruff
The Dr. Kate museum in Woodruff is a snapshot of the life and times of Dr. Kate Newcomb's life. On display are mementos of her practice, which operated between 1930 and 1950. Dr Kate was a local legend and earned herself the nickname "angel on snowshoes" for her hard work.
Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
Lake Geneva is a four season playground. The town is situated on the shores of this 9 mile long lake and has long been a destination for aquatic activities. Boating, swimming, sailing and fishing are all summer pursuits practiced by visitors. For those without their own boat, cruises up and down the lake are offered on local tour boats.However, Lake Geneva doesn't shut down in the winter, ice fishing, ice carving, and a celebration called Winterfest take place once the lake freezes over. Lake Geneva is also a great spot for architecture buffs because of its collection of fine mansions and civic buildings.