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Old 06-16-2008, 10:59 PM
 
Location: Middleton, Wisconsin
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What city or park etc. is your favorite tourist destination. By tourist I mean high volume visitors etc. I would have to say Miller Park for me. I guess that can't be too definate though.

So, what's yours?
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Old 06-17-2008, 01:18 PM
 
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I honestly sometimes wish WI didn't have tourist destinations. The freeways would be less congested and nature "up north" wouldn't be as commercial.

But I do have many fond childhood memories of the Dells.
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Old 06-17-2008, 01:57 PM
 
Location: Middleton, Wisconsin
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I see where your coming from radraja. Some people don't like it all touristy, I don't blame them. The nice thing about living here is you don't have to go far to be off the beaten path. Growing up in Pacific, which is just outside Portage I was always hearing about the Dells. Alot of kids that I went to school with worked up there in high school. I think it was a good experience for many. I think there is still plenty of Wisconsin areas that aren't very touristy.
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Old 06-17-2008, 09:07 PM
 
Location: kronenwetter
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I like Bayfileld or anywhere on Door County. They are both on the water and offer a lot to do. Both offer islands to visit, either Madeleine Island or Washington Island. Decent places to eat and pretty scenery.
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Old 06-17-2008, 09:58 PM
 
Location: WI
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I have to say Wisconsin State Fair. My grandfather used to take me and I have wonderful memories. Now my mom, daughter and I go every year. My daughter loves it just as much as I did.

Dea
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Old 06-17-2008, 11:11 PM
 
Location: Middleton, Wisconsin
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Thanks for replying everyone. I like doing these threads because it gives me ideas of places to visit in WI.
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Old 06-18-2008, 10:26 PM
 
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Door county is one of my favorite destinations. I could spend all summer up there and never get bored.
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Old 06-18-2008, 10:27 PM
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Location: Madison, WI Metro Area
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My absolute favorite place to visit are those northwoods counties. (Vilas, Oneida, Door, etc). I love the local culture, friendly people, excellent food, great scenery, and fantastic fishing.
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Old 06-19-2008, 08:18 PM
 
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My absolute favorite place to visit are those northwoods counties. (Vilas, Oneida, Door, etc). I love the local culture, friendly people, excellent food, great scenery, and fantastic fishing.
don't forget snowmobiles

Vilas county gets my vote!
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Old 06-19-2008, 08:24 PM
 
Location: Lake Country, Wisconsin
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So far Door County, but need to explore the state a bit more.
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