What would locals like visitors to know about Wisconsin? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion:
Native American Tourism of Wisconsin (NATOW) was launched as a statewide initiative in 1994 by Great Lakes Inter Tribal Council (GLITC).MissionTo promote the development of Native American tourism for the benefit of the Wisconsin Tribes and their surrounding communities, recognizing the unique contributions and significant impact tribes have on the Wisconsin’s tourism industry.
Known as ‘America’s Dairyland,’ Wisconsin is famous for cheese.
The state’s German and Swiss migrants brought recipes for all sorts of smoked meats and cheeses. Specialties include bratwurst. Farmers’ markets are held throughout the state.
State of Wisconsin
travelwisconsin.com – @TravelWI – Facebook
milwaukee.org – @visitmilwaukee
Wisconsin Department of Tourism
Wisconsin Governor’s Council on Tourism
http://www.wigcot.org – @WIGCOT
Tourism Federation of Wisconsin
Tourism Federation of Wisconsin (TFW) is a lobbying coalition of trade and promotional associations and organizations actively involved in Wisconsin’s tourism industry. TFW serves as Wisconsin tourism industry’s unified voice in government relations, cooperatively seeking to improve Wisconsin’s $13 billion tourism industry through supportive legislation and policies.
University of Wisconsin
Elsewhere on the Web
drinkwisconsinbly.com – @DrinkWi
Lake Property, Cabin Rentals & Resorts
Maps and Guides – Travel Wisconsin
Great Lakes Water Institute
treasuresofoz.org – Celebrating the Natural Gems of Ozaukee County
Madison is the vibrant capital of Wisconsin. There are more than 6,000 acres of parkland, including 250 parks and 14 conservation parks. Dane County boasts more than 150 miles of bike trails.
Madison Convention and Visitor Bureau
Madison Cluster – Flickr
Madison Group – Wikitravel
Wisconsin Historical Museum – Facebook
badgerherald.com – @badgerherald
isthmus.com – @isthmus
St. Croix Valley
Earth Day founder Senator Gaylord Nelson, a native of Polk County, Wisconsin, worked to protect the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway as the first ‘Wild and Scenic River’ in the United States and established the first “Earth Day” on April 22, 1970.
Badgers – Bubbler – Earth Day – Cranberries – Green Bay Packers – Pop – Wisconsin