When fall rolls around, there’s no better place to be than Wisconsin. Trees change colors, the weather cools off and there are plenty of opportunities to explore the scenic landscape and community events state-wide. Take an in-state vacation this fall and see what the state has to offer.
Door County, WI
Recognized nationally and internationally as a great place to visit and live, Door County is a wonderful getaway during the fall season. There is plenty to do in fall including hiking, biking, boating, fishing, camping, museum-hopping, wine tasting and shopping.
Oktoberfest USA – La Crosse, WI
Although there are plenty of Oktoberfest celebrations throughout Wisconsin, this authentic folk fest in La Crosse is one you shouldn’t miss. Since 1961 the city has hosted the “merrymaking” event featuring a parade, craft beer night, the Festmaster Ball, live music and delicious food and drinks. This year’s fest will be held from Oct. 1-4.
The Wisconsin Cranberry Trail – Central WI
Extending through “Cranberry Country,” the 50-mile Wisconsin Cranberry Trail is a self-guided drive featuring historic cranberry beds, the Wisconsin Cranberry Discovery Center Museum, Sandhill Wildlife Area and spectacular views. The vivid red seas of cranberries pair well with the sunset-colored fall leaves making the drive a masterpiece of Wisconsin’s fall season.
Copper Falls State Park – Mellen, WI
This stunning Wisconsin park offers plenty to do, including hiking, biking, picnicking, swimming and fishing. You’ll find waterfalls, deep gorges and remnants of ancient lava flows while exploring the beautiful fall-painted forests. Visit during Fall Color Fest hosted onsite on Sept. 26, 2015 for pumpkin carving, local vendors, apple cider-making demonstrations and more!
The Little Farmer – Malone, WI
Located near Wisconsin’s Lake Winnebago, The Little Farmer orchard and farm market is a fantastic destination for the whole family. The farm features an apple house, farm house and bakery in addition to its apple orchard and pumpkin patches. Guests can pick their own, purchase pre-picked and even sit down for a slice of apple pie.
Devils Lake – Baraboo, WI
The beautiful cliffs of Baraboo surround Devil’s Lake giving visitors an especially scenic drive in fall and plenty of unique hiking trails. The area boasts beaches, camping, rock climbing, boating and nearby historic sites. If camping isn’t your thing, there are also many bed and breakfast or hotel alternatives close by.
Fall in Wisconsin is a chance to rediscover our scenic state and uncover hidden gems. Wisconsin homeowners already have the advantage of being nearby these must-see destinations. Connect with Tundraland to learn about how we’re helping homeowners make the most of living in Wisconsin.