With its forests and valleys - and friendly towns - Wisconsin is a popular four-season holiday destination. Skiing and snowboarding
is the just the thing to do on a winter holiday. Head to the resorts of: Cascade Mountain
, Hidden Valley
, Trolhaugen, Sunburst, Granite Peak
, and Devil’s Head. Whether you stay in a cottage or a chalet rental or a holiday home, vacation rentals come equipped with the conveniences of home. Enjoy mountain biking, or a hike, on a blue-sky sun-filled Wisconsin day
during the snow-free months. Hugging Lake Superior
to the north and Lake Michigan
to the east – and with more than 15000 lakes
, Wisconsin is a boating haven. While in Milwaukee
, enjoy a dinner cruise on the river and see the sun spread its colours as it sinks into the horizon. Visit the Milwaukee Art Museum. Boat cruises
along the Upper Mississippi River will bring you to the oldest settlement of Prairie du Chien. Explore the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore.
is billed as The World’s Largest Musical Festival
and it is held in Milwaukee during the end of June and the beginning of July. The hottest stars are here - 11 days, 11 stages, 800 acts, and over 1000 performances
. Great food, cold beer and four marketplaces rounds out this party on the lakefront at Henry Maier Festival Park.
Where will the Door County Wine Trail
take you? Vineyards and orchards are found between Lake Michigan and Green Bay
. For a change, stop and try cherry or apple wine, or buy a bottle of locally-produced wine and bring it home to your vacation rental accommodation. It is easy to prepare a meal; privately-owned vacation home rentals are equipped with all of the conveniences of home. Check out Central Wisconsin for pub breweries, as well as the wineries.
Farmers Markets add flavour to your vacation
– both culinary and fun. Stop at any of the countless Farmers Markets sprinkled across the state, anchored by small-town charm and agricultural and handicraft bounty. Take along a copy of A Traveler’s Guide to America’s Dairyland to map out your route. Wisconsin cheese has earned its reputation by producing crafted cheeses for more than 160 years.
Take a tour of a cheese factory and stop at the shops. Pick up a selection to take to your home-away-from-home and - if you live in the United States - make sure to take your pick from over 600 cheese varieties to enjoy once you get back home.
Choose from the vacation rentals at Owner Direct Vacation Rentals
. Privately-owned lodging accommodations are a welcomed choice, instead of staying at a hotel. There are many options: cabins, chalet rentals, cottages, a condo rental in town or condo rentals with picturesque views, large holiday home accommodations, or just-right apartments in the heart of town. Add your testimonial to those found here and let others know why a vacation rental accommodation is a great choice.