15 Reasons You Should Take Your Winter Assignment in Wisconsin

Enjoying a Wisconsin winter!

There’s more to Wisconsin winters than cold temps and snow! Once you read our 15 reasons on why you should take your next travel assignment here, check out what assignments we have here!

  1. Snowtubing. Take a little break from skiing and snowboarding and grab the tube! Many ski hills offer this fun alternative. Try visiting the popular Granite Peak or Cascade Mountain.

    Photo from skiwisconsin.com.
  2. Copper Falls. You’re going to love your hike at Copper Falls taking in ancient lava flows, deep gorges and breathtaking (and frozen) waterfalls.

    Photo from travelwisconsin.com.
  1. Milwaukee Bucks Game. With 41 games this season at the BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee, you’ll be able to find one that fits your schedule.

    Photo from urbanmilwaukee.com.
  2. Tailgate at Lambeau Field. Football die-hards must cross this off of their bucket list! The legendary Lambeau Field, home of the Packers, hosts the most exciting tailgating parties no matter the weather! Check out the schedule here.

    Photo from titletowntickets.com.
  3. Catch a show in Milwaukee at the Marcus Center. Upcoming shows include The Sound of Music in January, The Illusionists in February, and Cinderella in March.

    Photo from MarcusCenter.org.
  4. Stay at the “Waterpark Capital of the World.” Don’t forget to pack your swimsuit for one of the many indoor waterparks in the Wisconsin Dells.

    Photo from kalahariresorts.com
  5. Tour one of the many, many breweries. If craft beer is your thing, you’re in luck. Wisconsin hosts over 40 breweries throughout the state including Lakefront Brewery (Milwaukee), Leinenkugels (Chippewa Falls) and City Badger State Brewing Company (Green Bay)
  6. Rent a snowmobile and hit the trails! There are tons of “sled” trails throughout Wisconsin for you to go snowmobiling and tons of places that want to rent you one!
  7. Ice fishing. Grab your thermos and your fishing license because ice fishing is a Midwest tradition! Blue Gills, Crappies, Northern Pikes, Perch and Walleyes are all delicious fish just waiting to be caught.
  8. Check in to the spa. Whether you choose a day at the famous Kohler Spa or one of the many hotels with spas in the Lake Geneva area, you are guaranteed a relaxing time!

    Photo from theamericanclubresort.com.
  9. Dog Sledding. You haven’t done it all until you’ve gone dog sledding! Take your own adventure driving a team or watch an exciting race at one of the many sled dog events throughout the state. Two notable, upcoming races are the Merrill Winterfest Sled Dog Race in January and the 22nd Annual Apostle Islands Dog Sled Race in February.

    Photo from https://dnr.wi.gov.
  10. Race in the Birkie Tour! January 15th, 2017. The Birkie Trail is over 100 kilometers and attracts participants of all ages to ski, run, bike, and hike the trail. To learn more, click here.

    Photo from Milwaukee Wisconsin Journal Sentinel.
  11. Visit the Apostle Islands Ice Caves. This spectacular sight is not to be missed. Check out their Facebook page here.

    Photo from USA Today.
  12. Root for the Madison Capitals Hockey team in Madison.

    Photo from WKOW.com.
  13. Experience Winterfest in Lake Geneva! February 3-13. Spend a day (or two) experiencing the U.S. National Snow Sculpting Competition, Human Dog Sled races, helicopter rides, a cocoa crawl, chili cook-off, ice bar and more! Click here for more info.

    Photo from visitlakegeneva.com.

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