Wisconsin is a beautiful state to explore while riding a motorcycle. There are wonderful destinations around the state that are just waiting for you to explore them. Jump on board as we explore Wisconsin.
The 86 miles of paved highway around Lake Superior in Bayfield County makes this a terrific ride. Stop to visit the lighthouses at Apostle Island National Lakeshore, Slow down as you ride through Chequamegon and Nicolet National Forests allowing you to view all the wildlife living there including white-tail deer, black bears and elk. Think about bringing along your fishing rod because trout and walleye are abundant. There are many great places to stop and have a picnic.
Heading to the Driftless region of Wisconsin makes a great way to spend a biking weekend. One can get lost for hours shopping in the artist cooperatives in Viroqua and Prairie du Chien. Many historic buildings like the Round Barn, Bekkedal Leaf Tobacco Warehouse and the Brisbois House make great places to stretch your legs. Alternatively, follow the Trail of Tears to learn more about the important historical events happening there.
The area where the Wisconsin flats turn start to get more hilly near Platteville, Wisconsin, makes a beautiful ride. Plan on touring the Mining Museum and Rollo Jamison Museum to take a ride on the old mine train. Head on to Belmont where you can view the buildings where the Wisconsin government was first formed. Stop at the Arthur House to hear the awesome local entertainers on weekends.
Monroe-Mineral Point Area
You will definitely want to bring your camera with you when you ride between Monroe, Wisconsin and Mineral Point, Wisconsin. Consider starting your day at the National Historic Cheesemaking Museum before heading off on a craft brewery tour. The hills between Monroe and Mineral Point are filled with beautiful scenery. Once you reach Mineral Point, take advantage of all the art galleries and museums located there including the Wantoot--Modern American Art and Craft and the Shake Rag Alley School of Arts & Crafts. Do not leave town without visiting the railroad museum.
While most Wisconsin motorcycle riders are familiar with the Tomahawk Fall Ride bringing about 40,000 riders to the area, this region is perfect for riding any time of year. Wind your way along the Wisconsin River before stopping for some shopping fun in Tomahawk, Wisconsin. Exploring the area allows you to see numerous historic train trestles and tunnels. Occasionally, things go wrong during the Tomahawk Fall Ride, so reach out to Gruber Law Offices LLC if you need assistance.
Kickapoo River Valley
The Kickapoo River Valley scenic highway crosses the river at least 12 times making it one of the most scenic roads in Wisconsin. This route has several great campgrounds for people who love to tent camp while going on a motorcycle trip. Try to arrange your ride so that you are in Wilton, Wisconsin, for the Lions Club pancake feeds on Sunday mornings allowing you to experience some local culture.