Western Wisconsin attractions

Museum in Western Wisconsin

Laura Ingalls Wilder Museum

Little House on the Prairie fans can make a pit stop at the Laura Ingalls Wilder Museum. This is where she was born and the abode that starred in Little House in the Big Woods. There's not a lot in the museum (and t…
Brewery in Western Wisconsin

Potosi Brewing Company

It's your one-stop shop for food, drink, memorabilia and historical information. The thick-stone building began brewing beer in 1852. Imbibe indoors amid neon-lit beer signs or outdoors in the pretty beer garden. Th…
Museum in Eau Claire

Children's Museum of Eau Claire

Three floors of interactive exhibits aimed squarely at younger children (and parents looking to build in some educational fun). The exhibits are arranged around broad learning themes, such as the human body, buildin…
Viewpoint in La Crosse

Grandad Bluff

Grandad Bluff offers grand views of the river. The overlook is part of Grandad Bluff Park, which also includes good hiking trails. It's east of town along Main St (which becomes Bliss Rd); follow Bliss Rd up the hil…
Architecture in Western Wisconsin

AD German Warehouse

Frank Lloyd Wright returned to Richland Center, the town where he was born, to design this four-story warehouse for Albert Dell German. The Mayan Revival–style building opened in 1921 and was used to store sugar, to…
Monument in La Crosse

World's Largest Six-Pack

The 'cans' are actually storage tanks for City Brewery and hold enough beer to provide one person with a six-pack a day for 3351 years (or so the sign says).