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America's Dairyland – Wisconsin
Wisconsin is the state located in north-central United States, as well as the Midwest and Great Lakes regions. Other US states that border Wisconsin include Illinois in the south, Minnesota to the west and the beautiful Lake Michigan is to the east. The largest city in all of Wisconsin is no other than Milwaukee. Milwaukee rests on the Western Shore of Lake Michigan. The state itself is made up of seventy-two counties and the capital city is Madison. Wisconsin gets the position of number 20 when it comes to having the most population of all 50 states and it also gets the position of 23 when it comes to total land area amid the 50 states.
Wisconsin's geography can be described as being diverse. It has a Northern Highland, with a Western Highland, and a part of its own Central Plain does occupy the western portion of the state itself. The lowlands stretch out straight to the shores Lake Michigan.
Wisconsin can also take the distinction of being known as “America's Dairyland” due to the fact that it is one of America's top producers of dairy products. There are two other facets, which also contribute greatly to the economy of this state, and they include tourism and manufacturing. Besides being known as America's Dairyland, Wisconsin is also called the Badger State.
Wisconsin can also boast being the home to a wide variety of different cultures. This state became a territorial possession of the United States right after the American Revolutionary War in 1783.
Tourism in Wisconsin is a truly a giant industry in its own right. There is a lot to do here from fishing to very fun water parks and amusement parks. There’s plenty of shopping and shows in the summer time and in the winter season, ice-fishing, ice-sailing, skiing, snowboarding, ice-skating, snowmobiling are some of the activities people truly enjoy.
Some of the very popular tourist sites in Wisconsin do include Noah's Ark, which is America's Largest Water Park, and it is located in Wisconsin Dells. Wisconsin Dells is also noted for many sights and sounds of nature - something which definitely makes it a good family destination for all ages. The Ice Age National Trail extends about one thousand miles and it goes to various parts of the state. What makes the Ice Age National Trail special is the fact that it displays the recent natural history of the state itself.
Even if you don't need milk or cheese, take a trip to Wisconsin anyway. It is a great place to get away from it all for a weekend or a family vacation.
We love Wisconsin!