Find weird, unusual, and unique things to do in Wisconsin that are sure to traumatize the whole family in this travel guide to haunted places, weird attractions, strange dining experiences and other strange places. Plan spooky day trips, weird weekend getaways or a complete haunted Wisconsin vacation.
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Wisconsin Travel FAQ
What is the number 1 attraction in Wisconsin?
Wisconsin is full of weird and wonderful things to do, so it’s tough to say which is the best. With that said, the number 1 attraction in Wisconsin is The House on the Rock because of how original, unusual, and immersive it is. With it’s twists and turns through dark dark corridors, massive music machines, bizarre collections, the world’s largest indoor carousel, and a 200-foot whale, there really is nothing like The House on the Rock anywhere else in the world.
What is Wisconsin most known for?
Wisconsin seems to sit at the crossroads of the strange and unusual, with some of the most famously haunted places in the world such as Summerwind and The Pfister Hotel. Wisconsin may also be the most popular place to catch a football game in the cosmos, as it seems even extraterrestrials like the Packers. Wisconsin also has deep roots in true crime, as it was a popular hideout for gangsters and bank robbers such as Al Capone and John Dillinger, as well as the home of two of the most notorious serial killers, Jeffrey Dahmer and Ed Gein.
What is the best month to visit Wisconsin?
There are plenty of weird things to do in Wisconsin any time of year, but the best month to visit is definitely October when the trees are ablaze in fall colors, the veil is thin, and the ghosts of Wisconsin’s many notorious haunted places are at their peak.