13 Best Winter Activities to Do in Wisconsin!

Wisconsin’s winters can be pretty cold, but we sure know how to make the most of this magical season. Whether you’re sipping wine at a winter festival or tubing down a mountain, there’s plenty of fun to be had in Wisconsin when things have chilled over. Here are the best winter activities to do in the state. 

High Cliff State Park, Sherwood, WI

Experience a wintry paradise at High Cliff State Park! Overlooking the breathtaking Lake Winnebago, visitors can marvel at the 12-foot statue of Winnebago Indian Chief Red Bird and enjoy snowshoeing across the spectacular Niagara Escarpment.

Wolfsong Adventure in Mushing, Bayfield, WI

Join Wolfsong Adventures in Mushing for a fantastic trip through the stunning rural areas of Northern Wisconsin! Enjoy morning and afternoon dog sledding excursions with forty amiable Siberian Huskies. Whether you ride alongside one of their guides or learn to drive your team, you may add a personalized touch to your journey.

Edgewater Ice Rink, Madison, WI

Discover the wonderful outdoors this winter like never before! Take to the ice at the Edgewater Ice Rink or go snowshoeing to enjoy the chilly vistas of the National Forest. Join a winter sightseeing tour to take in the splendor of the winter wonderland and make the most of the season!

Cedarburg’s Winter Festival, Cedarburg, WI

The Winter Festival in Cedarburg is a great way to get into the Christmas mood! Take part in ice carving demonstrations, snowman decorating competitions, and other winter activities. Discover the city and take advantage of all that Festivals of Cedarburg, Inc. offers regarding festive pleasure. Make enduring experiences with loved ones or friends over a December weekend!

Polar Plunge, WI

This season, join the thousands of courageous jumpers who have braved the frigid winter waters to support Special Olympics Wisconsin! Every year, this festival features a variety of lively activities for all, including raffles, live music, and food and drink vendors. Take the Polar Plunge and enjoy this winter to the fullest.

Fish Creek WinterFest, Fish Creek, WI

Get your coats packed and get ready to see the legendary Stumpf Fiddle at the hottest winter event on the Green Bay beach! Enter the heated tent and enjoy a fun-filled event with your newfound friends. Don't miss the opportunity to create amazing memories and this unique winter celebration!

Battle on Bago, Oshkosh, WI

Join the most significant ice fishing contest in Wisconsin! Take advantage of the excitement of hardwater fishing while contributing to a worthy cause. Enjoy the competition's excitement while indulging in delectable winter fare and beverages.

Conger Collection Cabin Rentals, Eagle River, WI

Staying at Conger Collection Cabin Rentals will allow you to soak up the winter splendor. This season, their opulent retreats offer the ideal escape for your family. Discover the wintry scenery and make lifelong memories by visiting places like a private island and one of the biggest vacation properties in Northern Wisconsin. With Conger Collection Cabin Rentals, be ready to enjoy the wintertime.

Wilmot Mountain, Wilmot, WI

Visit Wilmot Mountain for something simply divine! At this conveniently located ski destination halfway between Chicago and Milwaukee. Take a spin on the outdoor ice rink at the summit, or enjoy an exhilarating tube ride down the hill. This winter, spend time with your loved ones!

Tyrol Basin, Mt. Horeb, WI

Tyrol Basin, up the ante on your wintertime enjoyment! Visitors can enjoy skiing, snowboarding, snow tubing, and more, with activities catered to all ages and capabilities. This fantastic outdoor winter destination has much to offer adventurers, so don't miss it.

Green Lake Ice Yacht Club, Green Lake, WI

Discover Green Lake's winter wonderland! Sail across the glistening waters of Lac Verde and enjoy the splendor of the wintertime wilderness. Feel the coolness in the air as you let the breeze carry your sails to new adventures. Sail away with an experience like no other only at Green Lake!

Country Springs Christmas Lights, Waukesha, WI

Visit Waukesha's amazing 27th annual drive-through winter lights event to get your holiday spirit going! You'll be taken to a world of snow-covered landscapes and traditional Christmas sceneries over two miles of charming lights and festive displays. With sparkling lights, tall trees, and joyous music, it will feel like Christmas is here!

Chula Vista Resort, Wisconsin Dells, WI

For a memorable winter escape, visit Chula Vista Resort in Wisconsin Dells! With access to amazing waterparks and breathtaking vistas of rivers, there is something to suit every taste. Let the winter chill remind you of summertime days when you unwind at a comfortable hotel just a short distance from all the action. At the Dells' most comprehensive family resort, enjoy the best of both worlds.

This text was created by the author with the assistance of GPT-3, a large-scale language generation model developed by OpenAI. The author reviewed, edited, and revised the draft language to their satisfaction and is fully responsible for the content of this publication.

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