Wisconsin

Browse the best Wisconsin roadside attractions, tourist traps, road food, and more at Silly America. Plan your next road trip through Wisconsin and find all the most iconic (and silliest) sites along the way!

Big Steer in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Big Steer in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

It’s time to STEER you towards this next roadside attraction: the Big Steer in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. No bull, this giant steer is painted black and white and wears a bright red chef’s hat and bib. The fiberglass big cow was built by Sculptured Advertising in Sparta, Wisconsin...

Flopsy and the Bronze Fonz in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Flopsy’s Day Off

I had a hard decision to make when I left on my ’round the world trip. Do I take my beloved jackalope, and Silly America’s mascot, Flopsy? Or, do I leave him behind? In the end I decided that Flopsy would be better off at home. On road trips he mostly stays in the car except...

Safe House, a spy-themed restaurant in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Safe House : Milwaukee Spy-Themed Restaurant

You’re in Milwaukee and walking down a nondescript alley. You come across a plaque for an importer/exporter business. It’s something you wouldn’t normally pay attention to, but for some reason you are drawn to check it out. So you open the door and peak inside. A woman...

Brewers game at Millers Park in Milwaukee.

Brewers Game at Miller Park

After the Jelly Belly Factory Tour on Saturday, we took off for destination number 2: Miller Park! We were taking in a Brewers pre-season game (with tickets behind home plate for only $10, why not?) I really like Miller Park. Why? They have a dome. And on a rainy chilly day like Saturday...

Lakefront Brewery Tour in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Lakefront Brewery Tour in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

If you’re looking for a less “corporate” brewery tour in Milwaukee, look no further than the Lakefront Brewery Tour! Unlike the free Miller Brewery Tour, the Lakefront Brewery Tour costs money ($6), but includes a souvenir pint glass with their logo on it, four pours of...

Miller Brewery Tour in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Miller Brewery Tour in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Somehow, despite the fact that I really don’t like beer, I find myself on a lot of brewery tours when traveling. It’s mostly because I have friends who like beer way more than I do. I apologize that these won’t be the most thorough of reviews because a) they were all...

Giant Western Mouse in Oakdale, Wisconsin

Welcome to Wisconsin, Americas Dairyland! Cheese shops aren’t always the only cheesy destinations in the state that feature giant mice roadside attractions! At a truck stop parking lot in Oakdale, Wisconsin, you can find another big rodent! This giant Western mouse wears bright blue...

Mousehouse Cheesehaus in Windsor, Wisconsin -- Roadside Attractions in Wisconsin

Mousehouse Cheesehaus in Windsor, Wisconsin

If there is one thing Wisconsin is known for, it’s cheese! And boy do they like to celebrate it, often with a cheese shop on every corner! While I’m sure cheese shops are not unique to the state, they certainly appear everywhere possible and many stores go to the extreme to...