Where should your next Wisconsin thrill be? 

by Allyson Fergot

Feeling like you need some excitement in your life? Struggling to figure out where your next vacation should be? No need to leave the state for an adventure. There are many great vacation spots within our borders you can go to for a fun and exciting trip. Take this quiz to determine where you should visit in Wisconsin for your next thrill.

1. How do you feel about the outdoors?

a. Nothing makes me happier than fresh air 

b. I like it, but indoor plumbing is nice 

c. Eh, not for me

2. How much money do you feel comfortable spending on your next trip?

a. Honestly, I need to save 
b. I have to buy some souvenirs 
c. I’m treating myself 

3. Do you like rollercoasters?

a. They’re OK 
c. I get motion sickness 

4. How do you feel about crowds?

a. Solitude is my sanctuary 
b. I can live with them 
c. I like getting lost in the crowd 

5. Who are you taking on this trip?

a. Me, myself and I 
b. Looking for some family fun 
c. Just my S.O. and me 

6. What would you rather do?

a. Fish for musky 
b. Go on a ghost tour 
c. See a live band 

7. How do you prefer to spend your weekends?

a. Hiking 
b. People watching at the farmers’ market
c. Exploring museums   

8. What are you packing for the trip?

a. The book that’s been waiting on the nightstand 
b. A camera 
c. Headphones 

9. You feel your best in...

a. Athleisure 
b. Tees and blue jeans 
c. Anything that says “fashion” 

10. Why do you want to travel?

a. To get away from the day-to-day stresses 
b. To have as much fun as possible
c. To explore the city I’m visiting 

If you chose mostly As:

Wisconsin Northwoods

The Northwoods offer an opportunity to disconnect from technology and reconnect with nature. Spending the day by a lake or hiking through a forest is a great way to recharge. There are plenty of thrills there, too! Night fishing, waterfall chasing or snowmobiling in the Northwoods are sure ways to get your blood pumping.

If you chose mostly Bs:

The Wisconsin Dells

The “Water Park Capital of the World” has a little bit of something for everyone. Tall roller coasters and water slides will keep an adrenaline junkie satisfied. If those aren’t your thing, magic shows, haunted houses or riding in one of the Wisconsin Ducks will give you the excitement you’re looking for. The Dells has so much to offer, you’ll never feel bored.

If you chose mostly Cs:


Between the great food and cool museums, Milwaukee is a great place to visit if you’re looking for a thrill. Catch a Bucks or Brewers game before a night on the town. Don’t forget to listen to some live music or visit the Milwaukee County Zoo while you’re there. Being around the buzz of Wisconsin’s biggest city will make you feel alive.

Featured photo by Perri Moran.