3. You don’t have to live on a farm to see cows — just go to the State Fair!
4. Speaking of the State Fair — cheese curds.
5. And don’t forget cream puffs.
6. Brewer games at Miller Park.
7. Visiting the beautiful Milwaukee Art Museum.
8. 4th of July Fireworks down on the Milwaukee lakefront.
9. Sailing on Lake Michigan.
10. Miller beer is made here and is available everywhere.
11. So is PBR!
12. If you attend the University of Wisconsin-Madison, sitting on Abe Lincoln’s lap when you graduate.
13. Milwaukee gave the world the cult band Violent Femmes.
14. Butter burgers at Solly’s Grille in Milwaukee.
15. Summerfest — a giant fairgrounds with tons of great concerts, food, and drinks. A Milwaukee summer tradition, and the nation’s largest music festival. Various ethnic-themed festivals, including the great Irish Fest, fill the grounds throughout the rest of the year.
16. You can enjoy Wisconsin’s 26,000+ miles of rivers and streams — enough to stretch around the globe.
17. Noah’s Ark in Wisconsin Dells, the largest water park in America.
18. It’s home to Harley Davidson Motorcycles, widely considered the greatest motorcycle in the world.
19. Catch a Green Bay Packers game live at Lambeau Field. A hallowed tradition. Wear a cheesehead, witness a Lambeau Leap firsthand.
20. Stop by Alterra Coffee by the lake in Milwaukee, a converted pumping station with plenty of outdoor seating.
21. You can go camping at beautiful Devil’s Lake.
22. The great painter Georgia O’Keeffe is from Wisconsin.
23. You can listen to legendary radio broadcaster Bob Uecker announce Brewers game.
24. You can visit the state capitol in Madison.
25. …And if something seems messed up politically, you can protest at the capitol, as hundreds of thousands did in 2011 to protest Governor Scott Walker’s union-busting “budget repair bill.”