25 Best Things About Living In Wisconsin

1. Tailgating at Badgers games.

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Richard Hurd

2. …Which leads to cheering on the Badgers!

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Phil Roeder

3. You don’t have to live on a farm to see cows — just go to the State Fair!

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Charley S

4. Speaking of the State Fair — cheese curds.

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Dustin Filippini

5. And don’t forget cream puffs.

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Charley S

6. Brewer games at Miller Park.

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chulo_2

7. Visiting the beautiful Milwaukee Art Museum.

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Ed Bierman

8. 4th of July Fireworks down on the Milwaukee lakefront.

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Steven Gitter

9. Sailing on Lake Michigan.

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Michael Pereckas

10. Miller beer is made here and is available everywhere.

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edwin

11. So is PBR!

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Charles Roberts

12. If you attend the University of Wisconsin-Madison, sitting on Abe Lincoln’s lap when you graduate.

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Phil Roeder

13. Milwaukee gave the world the cult band Violent Femmes.

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Violent Femmes

14. Butter burgers at Solly’s Grille in Milwaukee.

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lordwikket

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.

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Anna

16. You can enjoy Wisconsin’s 26,000+ miles of rivers and streams — enough to stretch around the globe.

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Jeramey Jannene

17. Noah’s Ark in Wisconsin Dells, the largest water park in America.

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cursedthing

18. It’s home to Harley Davidson Motorcycles, widely considered the greatest motorcycle in the world.

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Moyan Brenn

19. Catch a Green Bay Packers game live at Lambeau Field. A hallowed tradition. Wear a cheesehead, witness a Lambeau Leap firsthand.

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Brian Giesen

20. Stop by Alterra Coffee by the lake in Milwaukee, a converted pumping station with plenty of outdoor seating.

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FOX6 Milwaukee

21. You can go camping at beautiful Devil’s Lake.

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Alexis Fam

22. The great painter Georgia O’Keeffe is from Wisconsin.

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Tony Hisgett

23. You can listen to legendary radio broadcaster Bob Uecker announce Brewers game.

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Jeramey Jannene

24. You can visit the state capitol in Madison.

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Richard Hurd

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.” TC mark

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Richard Hurd

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