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Fun Facts

  • Wisconsin is known as America’s Dairyland as the nations largest producer of milk and cheese products producing 13.5 % of the nation’s milk and 25.4% of its cheese.
  • Residents of Wisconsin are known as “Cheese Heads”
  • Nearly all the natural lakes in Wisconsin are a result of glaciers
  • Barbie is from the fictional town of Willows, Wisconsin
  • Wisconsin’s state symbol is the badger, but it doesn’t directly refer to the animal. It refers to the 1820s lead miners that dug tunnels to sleep in and keep warm, much like a badger.
  • A ban on the sale and use of margarine up until 1967 left some restrictions on margarine even to this day in Wisconsin. It’s still illegal for a restaurant to serve margarine unless the customer specifically requests it.
  • Wisconsin’s state bird is the robin
  • The state flower is the wood violet
  • Wisconsin’s state motto is the simply “Forward”
  • Wisconsin contains more than 11,188 square miles of water
  • Wisconsin borders 2 Great Lakes, Lake Michigan and Lake Superior

When traveling the Lake Superior Circle Tour, you will travel through the United States and Canada which includes 3 states and one province. Many ask, “Where in the US does the Lake Superior Circle Tour go?” or “Where in Canada does the Lake Superior Circle Tour go?”

We want to make sure you have a full understanding of all the areas you will traveling through which includes the state of Wisconsin. The state of Wisconsin is located between the states of Michigan to the east and Minnesota to the west.

Wisconsin is third to Michigan and Ontario of its coastline along Great Lakes which includes Lake Superior and Lake Michigan. Wisconsin’s name originated from the Ojibwa word given to the Wisconsin River “Meskousing”, meaning “red stone place”, “Where the waters gather, or “great rock”.

One of the most notable attractions in Wisconsin along Lake Superior is the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore. It is made up of 21 islands and 12 miles (19.3 km) of coastal mainland. Visiting this National Lakeshore and its incredible attractions can be achieved by a cruise, kayaking, hiking, sailing and even scuba diving. From 9 lighthouses, to shipwrecks, campgrounds, trails, sea caves, and historical sites, there is no shortage of places to explore.

When travelling through new territories one of the most common things that people enjoy in their automobile, RV, motorhome, or motorcycle is listening to local radio station. The radio stations that are in the region of the Lake Superior Circle Tour in the state of Wisconsin are;

  • KDKE 102.5 FM Genre: Classic Country (Superior)
  • KUWS 91.3 FM Genre: Wisconsin Public Radio (Superior)
  • WDSM 710 AM Genre: Conservative Talk (Superior)
  • WDUL 970 AM Genre: Sports (Superior)
  • WGHF-LP 93.7 FM Genre: Religious (Superior)
  • WSSU 88.5 FM Genre: WPR News & Classical (Superior)
  • WATW 1400 AM Genre: Classic Country (Ashland)
  • WJJH 96.7 FM Genre: Classic Rock (Ashland)
  • WUWS 90.9 FM Genre: WPR Ideas (Ashland)
  • WEGZ 105.9 FM Genre: Christian (Washburn)
  • WHWA 104.7 FM Genre: WPR News & Classical (Washburn)
  • WBSZ 93.3 FM Genre: Country (Ashland)
  • WHRY 1450 AM Genre: Oldies (Hurley)
  • WHSA 89.9 FM Genre: WPR News & Classical (Brule)

Holidays:

New Year’s Day Jan. 1
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Jan. 21
Susan B. Anthony Day Feb 14
Washington’s Birthday Feb. 18
Memorial Day May 27
Juneteenth June 19
Independence Day Jul. 4
Labor Day Sep. 2
Veterans Day Nov. 11
Thanksgiving Nov. 28
Black Friday Nov. 29
Christmas Eve Dec. 24
Christmas Day Dec. 25
New Year’s Eve Dec. 31

Famous Wisconsinites

Heather Graham, Chris Farley, Frank Lloyd Wright, Orson Welles, Gene Wilder, Mark Ruffalo, John Matuszak, Bradley Whitford, Tom Snyder, Tom Welling, Steve Miller, Dan Harmon, Ford Sterling, Tom Wopat, Kurtwood Smith, Liberace, Kathy Kinney, Tony Shalhoub, Willem Dafoe, Frank Caliendo, Bob Uecker, Richard Riehle, Jessica Szohr, Charlotte Rae, Peter Weller, Fred MacMurray, Chris Noth, Harry Houdini, Georgia O’Keeffe, Les Paul

Fun Facts

  • Wisconsin is known as America’s Dairyland as the nations largest producer of milk and cheese products producing 13.5 % of the nation’s milk and 25.4% of its cheese.
  • Residents of Wisconsin are known as “Cheese Heads”
  • Nearly all the natural lakes in Wisconsin are a result of glaciers
  • Barbie is from the fictional town of Willows, Wisconsin
  • Wisconsin’s state symbol is the badger, but it doesn’t directly refer to the animal. It refers to the 1820s lead miners that dug tunnels to sleep in and keep warm, much like a badger.
  • A ban on the sale and use of margarine up until 1967 left some restrictions on margarine even to this day in Wisconsin. It’s still illegal for a restaurant to serve margarine unless the customer specifically requests it.
  • Wisconsin’s state bird is the robin
  • The state flower is the wood violet
  • Wisconsin’s state motto is the simply “Forward”
  • Wisconsin contains more than 11,188 square miles of water
  • Wisconsin borders 2 Great Lakes, Lake Michigan and Lake Superior
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