You Can't Miss the Swiss

  • Start: Monroe, WI
  • End: Brodhead, WI
  • Last Modified: 2011-09-13 20:39:36
  • Total Mileage: 43 Miles
  • Number of stops: 14

Description

In Wisconsin's "Hidden Valleys" region, wooded hillsides are etched with rocky outcroppings and dairy cows graze in lush meadows. Start your Wisconsin vacation in Monroe in Green County, where cows outnumber people. On a visit to Monroe's Historic Cheese making Center, you'll learn about the cheese making process and the region's rich Swiss heritage. Try pungent Limburger at the Chalet Cheese Cooperative or the Gruyere variety at Roth K's Cheese Store & Tavern you can sample a sandwich with Limburger cheese. Cleanse your palette with cold suds on tap at Minhas Craft Brewery. Next, head to picturesque New Glarus, Wisconsin, which resembles a Swiss mountain town. Geraniums spill from planters on wooden balconies at Chalet Landhaus Inn. Stop in at the Swiss Historical Village and Museum for a look at a replica pioneer village. Finish your vacation on a float trip down the slow-moving, scenic Sugar River. Crazy Horse Campground in Brodhead and S&B Tubing in Albany rent canoes, kayaks, or inner tubes.

Stop #2:

Chalet Cheese Cooperative
Monroe, WI

Stop #3:

Roth Kase
Monroe, WI

Stop #5:

Minhas Craft Brewery
Monroe, WI

Stop #6:

Chalet Landhaus Inn - New Glarus
New Glarus, WI

Stop #7:

New Glarus Hotel
New Glarus, WI

Stop #8:

Swiss Historical Village
New Glarus, WI

Stop #9:

S&B Tubing
Albany, WI

Stop #10:

Detweiler Bulk Foods
Albany, WI

Stop #11:

Detweiler & Kaufman Furniture
Albany, WI

Stop #12:

Albany Historical Society Museum
Albany, WI

Stop #13:

Crazy Horse Campground - Brodhead
Brodhead, WI
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