Yellowstone Trail Hudson and St. Croix County Event highlighting the historic Yellowstone Trail that passed through on the way from Plymouth Rock to the Pacific Ocean in the early 1910’s.
Celebrate the historic Yellowstone Trail in Hudson, WI and across St. Croix County and enjoy a variety of family friendly activities.
On Friday and Saturday, July 30th and 31st, 2021 hundreds of car and history enthusiasts will be in St. Croix County to celebrate Yellowstone Trail Heritage Days. All new this year—the celebration is expanding to include three car shows on Saturday. The Vintage and Classic Car Show will be joined by the ever-popular Brit Fest Car Show and new old Model A Ford Car Show.
The Friday event highlight is a Military Vehicle Preservation Association Convoy and salute to veteran’s parade. Visitors can also enjoy a pig roast organized by the SeaBees, geocaching, history speaker, museum tours, a sociability drive poker run and more.
Yellowstone Trail Heritage Days promotes the historic national automobile trail that passed through St. Croix County in the early 1910s. Much like Route 66, the Yellowstone Trail carried travelers from one end of the country to the other (Plymouth Rock to Puget Sound) before the advent of freeways.
Sometimes you just need to get away with your girlfriends. Pack your bags and hit the road! It’s a Girl’s Weekend! Shopping, eating and plenty of fun that is affordable, flexible and a drivable destination.
The beauty and majesty of the Starved Rock State Park area is in full display during winter. Only 90 minutes from Chicago, IL, Flock to the Rock to watch beautiful eagles, see majestic icefalls, enjoy great dining, stay in rustic lodging, find cute boutique stores, and more.
Escape the city and find your fun and relaxation in Alliance, our charming town nestled in the beautiful Nebraska sandhills. You’ll find everything you need and nothing you don’t.
From scenic drives, to art, local brews, Historical architecture, and more you can satisfy your wanderlust in our wide open spaces!
Duluth, Minnesota, a small city known for its natural beauty located on the shores of Lake Superior, is also the birthplace of one of America’s most famous songwriters – Bob Dylan. Though his time in Duluth was brief, Dylan’s artistic spirit lives on in the community’s lively arts and cultural scene.
Follow Abraham Lincoln’s footsteps and discover the true beginnings of the legendary 16th president in Springfield, Illinois.
Explore authentic Lincoln historic sites, the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, and much more. See the itinerary for the Top Must-See Places on Abe’s Perfect Journey.
Explore over ten iconic Route 66 destinations in Springfield, Illinois. Try a famous cozy dog from the Cozy Dog Drive In, a classic Route 66 diner. Take A selfie with the Lauterbach Giant and in front of Mahan’s Filling Station. Spend an evening under the starts at the Route 66 Twin Drive-In Theater. Stay a while and visit all of Springfield’s world-class Mother Road attractions! Learn more at: visitspringfieldillinois.com
A thriving community made with uncommon character for over 175 years. You can easily spend a couple of days exploring St. Joseph. Today, St. Jo is home to 13 museums, 15 festivals, a thriving arts and music culture, and unique park system. This summer, check out our many summer music festivals, like Coleman Hawkins Jazz Festival and Trails West!®
Coast for a while in Wisconsin’s Maritime Capital and you will discover a rich maritime past. This shipbuilding hub has turned out a variety of ships, from haul schooners to WWII Submarines to pleasure crafts and Yachts. Be sure to visit the Wisconsin Maritime Museum and take a walk to the Manitowoc Breakwater Light. You can follow Mariners Trail to Two Rivers, a vibrant fishing and shipping hub. Charter a fishing boat or scuba dive numerous ship wrecks, all along pristine soft sand beaches.
Wisconsin Harbor Towns Association (WHTA) is proud to represent our 18 member communities. Dotted along 1,100 magnificent miles of scenic coastline, from sophisticated cities to quaint fishing villages, Wisconsin’s harbor towns feature a unique smorgasbord of outdoor recreation, museums, shopping, arts, dining and relaxing scenery. The WHTA, a non-profit organization of these communities, was formed in the summer of 2000. We invite you to enjoy yourself on and along the waters we call home.