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.
Enjoy the Outdoors & Route 66 Fun in Lebanon, Missouri. We have more to do than one day can hold. You may need a week! If you love the outdoors and some Route 66 history as well as unique shopping, racing and great home cooked food; you have found your getaway to fun!
Get your kicks on Route 66 – in the I&M Canal Heritage Corridor! Fill up your touring vehicle tank with gas and get ready for a kickin’ good time down the infamous Route 66, America’s Main Street! There are many iconic stops on Route 66 in the Corridor that you won’t want to miss.
Enjoy well deserved time with friends and family, a visit to Historic Corydon and Harrison County, Indiana is a perfect overnight getaway. Explore Indiana’s underground, visit wineries, spend the day gaming or get a lesson in history. After a full day of adventure retire in one of our fine hotels or discover the cozy charm of a bed and breakfast or a scenic hideaway. Help Indiana celebrate her 200th birthday in 2016 in her first state capitol.
Route 66 is the ‘Mother Road’ and Illinois is where it all begins! From the majestic skyline of Chicago to the Mighty Mississippi; you’ll experience the romance of the road and discover the legendary people and places that have given millions of travelers their ‘kicks on Route 66.
Real. Original. Summer. Rockford, Illinois. Summer is a perfect time to adventure outdoors, find places to chill and ways to bask under the sunshine in the Rockford region. There is always something fun to do from fairs, festivals and markets to celebrations that bring the community together. The numerous family-friendly activities and one-of- a-kind experiences at our sites, attractions, eateries and in our downtown provide a great list of reasons to love the region all season long. Check out our Summer Love flyer with a complete list of the recommended Summer Love events here
Springtime Fun on the Lincoln Highway!
Located just 40 miles west of Chicago, the Aurora Area is where travelers can find excellent options for rest and recreation at a great value. The Aurora Area is home to a diverse array of unique attractions just off the Lincoln Highway and other major routes in and out of Chicago, ranging from award-winning theater and historic points of interest to the largest outdoor outlet shopping destination in the Midwest. Get the top picks for your spring trip.
There is a place where the wild woods grow, the rivers wander, and grasslands meet bluffs and rolling hills. This is Allamakee County’s Scenic Adventure; a place to enjoy plentiful wildlife and scenic rivers, scenic byways, panoramic valleys, historic towns and timbered hills. Plan your adventure.
Enjoy our recreation and adventure activities galore, unique shopping opportunities, great restaurants, Spring Art Tour, Bloomin’ Greenhouse Tour, artisan cheeses, meats, wine, fresh vegetables and fruits, honey, maple syrup, and Harvest Moon Fall Tour. Come for the uniqueness and stay for the love of it all.