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LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago
"LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago combines LEGO model building and unusual construction challenges with theme park-like attractions such as the Merlin's Apprentice Kingdom Quest Jungle Expedition and “Clutch Powers 4D Adventure” 4D cinema incorporating fantastical LEGO creatures and LEGO-based special effects.Please note: As a children's attraction and to promote a safe and family-friendly environment adults cannot enter without being accompanied by a child.""""LEGOLAND® Discovery Center
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Best of Chicago Tour Including a Deep-Dish Pizza
"Get ready to see the best of Chicago and enjoy its most famous food – deep-dish pizza! Start your city sightseeing tour with visits to some of Chicago’s most interesting neighborhoods – Gold Coast Lincoln Park Wrigleyville and more – where you’ll learn about the city’s unique culture and rich history. This comprehensive tour also takes you to the most important and popular attractions in the city including Grant Park with its enviable location on Lake Michigan; Adler Planetarium with a great view of the city; and Willis Tower (formerly known as the Sears Tower) one of Chicago’s most famous skyscrapers! After the tour
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Chicago Grand Half-Day Tour
"Get an in-depth look at the beautiful Windy City on this 4-hour coach tour of Chicago! Take a scenic bus ride through the South Side and travel through the beautiful Grant Park. Visit the Adler Planetarium with its impressive sky dome and pass by the Art which boasts a world-renowned collection of impressionist art. Pass the Orchestra Hall home of the famous Chicago Symphony Orchestra and drive by President Obama's old neighborhood!On the North Side travel by the striking Richard J Daley plaza with its magnificent Pablo Picasso sculpture created specifically for Chicago. Cross the Chicago River and see the famous Wrigley Building and Wrigley Field. Spot one of the tallest buildings in the world the John Hancock Center and continue through Lincoln Park’s acres and acres of lush greenery and lagoons. See the Itinerary section below for a full list of sights seen on this exciting Chicago tour."
From $48.00

More Local Customs in Wisconsin

Stare at everyone!

People here stare at you! Its a big city but its like they know you're not from around there or something! Lol. Oh yea, and its funny that they are such a nice city but all the people think their...
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LaurenAnita
Jul 21, 2008

BBQ Wisconsin Style

A great WI BBQ includes beer brats, beer,potatoe salad, jello, and corn on the cob. If you want to be fancy you can make a jello salad! That is what we call staple summer food Quite different than...
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AVG2319
Oct 02, 2006

Drinking fountains are called 'bubblers' here

Milwaukeeans have an accent all their own. Its a sort of lazy drawl. The mixture of Polish, German, Itallian, and Scandanavian cultures has made a unique blend in this city. They ask for hot dogs with...
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Joyce_J.
Sep 09, 2006

Packer Season

What other states consider the beginning of the autumn season here it is the beginning of Packer Season.Football is serious business here-win or lose Wisconsinites are loyal "Packer Backers" The...
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AVG2319
Dec 03, 2005

Frozen Custard A Yummy Treat!

Another Food item that is hard for me to find outside of the state- Custard. This is the best! Kopps Frozen Custard in Milwaukee/Brookfield area has really good Custard. Here in Texas it is hard to...
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AVG2319
Nov 07, 2005

Squeeky Cheese Curds

Not really a local custom, but if you are in Wisconsin try some Cheese Curds. They squeek when you chew them. These are great and don't seem to be available anywhere else?? I have my relatives ship...
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AVG2319
Nov 07, 2005
 
 
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Friday Night Fish Fry

Oddly enough one of the fun past times I miss the most. Friday Night Fish is very popular here-especially true in the smaller towns. Go Early!! It is not uncommon for a 2 hour wait, but hey there is...
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AVG2319
Oct 23, 2005

Bubblers & Water Fountains

I guess another WI thing? A bubbler is a public place you can get a drink of water from. A water fountain, around here, is an architectual piece of art found in public places that spews water upward...
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AVG2319
Oct 23, 2005

ATM/Tyme Machines

An ATM machine is often referred to as a Tyme machine. Actually never realized that no one else in the country knew what a Tyme machine was, rather hilarious though when you ask someone where a Tyme...
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AVG2319
Oct 23, 2005

The 'Cheesehead' foam cheese...

The 'Cheesehead' foam cheese wedge is worn by many people of Wisconsin while they attend sports events, but especially by followers of the National Football League's Green Bay Packers. The cheesehead...
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pipsqueak
Sep 29, 2005

In America's Dairyland, try the cheese

Wisconsin is where much of America's cheese is made. It does vary in price and quality, but the local people have strict standards for cheese. If you buy it where Wisconsinites do, it should be good....
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dlandt
Feb 05, 2005

Cheese curds

This peculiar local favorite is kind of neat. Cheese curds aren't mature like a real cheese, and they have a different texture. People in Wisconsin snack on them. They also have different things to...
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dlandt
Feb 05, 2005

Fresh Apple Cider

In a state that produces fresh apples, it not unexpected to find fresh apple cider. You can buy this in some of the local grocery stores, or in the country shops. Its definitely worth a try, and, at...
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dlandt
Mar 31, 2004

Wisconsin makes great beer

One of hte things we in Chicago know Wisconsin for, is its brewing tradion. Originally based in Milwaukee and founded by German immigrants, its long since lost the major corporate breweries, most of...
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dlandt
Mar 31, 2004

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424 E Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 53202, United States
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Top Things to Do in Wisconsin

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Milwaukee Art Museum

We didn't really have the time to visit the museum exhibits since our main destination on our short weekend tour was at Italian Festival, but as we arrived in Milwaukee and drove through the downtown...
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Mr. Marvel's Wondertorium

We were lucky enough to get a special preview show. We started off on a guided tour look at bizarre stuff. My favorite was the whale's ear bone. I never really thought about whales having ears...
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RumRunners

I love this bar. This is a great live music venue for Green Bay. It's not the biggest bar to see a show but that's what I like. They bring in very talented local musicians. The bloody mary bar looks...
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Ice Age National Scenic Trail

I have only hiked part of this trail, usually with the daycare children. We made several field trips to hike the trail and visit the Ice Age Center. About 31 miles of the Ice Age Trail runs through...
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Lower Cato Falls Park

Although I've lived the area a long time, I never heard of this park until last week. Its a very pretty area. There is disc golf, picnic area, and the best part - the trails and falls. Its more a...
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Cranberry Country Antique Mall

1510 Eaton Ave Tomah, WI 54660 608-372-7853 or 888-757-0044 Daily 9am-5pm with extended summer hours. Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years and Easter right off the interstate we found this...
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Top 5 Wisconsin Writers

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deecat

""Forward" Looking State That Honors Its Past"
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dlandt

"Where football is a religion"
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RobMorgan

"WISCONSIN"
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joiwatani

"The land of the lakes"
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traveldave

"Wisconsin"
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