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Most Scenic Beautythe area around the town is spectacular, awesome

  1. Bayfield
  2. Alma
  3. Green Lake
  4. St.Croix Falls
  5. Ontario

Most Beautiful Townthe town itself, buildings, roads in its natural setting

  1. Mineral Point
  2. Cedarburg
  3. Ephraim
  4. Stockholm
  5. Rural

Most Distinctive Architecturehistoric, contemporary, futuristic - definitely interesting

  1. Cedarburg
  2. Mineral Point
  3. New Glarus
  4. Spring Green
  5. Ephraim

Best Galleries and Arts Sceneartists and galleries make for a vibrant cultural life

  1. Egg Harbor
  2. Mineral Point
  3. Paoli
  4. Plymouth
  5. Amery

Best Theater and Entertainment Townbest for plays, concerts, entertainment

  1. Spring Green (American Players Theater )
  2. Fort Atkinson (The Fireside Playhouse)
  3. Fish Creek (Peninsula Players)
  4. Washburn (Big Top Chautauqua)
  5. Bristol (Renaissance Faire’

Best Festival Weekendwhich is the best town to visit to enjoy a weekend festival?

  1. Warrens (Cranberry Festival)
  2. Monroe (Cheese Days)
  3. Port Washington (World’s Largest Fish Fry)
  4. Iola (Old Car Show)
  5. Stoughton (Syttende Mai)

Best Town for Dining - Great Places to Eat

         1. Lake Geneva (TIE)
         1. Sister Bay (TIE)
         2. Green Lake
         3. New Glarus
         4. Bayfield

Best Town for a Fishing Getawaywhere to hook ‘em

  1. Minocqua
  2. Hayward
  3. Eagle River
  4. Waupaca
  5. Port Washington

Best Town for a Biking GetawayWisconsin has miles of great bike trails, which town is best ,

  1. Sparta
  2. Two Rivers
  3. Boulder Junction
  4. Brodhead
  5. Plymouth

Best Snowmobiling Getawaywhich town is the best place to base your sledding trips

  1. Eagle River
  2. Hayward
  3. Minocqua
  4. Hurley
  5. Crivitz

Best Town for a Boating Getawaywith sails, paddle or motorized

  1. Pepin
  2. Baileys Harbor
  3. Eagle River
  4. Lake Geneva
  5. St.Croix Falls

Best Cross Country Skiing Townwhat town is the best for hitting the trails

  1. Blue Mounds
  2. Cable
  3. Minocqua
  4. Fish Creek
  5. Plymouth

Best Town for Folk/Outsider Art

  1. Baraboo (Dr. Evermore’s Sculpture Park)
  2. Dickeyville (Dickeyville Grotto)
  3. Hollandale (Grand View)
  4. Phillips (Wisconsin Concrete Park)
  5. Rudolph (Rudolph Grotto)

Best Ethnic Getaway Townthe best getaway for a weekend enriched by another culture

  1. New Glarus
  2. Cashton
  3. Lac du Flambeau
  4. Belgium
  5. Stoughton

Best Shopping – from flea markets to international big names, you can find it all in Wisconsin, but which town really gets your shopping genes quivering?

  1. Cedarburg
  2. Mount Horeb
  3. Sturgeon Bay
  4. Kohler
  5. Princeton

Best Historic TownWhich town is the best for enjoying an historic getaway?

  1. Mineral Point
  2. Prairie du Chien
  3. Ripon
  4. Baraboo
  5. Peshtigo

Best Town On a Lakethe best getaway with a lake

  1. Port Washington
  2. Ashland
  3. Elkhart Lake
  4. Algoma
  5. LaPointe

Best Town On a River - the best for enjoying some time on a river

  1. Trempealeau
  2. St.Croix Falls
  3. Cassville
  4. Gays Mills
  5. Keshena

Most Romantic Town for an Adult GetawayWhen you want to get away with your lover, what’s the most romantic town

  1. Bayfield
  2. Lake Geneva
  3. Fish Creek
  4. Kohler
  5. Chetek

Best Town for a Family Weekend Mom, Dad, Wife, Kids, Cousins - What town is the best?

  1. Wisconsin Dells
  2. Green Lake
  3. Minocqua
  4. Baraboo
  5. Blue Mounds
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