Wisconsin has been a premier Midwest fishing destination for many anglers. 15,000 inland lakes, two magnificent great lakes, and more than 33,000 miles of streams and rivers. The National Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame is in Hayward Wisconsin.
Tourism is a major industry in Wisconsin – the state’s third largest, according to the Department of Tourism. Tourist destinations such as Frank Lloyd Wright’s residence Taliesin near Spring Green, House on the Rock near Spring Green, Circus World Museum in Baraboo, and The Dells of the Wisconsin River draw thousands of visitors annually.
The distinctive Door Peninsula, which extends off the eastern coast of the state, contains one of the state’s tourist destinations, Door County. Door County is a popular destination for boaters because of the large number of natural harbors, bays, and ports on the Green Bay and Lake Michigan side of the peninsula that forms the county. The area draws hundreds of thousands of visitors yearly to its quaint villages, seasonal cherry picking, and fish boils.