Wisconsin is famous for SummerFest, Harley Davidson, and cheese.It is also the birthplace of Frank Lloyd Wright, the famousarchitect and the birthplace of the Barnum and Baile…y Circus,billed at the time as "The Greatest Show on Earth." The state isalso home to the Green Bay Packers, one of the most famous andstoried NFL teams in history. It is infamous for the serial killerJeffrey Dahmer .
The state produces more dairy products than any other, and isthe second largest producer of milk (after California). Shopsmaking and selling locally made cheese can be found throughout thestate and as it calls itself "America's dairy state" it has anample supply of fresh cow and goat milk to harbor what has becomeconsidered a craft by many there. Many Wisconsin cheese makers taketheir craft as seriously as a fine vintner takes the production ofhis wine, and just the same it is both a science and an art. .
One word of caution though, there are numerous "tourist traps"that line the major travel routes and sell sub-standard cheese atinflated prices. If you want to find the best cheese, ask thelocals, who are typically quite friendly - so much so that you mayhave to hear about Aunt Ruth's gout before getting the skinny onthe best cheese around. If you plan on visiting Wisconsin, youshould also consider another famous tradition there, though famousperhaps only to frequent visitors to the area, the Friday fish fry.At nearly every bar every Friday night they serve fried fish,typically all you can eat with fries and slaw. Just like the cheesethere is good and bad, so ask the locals and avoid the touristtraps. ( Full Answer )