Wisconsin is fortunate to have so many towns with amazing main streets. We’re talking about historic, super cute, or otherwise bustling downtown scenes. In fact, over the last 20 years, Wisconsin has really taken initiative to revive former booming downtown areas. If you’re looking for great Wisconsin Main Streets to check out, these are the ones you for sure want to hit up.
Home to Beloit College, the academic crowd definitely spills out into downtown. But while there are cafes hosting plenty of high brow discussions, there are also 35 places to shop as well as 15 places to dine.
2. La Crosse
Just steps away from the Mississippi River, downtown La Crosse has all sorts of things to offer you, from museums to art galleries to restaurants. Numerous festivals throughout the year make this Main Street come to life.
3. Sturgeon Bay
Downtown Sturgeon Bay is truly quaint, with all sorts of stores to grab your attention. Shop for antiques, visit a boutique, or treat yourself at the salon.
4. Port Washington
A lot of tourists visit Port Washington. One visit, and you'll know exactly why. Enjoy that harbor town feel, with plenty of shops and a year-round farmers market.
5. Chippewa Falls
Downtown Chippewa Falls has really changed in recent years, with a keen eye toward rehabilitation and revitalization. Many more stores have popped up in recent years, and facades have gotten a face lift.
Downtown Kenosha offers loads in the way of entertainment, restaurants, and shopping. You will absolutely love the shops, from their eclectic nature to their owners' personalities.
7. Mineral Point
Mineral Point is a cute town tucked away in southwest Wisconsin. From the historic buildings to locally owned shops and restaurants, you will quickly fall in love.
Downtown Racine is a lakefront community, and a pretty one at that. Art galleries and international cuisine set this Main Street apart from most others.
A sweet little town off the St. Croix River, Hudson has some gorgeous offerings from visitors. You will love the great shops, including Knoke's Chocolates.
If you like architecture and history, downtown Neilsville is definitely for you. The number of old buildings earned it a place in the National Register of Historic Places.
What is your favorite Wisconsin Main Street? Let us know in the comments.