The Troll Capital of the World Is Hiding In Small Town Wisconsin And It’s As Weirdly Wonderful As You’d Expect

We’ve got some great small towns in Wisconsin, but none are as weirdly wonderful at Mount Horeb, otherwise known as “The Troll Capital of the World.” Wearing its Scandinavian heritage on its sleeve, the tiny town is decorated with life-sized wooden trolls. And with more than 30 trolls scattered throughout Mount Horeb, a visit is like a magical treasure hunt. Take a look:

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Watch the video below to learn more about the trolls that call Mount Horeb home.

For more information, call the Mount Horeb Area Chamber of Commerce at (608) 437-5914. You can also visit the Mount Horeb Area Chamber of Commerce website or Facebook page. So, did you know about Mount Horeb? Or its trolls? Ever visited? If so, what’d you think? Tell us in the comments section.

This isn’t the state’s only option for small-town fun. Read about others here.

Address: Mt Horeb, WI 53572, USA