17 Ways Wisconsin Is America’s Black Sheep… And We Love It That Way

It takes a special kind of person to love all the idiosyncrasies that make Wisconsin great. Not everyone can cut it as a Wisconsinite. In fact, most people think we must be a little bit nuts to choose to live here year round. That’s ok, though. We embrace our slightly odd nature. We’re fine that most everyone else fails to see why The Dairy State is the best state. More room for us, we say!

But even though we don’t miss those other folks, we can sort of understand where they’re coming from. Being a tried and true Wisconsinite makes us a bit odd. We revel in it, but that doesn’t mean we don’t acknowledge it. Here are 17 ways we Wisconsin folk are frankly just a bit strange:

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

Looking for more ways being from Wisconsin will affect your life? Check out 13 Weird Side Effects Everyone Experiences From Growing Up In Wisconsin.