In keeping with my entries of 50 food festivals in 50 states, the July-August issie of Midwest Living had a spread on Ultimate Food Trails. They went to the states of Wisconsin and Michigan and assembled two delectable trails where you go to breweries, pick fruit, eat cheese and lots of other foods.
Suggested length, three days.
Starting in Madison and head south on Wi-69 to Monroe, then west on Wi-11 to Potosi, then north on US-61 to Westby and Viroqua and then southeast on US-14 back to Madison.
Suggested stops are at the National Mustard Museum, Bloom Bake Shop, New Glarus Bakery, Rief's Meat Market, New Glarus Brewing Co., Glarner Stube, The Dining Room at 209 Main, Albany House B&B, National Historic Cheesemaking Center and Alp and Dale Cheese.
Continuing on to the Baumgartners, Brewster House Restaurant, Potosi Brewery, Carr Valley Cheese, Driftless Cafe, Viroqua Farmers Market, Trillium Cottage, Hidden Springs Creamery and Peck's Farm Market East.
The article has plenty of pictures and a map.
We have been to southwest Wisconsin many times and it is a beautiful area. Then, there's that great food. And, we have been to the Mustard Museum and Poupon U.
Well Worth Checking Out the Article. --RoadDog