Small-Town Getaways in Wisconsin
The lush farm country south and west of Madison aligns perfectly with travel trends toward fresh food and active, green, artsy pursuits.
Among the small towns to explore: New Glarus (population: 2,000) and, just 6 miles south, Monticello (population: 1,130). New Glarus preserves the architecture and cuisine of the Swiss immigrants who settled here. Active types come to this region for great trails, bike-friendly roads and fabulous cuisine.
Click ahead for more details on what to do, where to eat and where to stay in New Glarus/Monticello.