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Swiss tradition in New Glarus

This Wisconsin town revels in heritage.

In the Wisconsin town of New Glarus, the Swiss look is not just a facade for the tourists.

This town near Madison has jealously preserved its heritage on buildings, in restaurants and with festivals. It's an easy way to visit Switzerland without paying air fare.

What to do: Ride the 23-mile Sugar River State Trail. Tour New Glarus Brewing. Visit the Swiss Historical Village.

Events to catch: Sept. 23-26, Oktoberfest. Oct. 10, Harvest Fest at Swiss Historical Village. 

Details: For more, see Swiss at heart.

Last updated on August 24, 2021