Wisconsin's Capitol Building is the second tallest government building in the nation, second only to the Capitol in Washington, D.C. www.nps.gov/history/places.htm
Wisconsin encompasses 56,154 square miles, including 1,439 square miles of inland water in nearly 15,000 lakes and 33,000 miles of rivers and streams. www.uwex.edu/wgnhs
Defined on two sides by Lake Michigan and Lake Superior, Wisconsin's third border is etched by the Mississippi River. http://www.forwardwi.com/sub39/Wisconsins-Waterways
Door County has more than 250 miles of shoreline, 10 lighthouses and five state parks. http://www.doorcounty.com/
Horicon Marsh is the largest freshwater cattail marsh in the nation. www.fws.gov/midwest/horicon.
Located near Ogema, Timm's Hill is the state's highest elevation at 1,951.5 feet.
Rib Mountain State Park in Wausau has a ski slope with the second-longest vertical drop in the Midwest. http://skicentral.com/wisconsin.html.