Ride Wisconsin

Kevin "Elvis" Vaughn

Hello, fellow riders! I'm Kevin "Elvis" Vaughn, the General Manager at the legendary House of Harley-Davidson in Milwaukee. Today, I want to take you on a two-wheeled journey through the heart of the Badger State, showcasing the incredible natural beauty and motorcycle-centric roads that Wisconsin has to offer. Whether it's a quick out-and-`back or a multi-day adventure, Wisconsin has something for riders of all experience levels.

  1. Kettle Moraine Scenic Drive: Experience the rolling hills and pristine lakes of the Kettle Moraine region. This scenic drive takes you through dense forests, past glacial formations, and offers stunning views of pristine lakes. It's an excellent choice for a quick day trip to reconnect with nature or a multi-day adventure through the Kettle Moraine State Forest.
  2. Great River Road: If you're a fan of riverfront routes, the Great River Road is your go-to destination. Stretching along the mighty Mississippi River, this road promises breathtaking vistas, charming river towns, and an abundance of wildlife. Enjoy a relaxed ride, or extend your journey along this epic road.
  3. The Driftless Area: Venture into southwestern Wisconsin to explore the unique Driftless Area. This region is famous for its rugged terrain, deep valleys, and picturesque bluffs. There are countless scenic byways and back roads waiting to be discovered. Take a weekend to conquer this captivating landscape.
  4. Door County Peninsula: For a taste of the lakeside on your motorcycle, head to the Door County Peninsula. With miles of scenic shoreline and iconic lighthouses, this area is a biker's paradise. Cruise along the scenic routes of Highway 42 and experience the unparalleled beauty of Lake Michigan.
  5. Apostle Islands Loop: If you're seeking adventure, the Apostle Islands Loop in northern Wisconsin is a must-ride. Traverse through the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest, then hop on the ferry to explore the Apostle Islands and their stunning sea caves. It's an unforgettable multi-day adventure that combines the thrill of riding with the tranquility of island exploration.
  6. Wisconsin River Road: Riding along the meandering Wisconsin River is an experience like no other. The Wisconsin River Road offers riders a picturesque journey through woodlands and bluffs, with plenty of opportunities for stops to enjoy river views and picturesque small towns.
  7. Blue Mound State Park: For a quick escape from the hustle and bustle, Blue Mound State Park provides excellent riding roads and hiking trails. The park is located atop a large hill, providing panoramic views of the surrounding countryside.
  8. Northwoods Adventure: If you're up for a multi-day adventure, explore Wisconsin's Northwoods. With pristine lakes, dense forests, and charming small towns, this region is a haven for riders. You can combine routes like the Lake Superior Circle Tour and the Northern Highland-American Legion State Forest for a truly epic experience.

In conclusion, Wisconsin's natural beauty is a treasure trove waiting to be explored by motorcycle enthusiasts. Whether it's a quick out-and-back ride or a multi-day adventure, the Badger State has something to offer riders of all experience levels. So, gear up, hit the road, and let Wisconsin's scenic wonders unfold before you as you ride through one of the most beautiful states in the nation. Ride safe and enjoy the journey!