"Americas little Switzerland" New Glarus by Herwig1961

New Glarus Travel Guide: 26 reviews and 92 photos

cows everywhere

this lovely town was founded by emigrated Swiss people.And there are lot of places were you can find a cow,different paintings,color on them.It is a bit of a trademark here.

prairie meadow

Loved to watch the changing of this meadows.And enjoyed the colors and different flowers.And absolutely loved to hike around this area.

next to the sugar river trail

another wonderful area for hiking and enjoy the nature.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:beautiful,small town,lovely state park and trails around
  • In a nutshell:very relaxing
  • Last visit to New Glarus: Nov 2007
  • Intro Updated Nov 6, 2008
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  • Faiza-Ifrah's Profile Photo
    Jun 3, 2009 at 4:53 PM

    hello featured member of the day. nice tips and pictures on a little known (to me) destination.

  • Feb 19, 2009 at 12:49 AM

    Good lýttle page

  • JLBG's Profile Photo
    Feb 8, 2009 at 9:59 AM

    It is unexpected to find in Wisconsin a bit of Switzerland that really looks like Switzerland!

  • globetrott's Profile Photo
    Jan 25, 2009 at 12:48 AM

    haha, nice to see the swiss traces there !

  • timada's Profile Photo
    Nov 27, 2008 at 11:45 PM

    That's a nice peaceful town :-))

  • trvlrtom's Profile Photo
    Nov 11, 2008 at 8:46 PM

    I lived in Wisconsin but never visited New Glarus. Looks like it is worth stopping by next time I'm in the area.

  • yumyum's Profile Photo
    Oct 21, 2008 at 10:20 PM

    New Glarus was founded by emigrats from Switzerland which were obviously quite homesick - thus all those cows :) Thanks for your visit to Hong Kong.

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