WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW BEFORE YOU MOVE TO WISCONSIN    

HISTORY & CULTURE

The ‘cheese state’ started out in the mid-17th century as a fur trading hotspot between European explorers and native tribes like the Ioway, Ho-Chunk and the Menominee.

THE BADGER STATE

Wisconsin is also nicknamed the Badger State and it is the proud host of the American Birkebeiner, the largest cross-skiing race in the United States.

CLIMATE

There are warm summers and snowy, cold winters – the kind that gives pleasure to fans of winter sports. Summer thunderstorms are frequent in northern counties as well as occasional hailstorms.

DRIVERS LICENSE

When it comes to updating your driver’s license, all you need to do is to present your current one along with other documents. You can take care of this at any local DMV.

REAL ESTATE

Wisconsin homes are listed at an average price of $228,288 with the median sales price at just above $198,000. If you want to know more, visit the Wisconsin Realtors Association.

MOVING & STORAGE

One of the secrets to successful relocation is working with a reputable company. Before your move to Wisconsin, be sure to check with the US DOT or the FMSCA to make sure your mover is legitimate.

105 Fun Things to Do in Wisconsin

There are so many cool, hidden, and unusual things to do in Wisconsin, but we only had room for 105! Check out this article by Atlas Obscura for some fun things to do.

2018 Best Places to Live in Wisconsin

Explore the best towns and cities to live in Wisconsin based on factors such as crime, public schools, cost of living, job opportunities, and local amenities.

Visit the house on the rock

An exotic creation of collections, displays, and galleries, House on the Rock is a dazzling retreat built atop a chimney of rock in scenic Southern Wisconsin.