FX Excursions

FX Excursions offers the chance for once-in-a-lifetime experiences in destinations around the world.

6 Wisconsin Cities for Family Travel in 2023

by Aoife O'Riordan

Mar 16, 2023

Stevens Point © Travel Wisconsin

Destinations / North America

Finding the right destination to cater to all age groups can sometimes be difficult for family travelers, but Wisconsin offers a wide variety of great family-friendly cities for those looking for a Midwest vacation this year. Here are six Wisconsin cities to consider adding to your family’s travels in 2023:



© Travel Wisconsin


Calling all Foodies to Hudson

Located on the outskirts of Minneapolis, this town sits on the St. Croix River and features a downtown perfect for history lovers, foodies and those simply looking for a nice river cruise. Considered one of Wisconsin’s best destinations for culinary options, Hudson offers the Hudson Food Walk, a three-hour guided tour showcasing the town’s best food and beverages, incorporating the history of the city with each stop. The tour runs every weekend, with tickets including tastings of six of the most popular spots.



© Visit Sheboygan


Outdoor Lover’s Paradise in Sheboygan

Made for multigenerational travel, Sheboygan offers year-round surfing for all ages. The city’s location on Lake Michigan also makes for great walks and swims. Also in Sheboygan, Maywood Environmental Park teaches kids about nature and encourages them to further connect with their surroundings with various programs offered year-round.




New Glarus Woods State Park © Travel Wisconsin


Swiss Heritage in New Glarus

Nicknamed America’s Little Switzerland, New Glarus features Swiss-inspired buildings and restaurants harkening back to its founding in the early 19th century. Stay at a traditional Swiss inn and enjoy authentic food and beverages at Chalet Landhaus Restaurant. Walking downtown includes hearing Swiss music, especially when nearing Glarner Stube, a private and romantic restaurant decorated with hand-carved Swiss objects.


Educational Fun in Berlin

Berlin, located along Fox River, boasts a rich history as the center for French fur traders in the 18th century. In addition to a long history, Berlin features parks, a historic district and streets lined with Victorian-era homes. At Berlin Bottling Works, guests step inside a building that was once a carriage house. The space takes visitors back in time through displays of ice harvesting equipment, sculptures of Indian heritage and print shop equipment.



© Travel Wisconsin


Adventure Tours in Kewaunee

Head on a walking tour of this city’s historic district or embark on a self-guided adventure visiting lighthouses. Located just outside Green Bay on Lake Michigan, there’s several lighthouses to explore in the area, as well as a tour where visitors can explore the tugboat Ludington, which served in the D-Day invasion.


Farmers Market Excitement in Stevens Point

This central Wisconsin town is not only a college town but also a bustling area full of culinary delights and fun activities. Peruse Stevens Point Farmers Market, the state’s oldest farmers market, to buy fresh items grown from Wisconsin soil. This market was established in 1847 and is a great family activity. Families also love Father Fats Public House, a spot blending national and international cuisines through shareable plates highlighting local ingredients. The city’s location on the Wisconsin River also means plenty of activities both in and out of the water.


Insta Feed
Feb 24, 2023

2023 Travel Trends Survey from VisitorsCoverage

Insurtech company VisitorsCoverage recently conducted a survey regarding travel habits. More than 1,000 frequent travelers were questioned about travel habits and plans for the coming year.

United Airlines Celebrates its First Class of United Aviate Graduates

As the only major U.S. airline to own a flight school, United Airlines already hit a major milestone, and now the carrier celebrates another important — and historic — step as the inaugural class of United Aviate Academy pilots graduates, leading the next generation of aviators. The 51 students in the graduating class were majority, at 80 percent, women and people of color — another stride toward United’s goal of training 5,000 new pilots by 2030 with half women or POC.

Feb 23, 2023

Enjoy a New Kind of Cruising Experience with Norwegian Cruise Line’s Experiences at Sea Program

Norwegian Cruise Line kicked off 2023 by announcing a new style of cruising for family travelers with Experiences at Sea, a series of cruises designed to pair passengers with a uniquely immersive cruising experience catering to their specific interests. The program allows travelers to choose a cruise offering activities, performances, and special guests and hosts on a voyage taking them to some of the world’s most beautiful ports of call.

Feb 22, 2023

Hilton, Norwegian Cruise Line Partner with PLAYSTUDIOS Gaming Platform

As the fastest-growing segment in the gaming market for 2023, mobile gaming takes its next step with new and renewed partnerships between casual gaming platform PLAYSTUDIOS and Hilton and Norwegian Cruise Line, allowing family travelers to enjoy games even when on vacation. PLAYSTUDIOS draws travelers through the brand’s innovative loyalty program and long-standing strategy for customer retention within travel and hospitality.

Feb 3, 2023

African American Doll Line, Book Series to Improve Financial Literacy Launch

The greatest disparity in financial literacy exists among African Americans. To make changes in this area, Tomeka Purcell created a book series and corresponding dolls to help educate, entertain and inspire children and family travelers.

Travel Tips
Feb 1, 2023

Camping Essentials for the Whole Family

Spring is right around the corner, making it the perfect time to start planning your 2023 spring family travel. With temperatures rising, the best spring vacations involve camping in the great outdoors. Make this next camping trip the best with these must-have essentials.