Southwest Wisconsin

The region of Southwest Wisconsin is in the southwestern corner of the U.S. state of Wisconsin.




Locally, the region is referred to as being one of two separate regions: South Central Wisconsin or Southwestern Wisconsin. South Central Wisconsin is anchored around Madison, while Southwestern Wisconsin is much more rural and is anchored around La Crosse and the Mississippi River.

Get in

Southwest Wisconsin is most easily accessible by I-90 (from Rockford or LaCrosse), I-94 (from Milwaukee or Eau Claire), US 151 (from Dubuque, IA or Appleton) or US 12 and 14. I-43 terminates in Beloit. Madison is served by a regional airport. Portage, Columbus, and Wisconsin Dells have daily Amtrak service.

Get around

Much of Southwest Wisconsin is only accessible by car but can be reached relatively easily from the interstates or US 151. Madison, Janesville and Beloit have local public transportation systems as well.



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