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4. Manitowoc

Manitowoc is the Maritime Capital of Wisconsin and the perfect place for your next Wisconsin weekend getaway! Sitting right on Lake Michigan and home to a gorgeous boardwalk, lighthouse, and an SS Badger port, Manitowoc offers so much to explore.

We chat about all our area favorites! We talk about the Ice Age Trail Segments, exploring the lakefront, some awesome breweries, great food, and how Manitowoc makes for the perfect summer trip! DON’T FORGET!—Head to our Instagram page to enter to win 2 roundtrip SS Badger tickets!*

*Giveaway will close 5/31/2023 at 8pm.

This episode of On the Road with That Wisconsin Couple was brought to you in part by Visit Manitowoc, but all opinions were are own.


  1. Hotels right on Lake Michigan

  2. Dead by Dawn - Dead & Breakfast

  3. Fat Seagull

  4. Courthouse Pub

  5. Pizza Garden

  6. Beerntsen's Confectionary

  7. PetSkull Brewing Company

  8. Sabbatical Brewing Co

  9. Lighthouse

  10. Paws & Play Dog Park

  11. Wisconsin Maritime Museum

  12. USS Cobia

  13. Ice Age Trail Community

  14. City of Manitowoc Segment

  15. Mariner’s Trail

  16. Sputnik Crash Site

  17. Graced

  18. The Flower Gallery

  19. SS Badger

  20. The Warf

  21. Dunes Segment of the IAT


Wisconsin Sand Sculpting Festival at Red Arrow Park Beach in Manitowoc July 14-16!

This Google Map will be a great resource for all your adventures! Each week when we release a new episode the map will gain more pins. Every recommendation we make on the podcast will be on this Google Map. It will be just another resource to make your adventures as smooth as possible and have all of our recommendations in one spot!

Planning a trip? Check this out: Manitowoc Travel Guide: Dog-Friendly

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See you next week for another episode of On the Road with That Wisconsin Couple!

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