The charm of southwest Wisconsin is especially present in the city of Platteville. Surrounded by rolling topography, this area hosts some of the most breathtaking sights in the state. Besides being home to a University of Wisconsin campus, Platteville also offers a smorgasbord of things to see and do. Recreational opportunities like fly fishing, hiking or biking the scenic landscape, and enjoying a round of golf should keep you busy. On the cultural side, the city provides art galleries and unique museums that showcase Platteville’s rich mining history. The historic downtown district makes for a great way to spend a day shopping and visiting with Platteville’s friendly residents. For an extended stay, there are plenty of places to call home for a comfortable vacation.
Platteville is also home to one of eight Travel Wisconsin Welcome Centers, conveniently located at Exit 18 on Highway 151. The Center is open year-round, and seven days a week from May 1 to November 1. Come discover the southwest corner of the state with a visit to this choice destination.
Take a road trip to Platteville. Home of the world's largest "M". Discover a rich mining history in Platteville, whether you check out the mine tour or ascend the 290 stairs at the world's largett "M" - It stands for Mining. Uncover a wealth of dining, shopping & recreation prospects, and blaze the trails by ATV, bike or foot and tap into the driftless beauty of southwest Wisconsin.