For over 150 years, the beautiful little community of New Glarus, Wisconsin, has been a magnet for Swiss settlers. Learn more about America's Little Switzerland in the heart of Green County, Wisconsin.
Covering more than 5,000 acres of the Uplands is Governor Dodge State Park, located three miles north of Dodgeville on State Hwy. 23. Governor Dodge is the second largest state park in Wisconsin and is open year ‘round for your enjoyment.
As the natural divide between the Wisconsin River and the Pecatonica River Watersheds, the Military Ridge has been a preferred overland route across this region of what is now Wisconsin for hundreds of years. Bison, French explorers, and American soldiers during the Blackhawk War have all used the naturally level and obstacle-free pathway.
New Glarus is a nice place to live and it attracts a certain kind of shopkeeper. Our local shopkeepers consider this village their home and their shops reflect the pride they feel in being part of this community.