- TripBuzz found 61 things to do with kids in or near New Glarus, Wisconsin, including 54 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Middleton, Madison and Monroe.
- From Swiss Lanes to Swissland Miniture Golf, the New Glarus area offers 58 different types of family activities, including: History Museums, Walking Trails, Bowling and Mini Golf.
- Best known as 'America's Little Switzerland', the city of New Glarus offers charming architecture, authentic Swiss cuisine and friendly faces to those who visit. The village is a popular tourist destination located in southern Wisconsin, and presents historical museums and many festivals throughout the year, including Swiss Volksfest and Oktoberfest.
Open seasonally, from May to October, Swissland Miniture Golf features 18 holes of golf with varied obstacles and a Swiss theme. The course features a live goat on the first hole, as well as a variety of refreshments.
Spanning 435 acres, New Glarus State Park offers camping, picnicking, snowshoeing, and hiking. The park connects to the 24-mile Sugar River State Trail, which allows biking, snowmobiling, hiking, and hunting in certain areas.
This is an exact replica of an 1850 Swiss settlement village, where some of the buildings are original structures. There are 14 buildings filled with artifacts. Guided tours take about an hour and a half. There is a year round events calendar that includes the Harvest Festival.
Spanning 24 miles, the Sugar River Trail runs along an abandoned railroad right of way through hills, meadows, woods and farmlands. The trail provides access to camping and hunting areas and can be used for hiking, biking and dog walking.
With a 40,300 square foot facility for recreational activities, YMCA of Green County offers an indoor basketball court, pool, gym, and more. A variety of youth sport teams are hosted at this YMCA, from swim teams to tag football.