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Wanna find the top attractions in and around Portage? Here's some ideas about how to take in the local vibe. Bluntly your Nascar poster is not art. So go and enjoy art as it should be experienced at Sauk County Historical Museum. Going to the museum is something that rich people do and yet you can still afford it, so you might want to check the events schedule at De Forest Museum, or Norman Rockwell Museum. Portage has a multitude of great places to read. Wherever your interests lie you'll find a multitude of genres like Cookbooks, Graphic Novels, and Science Fiction. Get some quiet time and visit Angie Williams Cox Public Library. Spend enough time at the library and you'll soon be showing off your massive intellect and discussing the works of Carolyn Kizer at really hip parties.

Try something more exciting. Juneau County Fairgrounds is easily within reach and has a consistent roster of fun events. Even when the fair is not in town there are family oriented things to do. From livestock auctions to swap meets and livestock exhibitions the local fairgrounds near Portage are cool for finding a great way to spend the day. Hop in the car and experience a little slice of americana but before you go check out the Portage Fair and Events Directory. Bowling is a great leisure activity. Take some bros and devastate some pins and enjoy some cocktails at Thunderbird Lanes. Or maybe pick up a seven ten split at C J'S Alleys.

Need some energy afterwards Everyone loves ice cream. Craving something sweet? There's lots of ways for you to get your brain freeze on in town. Get to Treasures and Treats LLC, or try Dippin Dots for the best strawberry or maybe some A-list sorbets. Time to wind down a little now. After a long and rewarding day you can chill while enjoying a couple of glasses of beer, or find someone nice and get undeniably Newcastled while visiting Portage. Down something off the beaten path maybe a Boozy Rouge, or possibly a Purple Rain. While in Portage get to Cactus Club The, Sal's Friendly, or Cottonwood Bar & Grill. This itinerary sucks, no problems bro just reload the page to get a whole new plan. Or click new itinerary

AMUSEMENTS

Portage, Wisconsin miniature golf courses

Varied things for the kid in all of us are found nearby Portage, Wisconsin. Locate aquariums or are seeking something more extreme the options are infinite. Visit some new places and enjoy the day, then blog about this great directory. When you're in Portage check out Pirate's Cove Mini Golf or bounce to Devil's Lake Adventure Golf for some insane fun.

ARTSY PLACES

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Look for photography studios and wide range of classical art around Portage. Whether you are looking for Illustration Art or would rather enjoy the atmosphere at the area's galleries, you'll find a variety of pleasant artsy diversions in Portage. Try Hill's Gallery & Gifts or see something artful at Hughes Design Inc.

BARS

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Like to bend an elbow and enjoy a few Bud's or meet some new people and get pleasantly hammered during your trip to Portage. Sip something satisfying maybe a Party at the Beach, Deep Blue Sea or perhaps a Gin and French. While in Portage try going to Cactus Club The, Sal's Friendly or Cottonwood Bar & Grill. To review all of the possibilities cruise the Portage, Wisconsin bar directory. Tweet your best places in the citywide bar directory.

Sal's Friendly
(608) 742-2616
223 W Oneida St
Portage, WI 53901

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Condons Bar
(608) 742-5917
312 Dewitt St
Portage, WI 53901

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Dump
(920) 348-5733
105 W Edgewater St
Portage, WI 53901

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Cottonwood Bar & Grill
(608) 742-5917
312 DE Witt St
Portage, WI 53901

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BOWLING

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Call some friends and show your pin crushing skills while enjoying some brews at Thunderbird Lanes. Bowling is a great way to legitimize drinking and eating junk food and we've identified the best lanes in Portage, at your fingertips. Drop by C J'S Alleys. Or for other bowling alleys in the area click the Portage, Wisconsin bowling directory. Been to a place that is a real strike support our community and include it in our listings.

Portage Lanes
(608) 742-2602
201 Collins St
Portage, WI 53901

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C J'S Alleys
(608) 742-6638
817 E Wisconsin St
Portage, WI 53901

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Rio Lanes
(920) 992-5225
211 Lincoln Ave
Rio, WI 53960

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Thunderbird Lanes
(608) 356-9111
1117 8th St
Baraboo, WI 53913

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BRAIN FREEZE

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The continual proliferation of new flavors as well as the more tested ones make getting out for ice cream a pleasure for young and old alike. Looking for a way to cool off? We have a million ways for you to find your ice cream zen in Portage. Locate the tastiest Death By Chocolate (Chocolate Ice Cream with Chocolate Flakes, Fudge Pieces and Chocolate Swirl) or some rich pistachio we've got your hookup When your in Portage drop by Treasures and Treats LLC or fall by Dippin Dots. Know of a place with gourmet ice cream sundaes or superb sherbets? Tell us about it here or add it to our directory.

Treasures and Treats LLC
(608)635-7017
214 East Seward Street
Poynette, WI 53955

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Cold Stone Creamery
(608)253-2220
326 State Highway 13
Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965

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Dippin Dots
(608)254-6060
805 River Rd
Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965

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Schwan's Sales Enterprises Inc
(608)643-3304
1625 North Street
Prairie Du Sac, WI 53578

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COFFEE BARS

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RESTAURANTS

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Lots of restaurant choices abound in Portage from fast food to diners and dives there are diverse opportunities to satisfy your tastebuds. Explore the Portage, Wisconsin restaurant listings and find some great places to try for lunch. While you're in town make a reservation at Gramma's Corner Cafe or sample some of the other local establishments like Best Western Inn or A & W Family Restaurant.

Gramma's Corner Cafe
(608) 742-1468
100 E Cook St
Portage, WI 53901

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Cabaret & Cafe
(920) 348-6100
129 W Edgewater St
Portage, WI 53901

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Best Western Inn
(608) 742-2200
2701 County Road Cx
Portage, WI 53901

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A&W Restaurant
(608) 742-2323
717 E Wisconsin St
Portage, WI 53901

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FAIRGROUNDS

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Who doesn't like going to the fair? If you want to plan something while you're in town the fairgrounds always have tons of pleasant diversions. Even when the fair is not in town there are usually alot of cool things to do. From midway attractions to swap meets and concerts the local fairgrounds near Portage are a great place to find family stuff to do. Get your face out of the chicken bucket and find out what's going on at Juneau County Fairgrounds.

FAST FOOD PLACES

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Need to feed the beast? We've got you covered from Mc Muffins to after hours grindage satisfy your cravings for something good in Portage. Are you hungry yet how about a good old Calories: 760 or perchance a nice Hardee's Big Country Breakfast Platter? Identify the best local fast food options close to Portage here in the Citywide Information fast food listings. Make sure to get to Dairy Queen or bounce to Wendy's Old Fashion Hamburgers. Buon appetito!

Pierce's Pick 'n Save Deli & Bary
(608)356-8268
615 State Road 136
Baraboo, WI 53913

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Stone Cutter The
(608)297-9013
28 E Montello St
Montello, WI 53949

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Dairy Queen
(608)254-8772
109 Broadway
Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965

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Wendy's Old Fashion Hamburgers
(608)254-2402
630 S Frontage Rd
Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965

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GOLF COURSES

Portage, Wisconsin golf course directory

Why is golf more pleasureable than baseball or football? Well for starters golfers never say "I just want some respect. Now that's settled so get out your irons get your clubs in the car and check out the well groomed links courses and driving ranges in Portage. Saddle Ridge Golf Club has some perplexing obstacles that are complemented by beautiful grounds. Or visit the pro shop at Devil's Head Lodge, check out the cool gear from Ping or maybe pick up the new TaylorMade Burner MAX Game-Improvement Irons then cruise the cart over to the 19th hole Know of a course that's a complete birdie? Add it to our directory.

Portage Country Club
(608) 742-5121
Country Club Rd
Portage, WI 53901

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Saddle Ridge Golf Club
(608) 742-2181
100 Saddle Rdg
Portage, WI 53901

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Devil's Head Lodge
(608) 493-2251
S6330 Bluff Rd
Merrimac, WI 53561

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Fairfield Hills Golf Course
(608) 356-5524
E11345 N Reedsburg Rd
Baraboo, WI 53913

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HISTORIC PLACES

Portage, Wisconsin Citywide historic listings

For an interesting day in Portage get to Church Hill Historic District, Portage Retail Historic District, or Old Indian Agency House. Portage has a number of significant historical places and building for the history lover in all of us to enjoy. Look into the Portage, Wisconsin historical places directory to find more great historical places within minutes of Portage. Or browse the Wisconsin historical places directory for current information on all of the historical stuff to see in Wisconsin.

Church Hill Historic District
Roughly bounded by Adams, Pleasant, Lock
Portage, WI 53901

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Portage Retail Historic District
Roughly, Cook from Wisconsin to Main, Wi
Portage, WI 53901

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Portage Historic District
Roughly bounded by N. Railroad Ave., Pro
Portage, PA 53901

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Old Indian Agency House
NE end of old Agency House Rd. (Rte.1) n
Portage, WI 53901

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LIBRARIES

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Why do I wanna go to the library? Music: Want to introduce your children to Beethoven or the Beatles or new children's songs? Check to see if your library has a collection of music on CD. the classics like The Wonderful Wizard of Oz to great and relatively new works like LIGHTMASTERS by M.G. Wells. It's all at the library for free! Whether you want Thomas More or Joyce Carol Oates, the Portage, Wisconsin library directory has a multitude of great libraries and reading rooms. Wherever your interests lie you'll find a multitude of genres like Thrillers, Manga, Crime, and Manga. making everyone feel stupid with your new found intellect while discussing poets like Linda Gregerson at cocktail parties.

MUSEUMS

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Portage offers a diverse array of museums and galleries to art lovers looking to expand their horizons. Take in the many exhibits at Sauk County Historical Museum or make time to visit De Forest Museum. Going to the museum is a great way to kill an afternoon. Need another reason? There is a museum close to you. Still need more? How about unique renaissance paintings? Still not sure if you should go to the museum, here's another reason. Let's be real here that painting you found by the dumpster is not art so go and enjoy art as it should be experienced at Norman Rockwell Museum.

NIGHTLIFE

Portage, Wisconsin night life listing

Okay we got a babysitter so let's get freaky on the dance floor at some great nightclubs with the nightlife people in Portage. The crowd will stare in confusion as you smoothly ask for your third Almond Latté and bust your mac daddy Litefeet techniques at Dump. If you're still up for it get a cab and head to Sarbacker's Bar or make the scene at Cactus Club Make sure you tip everyone and go to Wendy's Old Fashion Hamburgers for some much needed sustinance. Know a club that's off the hook? Be cool and add it to theThe Portage, Wisconsin nightlife directory.

Cactus Club
(608)742-0222
102 E Cook St
Portage, WI 53901

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Sarbacker's Bar
(608)742-3548
1402 W Wisconsin St
Portage, WI 53901

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Gordos Bar & Grill
(608)742-1004
1314 W Wisconsin St
Portage, WI 53901

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Paradise City
(608)745-0505
W11208 State Road 33
Portage, WI 53901

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PARKS

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Portage has a surprisingly interesting selection of local city parks and recreational offerings for families with kids. Get your walking shoes on and visit Goodyear Park or maybe stop by De Forest Public Library and borrow a copy of Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead, or some more casual reads and enjoy some serenity at Blue Star Park. When you are in Portage those in the know recommend experiencing delightful at Woodridge Park.

SHOPPING

Portage, Wisconsin shopping mall listing

Boyfriend broke up with you and you don't have anything to do you don't need a reason, we understand. I'd shop on Christmas if the stores weren't closed. Whether you're looking for the well known fashion houses like Badgley Mischka or want to tell everyone about the bomb designer Arsenicum item you got this weekend. Portage has wide ranging possibilities to get your shop on peruse The Portage, Wisconsin shopping directory to find shopping malls with boutiques and merchandise from Abdul Halder, Lina Tipnis, Bessarion, and Elie Tahari. When you're in Portage check out J C Penneys, or rollover to Kmart or load up on all the sale stuff.

Kmart
(608) 742-7010
2935 New Pinery Rd
Portage, WI 53901

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J C Penneys
(608) 742-2153
112 E Cook St
Portage, WI 53901

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Wal-Mart
(608) 742-1432
2950 New Pinery Rd
Portage, WI 53901


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Kmart
(608) 356-7835
625 State Road 136
Baraboo, WI 53913


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SPAS / SALONS

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Oh the benefits of being a woman it's totally easier I mean you can feel guiltless over a clothing allowance, you don't have to worry about asking guys out on dates, you can just wait for the guys to come to you, and guys will pay for everything. But all this comes with some tricky considerations, you gotta take care of yourself whether you need an aromatherapy facial, calming massage treatments, a cutting edge new haircut, or your feet look like you just left Gilligans Island. Looking good means feeling good, and you gotta stay on on top of things. Don't worry girl. We've got all the stylists, salons, and skin care hook up's you need to stay ahead of the game and be beautiful in Portage. Check out all the options in the Portage, Wisconsin Personal Care Directory.

Symmetrics Hair Design
(262) 670-1005
1697 State Road 83
Hartford, WI 53027

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O'Shears Hair & Tanning Salon
(262) 670-6105
1697 State Road 83
Hartford, WI 53027

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Cost Cutters Family Hair Care
(262) 673-3128
1239 Bell Ave
Hartford, WI 53027


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Cutting Edge
(262) 569-1457
310 E Collins St
Oconomowoc, WI 53066

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THEATRE / ARTS

Portage, Wisconsin theatres performing arts

Portage has numerous of local theatre productions with a short drive. Taking in the theatre is a great way to escape the confines of what's available on Netflix and the best part is you don't have to wear 3D glasses. C'mon get some culture it won't kill you. Check into local productions of the classics like Tartuffe by Moliere: Moliere's essential comedy satirized the political and religious climate of 17th Century France and stirred up a fair amount of controversy. Or find local performances of great musicals like Grease. Check out the Portage, Wisconsin theatre and live performance directory for details. We recommend you check out Portage Theatres-7 or Crystal Grand Music Theatre when you're in town.

WORLD FLAVORS

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Tired of eating Kraft macaroni and cheese? No sweat, Portage has bodacious places to get your tastebuds to far away places. Pelayo's Mexican Restaurant for sure is a boss mow or drive your hungry self to Settler's Bay for more detailed eats or to find the greatest subs close to Portage check out the Portage, Wisconsin world flavors directory. Know of a place that's got awesome Thai or grindable thick pepperoni pies support them and write them a positive review.

ZOOS

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The zoo is great for everyone, and with all the walking it's a great way to learn while getting some exercise. Between running around looking for the Bald Eagle exhibit and the Warthog attractions find a moment for a family photo op with the zoo's many picturesque backdrops. When you're searching for some wild fun in Portage take in the happenings Milwaukee County Zoological Gardens, or for other wild times check out the Portage, Wisconsin zoo and gardens directory.


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About Portage


Portage is a city in and the county seat of Columbia County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 9,728 at the 2000 census making it the largest city in Columbia County. The city is part of the Madison Metropolitan Statistical Area. Portage was named for the Fox-Wisconsin Waterway, a portage between the Fox River and the Wisconsin River, which was recognized by Jacques Marquette and Louis Joliet during their discovery of a route to the Mississippi River in 1673. The city's slogan is "Where the North Begins". Portage is the largest city outside of Dane County in the Madison Metropolitan Area.
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Portage, Wisconsin History

The Native American tribes that once lived here, and later the European traders and settlers, took advantage of the lowlands between the Fox and Wisconsin Rivers as a natural "portage". The French fur traders described the place as "le portage", which eventually lent itself to the name of the community. As a portage, this community developed as a center of commerce and trade; later, a canal was constructed to facilitate this trade. When the railroads came through, the community continued in this role.Portage emerged at this place because of its unique position along the one and a half mile strip of marshy floodplain between the Fox and Wisconsin Rivers. By the end of the …Read More
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Portage, Wisconsin Geography

Portage is located at (43.5457, -89.4632).Portage lies in the Wisconsin River valley. The city is surrounded by prairies and grasslands. Approximately three miles (5 km) west of the city are the Baraboo bluffs.According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 9.0 square miles (23.4 km²), of which, 8.3 square miles (21.5 km²) of it is land and 0.7 square miles (1.9 km²) of it (8.09%) is water.
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