Baraboo is a town in south-central Wisconsin at the eastern terminus of Southwest Wisconsin's Driftless Region. A town of about 12,000 people, Baraboo's most popular attractions are Devil's Lake State Park and Circus World Museum. Baraboo is the county seat of Sauk County.
Visitors will need a bicycle or car to get around Baraboo and the surrounding area. The intersection of Highway 33 and Highway 123 is near the center of town. Most lodgings are off Highway 33 east of town or Highway 12, west of town.
Affluent visitors can choose to fly into small airports in either Baraboo or Wisconsin Dells.
- 1 [dead link] Al Ringling Theater, 136 4th Ave (Northwest corner of the town square), ☏ , ✉ firstname.lastname@example.org.
- 2 Aldo Leopold's Shack.
- 3 [dead link] Circus World Museum, 550 Water St, ☏ . Step into the magical world of the big top at Circus World in Baraboo. Discover the National Landmark Site and original buildings of the Ringling Bros. Circus. See skilled acrobats, horses, jugglers, dogs, clowns, aerialists and elephants in 10 shows daily, May 18 to September 2.
- 4 International Crane Museum, E11376 Shady Lane Rd. 9AM-5PM, April 15th through October 31.
- 5 Ochsner Park & Zoo, 903 Park St. Winter: 8AM-5PM; Summer: 7:30AM-7:30PM. Animals at the zoo include Prairie Dogs, Capuchin Monkeys, Llamas, Black Bear, White-Tail Deer, and various species of birds and other animals. Free.
- 6 International Clown Hall of Fame and Research Center, 102 4th Ave, ☏ .
- Devils Lake Climbing Guides, South Shore Rd, ☏ , ✉ email@example.com. Rock climbing and rappelling trips and instructional courses for beginning and experienced climbers.
- 1 Devil's Lake State Park, S5975 Park Rd (at the south end of Hwy 123, south of town), ☏ . 6AM-11PM daily (visitor center open 8AM-11PM daily during summer, 8AM-4PM daily rest of the year).
- 2 Devils Lake Rock Climbing (Midwest Outside).
- 1 [dead link] Ho-Chunk Casino Hotel, S3214 Hwy 12, ☏ . A small full-service casino and hotel.
- Duward's Glen, W11876 McLeisch Rd, ☏ , ✉ firstname.lastname@example.org. The pristine 40-acre property offers scenic hiking trails, picturesque picnic areas, a pond, a rambling brook, and a white oak tree over 350 years old. The Glen also offers dorm-style lodging for small or large groups.
|Routes through Baraboo|
|Eau Claire ← Wisconsin Dells ←||NW SE||→ Prairie du Sac → Madison|
|La Crosse ← Reedsburg ←||W E||→ Portage → Port Washington|