In southwest Wisconsin, Mineral Point is friendly, unpretentious and full of art. The National Trust for Historic Preservation called it "an architectural treasure trove,'' naming it one of a Dozen Distinctive Destinations.
What to do: Take a class at Shake Rag Alley arts center. See a play at the Alley Stage. Learn about the town's Cornish heritage at Pendarvis. Shop in the galleries on High Street.
Events to catch: Saturday morning market in Water Tower Park. June 8, Family Festival at Shake Rag Alley. June 15, Garden Tour.
Details: For more, see Beauty in Mineral Point.