National Travel & Tourism Week
National Travel and Tourism Week is a time when travel and tourism professionals across the country unite to celebrate the value travel holds for our economy, businesses, communities and personal well-being. Join the Platteville Regional Chamber/Travel Wisconsin Welcome Center as we celebrate tourism in Platteville, Southwest Wisconsin and the whole State of Wisconsin.
Sunday, May 1-Community Free Day at The Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums (10 am-5 pm): Platteville Residents are invited to free day at the Museums. The Museum admission, including a Guided Mine Tour and Train Ride (weather Permitting) will be free to Platteville residents. Registration is suggested and ID is required.
Monday-Friday, May 2-6-Tourism Preview & Plan Your Vacation (8 am-5 pm: Visit the Travel Wisconsin Welcome Center (Chamber Office) between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. to view the 2022 brochures from cities and counties around Wisconsin. Our Staff can help you find great places to explore or find information on places you already plan to visit. If you are up for a challenge, you can grab a card and play WISCO BINGO while visiting the Travel Center and Katie’s Garden. We will have several fun facts about Platteville and the State of Wisconsin posted on signs throughout Katie’s Garden and the Travel Center. Match the answer to the fun fact on your BINGO card, then return your card to Staff and receive a small prize.
Tuesday, May 3 Open House and Complementary Cookout (4-7 pm): Join us for an Open House and complimentary cookout in Katie’s Garden. Drew Nussbaum of Travel Wisconsin will give a short presentation on tourism in Wisconsin at 5:00 pm. WISCO BINGO cards will be available along with other games and activities.
Friday, May 6 Ribbon Cutting at Mound View Campground (1pm): There have been some updates and improvements made at Mound View Campground. Join us for a short Ribbon Cutting and Dedication and learn all about what has been done to the camp sites.