Governor Walker visits Harley-Davidson Museum for Travel and Tourism Week

MILWAUKEE -- Governor Scott Walker on Tuesday, May 8 highlighted Wisconsin’s booming tourism industry at the Harley-Davidson Museum in Milwaukee as part of Travel & Tourism Week.

The Harley-Davidson Museum is one of Wisconsin’s top tourist destinations. This year marks the 115th anniversary of Harley-Davidson and the 10th anniversary of the Harley-Davidson Museum.

“Popular tourist attractions like the Harley-Davidson Museum continue to be a key part of our state economy,” said Governor Walker. “Whether you’re looking to hit the road with fellow Harley-Davidson riders, explore one of our beautiful state parks, or visit one of our many family-friendly attractions, Wisconsin offers something for every kind of traveler.”

Wisconsin tourism by the numbers:

    The mission of the Wisconsin Department of Tourism is to market the state as the Midwest’s premier travel destination for fun. To date, the Department of Tourism has earned 106 awards for marketing and public relations excellence since 2011.