10 Best Places to Propose in Wisconsin (2023)

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by Suzanne Sachs  5 min read



Wisconsin is full of perfect places to propose. Whether you and the person you love are enthusiasts for beautiful mountains, lakes, parks, natural scenic beauty, or good food and wine, there’s a beautiful spot to create a lifetime of memories. This guide describes some of the best places in Wisconsin to ask that special person to marry you.


In this guide we will explain the following:

  • Romantic Locations in Wisconsin
  • Lake Geneva
  • Milwaukee Art Museum
  • Olbrich Botanical Gardens - Madison
  • Beautiful Isles and Lakes
  • Apostle Islands - Bayfield
  • Devil's Lake State Park
  • Outdoor Locations to Propose in Wisconsin
  • Pewit's Nest State Natural Area - Baraboo
  • Lions Den Gorge Nature Preserve - Grafton
  • Devil's Punchbowl - Menomonie
  • Door County
  • Finger Lakes Wine Region - West Salem
  • Big Cedar Lake
  • Best Places to Propose in Wisconsin


Romantic Locations in Wisconsin

1. Lake Geneva

The lakeside town of Lake Geneva offers a romantic setting for a proposal, with its beautiful lake, lakeside mansions, and charming downtown area.


2. Milwaukee Art Museum

The Quadracci Pavilion at the Milwaukee Art Museum is an architectural marvel and a striking location to pop the question, especially when the wings of the museum open and close. A photographer could arrange to be on hand to discreetly capture the special “yes” moment.


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3. Olbrich Botanical Gardens - Madison

These stunning gardens in Madison provide a lush and colorful backdrop for a proposal, with their blooming flowers and serene setting.


Beautiful Isles and Lakes

3. Apostle Islands - Bayfield

If you both enjoy the outdoors, consider proposing while sea kayaking or taking a boat tour among the beautiful Apostle Islands, known for their sea caves and stunning shoreline.


4. Devil's Lake State Park

With its stunning bluffs and clear lake, Devil's Lake State Park in Baraboo provides a breathtaking backdrop for a proposal, especially during sunrise or sunset.


Outdoor Locations to Propose in Wisconsin

Wisconsin is full of romantic gardens, trails, and hills. These are some especially romantic locations for a proposal on a romantic walk, viewing lakes or enjoying a glass of wine or champagne in a secluded spot for the perfect proposal.

5. Pewit's Nest State Natural Area - Baraboo

This hidden gem features a picturesque gorge, waterfalls, and a peaceful stream, making it an intimate spot for a proposal. Bring a bottle of champagne for a one-of-a-kind proposal.


6. Lion's Den Gorge Nature Preserve - Grafton

This nature preserve along Lake Michigan features picturesque cliffs, beaches, and hiking trails, making it a scenic and secluded spot for a proposal.


7. Devil's Punchbowl - Menomonie

This natural wonder is a stunning geological formation with a waterfall, creating a romantic and tranquil setting for a proposal.


8. Door County

Known for its scenic beauty and charming villages, Door County offers numerous proposal-worthy spots, including the scenic Peninsula State Park, Cave Point County Park, and Anderson Dock.


9. Finger Lakes Wine Region - West Salem

Located near La Crosse, the Finger Lakes Wine Region features several award-winning wineries. Consider proposing with a vineyard backdrop or during a private wine tasting.


10. Big Cedar Lake

Elkhart Lake is a small and charming village, renowned for its pristine lake. You might want to consider proposing at one of the lakeside resorts, during a lakeside sunset, or at a private lakeside cabin.


Best Places to Propose in Wisconsin

While it can be tempting to get wrapped up in elaborate proposal plans, sometimes the very best way to ask the question is a classic, heartfelt, on-one-knee moment. Whatever you and your soon-to-be fiance or fiancee enjoy, Wisconsin has beautiful and memorable places to propose. Make one of these romantic locations your special place by proposing with the perfect vintage engagement ring.




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Suzanne Sachs

Suzanne has always believed vintage rings can change lives. She's been in the jewelry industry for over 35 years, working with vintage jewelers, diamond dealers, diamond cutters, and gemologists. Suzanne started Artdecodiamonds in 2000 and understood the demand for vintage rings throughout the world. She ultimately started VintageDiamondRing.com in 2014, and understands each vintage ring is a reflection of you – your history, your relationships, your style, your elegance and is honored to have the opportunity to help you showcase your flair in a unique and exquisite way.


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