Portage Tourism

Portage is a city in and the county seat of Columbia County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 10,662 at the 2010 census making it the largest city in Columbia County. The city is part of the Madison Metropolitan Statistical Area. Portage was named for the Fox-Wisconsin Waterway, a portage between the Fox River and the Wisconsin River, which was recognized by Jacques Marquette and Louis Joliet during their discovery of a route to the Mississippi River in 1673. The city's slogan is "Where the North Begins."

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This is a comprehensive travel guide for Portage in United States. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Portage like a local. Portage is located at a short trip away from Milwaukee a major city in United States. Take a short trip from Portage and set some time aside to explore the Milwaukee. Dotted with places like Harley-Davidson Museum, Miller Park, Milwaukee Art Museum; it will definitely be a good idea. Also, to reach Portage, you'll have to take a flight to Milwaukee; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Tour packages of Portage are of 1 to 2 days duration.

  • Know the pollution level of Portage before you plan your visit.

    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • How safe is Portage for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Portage.

    • Burglary and Theft 100 (Very High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 50 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 25 (Low)
    • Attacks 25 (Low)
    • Drug offense 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 75 (High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 25 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 100 (Very High)
    • Safety Index 50 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 51.21 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 31.03 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Portage

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.17 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 32.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 70 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 27.5 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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