Getting Here

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  • Mars' Cheese Castle
  • Harborside Common Grounds
  • Kenosha's Electric Streetcars in Downtown Kenosha
  • Lake Michigan shoreline
  • Southport Light Station Museum

Frequently Asked Questions

Q:  Can I take the Metra train to Kenosha?
  Yes. The Metra Commuter Rail system services Chicago to Kenosha and back along its Union Pacific North Line.

Q:  Can I take a bus or train from Milwaukee to Kenosha or visa-versa?
  Yes.  Wisconsin Coach Lines operates daily shuttles between Kenosha, Racine and Milwaukee, as well as Airport Express service to and from Mitchell International Airport (Milwaukee) and O’Hare International Airport (Chicago).

Q:  How far (in miles/time) is Kenosha from Milwaukee/Chicago?
  Kenosha is 37 miles south of Milwaukee (approximately 45-minute drive time) and 60 miles north of Chicago (approximately 80-minute drive time).

Q:  How do I reach Downtown Kenosha and its museums and other attractions from the Interstate?
  Exit I-94 from either the north or south at Highway 158 (Exit 342) and drive east approximately 7 miles.  Highway 158 (also known as 52nd Street) will end at Kenosha’s Lake Michigan Harbor as it intersects with 6th Avenue.  This is the central point of Downtown Kenosha.

Q:  Can you climb the lighthouse in Kenosha?
  Kenosha has two lighthouses, the Pierhead Lighthouse and the Southport Lighthouse. You can climb the Southport Lighthouse seasonally.

Q:  Where can I buy Wisconsin Cheese in Kenosha?
  We recommend The Brat Stop, Tenuta’s Delicatessen, and Mars' Cheese Castle for great selections of Wisconsin cheese and other specialties.

Q:  Do you have any restaurants overlooking Lake Michigan and/or the harbor?
  Yes, we have several.  Click HERE for more details.