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Getting Here

The Kenosha Area, Wisconsin is conveniently located along I-94, midway between Chicago and Milwaukee. Getting here is easy by car, train, boat or plane!

 

Miles to Kenosha from key cities and airports:

  • Chicago Midway International Airport - 72
  • General Mitchell International Airport (Milwaukee) - 32
  • O’Hare International Airport (Chicago) - 45
  • Chicago, IL - 58
  • Cleveland, OH - 400
  • Detroit, MI - 347
  • Des Moines, IA - 370
  • Door County, WI - 191
  • Green Bay, WI - 154
  • Indianapolis, IN - 245
  • Lake Geneva, WI - 29
  • Madison, WI - 97
  • Milwaukee, WI - 38
  • Minneapolis, MN - 370
  • Rockford, IL - 70
  • St. Louis, MO - 340
  • Wisconsin Dells, WI - 55

 

Maps

 

Click HERE for maps of the Kenosha Area in PDF form.

 

Road Conditions

For weather and traffic related road conditions in Wisconsin, visit www.511wi.gov or call toll free 866-511-9472 (or while in Wisconsin, dial 511).

 

Park and Ride

Wisconsin Department of Transportation Park and Ride Lot
9900 Terwall Terrace, Pleasant Prairie (Exit 347 East), Inside Prairie Springs Park. Website. Prairie Springs Park offers Kenosha County's first park and ride lot (opened in Fall 2014). It's located in the southeast corner of the park and was made possible through cooperative efforts with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, Kenosha County and the Village of Pleasant Prairie. The lot will accommodate approximately 387 vehicles and is intended to promote and support carpooling opportunities.

 

Bus Transportation

Kenosha Transit (Local Bus Service)
8th Ave. and 54th St., Kenosha, 262-653-4287. See Website for current bus route and schedule information. 

Wisconsin Coach Lines “Airport Express”
877-324-7767, 262-542-8861, Website. Daily shuttle service includes stops at Mitchell International and O'Hare International airports. Kenosha pick-up location is at The Brat Stop, I-94 & Hwy. 50 (west).

Wisconsin Coach Lines
262-542-8861, Website. Various Kenosha pick-up locations including 63rd Street and 22nd Avenue, Sheridan and Washington, Carthage College, Kenosha Transit Center and Kenosha METRA Station. Service to Racine, Milwaukee, and Mitchell International airport.

 

Commuter Train

Metra Commuter Rail Station
5414-13th Ave., Kenosha. The Metra train travels to and from Chicago on the Union Pacific North line. Purchase Metra tickets on the train. For Metra information, call 312-322-6777 weekdays 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. or 312-836-7000 evenings and weekends. View schedule here.
Per the City of Kenosha, the parking lot adjacent to the Metra station requires a monthly parking permit. The current fees are effective on Thursday, January 1, 2015. Parking meters at the Kenosha METRA station accept cash, credit cards and debit cards. The fee for daily parking will be $5.00 per day. Limited daily parking available. A day runs until midnight. There is also a 3 day pass for $15.00 and a 30 day pass for $60.00. Daily, three day and monthly parking passes for the METRA lot are available for purchase in-front of the restaurant. There are two kiosks on the island circle drive, you can purchase passes there 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Be-careful of the buttons you press to avoid purchasing the wrong pass, we do not give refunds. Check the display screen to view the pass you are purchasing.



Area Airports

Kenosha Regional Airport
9900-52nd St. (I-94 & Hwy. 158), Kenosha, 262-653-4160, Website. Corporate and general aviation.

Mitchell International
5300 S. Howell Ave., Milwaukee, 414-747-5300, Website.

Midway International
5700 S. Cicero Ave., Chicago, 773-838-0600, Website

O’Hare International
10000 W. O’Hare Ave., Chicago | 773-686-2200 | Website

 

Kenosha Area Taxi Service

Journey Cab Company
262-697-4990

Keno, Black & White Veteran, Yellow, and Checker Cab Companies
Central Dispatch 262-654-3511

My Way Cabs
262-653-8500

 

Lake Michigan Marinas

Simmons Island Marina
443 50th St., Kenosha, WI 53140,  | 262-653-3910 or 262- 654-0207 | Website
A quiet protected marina operated by Great Lakes Yacht Sales that caters to powerboats only. 142 slips with electric, water, restrooms, showers and laundry, 24-hour security, fish cleaning station, soda and snacks, and a ship store. Transient boat slips are available.

Southport Marina
21-56th St., Kenosha, WI 53140 | 262-657-5565 | Website
Southport is noted as one of Lake Michigan's hottest destinations by Great Lakes Boating. Over 425 full service slips, in-ground pool, community center, cable TV, wireless internet, storage, and yacht sales. Transient boat slips are available.

 

 

Area Newspapers

Kenosha News (Local Daily)
262-657-1000, 800-292-2700, Website

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (Regional Daily)
800-759-6397, Website

Chicago Tribune (Regional Daily)
800-874-2863, Website

Chicago Sun-Times (Regional Daily)
312-321-3000, Website


Radio Stations

WPUR 1180 AM- tourism information
WLIP 1050 AM- news/talk/sports radio
WIIL 95.1 FM- mainstream rock
WGTD 91.1 FM- public radio
WRJN 1400 AM- news/talk radio
WMKQ 92.1 FM- variety

 

More Information

Kenosha Area Visitor Information Center - Downtown
812-56th St., Downtown Kenosha
Phone: 262-654-7307 or 800-654-7309
Fax: 262-654-0882
Hours: Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Kenosha Area Visitor Information Center - I-94
I-94 and Highway 165 East (Exit 347), Pleasant Prairie, near Pleasant Prairie Premium Outlets
Phone: 262-857-7164
Hours: November-March: Tues.-Sat. 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
April-October: 7 Days a Week, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Wisconsin Department of Tourism
800-432-TRIP, Website 

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
888-936-7463, Website