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Meridith Jumisko

Visit Kenosha Public Relations Director | An auntie. One-time skydiver. Fan of dessert, football, country music, and sticky notes. I document. Everything. And archive. Everything.

Fall Fun and Halloween Hauntings in Kenosha

Summer festival season is quickly followed by fall festival season in Kenosha, Wisconsin! From a flannel fest, underwear run, and hayrides to ghost tours, a haunted house, and more Halloween events, there are many reasons to visit Kenosha in the coming months. Here are five places you’ll want to…

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25 Things To Do Labor Day Weekend

Labor Day weekend is seen as the unofficial end of summer – though the calendar says otherwise! If you’re looking for something fun to do over the three-day holiday weekend, here are some ideas: Climb a Lighthouse. The 1866 Southport Lighthouse and its accompanying maritime museum are open…

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Kenosha’s Very Own Wallace Fountain

In September 2022, the 150th Wallace Fountain Anniversary will be celebrated in Paris. How does that apply to Kenosha, you may ask? Kenosha will be mentioned at the celebration! We have our very own Wallace Fountain! You may have seen the fountain – at the Place de Douai in HarborPark. While it’s…

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Historical Tours in Kenosha

There is an abundance of history to be appreciated in the Kenosha Area. Anyone interested in yesteryear, nostalgia, or architecture will appreciate Kenosha’s four historic districts. If Kenosha’s five museums were subjects in school, the titles could read “Natural Sciences”, “Fine and Decorative…

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My Sweet Side

I have a confession to make. I have a sweet tooth. A really big one. And sometimes I will base my lunch or dinner destination and/or order based on what will follow: dessert!!! That’s not to say I won’t mix and match. Get lunch from that place, grab dessert from this place. Here are 10 of my…

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New Year, New Guide, New Partners

Visit Kenosha exists to promote the Kenosha Area as a travel destination, and thereby contribute positively to Kenosha County’s economy. We promote, support, and provide resources to those businesses that support Kenosha's tourism industry and choose to work with us. We represent 150 local…

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New Playful Museum Spaces

Growing up, museums and historic homes/sites were always on the itinerary of my family’s vacations. I have wonderful memories of exploring country music, baseball, art, science, and much more. Some families, however, may be hesitant to include these places. Will their kids be bored? Is there enough…

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Water Views in Kenosha

When you live, work, play, and/or go to school in a lakeside community, you can’t help but be drawn to the lake! Kenosha is a Wisconsin Harbor Town as our border to the east is Lake Michigan. Nearly 90 percent of Kenosha County’s shore is publicly accessible with beaches, parks, bike paths, marinas…

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100 Ways To Enjoy The County Fair

The Kenosha County Fair is BACK!!!! It takes place August 18-22, 2021 in Wilmot, Wisconsin. The 2021 Centennial Celebration of the Kenosha County Fair will include new contests, fireworks, special exhibits, and the return of the Fair Parade on Sunday. Postponed from 2020, the Centennial Celebration…

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The Scoop on the Electric Streetcar Loop

A visit to Kenosha’s lakefront would not be complete without a ride into yesteryear aboard an Electric Streetcar. Kids love to wave out the window, while many grandparents fondly recall waving out the windows of their own hometown streetcars as youngsters. Seven beautifully restored Electric…

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