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
- Naval Station Great Lakes (North Chicago, IL) - 21
- 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 - 155
Click HERE for maps of the Kenosha Area in PDF form.
For weather and traffic related road conditions in Wisconsin, visit 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. wisconsindot.gov/pages/travel/road/parknride/ken3030.aspx. 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.
Kenosha Transit (Local Bus Service)
8th Ave. and 54th St., Kenosha, 262-653-4287. See kenosha.org/departments/transportation/ for current bus route and schedule information.
Wisconsin Coach Lines “Airport Express”
262-542-8861, coachusaairportexpress.com. 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, web.coachusa.com/wisconsincoach. Various Kenosha pick-up locations including 63rd Street and 20th Avenue, Sheridan and Washington, Carthage College, Kenosha Transit Center and Kenosha METRA Station. Service to Racine, Milwaukee, and Mitchell International airport.
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. Parking meters at the Kenosha METRA station accept cash, credit cards and debit cards. The fee for daily parking is $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.
Kenosha Regional Airport
9900-52nd St. (I-94 & Hwy. 158), Kenosha, 262-653-4160, kenosha.org/departments/airport. Corporate and general aviation.
5300 S. Howell Ave., Milwaukee, 414-747-5300, mitchellairport.com
5700 S. Cicero Ave., Chicago, 773-838-0600, flychicago.com
10000 W. O’Hare Ave., Chicago, 800-832-6352, flychicago.com
Lake Michigan Marinas
Kenosha News (Local Daily)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (Regional Daily)
Chicago Tribune (Regional Daily)
Chicago Sun-Times (Regional Daily)
- 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, 98.1 FM, 99.9 FM- oldies/info
- WVTY 92.1 FM- country
Kenosha Area Visitor Information Center - Downtown
600 - 52nd St., Suite 140, Downtown Kenosha
Hours: Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Kenosha Area Visitor Information Center - I-94
10519 - 120th Ave., I-94/41 and Highway 165 East (Exit 347), Pleasant Prairie, near Pleasant Prairie Premium Outlets
Hours Staffed: 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 (8747), travelwisconsin.com
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources