COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update

The health and safety of our visitors and residents is always our top priority. Please maintain a COVID-conscious distance when in public places and be mindful of posted protocols. We recommend contacting individual businesses directly regarding questions about their specific precautions and hours. Please be patient with each other.


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

Mapstransportation map

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

Road Conditions

For weather and traffic related road conditions in Wisconsin, visit 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. 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 for current bus route and schedule information. 

Wisconsin Coach Lines “Airport Express”
262-542-8861, 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, 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.

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. 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.

Area Airports

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

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

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

O’Hare International
10000 W. O’Hare Ave., Chicago, 800-832-6352,

Lake Michigan Marinas

Area Newspapers

Kenosha News (Local Daily)

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (Regional Daily)

Chicago Tribune (Regional Daily)

Chicago Sun-Times (Regional Daily)

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, 98.1 FM, 99.9 FM- oldies/info 
  • WVTY 92.1 FM- country

More Information

Kenosha Area Visitor Information Center - Downtown
600 - 52nd St., Suite 140, Downtown Kenosha
Phone: 262-654-7307 
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
Phone: 262-857-7164
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),

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

Things to Do


There is plenty to see and do both outdoors and indoors in Kenosha.


Find an array of locally-owned shops, boutiques, galleries and markets with an emphasis on the...