Kenosha: An Urban Escape
Escape the everyday life when you’re in Kenosha, Wisconsin. We are a Wisconsin Harbor Town, with Downtown Kenosha located just steps from Lake Michigan. The Downtown business district is a mix of historic charm and modern vibes, with multiple opportunities to get out on the water.
Kenosha is the fourth largest city in the state, full of small-town friendliness and hospitality. Along with an urban downtown and coastal activities, there are recreation activities, shopping, dining, and events to enjoy throughout this county that’s located in the far southeast corner of the state.
You’ll find everything from famous places (i.e. Franks’ Diner, Mars Cheese Castle, Brat Stop, Bristol Renaissance Faire) to nature spaces (Chiwaukee Prairie State Natural Area, Hawthorn Hollow Nature Sanctuary and Arboretum, Pringle Nature Center at Bristol Woods Park, Richard Bong State Recreation Area). We invite you to take a break and recharge here.
Here's just a sampling of what you can do:
Memorable Rolling Party
DIY: Create Your Own Art
Laugh Out Loud
At the Kenosha Comedy Club
Bring It On: Ziplining & Aerial Adventure Park
Learn more about the seasonal Boundless Adventures>
Public Art: Indoors & Outdoors
Shop! Shop! Shop!
Five Memorable Museums
Civil War Museum: Explore the Upper Middle West’s contributions to the Civil War!
Kenosha Public Museum: See the mammoths!
Dinosaur Discovery Museum: See the dinos!
seasonal Southport Light Station Museum: Climb a lighthouse!
Enjoy Our Performing Arts & Theater
Rent a duck-themed pedal boat, stand up paddle board, kayak, or water trike from the Kenosha Community Sailing Center to enjoy in the harbor.
With the Kenosha Charter Boat Association
Ride Authentic Electric Streetcars
Fun For Foodies
Diners, Coffee Shops, Gastropubs, Supper Clubs, Craft Breweries, and more! Explore>