Kenosha Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
600 52nd Street
Suite 140 53140
There are many reasons to visit the Kenosha Area and many more to stay just a little bit longer. With an abundance of one-of-a-kind attractions and “must see” stops, why not take the time to discover Wisconsin’s southern-most port?
Nearly ninety percent of Kenosha’s Lake Michigan shoreline is dedicated to public recreation with parks, trails, beaches and more. Take a dip, cast a line or drop anchor, and enjoy the beauty of Lake Michigan.
Witness the renaissance of the harbor area including the picturesque Harbor Park neighborhood with breathtaking parks and festival places. Enjoy fountains and sculptures, two lighthouses, and a campus of five museums, including the Midwest’s only Civil War Museum. Experience the lakefront promenade, winding its way along the shore, inviting you to stroll, bike, skate, fish, or just relax on a bench and take in the view. Hop aboard one of seven authentic electric streetcars, winding their way through Harbor Park, and a lively downtown shopping and entertainment district.
Explore the greater Kenosha area as it stretches west into a tranquil countryside with an array of in land lakes, waterways, and recreation areas. It is perfect for fishing, boating, and enjoying nature year-round.
- Fish for salmon and trout on Lake Michigan.
- Kayak or paddle the Lake Michigan Water Trail.
- Boat Lake Michigan and other inland lakes.
- Sail the tall ship Red Witch.
- Climb the 1866 Southport Lighthouse tower (seasonal).
- Explore five museums and four historic districts.
- Ride authentic Electric Streetcars.
- Stroll the Sculpture Walk.
- Shop and dine local throughout Downtown Kenosha.