Conveniently located between the metropolitan areas of Chicago and Milwaukee, the Kenosha Area is the perfect getaway destination for visitors of any age, and at any time of year. Kenosha County is bordered to the east by two miles of beautiful Lake Michigan waters and beaches and to its west is rural countryside’s filled with peaceful lakes, scenic nature areas and rambling farm fields. Kenosha offers numerous attractions for group travel and a variety of history, culture, entertainment, dining and first-class accommodations.
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Nearby Attractions that Influence Group Travel:
- Kenosha County, bordered by beautiful Lake Michigan, features four National Register Historic Districts (Library Park Historic District, Pearl Street Historic District, Third Avenue Historic District and the Civic Center Historic District) with historic homes, building, and landmarks.
The famous 17.5 acre Kemper Center houses the historic Durkee Mansion, Kemper Hall buildings, Kemper Chapel and the Anderson Arts Center. Durkee Mansion is an 1860’s restored Victorian mansion.
Take a ride on one of Kenosha’s Electric Streetcars. The two-mile scenic route follows a Lake Michigan and Downtown Kenosha loop.
The Kenosha History Center features the Yesteryear Gallery and the Rambler Legacy Gallery with changing Kenosha automobile exhibits. The museum’s grounds include the Southport Light Station Museum with its historic 1866 lighthouse, which is available to climb. Kenosha also has the Pierhead Lighthouse, which was built in 1906.
Tour the Civil War Museum, which is dedicated to the history, people and stories of the Upper Middle West during the Civil War. Travel back in history to discover the social, political, and economic influences that contributed to the Civil War.
Visit the Kenosha Public Museum, a natural history, fine and decorative arts museum. See the largest and most complete mammoth ever excavated in North America, and it was excavated right here in Kenosha County!
The Dinosaur Discovery Museum is the only Museum to focus exclusively on the link between modern birds and meat-eating dinosaurs. See the largest collection of meat-eating theropods!
For the avid shopper there is a variety of shopping from specialty stores to Pleasant Prairie Premium Outlets, which showcases more than 90 brand name stores.
Visit an authentic Italian grocery in an “old world setting” at Tenuta’s Delicatessen. Enjoy the unique fourth-generation shop and historic soda fountain at Andrea’s.
Hop on board the Jelly Belly Express for a free indoor train ride to discover candy-making secrets at Jelly Belly Visitor Center. Satisfy your sweet tooth in the large store.
When visiting the Kenosha Area YOU will experience “One Great Lake, and Countless Great Times”!
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