The Tourist’s Guide to Getting the Most out of Racine County

Tourists and weekend guests from out of town come to Racice County for many reasons. Whether they love exploring the historic districts or are into our summer fairs and pastry, both locals and visitors take full advantage of Racine County. Follow the tips below for an improved experience.
  1. Enjoy the water.
  2. Rent a boat to explore any of the five Racine marine areas: Lake Michigan, Huening Park, Fox River, Tichigan Lake, and Wind Lake. Boat rentals start at $250/day, and make a great pastime for groups. Fox River Canoe Adventures and Kayaks guarantees a great experience. If you get tired, you can always rest at North Beach - one of our top 10 local beaches.

  3. Meet the local fauna.
  4. Visit the local zoo, hosting over 75 species of animals and birds. The urban safari will uncover the world of 100 different species of animals. Located north of Downtown, the safari has its gates open for free for all members. Ticket prices for adults will cost you $11, plus $9 for children under 15. Military with ID can enjoy the inclusive zoo experience for $5.

  5. Taste our famous Danish Kringle.
  6. The Danish Kringle is our local pride and incredibly popular with visitors. Lehmann’s Bakery specializes in baking authentic goods based on old recipes. Prices on Kringle pastry with different fillings range from $12.95 to $26.95.

  7. Feel the music.
  8. Music is part of our community. No matter where you are, you can find a venue with quality tunes in less than 20 minutes. We recommend B-Town Sounds on 595 Milwaukee Ave. Burlington. The entry is free and you are sure to have a good time.

  9. Go to the theater.
  10. From community theater to plays sponsored by non-profits, the shows are exceptional. You can find options with free entry or buy reasonably-priced tickets on premium shows.

Racine County offers an unforgettable experience. It is ideal for a family weekend retreat, and most of our visitors are regular guests who enjoy the landscapes and appreciate the rich social experience. Some take small loans to take an unplanned family vacation and retreat their batteries. Racine County is a budget-friendly destination that pays off.