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10 Things to do in Racine County

Racine County is a mix of what’s best about Wisconsin and the Midwest. With coastal charm, a thriving arts scene and a mix of small town suburbs and big city excitement, there’s something for everyone in Racine County!

  1. ChocolateFest in Burlington
    Thanks to the Nestle Factory in town, Burlington is known as Chocolate City USA! Enjoy some delicious chocolate treats or participate in some sweet activities at ChocolateFest in Burlington every Memorial Day weekend.
  2. Kayak or Canoe the Fox River
    The peaceful segment of the Fox River that flows through Burlington is perfect for kayaking and canoeing. Spend an afternoon on the water as you float past a few of Burlington’s idyllic parks.
  3. Browns Lake Aquaducks
    Burlington’s very own world-class ski show team performs free shows every week during the summer months. Prepare to be blown away by all the flips, tricks and talent on the water!
  4. First Fridays at the Racine Art Museum
    Take advantage of free admission and later hours at the Racine Art Museum. Explore the ever-changing exhibits or make your own masterpiece at one of their many family-friendly workshops.
  5. International Peeps Competition at the Racine Art Museum
    Every year around the Easter holiday, people from all over the world display their best art project…made of Peeps! These colorful pieces are often based on books, movies and current events.
  6. Wustum Museum of Fine Arts
    Take a walk through the beautiful, 13-acre grounds of the Wustum Museum of Fine Arts – the sister campus to the Racine Art Museum.
  7. Find Fresh Produce at Apple Holler
    Pick apples, pumpkins and even peaches at Apple Holler in Sturtevant
  8. Apple Holler’s Restaurant
    Be sure to enjoy some good, old-fashioned farm cookin’ at Apple Holler’s on-site restaurant, which is open year round. And you can’t miss out on one of their famous apple pies. With over three-and-a-half pounds of apples in each pie, they’re a must-have treat!
  9. Stay at the Christmas House B&B
    Spend a night, weekend or extended stay at the Christmas House Bed & Breakfast in downtown Racine
  10. Christmas House Collections
    Marvel at the many unique collectibles and knick-knacks collected by the innkeeper at the Christmas House Bed & Breakfast.

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Jennifer Ingish is a producer for Discover Wisconsin. Born and raised in Milwaukee, Jennifer is a proud UW-Madison graduate and an avid Wisconsin sports fan (Go Pack Go!). Stream Discover Wisconsin online at or tune in every Saturday morning at 10 on Fox Sports Wisconsin.

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