Quality Of Life

There's So Much To Do And See

Racine County has something for everyone. Whether you’re an outdoor enthusiast or a culture buff, a shopper or lover of architecture, Racine


The Best of Both Worlds

City Life

Downtown Racine is a unique and vibrant lakefront community. The City boasts boutiques, art galleries, international cuisine and museums — all with a touch of historic charm.

Rural Retreat

Is City life not for you? Just look west! Western Racine County is home to rural communities like Union Grove, Wind Lake, Caledonia, Burlington, and Waterford, where you can peruse antique shops, picnic at a local park, check out a farmers market, enjoy a lazy day by the water, or simply unplug and relax!

30

Minutes to
Milwaukee

75

Minutes to
Chicago

34

Parks / Recreation
Sites

102

Miles of Trails
and Bike Lanes

 


See You On The Water

North Beach - RacineIn addition to sitting on the shores of Lake Michigan, Racine County is home to 20 lakes! Weather you want to relax to the sounds of the rolling waves, enjoy an afternoon of fishing, or enjoy some water sports, you can do it on one of Racine County’s many lakes. Racine County is also home to critically acclaimed North Beach (on Lake Michigan), which has been named:

  • One of USA Today’s 51 Greatest American Beaches
  • One of Parents Magazine’s Top 10 Family Friendly Beaches
  • Midwest Living Magazine’s Top City Beach

Parks & Recreation

41

Historic Sites
(8 Historic Districts)

9

Golf
Courses

4

Camp
Sites

4

Beaches
 

 


There is so much to do in Racine County!

Arts

Be inspired by our vibrant arts community at the Racine Art Museum or one of numerous local galleries.

Zoo

Bring the family to one of our family friendly entertainment options including the Racine County Zoo, multiple campgrounds and local fall destinations, such as Borzynsky's and  Apple Holler!

Theatre

Take in a show! Whether its a visit to the Racine Symphony Orchestra or one of several theaters on each end of the county, Racine County has productions, shows and concerts that cater to everyone’s tastes.

Shopping

Buy yourself something special at one of our local boutiques, gift shops and markets.

Fstivals

Sing along with your favorite bands, eat something deep fried or take in the sights during our summer festivals season!

Did You Know?

Legendary architect and Wisconsin native Frank Llyod Wright left a significant legacy in the Racine area, thanks to a long association with the SC Johnson family.