There is no shortage of things to do in Racine County. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or a culture buff, a shopper or lover of architecture, we have something for everyone! Here's a quick rundown:
Outdoors: You'll find numerous parks and trails along the Root River, a popular spot for fishing, hiking and kayaking. The Root, which winds through the City of Racine, offers excellent fishing opportunities for salmon and trout. Lake Michigan, one of the nation's top sports fisheries, has recreational boating and charter fishing opportunities. More fishing abounds in Racine County's inland lakes and the Fox River. The City of Racine's North Beach, with 50-acres of beautiful sand, is a Certified Blue Wave clean beach and named to USA TODAY "51 Great American Beaches" in 2012. Click HERE for a great video!
Architecture: If architecture is your passion, you'll want to seek out the world-renowned Frank Lloyd Wright architecture of SC Johnson, a Family Company. Located at the company's Racine headquarters campus, the Johnson Administration Building is the largest Wright-designed commercial project. Public tours are available on Fridays and Saturdays for this building, the adjacent Golden Rondelle Theatre (constructed as the SC Johnson pavilion for the 1964-65 New York Worlds Fair) and Fortaleza Hall, which houses "SC Johnson Gallery: Frank Lloyd Wright At Home" and a Frank Lloyd Wright library.
Culture and family attractions: The stunning Racine Art Museum has fabulous collection of modern art. Other attractions include the Racine Heritage Museum, live theater at the Racine Theater Guild , the beautiful Wind Point Lighthouse and the lakefront setting of the Racine Zoo.