My last visit to Kenosha was in the heat of summer as we visited for Taste of Wisconsin. Our next visit will be in the snowy chill of winter. Kenosha has gotten to feel like a home away from home for our family. We've made many visits there. It's not too far over the Wisconsin border and we can head up for a day trip, make it an overnighter or an extended trip.
There are lakefront attractions, free museums, lighthouses, public beaches, beautiful parks, historic homes, streetcar rides, outlet shopping and the nearby Bristol Renaissance Faire and Jelly Belly Center. It is a great destination for those of any age.
Another reason to visit is the awesome food you'll find - from the "garbage plate" at Frank's Diner to German specialties at Gerhard's to old-fashioned milkshakes at The Spot Drive-In to cheese curds on the go from Mars Cheese Castle. And no visit over the border is complete without a visit to the Brat Stop, where you can enjoy sausages and other meals and grab some foodie souvenirs in the gift shop.
For more information on the good eats in Kenosha, go to www.visitkenosha.com.
Saturday, February 1, 2014
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