Strategically located in the heart of the Lake Country section of the beautiful Kettle Moraine, Oconomowoc has natural beauty that shines all year long. It is well known for its beautiful and peaceful recreational lakes. The city sits on 3 major lakes: Lake Fowler, Lac La Belle and Oconomowoc Lake.
Taking a walk around Fowler Lake is a must. Whether you take your stroll in the morning, mid-day or evening, the lake’s charm and beauty can’t be missed. Our downtown holds true to its historical nature. Many 100-year-old buildings and homes still line our streets. There’s Tudor, Greek Revival, Queen Anne and Castle architecture to enjoy. The downtown shops and restaurants offer variety and fun.
Walk or drive downtown for shopping, coffee, ice cream, gelato, or a meal. Our wonderful storefronts include The Gallori, Beverly’s Designs, Le Cheval, Scentsory, Bangles & Bags, Betrothed Boutique, Thunder Mountain Press art Gallery, Sherpers, La Belle Legacy, Kowabunga Comics, The Purple Giraffe, The Sorting Hat and more!
A meal in Oconomowoc can be casual. Local owners take pride in their establishments and are friendly. They are happy to receive guests from near and far! The city has a variety of cuisine to offer. Along with traditional restaurant choices, Oconomowoc has bars, diners, coffeehouses, wine bars, and a food truck.
Drinks offer plenty of options in Oconomowoc too. Outdoor seating is especially appealing at Splash (deck on Lac La Belle), Lakerz (rooftop seating on Fowler Lake), and Fiesta Cancun (patio on Wisconsin Ave). Beer variety reigns at Crafty Cow. Vino Etc satisfies the wine lover in a comfortable bar.
Oconomowoc features entertainment to suit all tastes. Create a lasting memory and enjoy your days and nights here! Consider renting a pontoon boat and heading out on one of the beautiful lakes or going for a bike ride around Lac La Belle. Visit the city’s museum. Access other beautiful lake country communities. Just ask your innkeeper! There is no shortage of suggestions to fill your time and make your getaway one to remember.