Whitewater, Wisconsin is nestled in the heart of South Eastern Wisconsin right off Highway 12. Two hours from Chicago. One hour from Madison and Milwaukee.
Many know Whitewater as a home to the University of Wisconsin at Whitewater with its outstanding education, sports teams, and youth summer camp series. But we are so much more. We are a great hub for quiet sports. The Ice Age trail passes just outside of town and winds through the area lakes. The Kettle Moraine State Park – Southern Unit has outstanding groomed trails for hiking, biking, snowshoeing, and cross-country skiing. Feeling a bit more artsy? We can offer three galleries along with many of our local businesses display works from local artists. The local Arts Alliance offers a variety of classes throughout the year. How about theater? Irving L Young Auditorium host a variety of professional theater performances throughout the year. Enjoy music? We have live, outside music at our Tuesday City market, lunch on the Lawn with Savory Sounds and Thursday night Concerts in the Park. Our downtown area has a great variety of dining options from the fun and funky to quiet and romantic.
Many of our local tourism-focused businesses are operated by young, local entrepreneurs. This adds to the vibrancy and variety of what Whitewater has to offer its visitors and residents alike. Ask one of our local innkeepers for the inside scoop.
Jump in the car for a quick drive to local wineries, breweries, orchards, kayaking, biking, and more.
Come stay a while to experience it all. Whitewater offers two WBBA Member Inns to choose from; Victoria on Main and Hamilton House. Check in to either, park your car and walk to lots of interesting activities.