On a cozy corner of Main St. in an old bank rests The Book Teller– a gently used bookstore and artisan shop filled to the brim with everything a gift giver and book lover could imagine. Complete with historic teller windows and walk-in vault (now the bookstore’s Horror/Mystery/Sci-fi section), The Book Teller prides itself on its wide variety of genres and offering of unique handcrafted gifts made by local artisans with care, attention, and intention. Learn more!
In Whitewater, WI (Bird City, USA), there’s no shortage of places to watch birds. You won’t only peep your every day warblers and finches, but eagles and owls, too! With the knowledge and insight of two local bird watching enthusiasts, we put together a list of the prime spots for observing Whitewater’s (and the surrounding area’s) winged beauties.
Hook & Cook in the Kettle Moraine: How Rushing Waters Fisheries and The Trout House are Making a Splash
In the thick of the Kettle Moraine State Forest where the “glaciers ran outta gas,” you’ll find some of the best spring water available in Wisconsin. For Rushing Waters Fisheries, the water source is key to raising their trout. The water is 50° year round and a great natural resource for a fish farm. “We’re knocking down the walls built up around aquaculture,” says Owner Peter Fritsch. Learn how they’re knocking down these walls!
Wisconsin offers more than 15,000 lakes and Walworth County is home to 130 of them, four of which are in Whitewater, WI. Along with two highly fishable creeks, Whitewater is a haven for anglers and bowfishers alike. From small species like bluegill all the way up to large bass, these top 6 fishing spots are sure to deliver.
Owner, Dick, of Shockwave Haunts in Whitewater, WI, says, “I got a weird mind.” Find out how he channels that weird mind into the 3 haunted houses of Shockwave Haunts, and then get yourself tickets to get scared!
Whitewater boasts a vibrant foodie scene with a diverse lineup of restaurants serving creative, delicious lunch fare. From traditional Mexican cuisine to classic cafe fare to mom-and-pop Italian eats, we guarantee you’ll want to do lunch at one of these six downtown hot spots.
As I’m sure you can imagine, Whitewater, WI’s old Victorian mansion on Main St., Hamilton House B&B, offers its fair share of creaks and groans, but as the weather cools and the winds shift, the ghostly legend of the B&B arises again and begs to be told.
As summer draws to a close and it becomes a little too chilly to head to the beach or grill out, autumn in Whitewater, WI offers a plethora of indoor and outdoor activities to embrace fall with your date. So before you settle in on the couch, consider one (or all!) of these suggestions and spend an afternoon or evening out with your love.
If you’re a lover of all things hiking and appreciate the southern unit of the Ice Age Trail, take a hike Saturday, September 28th, not only in celebration of National Public Lands Day, but also to celebrate the birthday of trail adopter and past hike leader, Norwin Watson.
As the opening of the new season of shows at Young Auditorium approaches, we sat down with Chef Tyler Sailsbery of The Black Sheep to find out what makes his restaurant so special and how he’s collaborating with Young Auditorium this season.