Have you ever wanted to fly like an eagle, but with greater wingspan and better stamina? This is how Danny Lange of Hang Glide Wisconsin described hang gliding during his interview with a team from Discover Wisconsin after he’d just flown with host, Mariah Haberman, of the WI tourism show.
When it comes to Second Salem Brewing Company, not only will you indulge in a delicious local craft brew, you’ll find yourself immersed in Whitewater’s (and the surrounding area’s) rich spiritual folklore.
It was a pleasure to sit down with Whitewater, WI’s newest Executive Director of the Chamber of Commerce and the Whitewater Tourism Council, Jenny Quill, who is incredibly happy to be here.
“Everyone is friendly and down-to-earth. Every person I’ve met is passionate about this town. I think that’s amazing to have an engaged community. It’s a cute little nook that’s country-city. It has a quirky vibe that I dig, and I like that it has a little edge.”
If you’ve never attended the legacy that is Whitewater, WI’s 4th of July Festival, you’re missing out on some serious magic. Dating back to the 1890s, this festival (that runs from Wednesday, July 3rd through Sunday, July 7th this year) has been encouraging community collaboration and play generation after generation.
While Heritage Day is new this year, it’s been revived from a Heritage Day of the past. It’s focused on the Main Street District, which is included in the National Register of Historic Places. This is honorary and should be celebrated!
To Andy, biking is life. It’s in his blood, and that love and dedication translate into the vibe of Backyard Bikes. They want you on bikes out on the trails of the Kettle Moraine Forest, riding the miles and miles of rural routes this area offers, and they want you happy and healthy.
Trail bicyclists will find two popular mountain biking trails within 15min of Whitewater, WI (1hr from Madison or Milwaukee and 2hrs from Chicago) that offer loops ranging from beginner/easy to difficult, with ups and downs to challenge experienced mountain bikers.
It’s clear that Liz and John Sotherland are about play when you walk into their store. It’s colorful and full of fun signs, the most poignant: We’re serious. Get outside and play!
When you walk into Quiet Hut Sports, you’re not only walking into a bike store, but you’re walking into a piece of history. The front window display houses a 1952
Whitewater, WI is nestled within rolling country roads, acres of glacial hills, kettles, lakes, pine woods, and hardwood forests making it a hotspot for biking–both on-road and off-road on the various trails in and surrounding the Ice Age Trail and Kettle Moraine State Forest Southern Unit.