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!
Hook & Cook in the Kettle Moraine: How Rushing Waters Fisheries and The Trout House are Making a Splash
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.
If you’ve never been to a show at Young Auditorium, you’re missing out on something truly special. While Whitewater is a small town, this venue offers a big city experience featuring shows that touch all generations through a wide variety of educational and culturally diverse performances. We sat down with Director, Shannon Dozoryst, to get the inside scoop on what makes this venue tick and what more you can look forward to this upcoming season.
If you’re looking for an adventure that transports you away from the hustle and bustle and pauses time, grab your kayaks and head to the oak-filled peninsula, Dr. O.R. Rice Memorial Picnic Area on Rice Lake.
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.
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!
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.
As the weather begins to get warmer, it’s time to get outside and explore what the town of Whitewater has to offer! The Whitewater Ice Age Trail Community
What is the Ice Age Trail?
Well, the Ice Age Trail is one of only eleven National Scenic Trails in the whole United States! That is pretty awesome for the state