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!
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!
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.
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.
One of the most beautiful aspects of Whitewater, WI is its close proximity to nature. Within minutes, you’re either immersed in forest or enjoying vast countryside. So if you’re in town for the weekend and crave the wilderness, we promise one of these four hikes will scratch that nature itch.
At the height of summer before the bustle of autumn, it’s the perfect time to take an afternoon or evening and relax with wine and a platter of tasty morsels at Staller Estate Winery.
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.