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Kewaunee

Spirit of the Lakeshore

Kewaunee’s natural harbor attracted the Native Americans over 600 years ago and today it attracts visitors with an interesting mix of history, culture, outdoor activities, wonderful lodging and shopping and great food. Whether you want to spend time in the great outdoors or learn how to paint the great outdoors, the Kewaunee area has everything you are looking for. Take a nature stroll through a marsh or tour the Marquette Historic District, or climb aboard and explore the historic Tug Ludington.

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Boasting one of the best deep-water harbors on Lake Michigan, Kewaunee is a water-lover’s paradise. From sailing to cruising, from fishing to swimming, from sunbathing to beach walking, Kewaunee offers every type of water recreation available. The City of Kewaunee operates a full-service marina and a boat launching facility. Both are located just off Highway 42 at the Kewaunee River. And the fun doesn’t stop at the lakefront. The Kewaunee River and numerous inland lakes offer excellent fishing, swimming, and canoeing.

On the shore of Lake Michigan, the City of Kewaunee offers a beautiful natural setting and a strong sense of community and history. Both residents and visitors enjoy an abundance of recreational activities, from deep-water fishing to beachcombing to biking and ATV trails. Fishing enthusiasts keep busy, too, with options ranging from Lake Michigan charter fishing to easy access shoreline angling to quiet days on the Kewaunee River.

Kewaunee is truly a city of parks. Two of the eight parks within the city include sandy Lake Michigan beaches, allowing beach fans to swim, walk, play, and lounge to their hearts’ content. These parks also offer numerous athletic and recreational facilities, beautiful waterfront walks, and convenient neighborhood playgrounds. With this strong commitment to parks and recreation, Kewaunee provides a wide variety of opportunities for fun, while its location en route to Door County makes it a popular tourist destination.

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