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Frank Lloyd Wright has not only influenced the skyline but also generations of builders. Retrace the path of Wright as he pioneered the “Prairie” style of architecture. Wright forged a lasting relationship with the H.F. Johnson family, founders of the world-renown SC Johnson Company and designed masterpieces that have won a place in the area’s history.
If you like festivals, you are in the right spot. Whether it’s jazz over a picnic by moonlight, or scrumptious ethnic specialties and dancing, Racine County has a menu full of fun for the entire family with live music and great places to eat. No trip to Racine County would be complete without enjoying the feathery layers of buttery Danish pastry – known as Kringle. Filled with fruit and sweet nut fillings, this delicacy is known the world over and can be enjoyed at any number of area bakeries. Pecan outsells all other flavors combined, with one bakery claiming to use over 15 tons of pecans per year, most of which goes into Kringle.
Come to the “fishing hot spot.” – The home port of Racine provides the best salmon and trout fishing on Lake Michigan. Knowledgeable captains and the finest equipment available will make your fishing experience unforgettable. Or tee off on any one of the many challenging public golf courses located in Racine and throughout the county, including the Shoop Park Golf Course situated along the beautiful shores of Lake Michigan. No visit to Racine would be complete without enjoying our award-winning North Beach on the shore of Lake Michigan.