City of Lakes
by numerous crystal lakes in Wisconsin's beautiful Kettle Moraine hills,
Oconomowoc is a picturesque community blending old world charm with a
thriving modern community. Once home to the famous and infamous land and beer barons of the Midwest,
Oconomowoc today features state-of-the art businesses,
world-class meeting facilities, renowned hotels and restaurants as well as
dynamic retail community. Located between Madison and Milwaukee,
Oconomowoc is conveniently situated for residents and visitors alike.
Oconomowoc boasts a strong and
growing local economy consisting of business and
industry, retail and agriculture. Its industrial base
is diverse and includes service industries, varied manufacturing, medical,
health care and research and development. With three business parks
and a new privately owned industrial park in the planning stages, the Oconomowoc
area maintains a healthy and high quality standard of living.
You'll enjoy recreational activities in every season in Oconomowoc.
Beautiful clear lakes offer swimming, boating,
canoeing and fishing in the summer and skating, ice fishing
and snowmobiling in the winter. Sixteen local parks offer a variety of
year-round family recreation, including swimming beaches, tennis,
shoreline fishing, wildlife, natural trout stream and more. In addition,
nearby state parks and trails, such as the Southern Kettle Moraine State
Forest, Glacial Drumlin Trail and Lapham Peak State Park, offer miles of
trails for bicyclists, off road bikers, joggers, hikers, snowmobilers,
cross country skiers and horseback riders. Golfers, from beginner to
experienced, will be challenged by four 18-hole golf championship courses
in scenic settings.
Dining & Lodging
offers exceptional shopping, dining and lodging opportunities. A
diverse and dynamic retail area offers residents and visitors a shopper's
paradise. From the latest in fashion, jewelry and unusual art to antiques,
collectibles, stained glass, and gourmet specialty foods, everyone will enjoy
this unique shopping experience. In Oconomowoc you'll be
tempted by some of the finest dining anywhere. Extraordinary cuisine from
American, Italian, French, European and Continental can be enjoyed in
casual lakeside settings to historic inns and beautiful resorts. Visitors will
also find a wide range of excellent accommodations, including luxurious
resorts with world-class meeting facilities, bed and breakfast inns,
cottages on the lake and comfortable family lodging.
known for its old world charm and features many historic sites in the
downtown area. Large and elaborate mansions are found along the lakeshore
as well as many unusual structures including the only fieldstone train
depot in the Midwest. Gazebos, boardwalks, a lake side band shell,
Victorian homes and
a picturesque downtown surrounded by water are just some of the sights
that add to the old world charm of Oconomowoc.
In addition to being known as the "City of
Lakes", Oconomowoc is also known as the "City of Festivals and
Events". Year-round activities and events make Oconomowoc a fun
destination -- the Festival of the Arts, street dances, boat parades, winter carnivals and ice
sculpting, Christmas pageantry, autumn colors, sailboat races, music and
many more events!
& Lake Country Historical Museum
Peak State Park
Kettle Moraine State Forest
Moraine Steam Train
Lake and Fowler Park
A Year-Round Favorite
In every season, Oconomowoc
is a year-round favorite. For old-world charm, sophistication, attractions
and special events, crystal lakes, quality dining and lodging and a unique
shopping experience, Oconomowoc has it all!
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