Top 10 in Fort Atkinson
Experience a top Wisconsin attraction and a taste of Broadway at The Fireside Dinner Theatre. The theatre offers charming shops, delectable dining, and entertaining Broadway productions. From disco to tap, ballads to Broadway, classic tales and new twists, there’s something for everyone. The perfect way to spend an evening!
Come wander through the former home of Frank and Luella Hoard, the youngest son of Governor Hoard, the Lincoln Library, and the Mysteries of the Mounds to discover the people and events that make up Fort Atkinson’s history. Get acquainted with our dairy heritage and explore the museum’s impressive collection of artifacts, artwork, and family friendly activities. During warm weather, don’t forget to stop and smell the flowers in the five beautifully maintained gardens.
5. Rock River
Passing right through historic downtown, take advantage of the sites by fishing boat, canoe, or kayak. Float out to Lake Koshkonong, where more fishing and boating opportunities abound.
Play this historic and stunning 18-hole course situated among native effigy mounds. After tackling the course, enjoy a meal and cocktail while taking in the breathtaking views (especially at sunset!)
The perfect place for family fun, the Aquatic Center features 175 feet of water slides, two pools, fountains, and wet-sand playgrounds for children of all ages. Take a step back in time with a tour of the old fort replica to see how Fort Atkinson found its name.
The uniquely designed seashell-shaped band shell in Barrie Park is the place to be on select summer nights. Bring your picnic blanket or folding chairs to enjoy the pre-concert ice cream social while listening to melodies varying from folk music, Latin rhythms, big band swing, or Broadway medleys.
A Weekend in Fort...
Take a hike at Dorothy Carnes County Park
Play disc golf at Rock River Park
Ice skate at Haumerson's Pond
Explore Mounds Park near Koshkonong Mounds
Jump out of a plane at Wisconsin Skydiving Center
Go ice fishing on Lake Koshkonong
Play a round of mini golf at King Ping Adventure Golf
Rent a fat bike, kayak, or canoe from 2 Rivers Bicycle and Outdoor
Pick your own cherries at Steffen’s Cherry Orchard