Towns & Heritage

Welcome to our small and quaint towns. Discover our unique shops, restaurants and interesting sites and sounds. Each community is filled with rich history and pride. Come and visit us...
Beaver Dam

Visitors to Beaver Dam will enjoy year round special events including summer time festivals, free ski shows Memorial Day through Labor Day from our award winning Must-Skis ski team, live theatrical performances, recreation in 18 city parks including a Disc Golf Course, auto racing at Beaver Dam Raceway, fishing and boating on Beaver Dam Lake, birding in the nearby Horicon Marsh and much more.

Enjoy changing exhibitions at the Seippel Center for the Arts, shop at one of the city’s quilting/sewing stores, including the headquarters of Nancy’s Notions for sewing enthusiasts. Downtown Beaver Dam offers antique stores, a variety of restaurants, the region’s largest craft and hobby store and the Dodge County Historical Society Museum for history buffs.

Enjoy the area’s natural attractions, our cultural offerings, great restaurants, fine lodging and the warm, friendly service that greets you at our local businesses. Small town America is alive and well in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin. There is something for everyone in Beaver Dam. The chamber of commerce is located in a 1901 Train Depot on the National Register of Historic Places, in downtown Beaver Dam.
Columbus

Welcome to Columbus Wisconsin. We are a small, safe community located in South Central Wisconsin. Columbus has a beautiful historic downtown district, two golf courses, a wonderful aquatic center, top ranked schools and an outstanding hospital. Please feel free to give us a call if you would like more information on our community.
Fox Lake

The Fox Lake Chamber of Commerce enthusiastically welcomes you to our small town community. While you may hear a fish tale or two, Fox Lake has a unique experience to offer all those who find themselves friends for a day, or for a lifetime.

From the ripple of a wave to the roar of a snowmobile, the lake has many activities for all interests in all seasons.

Our resorts and lakeside community continually host fishing events, ice races, and guided or rented boat tours.

If you find that one day justisn't enough time to enjoy the repose of the lake atmosphere, rent a cabin on the water and let the crickets serenade you to sleep.

While visiting our lake community, be sure to venture downtown. Freckled with personality, Fox Lake emits a warm reception to the inquisitive visitor. If you ever find you've lost your way, just ask any of the locals and they will be happy to point you in the right direction.

Try your hand at a round of golf on our pristine 18-hole course, or stop in for ice cream at our nostalgic Drive In. Peruse our vintage and specialty shops, or take a dip in our aquatic center designed for young and old alike. For the refined palette, we offer wine tastings, concerts in the park, and fine dining.
Hartford

Welcome to Hartford

...nestled in the rolling hills of the scenic Kettle Moraine

The Hartford Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to welcome you to our community, a community that maintains a small town appeal and offers an excellent environment to live and work.

Additions to our city like the Schauer Arts & Activities Center, the Hartford Recreation Center, and the Signicast Aquatics Center exhibit our community’s growth while the historic downtown district, the Chandelier Ballroom and the Wisconsin Auto Museum remind us of the city’s rich past.

Hartford is a thriving community of 14,000 that offers exceptional quality of life, a well-diversified workforce, top-notch education, historic architecture, fine arts, and natural beauty.

With a diverse collection of prosperous retail stores lining historical Main Street as well as Hwy 60, we are home to an equally diverse industrial base, centered primarily in three large industrial parks.
Horicon

Horicon, the City on the Marsh, welcomes visitors and residents to enjoy the beautiful area.

Horicon is a city of 4,000 and is located at the southernmost tip of Horicon Marsh. It is one northeast of Madison and one hour northwest of Milwaukee. Horicon is an outstanding place to live and do business.
Juneau

The City of Juneau is the county seat of Dodge County. It is located on Highway 26 and is less than a one-hour drive from both Milwaukee and Madison.

A man named Martin Rich settled Juneau in 1845 and was originally called Victory. It was later named after Paul Juneau, a prominent citizen. Juneau was incorporated as a village in 1865.

Juneau is located about three miles west of the Rock River. Two local cities are on the Rock River. One, Hustisford, Wisconsin, is on a lake called Sinnissippi and affords recreation and historical sites. Horicon is on the marsh, which is formed from the Rock River and is known as the Horicon National Wildlife Refuge. This marsh attracts wild life, which changes seasonally, and gives boat tours.

Mayville

WELCOME to Mayville…charming, industrious and full of people adding to the community.

We are located on the Rock River in Dodge County, the historic gateway to the Horicon Marsh. You will be captivated by our ease of life and thoroughly enjoyable setting.

Enjoy this sportsman and naturalist’s paradise where fishing, hunting and birding, exploring and hiking are all complimentary leisure activities throughout the area including the renowned Horicon Marsh and Indian effigy mounds.

Stroll along walks bordering the Rock River and through our community filled with homes featuring preservation efforts, and a variety of architectural styles.

Explore the past as you visit two museums rich in historic artifacts, photography and memorabilia from the ironworks of our years gone by and our surprising local industrial enterprises in the city of today.

Browse our Historic Downtown or the West Side, both with a blend of unique shops, services, restaurants and inns.

Return To Mayville where natural beauty, historical sites and friendly and industrious people await you throughout the year.

Watertown

Nestled into the gently rolling hills of southeastern Wisconsin, Watertown has long been known as a great place to live and do business.

Watertown livens up and takes off in any season. Plan a vacation in Watertown, Wisconsin, for days that are sure to reveal unforgettable discoveries and create memories for a lifetime.

Enter the heart of Watertown and discover the magnificent Rock River, our 275 acres of parks, hundred-plus restaurants and pubs, as well as our numerous antique and artisan shops.
Waupun

Welcome to Waupun...

Waupun is home to one of the largest collections of outdoor sculptures in the United States, including the world renown, "End of the Trail", by James Earle Fraser. The city's wonderful collection was donated by Clarence Shaler, a business man and lover of the arts. Visitors will definitely see why Waupun is known as "The City of Sculpture".In addition to our beautiful sculptures, Waupun has a natural beauty as well. Designated as the "Wild Goose Center of Wisconsin", Waupun is two miles east of the Horicon Marsh. "At over 32,000 acres in size, Horicon Marsh is the largest freshwater cattail marsh in the United States. The marsh provides habitat for endangered species and is a critical rest stop for thousands of migrating ducks and Canada geese. It is recognized as a Wetland of International Importance, as both Globally and State Important Bird Areas and is also a unit of the Ice Age Scientific Reserve". View the links section of this website to locate additional information and tourism destinations related to the Horicon Marsh.

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