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.

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.

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, 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.

Come visit picturesque Hustisford, population 1,121, located on historic and beautiful Lake Sinissippi. We’re located midway between Milwaukee and Madison, just a short distance south of the world renowned Horicon Marsh.

Enjoy our small town atmosphere and charm. Visit The Mercantile (a modern day general store with a selection of fine wines, cheese, treats and many specialty items), Mike’s Hardware (an old time hardware store with memorabilia from the past), Impact By Dzine (beautiful tile art displays, apparel, signs, souvenirs and print shop), Creative Expressions (a craft and gift store featuring many local products), The Harbor Barber (hair care & tanning salon), Robin’s Countryside Gardens (garden center and gift shop), The Hodgepodge Shop (featuring unique to antique resale items). Enjoy our hospitality and fine dining at Lake St. Inn, Days Gone By, Teddy’s, Parente’s Bar & Grill or Joan’s Country Cookin’. Relax and enjoy the beauty and serenity of Lake Sinissippi from the deck of Karen’s Lone Pine.

Launch your boat at Neider Park and see firsthand the beauty of Lake Sinissippi. Visit our Farmers Market on Saturday mornings from late May through October. Tour the John Hustis House/Museum, open from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. on the first and third Sundays, June through September.

Enjoy Music in the Park from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesdays, June through August in Memorial Park. Come visit us. You’ll be glad you did!

A kiosk with local information is located in Memorial Park at the intersection of W. Juneau St. and N. Ridge St. Check us out at for more information.

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.


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.


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.

The City of Waupun is located on the western edge of the Horicon Marsh and close to the Wild Goose State Trail.

Waupun offers great festivals, a year-round auditorium event series and many other family-friendly activities including bicycling, outdoor swimming, golfing, camping, hiking, bird watching, fishing, canoeing, and more! It is also home to 12 beautiful parks, perfect for picnicking, playing or relaxing. Campsites are available at the Waupun County Park located northwest of the city, connected by a recreational trail to the city.

Known as the "City of Sculpture", Waupun offers an outdoor gallery of seven original bronze sculptures, with the feature piece in the collection being the renowned "End of the Trail," by James Earl Fraser. For additional information on the City’s sculptures visit the Tourism section of the City of Waupun website.

Check out a full listing of Waupun area events by visiting the Waupun Festivals website at Waupun Festivals, Inc. is a non-profit organization committed to promoting the City of Waupun by highlighting our quality of life through a variety of cultural events and fun-filled experiences.
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