Elkhart Lake Lake Getaways

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The clear waters of Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin are a great place for boating and water sports. Just about an hour north of Milwaukee, the town of Elkhart Lake is home to the world's largest natural road racing track. Amateur and professional events are held throughout the year. For the explorer in your family, nearby Kettle Moraine State Park offers 30,000 acres filled with trails over every kind. You can go biking, hiking, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, and even horseback riding. To learn about the history of the surrounding area you can visit Henschel's Indian Museum, which is on an archaeological dig site. Another popular attraction is the Wade House State Historic Site. It is comprised of the Wade House, an 1850s stagecoach inn; the Herrling Saw Mill, working saw mill replica; and the Wesley Jung Carriage Museum, exhibiting every sort of horse drawn carriage.