Explore a variety of things to do in Fort Atkinson
Conveniently located off the US Route 26 bypass, our Country Inn & Suites in Fort Atkinson places you within easy reach of the area’s top attractions. Outdoor enthusiasts can find a variety of things to do, from biking and jogging along the Glacial River Bike Trail to hiking, camping, bird-watching, and even cross-country skiing at Dorothy Carnes Park. Just 10 minutes from the hotel, Lake Koshkonong offers great fishing, plus swimming and boating areas. For a quieter adventure, you can visit the Hoard Historical Museum to learn more about the region’s past before ending the day with a show at the lively Fireside Dinner Theatre. In town to celebrate a student graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater? Host a grand party in our on-site event space, which is just 20 minutes from the campus.
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Glacial River Bike Trail13.23 mi / 21.29 km from the hotel
Pedal along this rail-turned-paved bike path that stretches 8.6 miles from downtown Fort Atkinson to the Jefferson/Rock County line.
Barrie Park1.36 mi / 2.2 km from the hotel
Perfect for families, Barrie Park features a centrally located community playground. The park frequently hosts concerts during the summer.
Busy Barns Adventure Farm3.09 mi / 4.97 km from the hotel
Let your kids take a hayride, pet baby animals, or explore the corn maze at this local farm. Busy Barns also hosts rustic wedding ceremonies and other special events.
Dorothy Carnes Park1.46 mi / 2.35 km from the hotel
Hike, bike, bird-watch, or picnic in this picturesque 514-acre conservation park. The park encompasses the Rose Lake State Natural Area, which includes both archaeological sites and thriving examples of native ecology.
Fireside Dinner Theatre2.15 mi / 3.46 km from the hotel
Treat yourself to an afternoon or evening of fine dining and an exciting theatrical performance at this popular local theater.
Hoard Historical Museum1.97 mi / 3.16 km from the hotel
Take advantage of free entry to this museum, which features informative exhibits about the Civil War, the history of local dairy farming, and the past lives of native peoples.
Jones Park1.87 mi / 3.01 km from the hotel
Watch for home runs and fly balls at Jones Park, which features a baseball field and stadium seating along with separate picnic areas.
Rock River Lanes and King Pin Adventure Golf2.51 mi / 4.03 km from the hotel
Challenge your friends to a round of outdoor mini golf or indoor bowling at this family-friendly attraction.
University of Wisconsin – Whitewater9.55 mi / 15.36 km from the hotel
Home to more than 12,000 students, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater offers 50 majors, including marine biology, public relations, and theater.
Lake Koshkonong3.71 mi / 5.98 km from the hotel
Head to this 10,595-acre lake known for its great fishing and recreational activities. You can enjoy a sunset over the waters or pack a picnic and spend the whole day swimming, boating, and kayaking.
Panther Intaglio1.33 mi / 2.14 km from the hotel
In an area known for its Native American effigy mounds, this reverse mound in the shape of a panther is unique. Drop by the site, now on the National Register of Historic Places, to see Wisconsin’s only known remaining intaglio mound.