Explore the many exciting things to do in Racine, Milwaukee, and beyond

Located in the charming village of Sturtevant, the Country Inn & Suites, Mt. Pleasant-Racine West, WI provides a quiet retreat roughly 22 miles south of Milwaukee and 10 miles west of downtown Racine. Within 20 minutes of the hotel, you can tee off at Ives Grove Golf Links, launch adventures on Lake Michigan from Reefpoint Marina, or hike through the River Bend Nature Center. If you’re traveling with kids, make a day out of visiting the animals at the Racine Zoo or building sandcastles together at Racine North Beach. Looking for more family-friendly things to do? Catch a Brewers game at American Family Field in downtown Milwaukee, or take a day trip to downtown Chicago, about an hour and 15 minutes south of the hotel.

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Skydive Midwest

1.32 mi / 2.12 km from the hotel
Thrill seekers can experience exhilarating views at Skydive Midwest, the closest drop zone to Chicago and Milwaukee.

Carthage College

9.49 mi / 15.27 km from the hotel
This scenic campus on the Lake Michigan shoreline offers 45 undergraduate majors and an excellent faculty-to-student ratio.

Downtown Milwaukee

22.2 mi / 35.73 km from the hotel
With an abundance of restaurants, the state’s largest natural history museum, and four professional sports teams, Milwaukee is a destination the whole family can enjoy.

Ives Grove Golf Links

0.5 mi / 0.8 km from the hotel
Boasting numerous bunkers, ponds, and greens, Ives Grove offers scenic vistas as well as a great round of golf. If you need gear, check out the on-site pro shop before you tee off.

American Family Field

21.16 mi / 34.06 km from the hotel
Watch some of Major League Baseball’s brightest stars in action at American Family Field, the home field for the Milwaukee Brewers. While you’re at the stadium, stop by the statue of Hank Aaron along the Walk of Fame.

Racine Art Museum

8.52 mi / 13.71 km from the hotel
Browse the ever-changing contemporary craft exhibitions or take an art class at Racine Art Museum (RAM). The on-site store is the perfect place to pick up a souvenir.

Racine North Beach

8.74 mi / 14.06 km from the hotel
Plan a family outing to this beautiful beach that features wide-open sandy areas, a quiet atmosphere, and a playground for kids.

Racine Zoo

8.6 mi / 13.84 km from the hotel
Head to the shores of Lake Michigan to explore the animal exhibits, ride on a miniature train, or watch your kids have fun on the playground at this 28-acre zoo, home to about 75 different species.

Reefpoint Marina

8.86 mi / 14.26 km from the hotel
An on-site restaurant, picnic areas, and views of Lake Michigan make this attraction a must-see. You can head out for a day of fishing or hang back on land and watch the boats come and go.

River Bend Nature Center

7.15 mi / 11.51 km from the hotel
Explore the outdoors on a kayak or by hiking the trails at River Bend Nature Center, which also features educational and recreational programming.

Seven Keys to Escape

8.39 mi / 13.5 km from the hotel
Get a group together to test your escape-artist skills as you look for clues, solve problems, and break locks before the time runs out at this exciting attraction.

Wind Point Lighthouse

10.55 mi / 16.98 km from the hotel
Take a guided tour to the top of this historical lighthouse, which has been in operation since it was built in 1880. It’s one of the tallest lighthouses overlooking the Great Lakes.