A weekend alone might not do it – you need at least 3 days to experience what Mukwonago has to offer – and this doesn’t even include it all!
This post is sponsored by Lynch Chevrolet of Mukwonago.
East Troy Electric Railroad
Experience living history in Wisconsin’s landmark electric railroad museum! In the days before urban sprawl, highway congestion, paved roads and automobiles, people got around town and out of town by trolleys. Trolleys were a ‘green solution’ before today’s present day focus on the environment. Intercity electric railways, also known as interubans, delivered electricity to farms and villages along the way. Trolleys, now known as light-rail lines, enjoy resurgence around the world due to their environmental friendliness. The East Troy Electric Railway preserves a unique part of transportation history for young and old to experience, learn and enjoy.
The Elegant Farmer
Noted by Gourmet magazine and Wall Street Journal and hailed by Food Network as the best pie in America, the Elegant Farmer Farm Kitchen Bakery’s Apple Pie Baked in a Paper Bag is their signature item that you just can’t miss! The Elegant Farmer continues to be one of the southeast Wisconsin’s year-round family destinations. The 61-year-old family owned business is at the corner of Highway ES and J! Make sure to check it out!
Old World Wisconsin
Journey back into the past with Old World Wisconsin – a vivid re-creation of the working farmsteads and settlements established by European immigrants in America’s heartland.
Discover teams of oxen and horses working in the fields, the farm folk preparing hearty meals over wood-burning stoves, and the heirloom plants in well-tended gardens. Stroll through the 1880s Village and chat with the town blacksmith or the keeper of the general store. Discover the true spirit of Early Wisconsin.
Lake Geneva Canopy Tours
Eco-adventure attraction with zip lines, sky bridges & ropes courses set in 100 acres of forest. This year-round, sky-high adventure with a 2.5 hour Canopy Tour for Southeast Wisconsin travelers and residents. The expansive 100 acre property also became home to almost 9 miles of Arbor Trails. TreadHead Cycling, a local social bicycling group, created paths using the natural terrain in keeping with LGCT’s Green Initiatives. Fall of 2011 is when the Team Building course, with more than 15 permanent ground based challenges, was built. Designed to help school, community and corporate groups work together toward a common goal the Team Building course continues to evolve over time. The High Ropes Excursion was built in 2013. This challenge course has proven to be a great addition to the list of Eco Adventures at LGCT. With 16 different obstacles, it offers both mental and physical activities for participants of all ages.
In the heart of downtown Mukwonago, Wisconsin, the Mukwonago Museum was first established in 1967, the Red Brick House was purchased with funds left by Mr. Arthur Grutzmacher. Built in 1842 by original Mukwonago settler Sewall Andrews, the home has been restored to a lovely Victorian house, reminiscent of the post-Civil War period.