Racine is a city in Southeast Wisconsin along Lake Michigan at the mouth of the Root River. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 81,855. It is the county seat of Racine County.

Get in

Racine has a small city airport, and is close to Milwaukee Mitchell International and Chicago O'Hare.

Coach USA Airport Express service is available to O'Hare International Airport and Milwaukee from the Petro Station/Iron Skillet on I-94 and Hwy. 20. There are fourteen runs to O'Hare and Midway airports 365 days a year. Limited weekday connections are available using Belle Urban System route 20 leaving the Racine Transit Center located on the 1400 block of State Street at 6:20AM, 7:10AM, 4:10PM, and 5:10PM. Coach USA Airport Express tickets can be purchased from the bus driver or a local travel agent.

There is Amtrak train service between Milwaukee and Chicago in Sturtevant at the Amtrak station on Cty. H, (Wisconsin Street). This service can be met using bus route 27 on weekdays and route 7 on Saturdays.

Get around

Racine has a bus system with fares from $0 - $1.50 depending on age and time of day.



Lighthouse Run, pro volleyball tournament, dragonboat races, many lakefront activities during the summer months.


Kringle is a Danish pastry which Racine is famous for. Here is a list of kringle bakeries:

- O&H Danish Bakery 
- Bendtsen's Bakery 
- Larsen's Bakery 
- Racine Danish Kringles


Go next

Routes through Racine

Milwaukee West Allis  N  S  Kenosha Chicago
Madison/Green Bay Milwaukee  W/N  E/S  Kenosha Chicago
Janesville Elkhorn  W  E  END
Milwaukee  N  S  Glenview Chicago

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