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Day Trip Ideas: Kid-Approved

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Discover the Family Fun in Downtown Racine! With our enchanting zoo, an award-winning beach, and a vibrant downtown bustling with activities, there’s something delightful for kids of every age and interest!
Art Inspired Day Trip Ideas by Downtown Racine

Kid-Approved Food

BREAKFAST: The Maple Table, Red Onion Cafe
SWEETS: Sugar Shack and Divino Gelato
EAT & PLAY: Pepi’s Pub and Grill
pinball/foosball and arcade games
BURGERS: Kewpee Sandwich Shop
PIZZA: Salute’s

Water Fun

SPLASH AROUND: Laurel Clark Fountain Splashpad
SWIM – North Beach
2 miles from Downtown
TAKE A DIP: Reefpoint Marina Pool

Dance & Play

DANCE AROUND: Smoke’d On the Water
Hot dogs/soda/live music and space to run around
Twin Dragon Games
PLAY: Kids Cove Playground
2 miles from Downtown
OPEN PLAY: Playspace Racine (closed Sat)


SKATE/SCOOT: Skate park on Pershing Blvd.
Open 8am-10pm daily
BIKE: Lake Michigan pathway throughout the City on safe and scenic bike path


2 miles from Downtown
EVENTS – A plethora of events from Candy Crawls, First Fridays, Party on the Pavement, 3 parades and more:
MUSEUM – Racine Heritage Museum
SHOPPING – RG Natural Babies – necessities and toys – all ages

Arts & Culture

SCAVENGER HUNT – Throughout downtown with the public art butterflies
ART CLASSES – Racine Art Museum, check website for schedule
RACINE PUBLIC LIBRARY – Relax and read or shop at the book store
GLASS BLOWING – Hot Shop Glass – live demos

Learn More

Reefpoint Marina
Marina, Parks
2 Christopher Columbus Causeway
Racine, WI
Salute Italian Restaurant
314 Main St
Racine, WI
Smoke'd On The Water
Dining, Nightlife
3 5th St
Racine, WI
Sugar Shack Sweet Shoppe
530 Monument Square
Racine, WI

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