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Real Racine Visitor Center Celebrates Twenty Year Anniversary

In July of 2000, the Racine County Convention & Visitor Bureau (Real Racine) moved from Main Street in downtown Racine to a brand-new Visitor Center on 1-94 and Highway 20. In order to celebrate the platinum 20th anniversary of the building, Real Racine has planned monthly events at the Visitor Center for those guests just […]

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Open House Racine County offers passport contest

Visit, enter and win! The Racine County Itinerary Passport Contest is a new addition to Open House Racine County 2018 coming THIS Saturday. Visitors who collect passport stickers at five of eight select OHRC sites (including the Real Racine Visitor Center, 14015 Washington Ave., Yorkville) will be eligible for a drawing to win a basket […]

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2017 Real Racine Activities Guide is here!

The 2017 Real Racine Activities Guide is now available. This 60-page, full-color magazine is your one-stop place to learn about year-round family fun all over Racine County. Pick up a free copy are nearly 100 locations throughout the county, including the Real Racine Visitor Center (14015 Washington Ave./Hwy. 20), area businesses, hotels, libraries and municipal […]

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County campground reservations open Tuesday

Reservations will be accepted for Racine County campgrounds (Cliffside Park and Sanders Park) at the Real Racine Visitor Center, 14015 Washington Ave. (Hwy. 20), starting Tuesday (January 3). In-person campsite reservations will be taken starting at 9 a.m. that day. Telephone reservations (262-884-6400 or 800-272-2463) and online reservations ( will be accepted after 2 p.m. […]

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Wisconsin Senior Olympics Race Set For Aug. 13

About 250 runners are expected to run in the Wisconsin Senior Olympics 5K run/walk on Aug. 13 at Pershing Park. At a meeting held Monday, the Racine Common Council approved a request by Real Racine asking that they be allowed to close some of the streets. The route includes: Main St. from State to Dodge streets, […]

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The Big Bundle Up welcomes warm clothing

Your donations of new or gently used winter coats, sweaters, hats, mittens and other warm clothing items are welcome for the “The Big Bundle Up” campaign conducted by Real Racine and the Wisconsin Department of Tourism. Clothing items may be dropped off through Jan. 4, 2016 at any of these Racine County locations: • Real […]

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Pick up the 2015 Guide

Fun is. . .Racine County! The 2015 Real Racine Activities Guide, a 64-page, full-color magazine, emphasizes year-round fun in Racine County. Pick up a free copy at nearly 700 locations, including the Real Racine Visitor Center (14015 Washington Ave./Hwy 20), area businesses, travel centers, airports, train stations, libraries and municipal buildings. Highlights include the county’s […]

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