Racine Car Rental Comparison
Racine is called by its residents "The Belle City of the Lakes". This is the county seat of Racine County, Wisconsin, United States of America. Racine has about 83.000 residents and 18.7 square miles of land. It is located on a shore of Lake Michigan, near Root River. Close to Racine there are Milwaukee and Chicago. The area on which is now Racine was visited for the first time by Europeans in 1699. John Paradise was the one that led the settlement of this city, whom he called Racine, the French word for "root". In present, the city has other six sister cities - Aalborg in Denmark, Bluefields in Nicaragua, Fortaleza in Brazil, Montelimar in France, Oiso in Japan and Zapotlanejo in Mexico.
Top Attractions within Racine
Wind Point Lighthouse is located in the Racine Harbor. The lighthouse has 108 feet and is one of the tallest in the area still active. It was first lit in 1880 and it was built from brick in an Italianate style. Its light can be seen 19 miles away.
Racine Zoo is located on 32 acres within the city. The garden has more than 100 species of animals, mostly native of Wisconsin. The zoo also has a playground, a discovery center and a small restaurant.
Thomas P. Hardy House is actually a one room schoolhouse. It was designed like a prairie school by Frank Lloyd Wright and built in 1905 in Racine. The building is not so imposing as seen from the street, but from the shore of Lake Michigan it looks extraordinary.
Olde Madrid is a family restaurant. It offers Spanish food and the specialty of the house is paella. Inside this Racine restaurant you can enjoy a great dinner and also a fine selection of wines. Don't miss the Spanish Sangria, one of the best.
- Avis Racine Marriott Hotel - 7111 West Washington Avenue (Highway 20), Racine, WI. 53406
- Enterprise Racine - 1101 S Green Bay Rd, Racine, WI. 53406
- Hertz Racine Airport - 3239 N. Green Bay Rd., Mt.Pleasant-Racine, WI. 53404
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