Most Ice Age campers stay at the Ottawa Lake campground, which is about a 15 minute drive northeast of the Start/Finish area. You can learn more about Ottawa Lake and other southeast Wisconsin campgrounds here:
Lake Lawn Resort
2400 E. Geneva Street, Delavan
Quality Inn & Suites
2921 O’Leary Ln, East Troy
The Quality Inn is offering a special $95/night lodging rate for Ice Age runners. For reservations, contact the hotel directly at (262) 642-2100 and ask for the “Ice Age 50” rate.
AmericInn Lodge & Suites
210 E. Commerce Court, Elkhorn
40 W Hidden Trail, Elkhorn
N6476 Highway 12/67, Elkhorn
840 North Wisconsin Street, Elkhorn
300 E. Main Street, Lake Geneva, WI 53147
1355 W. Main Street, Whitewater
Hamilton House Bed & Breakfast
328 W. Main Street, Whitewater
917 E. Milwaukee Street, Whitewater
622 W. Main Street, Whitewater
Areas of Interest and REsources
La Grange lies about eight miles east of Whitewater, Wisconsin on Highway 12. Nestled in Walworth County, La Grange (population of about 2,500) may be characterized as a quiet, comfortable little town. But the second weekend every May, La Grange becomes the center of the universe among the ultra community.
The links below will take you directly to the retail, chamber/tourism, restaurant, health care and other websites that can help you find what you are looking for quickly. Injury care is available at the start/finish provided by Mercy Health. We hope you have a great run and enjoy your Ice Age experience and stay in our Kettle Moraine communities.
Rushing Waters is the site of the Ice Age 50 packet pick-up and the prerace dinner on Friday, May 12th. Rushing Waters is located about two miles north of the Ice Age Start/Finish area on County Highway H.
Ice Age National Scenic Trail
Everything you want to know about Wisconsin’s Ice Age Trail can be found here.
Current local weather conditions for La Grange.
Backyard Bikes and Ski (in “downtown” La Grange) is less than two miles from the Ice Age Trail 50 Start/Finish area. In addition to bike rentals and related gear, the store sells beer, wine, soda, snacks and gels. And they have a great deli!
Southern Kettle Moraine State Forest
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources website has more information about the Southern Kettle Moraine Forest, including a list of area campgrounds.
Here’s where you’ll find what’s happening in Whitewater, Wisconsin, just down the road from the Ice Age races.
Walworth County Tourism
Walworth County tourism.
Visit Lake Geneva
Visit Lake Geneva.
Note: This page is intended to highlight the local flavor of La Grange and surrounding area and is not a complete resource. Please verify information presented here and feel free to contact us if you find something wrong or outdated.
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