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Veterans Park, Milwaukee, WI

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Location:
   Veterans Park
   1010 N Lincoln Memorial Dr
   Milwaukee, WI 53202 map

Join the Kite Society of Wisconsin and Illinois Today! The membership fees are only $10.00 per year! For more information on the KSW, contact Jeff Kataoka at 414.277.9121! PS The Kite Society of Wisconsin has a new addition to its name , The Kite Society of Wisconsin and Illinois. Watch us grow!

Kennedy Park
Kennedy Park on Kenosha's Lakefront is one of the premier kite flying areas in the State because of the consistent winds off of Lake Michigan. From Historical reenactments, to movies under the stars, from concerts to booming fireworks, Kenosha events are guarenteed enjoyment for you and your family! So browse through the website, mark your calendar, and we will “see you there. This is the 6th year for a major kite flying event in Kennedy Park! In conjunction with the Mayors office”. and Gift of Wings , and the Kite Society of Wisconsin and Illinois, the Outta Sight Kite Flight became a reality in 2002! Now GO FLY A KITE!!

On the Ground
Kenosha is located in South Eastern Wisconsin, and is accessible via several major highways. To find Kennedy Park, I-94 to Hwy 142/S. Drive East on "S" untill you hit the lake. You are now in the Park!

Kenosha is:
   1-3/4 hour drive from Madison(via I-94)
   1-1/2 hour drive from Chicago (via I-94)
   5-1/2 hour drive from Minneapolis/St. Paul (via I-94)Be Aware of some major freeway construction the downtown Milwaukee Area!


In the Air
Milwaukee’s General Mitchell Field, located 20 minutes from downtown Kenosha. Mitchell Field and Kenosha's Airports are also a great airport for General Aviation to fly into. Park at Signature Flight Support or Kenosha Aero. General Mitchell International Airport (MKE) is a medium-hub airport owned and operated by Milwaukee County. Mitchell’s 14 airlines offer roughly 220 daily departures (plus 220 daily arrivals). Approximately 90 cities are served nonstop or direct from Mitchell International. It is the largest airport in Wisconsin.

Hotels/Motels
Greater Kenosha is home to some of the Midwest’s finest hotels, as well as a delightful cross section of other accommodations – from campgrounds to bed & breakfasts, motor lodges to full-service resorts. Choose the property that best fits your needs and experience Kenosha’s Genuine American hospitality. Our pick for a great hotel is the Baymont Hotel on the West side of the city near I-94. It's a easy drive to the field!!For more information on Kenosha, www.kenosha.org.

Food
Kenosha is renowned for its fine ethnic cuisine! There is something to tantalize any taste – from German, to Italian, French, Irish, Mexican, Indian, Greek and English, to brats, burgers and frozen custard. You are certain to find a spot that satisfies your craving – the choice is yours.

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