May 25, 2024
State Trunk Tour podcast explores Hartford, Wisconsin

State Trunk Tour Podcast: Exploring Hartford: golf, architecture, Kettle Moraine, Holy Hill, and historic autos

Hartford is a dynamic little city of 15,000 in western Washington County, where Highways 60 and 83 meet. It’s home to the beautiful Pike Lake Unit of the Kettle Moraine State Forest, the Wisconsin Automotive Museum, the Schauer Center for the Arts, a bustling Main Street, and a thriving business community. It also has direct access to the Holy Hill Basilica and National Shrine of Mary Help of Christians. For golf enthusiasts, you’re right by Erin Hills – one of the best golf destinations in the country – and the Washington County Golf Course, rated the top municipal golf course in Wisconsin. It’s definitely a fun road trip destination no matter what you enjoy!

  • The bathroom facility at Willowbrook Park in Hartford, Wisconsin, right along Highway 60
  • Perc Place, one of many great businesses along Main Street in Hartford, Wisconsin, just north of where Highway 83 meets Highway 60
  • Bridge over the Rubicon River in Willowbrook Park, along Highway 60 in Hartford, Wisconsin
  • Wisconsin Automotive Museum, Hartford, Wisconsin
  • The Kissel exhibit at the Wisconsin Automotive Museum, Hartford, Wisconsin
  • The Kissel exhibit at the Wisconsin Automotive Museum, Hartford, Wisconsin
  • Artfindaz Gallery and WTKM Radio, both along Main Street/Highway 83 in Hartford, Wisconsin
  • A classic ballroom: the Chandelier Ballroom - originally called the Schwartz Ballroom - just Highway 83 on the south side of Hartford, Wisconsin
  • Highway 60 approaching Highway 83 in downtown Hartford, Wisconsin
  • Soo Line Locomotive at the Wisconsin Automotive Museum, Hartford, Wisconsin
  • Display race cars at the Southeastern Wisconsin Short Track Hall of Fame inside the Wisconsin Automotive Museum in Hartford, Wisconsin
  • Video games inside The Mineshaft Restaurant, along Main Street in downtown Hartford, Wisconsin

Get all the details and discover more about Hartford in our State Trunk Tour podcast episode, where host Eric Paulsen talks with Doreen Buntrock of the Hartford Area Chamber. Stream it right here!

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