Community feature: West Bend, WI

West Bend, located in rural Washington County, has a lovely historic downtown and many modern shopping centers and parks – over 1200 acres of parks and green space including the Milwaukee Riverfront Parkway and Glacial Blue Hills Recreation area. Some of the lakes in the West Bend area include Big and Little Cedar Lakes and Silver Lake.


Convenient location, historic downtown

Five miles of the 1000 mile National Ice Age Trail wind through West Bend. It’s downtown hosts several events such as a local Farmer’s Market and “Music on Main”. Located 20 minutes North of Milwaukee, 90 minutes East of Madison and less than 2 hours from Green Bay and Chicago in the heart of the Kettle Moraine area of Southeastern WI.

Home prices in West Bend are across the board from under $100,000 to the million dollar range for lakefront property.


Check out West Bend

This weekend they are having a special event: Gardens of West Bed Tour with a focus on art in the garden. This tour is presented by the West Bend Beautification committee.  Tickets are $7.  Saturday, July 14th 9-3.   You’ll be able to view five unique gardens with a variety of art from sculpture to live painting in the garden.  Check it out for a glipmse of what makes West Bend special.

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