County: Walworth County
City Info: Local government website
To Milwaukee: 60 Min
To Chicago:119 Min
"Whitewater is a vibrant city in Walworth and Jefferson counties located near the southern portion of Kettle Moraine State Forest. It is home to the renown University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, attracting students, researchers, and staff from around the globe. It’s small-town feel mixed with scenic surroundings such as Kettle Moraine, Cravath Lake, and Tripp Lake make for a diverse destination for visitors and residents. About 15,000 permanent residents occupy Whitewater but fluctuate with the student population. Downtown Whitewater is robust with cafes, restaurants, bars, shops, and year-round events such as plays, ballets, operas, and performing arts at the university. "