Chilton is a friendly small town that brings travelers back again and again with its genuine Midwestern charm. Located on the eastern shore of Lake Winnebago, the area is a beautiful landscape of rolling farms broken by the panoramic limestone cliffs of the Niagara Escarpment and wetlands teeming with wildlife. Explore underground caverns at Ledgeview Nature Center in Chilton.
Don't leave without tasting...
Rowland's Calumet Brewing located in Chilton is Calumet County's ONLY micro-brewery. Belly up to the bar to have a pint, and then take a growler of it home. In addition to beer, they also make old-fashioned sodas. This includes various flavors of cream soda along with root beer.
Explore your adventurous side
Head underground for a spelunking adventure at Ledge View Nature Center in Chilton. Go caving with a naturalist and crawl on your belly as you explore a network of caverns.
Fishing? You’ll catch the big one if you...
Come for sturgeon spearing. A lake sturgeon can grow to 400 pounds, nine feet in length and live nearly 100 years. Lake Winnebago has the largest lake sturgeon population in North America. Sturgeon spearing is held every February.
Mark these events on your calendar:
Billed as the "Biggest Little Fair in Wisconsin," the Calumet County Fair is held every Labor Day weekend. Live music, amusement rides and great food make this a fun-filled weekend for everyone in the family.
What makes Wisconsin famous?
Cheese! In Chilton, the place for cheese is Vern's Cheese. From everyday favorites to international award-winning goat cheese, Vern's Cheese has what cheese lovers want. Additionally, Verns has sausages, crackers, wines and many other items that will tantalize your taste buds.