Located in the Southeast corner of Wisconsin approximately a one hour drive from Chicago or Milwaukee. The area has many small towns and villages along with twenty lakes and the Fox River. There are many recreational activities for both summer and winter. There is an abundance of parks and beaches with free access as well as some county and state parks. One of the largest state recreational areas is Bong Recreation Area. This area consists of 4,500 acres with camping, hiking as well as nature programs. The area offers different events throughout the year including Twin Lakes Libertyfest and Country Thunder.