Business Travelers Find It All Right Here


Jefferson County is known for providing fantastic leisure opportunities, but what about our business travelers? The corporate traveler has a plethora of resources to make their Jefferson County experience extraordinary.  From plentiful WI-FI, to lovely lodging and healthy dining to a wide range of meeting spaces make Jefferson County your perfect home away from home (or office away from office).

Get Connected with Wi-Fi

Many of our coffee shops, diners, pubs and libraries offer free WI-FI as well as our hotels, B&B’s and other lodging options.  Here are some local business who promote free Wi-Fi:

Rest Easy

Holiday Inn Express Watertown

Double Queen Room at Holiday Inn Express, Watertown

After a long day of networking and securing the deal, all you want to do is plop on your bed and relax.  We have plenty of lodging options including hotels, bed and breakfasts, vacation rentals and even camping sites. Innkeepers and hoteliers are a great resource to find fun things to do in your down time as well as surfing EnjoyJeffersonCounty.

Sweat it Out

The beauty of traveling to Jefferson County are all of the opportunities for keeping fit including our park system with beautiful walking, running & biking trails, community gyms that offer daily passes or just walking around town.


Best Western Watertown Dining Area

Best Western Watertown Dining Area

While on business, you may need to host trainings, meetings and Jefferson County offers plenty of accessible meeting spaces! Many of our hotels offer lovely meeting rooms.  Additionally, some other meeting space options include:

  • Cambridge: Galleria 214, Cambridge Market (co-working & meeting), Cambridge Winery & the Cambridge Community library
  • Fort Atkinson: Dwight Foster Public Library, The Fort Atkinson Club Community Center
  • Jefferson: Woolen Mills Event Center, Jefferson County Fair Park, Jefferson Public Library
  • Johnson Creek: Hi-Way Harry’s, Comfort Suites Johnson Creek Conference Center, Johnson Creek Public Library, Johnson Creek Community Center
  • Lake Mills: L.D. Fargo Public Library
  • Palmyra: Powers Memorial Library
  • Whitewater: Irvin L. Young Memorial Library, Community Engagement Center, University of WI-Whitewater,
  • Watertown: Watertown Public Library,
  • Waterloo: Karl Junginger Memorial Library

Eat Healthy

Cambridge Winery

Cambridge Winery

We are known for our fabulous fish fries, but we also have many healthy dining options. You can always grab something from our many grocery and convenient stores, but why not let someone else do the cooking? Here are some great dining options:

  • Cambridge: Cambridge Market Café (soups & salads, Wi-Fi & meeting room), Cambridge Winery (small plates), Sprouting Acres, LLC (summer pizza on the farm), CC Sandwiches (great lobster roll), Sports Page Bar & Grill (great place to watch a game, great pizza), Keystone Grill
  • Fort Atkinson: Simple Life Country Store, Jones Market, Koshkonong Mounds Country Club, Magiami Italiano, Beauty & the Bean, Paddy Coughlin’s Pub, Good 2 Go
  • Jefferson: Stable Rock Riverfront Winery & Distillery
  • Johnson Creek: Hi-Way Harry’s, Pine Cone Restaurant & Bakery, Creek Nutrition
  • Lake Mills: Lewis Station Winery
  • Whitewater: The Fuzzy Pig, The SweetSpot Café, Jessica’s Restaurant, Center Street Café, Taco Fresco, Second Salem Brewery, 841 Brewhouse, Fanatico, Binggs, Cozumel, Rick’s Eastside
  • Watertown
    • Zwieg’s Grill – (a must-stop. Voted one of the 101 best burgers in America, people travel from all over to experience the double cheeseburger).
    • Mullen’s Dairy Bar (fresh burgers, sandwiches, and soup, and of course their famous homemade ice cream)
    • Harvest Market  (located at Watertown Regional Medical Center, it is a very popular spot for a fresh,
      healthy meal. Catering to any diet, they fix food from-scratch and on request).
    • Sake House – fantastic Japanese sushi)
    • Two Sisters Café  (huge menu with breakfast available all day)
    • Amado Jr’s (fun, local favorite conveniently located on Main Street)

Bank on it!

Fort Atkinson Banks

FCCU, Fort Atkinson

Need to do some banking while on business?  Here are some local trusted establishments:

  • Avestar Credit Union, Waterloo
  • Badger Bank, Cambridge, Jefferson, Johnson Creek, Fort Atkinson
  • Farms & Merchants State Bank, Waterloo
  • First Citizens State Bank, East Troy, Palmyra, Whitewater
  • Fort Community Credit Union, Fort Atkinson
  • Greenwoods State Bank, Lake Mills

Business Services

Best Western Plus Jefferson lobby

Best Western Plus Jefferson lobby

You may need help with your presentation, website, PowerPoint or just need some copies made.  Here are some establishments who can help:

Fun with Friends

Fireside Theatre sculpture, tall and orange

Fireside Theatre

Impress your colleagues with some fun activities after work:

  • Fireside Theatre
  • Tasting at Dancing Goat Distillery
  • Breath Salt & Sauna
  • Koshkonong Mounds Country Club
  • Lewis Station Winery
  • Cambridge Winery
  • Hoard Historical Museum
  • Dog & Shrub Distillery
  • Stable Rock Riverfront Winery & Distillery

Charge Up

Need to charge up your electric vehicle? Here’s a link to find the nearest charging station.

Many have discovered in recent years that we can work just about anywhere.  Why endure the hustle and bustle when we can work in Jefferson County where you can get the job done, then relax and unwind?

Carol Sapienza is the board Secretary of the Jefferson County Tourism Council representing Cambridge & Oakland.


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