Being a city in the middle of two counties (Jefferson & Dodge), Watertown has a rich and unique history, including housing the nation’s first Kindergarten at the Octagon House. In this episode you can discover this and more when you explore the wonders of the Rock River Water Trail (a nationally recognized water trail), experience one of America’s best burgers at Zwieg’s Grill, get active at one of their 30 parks, and have some fun at their annual Riverfest event with live bands and food (this year it’s currently scheduled for August 12-15). Check out Watertown’s Chamber of Commerce website to discover more great things to do in Watertown.
Jefferson County has so many great communities with wonderful experiences for you to enjoy. Make it a day, night, weekend, or week to discover everything we have to offer. Check out our current calendar of events and our explore page to find just what you’re looking for. And don’t forget to enter our Look for the Answers Contest for your chance to win a Jefferson County restaurant gift certificate.
Katie is the President of the Jefferson County Tourism Council and the Tourism & Communications Director for the Village of Johnson Creek. Katie has been in public relations and marketing for over 25 years and worked with some of Milwaukee and Northern California's most sought after tourism attractions such as the Milwaukee Brewers, Milwaukee Public Museum, Milwaukee Betty Brinn Children's Museum, Milwaukee Chamber Theater, and the Sonoma County Museum. Her agency work also afforded her the opportunity to work with an array of clients including McDonald's, Coca-Cola, Gitano Jeanswear's sponsorship of Shania Twain's Tour, and many more. She is also an author, having penned the children's book, Balthazar the Pink, with her two sons. She is big on partnerships and brainstorming and loves her work with Johnson Creek and the Jefferson County Area Tourism Council.