Waunakee is located just five miles north of Madison, in the heart of Dane County. This small town in the valley known as the “only Waunakee in the world” exists with a superior quality of life enjoyed by residents and businesses.
There are tons of recreational activities to do in Waunakee, including biking, boating, bowling, camping, fishing, golf, snowmobiling, swimming, and skating. The Waunakee Parks and Recreation department has around 275 acres of land dedicated to providing the best quality of recreation for it’s residents and visitors alike. These include baseball and soccer fields, tennis courts, sledding hills, skating rinks, pools, and much more.
The village was named as #78 in CNN Money’s “Top 100 Best Places to Live” for small towns in 2009. Waunakee was also named the second safest city in Wisconsin in 2018, according to a report by the National Council for Home Safety and Security.
At the end of the day, Waunakee truly offers something for everyone. Whether that be the active outdoors lifestyle, or the family who wants the best for their children, there truly is no community like the one and only Waunakee.