Road America in Wisconsin: How to Have the Best Time at the Racetrack

It’s no secret the Midwest loves motorsports; that’s why Road America in Wisconsin is one of the best road courses in the United States! The 14-turn road course is a staple in Elkhart Lake, WI, which hosts an excellent selection of road racing events year-round. So, whether you’re visiting Elkhart Lake for a fun family getaway or planning to attend one of Road America’s notable events, you’re sure to enjoy every second of it! While you’re here, take advantage of our free Vacation Guide and discover all the fascinating things to do in Elkhart Lake!

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Everything You Need to Know for an Unforgettable Trip to Road America in Wisconsin

How to Get to the Racetrack from The Osthoff Resort

One of our favorite things about Road America’s beautiful grounds is their proximity to our remarkable resort. At less than three miles from our property, the drive to Road America is, on average, five minutes. That’s right! When you stay at The Osthoff Resort, you can be at the racetrack in no time. In fact, you’ll get there so quickly you may even feel like a speed racer yourself.

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What Are Some of the Events Held at Road America?

With more than 450 events held annually, there’s never a dull moment at Road America in Wisconsin! How can they host so many events in one year? With 640acres of land, often, multiple events are happening on the same day. From the interior Road America Motorplex to the four-mile road circuit, there’s plenty of space to spread out and enjoy the facility’s beautiful grounds.

Here are the upcoming dates for some of our favorite Road America Events:

  • SVRA Vintage Festival Weekend | May 20 – 22, 2022
  • MotoAmerica Superbike Series & Vintage Motofest | June 3 – 5, 2022
  • NNT Indycar Series | June 9-12, 2022
  • WeatherTech Chicago Region SCCA June Sprints | June 17 – 19, 2022
  • NASCAR Cup | June 30 – July 3, 2022
  • IMSA Sportscar Weekend | July 14 – 17, 2022
  • WeatherTech International Challenge with Brian Redman | July 14 – 17, 2022
  • IMSA Sportscar Weekend | August 4-7, 2022
  • World Challenge | August 19 – 21, 2022
  • Ariens Art on Wheels Vintage Weekend | September 16-18, 2022
  • Ryder Cup Camping | 2022 dates TBD

More to Love at Road America

Although motorsports are the iconic courses’ main attraction, there is much more to enjoy! The park-like grounds are also an ideal location for runs, walks, and cycling. The best part? In addition to the track, the beautiful grounds surrounding the facility feature several miles of paved walking paths and wooded nature trails.

Enjoy Your Stay at the Best Resort Near Road America392 Bedroom

After a day at the racetrack, head back to The Osthoff Resort and relax on the quiet shores of Elkhart Lake. Our resort is just down the road from Road America and features premier accommodations and amenities. Step inside our beautifully decorated Two-Bedroom Suites and enjoy comfortable king- or queen-size beds, a full kitchen, and a private balcony with great views. Your stay even includes exclusive access to fine dining and resort amenities. So anytime you’re not at the racetrack will be just as memorable.

If you’re ready for a getaway full of speed, check our availability and book your stay at The Osthoff Resort today. We can’t wait to hear about your time enjoying Road America!