Why you'd want to live in Stoughton
Stoughton straddles the Yahara River about 20 miles southeast of Madison. Known for its Norwegian heritage, Stoughton hosts a citywide celebration of Syttende Mai, the Norwegian constitution day. The downtown reflects the community’s Norwegian heritage with gift and specialty shops, antiques, and art galleries. The Stoughton Opera House is one of the few remaining second story theaters in the Midwest and Southern Wisconsin's Most Charming Theater. Go catch a blockbuster movie at Stoughton Cinema Cafe and one of their specialty homemade pizzas. Come have fun at the farm, Eugster’s Farm Market and Petting Farm. A beautiful 349 acre farm famous for their sweet corn, muskmelons and fresh produce. The Petting Farm provides a variety of activities for the children such as a tricycle area, huge sandbox, a learning center, goat bottle feeding, goat milking demonstrations, a fish and duck pond and three play sets. A farm favorite is our homemade caramel apples and cider donuts available in The Big Barn Bakery. Like to be scared, then Screamin Acres is the place for you with over 24,000 square feet of haunted attractions. Take the kids to Nordic Ridge Park to splash at the splash pad, Troll Beach to swim. Lake Kegonsa offers 3,800 acres of boating, swimming and fishing fun. Lake Kegonsa State Park is a popular choice with 80 campsites, 6 miles of trails, boat launch and beach. The Stoughton Area School District is an award winning school system with opportunities for an advanced curriculum and sport facilities.