Welcome to Lake Geneva, a charming year-round resort town on the eastern shores of the crisp clean waters of Geneva Lake. Slowly unwind in this premier getaway destination as you relax into the laid back atmosphere that awaits you. Here you will discover gorgeous beaches along the seven mile long Geneva Lake, captivating nature reserves and a sophisticated yet charming downtown area with great shopping, unique art galleries, antique malls, cafes and farm-to-table restaurants. At the end of a day of action packed fun-filled outdoor activities, spoil yourself at a spectacular spa, enjoy a fireside dinner theatre or escape with a night of live music.
Step back in time as you explore the historic stores, homes and school room on the brick pavement of Main Street with a visit to the Geneva Lake Museum. Refresh yourself in the saloon or pan for gold at the Watson Wild West Museum or take a historic trolley ride on a restored rail car at the East Troy Electric Railroad. Be dazzled by a performance of The Enchanting World of Dancing Horses at the Lake Geneva Animal Gardens, cool off at the Moose Mountain Falls Waterpark as you twist and turn along the slides or slowly float down the Lazy River, ending your day observing the night skies at Yerkes Observatory through the world’s largest refracting telescope.
A year-round playground
The gem of Lake Geneva is the beautiful Geneva Lake, offering an action packed vacation for both young and old. Play on one of the beaches with plenty of fun water sports, take a leisurely lake cruise on a restored historic yacht or stroll the 21 mile path along the shorefront lined with stately and century old mansions and Victorian estates. Experience a sky high adventure on a canopy tour or hot air balloon with spectacular scenic vistas or tee off on the rolling green hills on one of the courses along the shores of Lake Geneva. Cycle the Lake Geneva Bike Path or the White River Trail, a beautiful 12 mile trail through farmlands and wetlands, or enjoy a peaceful paddle from the nearby quaint town of Fontana on the western shores.
As the snow covers the crisp fall leaves, Lake Geneva becomes a playground of winter fun. The Mountain Top, one of Wisconsin’s premier winter destinations offers 18 challenging runs for all levels, 10km of scenic trails for cross country skiing and snowshoeing and an action packed terrain park. Explore the groomed cross-country trails at Big Foot Beach State Park, speed down Lake Geneva’s sledding hill or explore this winter wonderland on over 280 miles of snowmobile trails. If fishing is your game, be sure to try some ice-fishing. Lake Geneva’s Annual Winterfest is action packed with live music, helicopter rides, dog sledding and highlighted by the US National Snow Sculpting competition.
Lake Geneva is a fun premier year-round vacation destination not to be missed.