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For years at Lake Geneva Canopy tours, we have been the tale of two buildings. Our equipment room and outdoor hangout spot sat up the hill on our property, while our office and check-in point remained down below, across the street. This made things difficult. Coordinating between the two areas was cumbersome, at times, and our guests would often end up in the wrong spot. We took these things into consideration. After all, your time is important to you…and to us. This winter, we decided it was time for a change, so we determined that we would build a new…

RIDGEAPALOOZA | FIREWORKS MONDAY, JULY 3, 2017 We’re firing up our grills for a festive day of live music capped by a fireworks finish. Come, spread out your blanket on our lush lawn overlooking Lake Como or take a seat on our poolside patio. The backyard BAR 55 will be hopping as we cook up brats, dogs, burgers and chicken. Music kicks off at noon with The Swing Crew, followed a few hours later by the Novy Spinners, and then the Big Al Wetzel band will bring it home until the Geneva National fireworks of Lake Como begin. Always a spectacular…

  Remember the smell of fresh cut grass, beach towels hanging over lawn chairs, flip flops lined up at the door? These are the signs that summer is finally upon us! Summer means baseball games, exciting festivals, and of course your next family trip. Trying to decide where to go and when to travel can either be fun or agonizing, depending on who you ask. You’d like to get the most out of your short, Midwest summer, but where do you start? We thought we’d make it easy. That’s why we’ve put together our top five summer trip tips for your next family…

Lake Geneva remains one of the most popular weekend getaways for families living in nearby cities like Milwaukee and Chicago.  It’s most notable for it’s large picturesque lake and collection of extravagant homes, but what many do not know is the multitude of fun family oriented activities that are available. The area has also garnered attention for its gorgeous resorts, early history and numerous legendary golf courses, making it easily one of the most talked about family destinations in the region.  Here, kids can explore a beautiful lake by boat, or by foot along the beautiful Lake Geneva Shore Path.  They…

A Brief History The evolution of the swimsuit can say a lot about history. The beach in a sense, was the first catwalk, where historical turning points in time began.  Creating dramatic changes that occurred prominently on the beaches of Geneva Lake, North of Chicago city limits. These beaches essentially marked important evolutionary changes in fashions, which are captured in photographs below from the early 1800’s on.  Let us look back in time and identify, how these unique customs transpired into what is now known as the swimsuit.     History has an interesting take on men and women’s fashion…

Lake Geneva Restaurant Week features 25 different Restaurants for you to enjoy and explore new menu’s! We have taken the time to interview a few of the following restaurants to find out a little bit more about why they are part of Lake Geneva Restaurant Week!  240° West | The Abbey Resort & Avani Spa | Fontana, WI   VLG: Tell us a bit about who your organization is, and what you are all about. 240° West is all about creating a personalized dining experience in a polished, yet casual atmosphere. Our culinary team works hard to present seasonally changing…

Whether you’re a beginner, serious player or competitor, Lake Geneva has golf for every level of play. The area is home to 11 courses, ranging from championship to casual level experiences, offering great golf and fun for coworkers, friends and families. With three seasons of golf to enjoy and these tips from area golf pros, you’re guaranteed to improve your game.   Geneva National Golf Club & Resort: “Remember it’s not a race. Our courses are meant to be enjoyed, not run through. Give yourself enough time to play at a good pace. Also, play the tee box that matches…

You Bring The Company We’ll Bring The Food! Do you remember counting the days until summer and being outdoors?  Getting to the lake? Maybe you still do a countdown; looking at the calendar noting the key milestones waiting for the sun and warm weather to afford you some “me or us time.”  That short jaunt to break away just for the day, overnight, for the weekend or a full week awaits you in Lake Geneva.  We have a plethora of food & libations, indoor & outdoor fun plus great accommodations for you and your group during Restaurant Week, June 2 –…

  Business -to-Business Networking . . .  A Job Fair with New Opportunities . . . And an Chance To Be Inspired By A Top Author   This is what the WALWORTH COUNTY BUSINESS EXPO & JOB FAIR is all about…   Come Explore New Job Opportunities or Network with 100’s of Business Professionals    Beyond the introduction business email or phone call is the person you are trying to reach. Ultimately behind all of the products or services we offer is the connection we are trying to make with another human being. So what better place to do that then…

Drinking Healthy? What Does “Organic,” “Sustainable,” and “Biodynamic” Mean on my Bottle of Wine? We all want to eat healthy, but can we also drink healthy? When we see terms like “organic” on a bottle of wine, that means the bottle must be healthier than a non-organic bottle of wine, right? And just what the heck does “biodynamic” mean? The team at the Lake Geneva Festival of Wine is here to clear up some of these confusing labels for you and let you decide which bottle of wine should be the next one you enjoy. Here is some clarification on…