Spring break is right around the corner and now is the time to start thinking about what the family wants to do to welcome spring! The best part of visiting the Lake Geneva area during spring break is that there is something fun to experience for all ages with both indoor and outdoor adventures! Don't waste any time planning, check out the must do's while visiting the Lake Geneva area!

Where: Timber Ridge Water Park | Area Lodging

Nothing says a fun break like visiting Lake Geneva’s very own water park. Enjoy 35-foot-high slides, unwind in their lazy river, swim in warm water pools, and let the littles splash around to enjoy slides, swings, and water tables. Passes are included with your overnight stay, or you can plan a “daycation” experience for your family.

If wanting to find a great place to unwind with an indoor pool, the Lake Geneva area has so many options to choose from! And the best part of staying at one of our area hotels and resorts are the amenities and built-in entertainment. Take a trip to the arcade, sign up for a paint and sip, rent a bike, or join in on one of the many tailored indoor/outdoor activities that will create long lasting memories for the whole family.


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Where: Horseback Riding at Wild 3L Ranch | Dan Patch Stables | Lake Geneva Ziplines & Adventures | Adventure Center at Grand Geneva

Spring is the perfect time to get back outside and try something new. Lake Geneva area has so many ways to capture the fun of the great outdoors. Explore Kettle Moraine State Park on horseback with guided tours fit for every experience level. Wild 3L Ranch offers a full range of adventures including lessons, guided short and long trails, sunset and moonlit rides, overnight trips, and more. Or keep it closer to home by booking a ride at the Dan Patch Stables located on the Grand Geneva Resort & Spa property. The Adventure Center at the Grand Geneva Resort also has bikes you can rent and lots of trails to explore.

Or perhaps seeing the great outdoors sounds more interesting above the treetops?! Experience Lake Geneva Ziplines & Adventures where you can take your family to explore up to nine unique lines on a guided tour and join their high ropes course to tackle 16 fun and challenging obstacles 30 feet in the air! If your family likes to keep their feet on the ground be sure to check out the many parks and nature areas around Geneva Lake and if the weather permits, be sure to walk the Geneva Lake Shore Path to see all of the beautiful lake homes.

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Where: Lake Geneva Clue Room | The Lake Geneva School of Cooking | LG Axe Throwing | Lake Geneva Billiards | Lake Geneva Lanes

What better way to get closer with your loved ones than to plan an immersive excursion?  Sign up for a real challenge at the Lake Geneva Clue Room where your group will have just 60 minutes to be your own detectives unlocking the codes to solve the puzzle and escape! With several themed rooms and difficulty levels you can keep coming back for a new experience. Or try your hands at becoming Julia Child and sign up for a family night of cooking. Chef John at Lake Geneva School of Cooking offers a variety of culinary themed meals with no expertise necessary. Learn to slice, dice, and taste all the ingredients of a gourmet meal. Fun for the whole family and a way to bond over a new skill!

If your family enjoys a little competition why not try your hand at some axe throwing? Or maybe a fun game or two of billiards? And, there's no better way to spend an afternoon with the family than enjoying a few games at the local bowling lanes. Either option you choose you are sure to have a fun afternoon filled with some healthy competition and lots of smiles!




Where: Geneva Lake Museum | Yerkes ObservatoryEast Troy Railroad Museum | Dungeon Hobby Shop Museum  

Want to offer fun educational learning for your family? With Lake Geneva being a popular tourist destination since the 1800’s, it comes as no surprise that there would be so much history to explore. Stop into the Geneva Lake Museum in the heart of our downtown to catch a glimpse of what life was like on Main Street from 1830-1930. You’ll be able to peek into historic stores, homes, and even its school room while learning about ice harvesting, local boating, and more.

The historic Yerkes Observatory is a great way to learn about some of the amazing history that has happened on the shores of Geneva Lake. Recently renovated and open again for tours, this is a must see location for history buffs! For the train lovers in your life, a short scenic drive from Lake Geneva will bring you to the East Troy Electric Railroad Museum. Opening their train lines annually in April, this is a great way to see the beautiful Kettle Moraine countryside, tour restored trolleys and coaches, and visit the depot museum’s rail treasures. 

And finally, if you have a gamer enthusiast, you must stop into the Dungeon Hobby Shop Museum! This museum and shop pays homage to the birthplace of the popular tabletop fantasy role-playing game Dungeons and Dragons. Equal parts hobby shop, gaming space, and museum this destination will be a sure one-of-a-kind experience.


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Where: The Fireside Dinner Theatre | Tristan Crist Magic Theatre | The Dancing Horses Theatre

Experiencing the magic of live theater is a great way to spend your spring break with the family! The Lake Geneva area offers some of the best performances and unique offerings. Catch a show and dinner at The Fireside Dinner Theatre in Fort Atkinson. Enjoy a delicious meal, browse their gift shops, and then settle in to watch a Broadway style performance in their theatre-in-the-round. Or for a more unique show stopping performance, check out Lake Geneva’s premier magic and illusion venue Tristan Crist Magic Theatre where you will be dazzled by grand scale illusions and thrilling acts. And for the animal lovers in your life The Dancing Horses Theatre offers a masterful equestrian production with stunning costumes, engaging routines, and even an opportunity for a meet and greet after the show!

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A trip to Lake Geneva would not be complete without strolling through the beautiful downtown near the lake. The downtown district is filled with unique shops and boutiques, gorgeous art and antiques, and perfect spots to grab a coffee or a sweet treat. Make it a fun excursion for the family by visiting the boutique toy store Allison Wonderland where your children will be mesmerized by all the toys, games, and crafts sure to spark the imagination. Or swing into The Candle Mercantile where you can find custom scented candles, or you and the family can make your own scent product to remind you of your wonderful trip! Shopping wouldn't be complete without popping on in to the local Kilwins candy shop. You’ll be tempted by the smells of this confectionary before you even step foot inside. Watch the masters demonstrate their fudge making skills, taste their house made kettle and caramel corns, and shop for beautifully handmade chocolates and candies.

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Whether your family prefers adventure, relaxation, or learning you are sure to find Lake Geneva is the perfect spot for a quick trip over Spring Break! We can't wait to help your family have fun and create wonderful memories!