Everyone knows that to fully enjoy summer in Wisconsin, you must spend a week or two in the gorgeous Lake Geneva Region. Whether it's downtown or around town, there are so many places to visit and sites to see on land, in the air and on the water. You just might have to come back a few more times to see it all for yourself this summer!



So many activities to do on Land. Whether it's spent at one of the amazing resorts or visiting a local festival, concert or fair. The Lake Geneva Region boasts legendary golf for a leisurely day outside, multiple beaches to enjoy the lake, and different sporting activities to keep everyone active during the day.

Bringing the kids with you on your trip? Be sure to check out all the places for fun family adventures. You'll find a Safari and some Dancing Horses, an amazing magic show, and some mini-golf to keep the kiddos entertained. Be sure to fit some education into your visit by checking out some of the museums in the area. A fan favorite is the Black Point Estate and the best way to see it is to take a fun lake cruise on one of the historic boats run by the Lake Geneva Cruise Line. You'll hear a lot about Geneva Lake's history while you make your way to the estate. It's a great way to see the lake and learn a little along the way!


Lake Geneva Concerts in the Park

There is no better way to experience summer in the Midwest than by attending one of the many fairs, festivals, and markets you'll find. The Lake Geneva area has one of the busiest summer schedules around so be sure to check out the event calendar to ensure you don't miss any of the fun while you are visiting. One of the area's favorite summer traditions is Concerts in the Park. Thursday evenings during the summer folks gather in Flat Iron Park for free music, picnics, and fun! The music continues well into the night with local pubs and bars offering live music all summer long and area theaters bringing some great performances to the region.


miracle path

If your group is the outdoorsy and active kind, then you will not be disappointed with the amount of fun outdoor activities and sports you can enjoy! Hiking, biking, horseback riding, golf, pickleball, and so much more! The countryside around the Lake Geneva area is beautiful and you are sure to find ways to enjoy it through both adventure and relaxation. In between all of the excitement of your trip you can take a stroll in one of the many parks and nature preserves, and your trip wouldn't be complete without a walk along the historic Geneva Lake Shore Path where you can see the beautiful historic mansions up close! Another fun way to see the beautiful scenery is to rent a Scooter, grab a map, and explore! You are sure to find some hidden treasures on your adventure.


People dining outside by the lake

For those travelers who appreciate a more relaxed pace Lake Geneva has just the right vibe for you. Spend a day visiting the local breweries, wineries, distilleries, and tasting rooms where you can get a true taste of the local bounty. Many of the locations offer live music and snacks to make your leisurely tour fun and tasty! And be sure to make time during your stay in Lake Geneva to check out all of the great eateries! From casual to luxurious, local to international, you'll find great cuisine for every meal of the day! Don't forget to pick up some local treats to take home by spending a little time shopping. Lake Geneva has a wide variety of shopping options that will satisfy everyone in your group!


Lake Geneva Canopy Tours_Zipline

Looking for a thrill? Want to get a birds eye view of the beautiful landscapes around Lake Geneva? For those groups who need a bit of an adrenaline rush when they are vacationing your are in luck! You haven't fully lived until you have climbed through Wisconsin's tree tops and whirled down a giant hill on a zip line at Lake Geneva Zip Lines & Adventures. With several zip line excursions for any skill level and high ropes courses to do during the summer season, why not get out and explore them all this summer. And if you like your views to be even higher, then a balloon ride above the tree tops is just what you need. The Lake Geneva Balloon Co. offers visitors a chance to really see why Lake Geneva is a favorite summer vacation spot!


Calling all water enthusiasts! Come experience first hand what made this area so famous! With three different area lakes to explore and experience there is no shortage of activities to try lakeside this summer. Perfect for boating, tubing, paddle boarding, jet skiing, sailing, fishing and the list goes on. So where to begin? If you are just looking to get your feet wet, be sure to plan a day hanging at one of the areas public beaches. Each one has a different vibe and offer families a great way to soak up the summer sun. Geneva Lake is also considered one of the best fisheries in Wisconsin and boasts a two-state record fish. For a fun relaxing day on the water, book one of the guides from Lake Geneva Fishing Guide, The Outdoor Experience Guide Service, or In the Flow Fly Fishing Guide Service, who can give you a tour of the best fishing spots on Geneva Lake. 


Friends having fun on a boat with water splashing

You have not truly experienced summer if you haven't ventured with your family by boat or other watercraft and allotted a few days on Geneva Lake, Lake Como, or Delavan Lake. For a more adventurous day on the water, be sure to check out the numerous places you can rent boats, paddle boards, kayaks, jet skis, sailboats, and more. The more you know, the better your adventures will be. So be sure to clue in on where the best places are to launch your boat, or other watercraft. Unwind in the sun and enjoy some family bonding time on the water this year.


Cruise line boats and sailboats in the harbor

If you want to be on the water, but would rather not be the captain of your vessel then be sure to jump on one of the many lake cruises offered by the Lake Geneva Cruise Lines. Enjoy a romantic cocktail cruise, a family friendly sundae cruise, a Sunday morning brunch cruise, or a fun trip on the historic mailboat! No matter what you pick, it will make your visit to Lake Geneva memorable. Your visit to Lake Geneva wouldn't be complete without witnessing one of the beautiful lakefront sunsets, so be sure to plan to be lakeside during golden hour, grab a cocktail, and bring your camera!

You are sure to find the perfect summer experience while visiting Lake Geneva. Come for the day to escape your routine, or book a stay for the weekend or a whole week in one of the many hotels & resorts, B & B's, campgrounds, and vacation rentals.


Get out and get adventuring in Wisconsin's Lake Geneva Region.