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Explore this historic community, situated on the shores of the beautiful Geneva Lake.

Lake Geneva is a captivating destination that combines natural beauty, recreational opportunities, historical significance, and modern amenities. The town sits on the sparkling waters of Geneva Lake, offering residents and visitors alike a unique blend of natural splendor and modern conveniences. The city comes alive with seasonal events that draw visitors from near and far. The iconic Geneva Lake Shore Path, a 21-mile trail that encircles the lake, provides breathtaking views and a unique glimpse into the history and architecture of the area. Whether you're seeking adventure, relaxation, or a cultural experience, Lake Geneva offers something for everyone.


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Community Insights

Population: 7,962
Must-See Attraction: Take a cruise with the Lake Geneva Cruise Lines
Best Free Activity: Concert in the Park all summer long!
Favorite Annual Event: Venetian Festival
What the locals love: All of the great places to listen to music

ORGANIZATIONS | Downtown Lake Geneva - Business Improvement District | Lake Geneva Economic Development Corporation


Spend a Week in Lake Geneva


SUNDAY: Get Settled In

Shopping: Spend the afternoon downtown checking out all of the dining and shopping options! Sunday is the perfect day to shop and leisurely stroll around town with family and friends. Grab a cup of coffee (or an ice cream cone) and walk up and down Main Street and Broad Street. With over 40 unique shops to choose from, a week long trip could easily not be enough time to visit them all. Luckily, the streets of Lake Geneva will not let you leave on an empty stomach, with over 30 local eateries to choose from, whether it's for breakfast, brunch, lunch, or dinner. There are endless options for dining, from gourmet bistros, to cafes,  pizzerias, confectionery spots and local bakeries.

MONDAY: Hit the Links & Relax

GolfingAfter getting acquainted with the shopping and dining in town, Monday is the perfect day to unwind and relax. Time to take in all the golfing that the Lake Geneva area has to offer, and boy it doesn't disappoint. With over seven area courses to choose from all within a short drive, you can get a full week of golf and still not hit every legendary course. You haven't truly experienced the game of golf until you have played at the courses built by names like Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player, Pete Dye, Dick Nugent, and Lee Trevino, the architects behind these beautiful courses that made Lake Geneva the Midwest's premier golf destination.

Salon/SpaAfter a long day of golf, reserve your spot at a local resort salon or spa for a perfect ending to an active day. Slow your vacation pace and relax with a massage or body and facial treatments, which are sure to calm your mind and sooth your spirit.  Or try a multitude of both relaxing and therapeutic spa services as well as a wide variety of fitness activities you'll find at the area spas.

TUESDAY: Check out the Beauty 

Hiking | BikingIf you prefer an even slower pace, try a hike on the 21-mile Geneva Lake Shore Path with up-close views of the grand estates on the water surrounded by beautiful seasonal foliage. Stop by the Visitors Center at Flat Iron Park and grab a Geneva Lake Shore path Guide. Great hiking can also be found in nearby conservancies, preserves and Big Foot Beach State Park. For the biking enthusiasts there's no better way to see the countryside around Lake Geneva than on a bike and what better way to start your day than some outdoor sight seeing!

Lake Geneva Cruise Line: Whether you are looking for a historical tour that tells about the famous names that settled in the area or a relaxing sit-down evening dinner cruise, Lake Geneva Cruise Line truly has something for everyone. You'll be amazed at the history and enchanted by all of the beautiful estates that adorn the lake shore. 

WEDNESDAY: Be Entertained

The Lake Geneva Clue RoomAfter a leisurely morning head downtown and visit one of Lake Geneva's favorite attractions with your family and friends. Grab a bite to eat at a local restaurant for lunch and then walk up Main Street to The Clue Room. This interactive game for groups of 2 to 10 people, gives you 60 minutes to work together to solve the puzzles and challenges in order to make your escape. There are three different rooms available everyday–Can you escape?

Magic ShowBe sure to make plans to catch a magic show with friends and family at Lake Geneva's Tristan Crist's Magic Theater voted the #1 thing to do by TripAdvisor. Shows typically start after 6 pm on weekdays so grab an early dinner and plan to be amazed by the illusions and magic! 

THURSDAY: Go on an Adventure

Zip Lining:  Try a sky-high adventure for the whole family, no experience necessary! Most are not aware that zip lining is a year round sport. The Lake Geneva Ziplines & Adventures features guided tours through eight zip lines, five Sky Bridges, four spiral staircases built into the trees, and a 1,200 foot-long racing zip line. Your family won't be disappointed and you'll make some great memories!

SafariJust a short drive from Lake Geneva is an unforgettable animal adventure that the whole family will enjoy! Safari Lake Geneva is a family-owned conservation park where you can experience herds of exotic animals from the comfort of you own vehicle - just like a real African safari! 

FRIDAY: Equestrian Experiences

Horseback RidingFriday is all about horses! Get outside and embrace the scenery! Take a horseback ride with your friends or family along miles of Wisconsin’s endless shaded trails. Spend a few hours exploring the woods, enjoying nature’s glorious colors together, without the everyday distractions of life. Escape the city, breath in the fresh air, and enjoy the quiet sounds along the way. 

Dancing Horses Theatre Show: Round out your day full of equestrian experiences at Wisconsin’s own Dancing Horses and Animal Gardens Petting Zoo. You'll be enchanted by Lake Geneva's most unique attractions! Experience the beauty of The Dancing Horses, as they take you on a magical journey. Enjoy the pageantry and elaborate glitter and rhinestone costumes and this amazing, breathtaking, inspiring show.

SATURDAY: Embrace the Scenery

Leisurely Scenic DriveFinally end your unforgettable trip to Lake Geneva, with a scenic drive with the best view in America. Snake Road, a three mile-long, wooded, winding road off of Highway 50 on the northeast end of Geneva Lake is a must drive. Another leisurely ride is on a stretch of the Rustic Roads in nearby Lyons, all the while enjoying the beautiful and expansive famous scenery.

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