20 Fun Things to Do in Lake Geneva by a Wisconsinite

20 Fun Things to Do in Lake Geneva by a Wisconsinite, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin (B)

Just a short drive from Milwaukee is an idyllic city in Walworth County, Wisconsin where gilded old mansions, luxury resorts, world-class golf courses, stunning beaches, and beautiful lakeside panoramas can be found.

Lake Geneva, as it’s fondly named after the body of water it rests on, has a storied past that goes back to the golden era and even centuries ago. It used to be a haven for millionaires, prohibition bosses, and native tribes.

Today, Lake Geneva is the epitome of a picture-postcard destination, especially in the summer and fall, as the surrounding nature is at its liveliest colors. It’s the best city to try lake activities, arts and crafts fairs, walking expeditions, and historic estate tours. All this and more, you can make the most out of your Lake Geneva vacation by trying these activities tailored for any type of visitor.

Maxwell Mansion was built in 1856 and is the very first of its kind to be constructed in Lake Geneva. Lush gardens and century-old oak trees surround the luxury estate, while its interiors are decked with antique decorations and furnishings. It has an outdoor pool and modern amenities so tourists can have a convenient stay and enjoy the charm of the mansion. (This is where my friend, Shannon, was married a few years ago. I thought the ceremony here was AMAZING.) ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 20 Fun Things to Do in Lake Geneva by a Wisconsinite
Guide Location: USA » Lake Geneva
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Lindsey Puls
Read it on Author's Website: https://www.have-clothes-will-travel.com/things-to-do-in-lake-geneva/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Maxwell Mansion
  • Big Foot Beach State Park
  • Black Point Estate and Gardens
  • Geneva Lake Museum
  • Yerkes Observatory
  • Hot Balloon Ride
  • Ziplining Adventure
  • Safari in Lake Geneva
  • Boat Tour with Lake Geneva Cruise Lines
  • Dancing Horses
  • Grand Geneva Resort & Spa
  • Dan Patch Stables
  • Lake Geneva Scooter Tours & Rentals
  • Avani Spa and Well Spa
  • The Tristan Crist Magic Theatre
  • Baker House