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Geneva Lake Shore Path

Lake Geneva, WI
+1 262-275-5700
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Talking 0urselves Into Walking This Long Walk!

Wow, simply facing the daunting task of tackling this history and its gorgeous trail laying ahead... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Racine, Wisconsin
via mobile
a triumph of adequacy

this is the single most over-rated attraction in the Lake Geneva area, and that is saying... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Edwardsville, Illinois
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This lovely 21-mile walking path, around Geneva Lake, takes pedestrians by impressive homes and quiet lakeside neighborhoods. A two-mile swath on the West End offers a manageable stroll, lovely views, and passes landmarks such as the Abbey Resort and Fontana Spa and popular local eateries like Chuck's.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good22%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“great walk” (37 reviews)
“beautiful homes” (67 reviews)
“bring water” (17 reviews)
Lake Geneva, WI
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Wow, simply facing the daunting task of tackling this history and its gorgeous trail laying ahead of us, made me weak in the knees! NO we didn't make this trip around the lake but we are aware of the charming beauty here, the awesome mansions...More

Thank legacyendeavors
Reviewed 1 week ago

this is the single most over-rated attraction in the Lake Geneva area, and that is saying something. It is a path near a lake. The end. If you like drooling over the arms race that is bigger and less tasteful lakefront property, then I have...More

1  Thank wildrush
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We picked up the shore path at George Williams College, in Williams Bay. (We also picked up a tick -- yuck -- so be aware.) From Memorial Day to Labor Day, you can take an ice-cream break at the College Inn on the campus. There...More

Thank illinois travelere
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The path is hit or miss at times, but it was enjoyable and relaxing to walk along the path. We didn’t do the full 21 Miles, but it was still a good way to spend an afternoon.

Thank Alexj786
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Walked the path from Fontana to Pier 290. 3.5 miles each way and fairly flat. Beautiful area and an easy walk. Water fountain mid way and plenty of places to spot for a break. We'll maintained almost he entire way and everyone you come across...More

Thank LZMike
Reviewed 4 November 2017

The terrain is inconsistent, but the trees and homes looked beautiful. We will do the walk again in the summer or spring.

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Not many people know that you can walk the whole 21 mile perimeter of Lake Geneva, passing by some of the beautiful private estates in the area. I am a good walker, but not that good so we kept it to around a 4 mile...More

Thank Cathy H
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

This 26 Mile path is maintained by every owner on the lake it is the best way to view the real estate and be close to the water

Thank Krups77
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Have done this several times but not all the way around the Lake, you can walk from the Geneva Inn for about 2 miles, one way or from Lake Geneva for as many miles as you can and see all the old beautiful Estates along...More

1  Thank Monika H
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Walked part of the path and was very enjoyable. Easy path, looking at homes was very neat. They were gorgeous! Next time I'll will wear better walking shoes and try to do the whole trail!

1  Thank Illinois1995
Nearby Restaurants
Daddy Maxwell's
141 reviews
1.88 km away
Chuck's Tavern
102 reviews
4.23 km away
Cafe Calamari
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1.66 km away
240 West
159 reviews
4.57 km away
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The Waterfront at The Abbey Resort
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Steeny G
23 September 2017|
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Response from grahamtm1 | Reviewed this property |
It is my understanding, based on information gained from the tour guide on the Ice Cream Sundae Lake Cruise, there is but one public restroom consisting of Port-o-Potties on the trail. There are some opportunities in Lake... More
10 September 2017|
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Response from mjs3222 | Reviewed this property |
No you cannot
1 September 2017|
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Response from mjs3222 | Reviewed this property |
Lake Geneva entrance