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Address: Lake Geneva, WI
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Get this straight: The city is Lake Geneva, the lake is Geneva Lake. Hop...

Get this straight: The city is Lake Geneva, the lake is Geneva Lake. Hop aboard a classic yacht for a cruise around the second deepest lake in Wisconsin (135 feet deep and 21 miles around) which is the focal point of a popular resort area also known as "the Newport of the West."

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Geneva Lake is a gorgeous lake in southern Wisconsin. There are many things to do for the outdoorsy type, but simply driving around and taking photos is a worthwhile.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Geneva Lake is a gorgeous lake in southern Wisconsin. There are many things to do for the outdoorsy type, but simply driving around and taking photos is a worthwhile.

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Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lake Geneva is very much a tourist destination in the summer months and becomes crowded with out of state travels from Illinois; many of whom have summer homes on the lake. There are plenty of opportunity to check out the many small stores that are near the lake, walk the lake path, or get something to eat in the Lake... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great views, clean lakefront. Pretty fountain and picturesque property. Was chilly but peaceful before high season!

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Rochelle, Illinois
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60 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We didn't get to see as much of the lake as we had hoped but we drove around the area and saw many of the sites. Beautiful ice sculptures.

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Thank GmaJean
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39 reviews
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

Nice place for walks around the lake in summer, and winter activities in the cold months (ice fishing, ice skating, etc). Can be a little crazy downtown during the summer, but worth it. Don't expect world class food, but good local eats (bereft of any international cuisine). Steaks, chops, brats, burgers, and bar food OK. Great for young families, and... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 22 January 2017

We saw "boat skating" , people skating, people walking from one side of the lake to the other and animals on the lake was fun. We finally got on the frozen lake and had out own fun. Scary, yet exciting!

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Chicago, Illinois
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28 reviews
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Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

I love Lake Geneva no matter the season. It is beautiful and peaceful. The beach is great in the summer and the winter! I'm always happy when I go here!

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Des Moines, Iowa
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Reviewed 29 December 2016

We have visited so often that we now have a routine. From shopping, to eating, to activities, to the beac, to the lake walk, there is always something to do.

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Thank J0yLady
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Reviewed 20 December 2016

Beautiful and serene on a cold winter day...very inviting to visit by sitting and taking in the views or fishing, maybe swimming.

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Johnstown, Colorado
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Reviewed 21 November 2016

Enjoyed the narrated boat tour explaining the history! Very interesting to hear who owns all the houses around the lake.

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