Lake Geneva, WI, USA

Lake Geneva, WI, USA

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Make a Lake Geneva Rental Your Home Away From Home

Getting away from it all from time to time is the perfect way to recharge your batteries and to feel more invigorated and relaxed, and Lake Geneva is a gorgeous vacation destination to head to in the heart of Wisconsin. When you stay in a vacation home in Lake Geneva, you may enjoy fabulous lake views, a large patio or deck, a barbecue grill, a hot tub, a fireplace and other amazing amenities that will make your stay more memorable and enjoyable.

Outdoor Recreation

There is much to see and do in Lake Geneva and the surrounding community, and your vacation home in Southern Wisconsin is the perfect starting point for fun each day of your trip. Geneva Lake is a huge body of water that holds opportunities for swimming, boating, canoeing, kayaking, fishing and more. While the water itself is fun, there are also activities along the shoreline and throughout the area that are fun to do. The Geneva Lake Shore Path is a beautiful, shaded walking path that is ideal for leisurely hikes with your family. You can also explore outdoor venues such as Big Foot Beach State Park, Moose Mountain Falls, the Mountain Top at Grand Geneva Resort and others.


While outdoor fun is one of the top reasons why visitors head to a Lake Geneva vacation rental home for their getaway, the area offers more to enjoy. The Timber Ridge Waterpark is a fun place to go on warmer days of the year, and you can learn more about the area with a tour of the Geneva Lake Museum of History. If you enjoy wine, a tour of the Studio Winery is in order. Step back in time with a visit to the Victorian-style home at Black Point Estate. For evening fun, the Tristan Crist Magic Theatre will delight you.


Many people will prepare at least a few of their meals in their private kitchen when renting a home in Lake Geneva, but you may also want to treat yourself to a few meals out as well. Lake Geneva has an exceptional range of restaurants for you to enjoy, and some have a full bar, lake views and other amenities that add to your fun time. Consider trying out the Tuscan Tavern & Grill, the Next Door Pub & Pizzeria, Sprecher's Restaurant & Pub, Simple Cafe, Sopra Bistro, Red Geranium and others before you head home.


Lake Geneva has a dominant humid continental climate, which is common in the Great Lakes region of the United States. This climate features warm, humid summer months paired with a long, cold and snowy winter season. The average daily high in January, the coldest month of the year, is 28 degrees. The average high in July, the warmest month, is 80 degrees. The Lake Geneva area receives approximately 47 inches of snow and 35 inches of rain per year.

How to Get There

Lake Geneva is located away from the hustle and bustle of big city life, making it ideal for your next vacation. Despite its removed location, it is easy to reach Lake Geneva, Fontana and nearby areas by bus, car or air travel. You can fly into the Milwaukee airport and drive a rental car down Interstate 43. There is not a small airport that serves Lake Geneva directly. If you choose to drive your own car, make connections from your starting point to reach Interstate 43. Then, take Highway 12 southeast into Lake Geneva. Bus routes are also available as an additional option.

Attractions In and Around Lake Geneva (and vicinity)

First time in Lake Geneva (and vicinity) and looking for things to do? If some outdoor time is on the agenda, soak up some sun at Riviera Beach and Williams Bay Beach or experience the natural beauty of Big Foot Beach State Park and Four Seasons Nature Preserve. Winter enthusiasts will find Alpine Valley Ski Resort and Wilmot Mountain in the city.

Fun activities in the city include Lake Geneva Cruise Line, The Highlands Golf Course and The Brute Golf Course. Other places to visit in town include Hawks View Golf Club, Geneva Lake and Geneva National Golf Club.