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Lovely lake, not much to entertain otherwise

We took a boar ride to view the Gilded Age mansions from the water - but otherwise, you cannot view... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Norma Jo S
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Annandale, Virginia
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gorgeous lake

Wow!! We live in Florida , so spending time here was such a treat. The lake is just gorgeous, the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
bonnie w
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Hollywood, Florida
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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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  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“boat tour” (43 reviews)
“ice fishing” (6 reviews)
“spring fed” (8 reviews)
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Lake Geneva, WI
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took a boar ride to view the Gilded Age mansions from the water - but otherwise, you cannot view it on a scenic drive, nor is there much of a beach for relaxing. The little town is not as charming or interesting as I...More

Thank Norma Jo S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow!! We live in Florida , so spending time here was such a treat. The lake is just gorgeous, the homes that you walk past when walking around the lake are beyond stunning!!

Thank bonnie w
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Several visits in last 20 years and the place seems to be waning. Many storefronts closed, restaurants just so so, a few new shops but lots of dated merchandise. There used to be a quaint attractiveness but it is gone. Overpriced and lacklustre.

Thank Susan K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As an anniversary gift we were given a private tour of the lake on the Lorelei. Ed, the captain was friendly and informative and his wife, Pat served great cocktails. This lake is absolutely beautiful and the lake estates are something to behold. Very enjoyable...More

Thank RonW763
Reviewed 15 August 2017

IT's well worth the time and money to see the homes on Lake Geneva by Tour Boat. Most impressive of course are the Wriggly Estates, 6 or 7 of them in total. The History of Lake Geneva is very interesting and your tour guide will...More

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Very expensive to rent boats, wave riders, etc Not much beach space. Parking was a pain. But our kids enjoyed it, swam in lake, etc.

Thank luv2trava
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Watch your speed on the way into Lake Geneva, speed traps everywhere !!!!! I found free parking on the side streets corner of main st and madison or main st and Warren both are passed the geneva library. The library is a cool place to...More

Thank imjustlivinglife
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

We had such a great time here. Hike around the lake, take a boat tour, rent jet skis or kayaks, eat some ice cream, have a bloody Mary overlooking the lake.....a lot to do here. Nice hotels and B&Bs can be expensive in the summer....More

1  Thank Schisti
Reviewed 6 August 2017

My husband and I have a time share and are using to go to areas that we have never been before. Neither one of us had ever been to WI so we picked Lake Geneva. Our resort wasn't on the lake, but it was within...More

1  Thank Mknlmn8
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Geneva Lake is Spring fed 4500 acre lake with clear water and is an average of 135 feet deep. It's a beautiful body of water!

Thank Sarah N
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Andi4121
2 August 2017|
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Response from dorisjaf | Reviewed this property |
I went there on the 22 and it was perfect.
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Danielle W
31 July 2017|
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Response from GoodTimeSmitty | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure you can. There are like 2 or 3 kayak rental companies right by the lake.
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Response from Cindy Y | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely!
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