Lake Geneva: From Big City to Small Time Town

Lake Geneva: From Big City to Small Time Town

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A charming small town may just be the perfect escape from the busy Chicago city. From big city to small town your senses will adjust from bright city lights and busy loud noises to a slower paced environment with calm lake waters.

Up north a small town called Lake Geneva is claimed by Wisconsin territory. Wisconsin is home to some of the most amazing lakes throughout the Midwest. Lake Geneva is just one small town out of hundreds that has great lake views that will capture your eye with each sunrise and sunset.


Lake Geneva Lake Geneva is an easygoing modestly sized town that is greatly popular to metropolitan Chicago tourists. Just an hour and a half (83 miles) from Chicago you can drive to escape to this great town. This buoyant towns city is situated on the northeast bay of Geneva Lake. This wonderfully located town is great for all ages and for all families, and many amenities cascade throughout.

With each tourist town comes lots of great hotels and resorts. However, Lake Geneva’s famous resort has to be Grand Geneva. This resort and spa hosts perfect hotel accommodations for all seasons.

With Lake Geneva being famous for its fantastic lake waters water activities are very popular. Everything from boating, boat tours, beach side swimming, to jet skiing are found here. A local marina is the perfect place to rent any kind of boat whether it be a motor boat or a paddle boat this scenic lake with demand your full attention and spur senses.

Lake Geneva watersPopular golfing is also famous in this charming town. Geneva National Golf Club has a beautiful three-course spread along the Wisconsin countryside. The club opened in 1991 and from 2006-2008 it hosted the Aurora Health Care Championship. Geneva National Golf Club is home to three impressive courses designed by Arnold Palmer, Gary Player and Lee Trevino. These courses are instilled to challenge seasoned players while at the same time going easy on new beginners. These courses will ensure that players find themselves totally immersed in the ornate and captivating forest, wetlands and perfect greens that surrounds the golf club’s community.genevanational

What are even better are all the top-notch restaurants that surround this great community. People from surrounding towns come into Lake Geneva for the great service and even better food. Several restaurants decorate this town from high-end top quality meals to easygoing perfect picnic meals.

This small quaint town represents an easy and quick getaway that will provide a laid back environment. You will surely notice the big difference from Chicago to Lake Geneva. Everything is smaller with an incredibly charming atmosphere. With the lake and small town vibe you will be able to walk, relax and let your mind easily drift and be taken away with the amicable settings that surround Lake Geneva

Haley Schiller

Haley Schiller

I have just recently graduated from Edgewood College in Madison, Wisconsin with a B.A. degree in English with an emphasis in journalism, and a minor in communications. I have a strong passion for classic literature and an eager attitude toward the exciting world of the publishing business.