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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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Its a quiet place wherein one can spend some quality time with family and friends. Away from the hustle bustle... peaceful.

Reviewed 10 November 2016
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Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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Reviewed 10 November 2016

Its a quiet place wherein one can spend some quality time with family and friends. Away from the hustle bustle... peaceful.

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Clinton, Illinois
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

We have been going to Lake Geneva for 4 years now. We will continue to go every year because we LOVE it SO much! It is such a beautiful place and the little shops and restaurants are top notch. Just this year we discovered the trail along the lake. It was a beautiful Fall day and we really enjoyed walking... More 

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bangalore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

It's a well know place to visit to see fall color in Wisconsin. I would try visit even next summer. It's beautiful. Plenty parking space, lots of lake facing benches. Wisconsin take care of everything to keep tourists happy. Take a sunset walk, try a local restaurant and take few pictures back home.

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Thank SwathiPejakala
Springfield, Illinois
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Reviewed 23 October 2016

We started out by taking the 2 hour boat full lake tour. That was fantastic! The homes and history there is so interesting. The downtown area has many quaint shops and restaurants. We truly enjoyed visiting that area and shopping. It's a lovely "small town America" feel.This was a great weekend getaway for us. The trees were absolutely stunning! I... More 

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Wheeling, Il., United States
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Reviewed 23 October 2016

The Grand Geneva is close to everything in the area and easy to get to.A tour of L ake Geneva gave history and beautiful scenery.

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Thank John S
Lombard, Illinois
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

great town nice lake with amazing view lot's to see and do or just relax on the pier and enjoy the nice view with all the trees changing color it's amazing.

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Pineville, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful Lake. Real nice shops near by. You can go swimming in summer. Just a real nice lake all around. You have to pay for parking, but it's worth it

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

We visited the town of Lake Geneva on Geneva Lake. Our hotel overlooked the lake and while we were there for a quiet visit, we saw the many sports enthusiasts taking advantage of this beautiful lake. There was fishing and water sports as well as lake tours going on. I believe the lake is over 7 miles around, and you... More 

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Coshocton, Ohio
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

Nice lake and scenery, many shops, many restaurants and be set to spend many $$$$$$$. We have travel throughout the States and this is not an inexpensive place to visit. You cannot shop or eat at a relaxed pace due to the damn parking meters. They charge $1.00 an hour for every spot in the downtown area and they have... More 

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Round Rock, Texas, United States
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Reviewed 17 September 2016

Lovely tour around the lake. The guides offer interesting stories and history of the mansions and the dynasties that built them. Frank Lloyd Wright homes are highlighted.

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