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Geneva Lake Shore Path

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Address: Lake Geneva, WI
Phone Number: 262 275 5700
Activities: Hiking, Walking
Description: This lovely 21-mile walking path, around Geneva Lake, takes pedestrians by...
This lovely 21-mile walking path, around Geneva Lake, takes pedestrians by impressive homes and quiet lakeside neighborhoods. A two-mile swath on the West End offers a manageable stroll, lovely views, and passes landmarks such as the Abbey Resort and Fontana Spa and popular local eateries like Chuck's.
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Path is the best going West

The walk is a must do anytime of day. Walking to the West takes you to the big houses of Wrigley...very nice and you can walk it at any pace. We've walked to Williams Bay...7... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

The walk is a must do anytime of day. Walking to the West takes you to the big houses of Wrigley...very nice and you can walk it at any pace. We've walked to Williams Bay...7 miles and a few hills.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Our weekend was relaxing and very inexpensive stayed at the comfort suites,went shopping in town dinning in the eve and even had a good time driving on the lake ,great get away from Chicago It s laid back and relaxing highly recommend!

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Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Can you walk 26 miles of beautiful lakefront access lined by multi million dollar mansions and do it for free. Set aside some time to enjoy the natural and manmade beauty of the lake, the homes, and the landscaping and walk in peace. Go with a friend and enjoy the conversation. You won't regret the time!

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Scranton, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

You can't get away from "the lake" when you are in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. But don't take it for granted. Be sure to save time to walk, bicycle, skateboard, whatever somewhere along this path. The lakeshore path encompasses 20+ miles so it can be congested near town, but the most popular segment is the North Shore section from Williams Bay... More 

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Chicago
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Twenty six miles of sheer beauty if you are up for it or shorter trips if you are not. Where else can yuou wlk through the front yards of the chosen few?

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Lake Forest, Illinois
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131 reviews 131 reviews
14 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

The shore path offers a free, safe pathway around the entire lake. The young and adventurous can make a full day hike of the 20+ mile path all the way around the lake but most opt for shorter segments. Particularly popular is the North Shore walk from Lake Geneva to Williams Bay which passes by many of the lake's historic... More 

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Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

I just did this walk on the Friday after Thanksgiving with a friend (2014). She was wise and brought a change of shoes. I was not so wise and wore heavy boots for the whole thing! I definitely suggest a change of shoes and a few pairs of socks if you plan on hiking the whole trail...which is 26.2 miles... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

literally hiking along the backyard of mansion lake houses. it was awesome! met great people along the path

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

What a great place to for a get away weekend. Nice walks, horses, pools, restaurants, etc... We will definitely go back.

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Freeport, Illinois
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102 reviews 102 reviews
60 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

It was a nice day with the lake breezes. It was quiet and peaceful, and a great time just to walk and talk with someone special.

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