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Address: , Lake Geneva, WI
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Activities: Fishing, Motor-boating, Swimming, Walking
Description: 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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Great Day Trip.

This is a nice quant little town with a lot to do. Besides the obvious boating and swimming in the lake. There are many shops to stroll into from upscale clothes to novelty items... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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Henderson, Nevada
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Henderson, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

This is a nice quant little town with a lot to do. Besides the obvious boating and swimming in the lake. There are many shops to stroll into from upscale clothes to novelty items. There are also some great food places. A really fun time for couples or the whole family. If your going get there early otherwise you will... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

We have so few great summer days in the Midwest. But when they do come, spending it in Lake Geneva is one of the best. It has something for everyone. Our perfect day in the city consists of - a hearty breakfast and coffee in one of the cafes - 2-4 hours on a rented boat (Ernies or Leatherlips). The... More 

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Cairo, Al Qahirah, Egypt
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

we walked all the way form Rhine river to the lake side and around. It's lite at night with twinkling lights that make it both private and safe at the same time. It was quiet, peaceful and fresh.. We could see the boats in the harbor. Around the lake side are a few streets with high end shops, expensive watches... More 

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Barto, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

The Mail delivery boat tour is a must. Fun for everyone. The captain and the mail jumper do an excellent job explaining all the highlights around the lake. Get there early to get the best setting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

beautiful place to be anytime of day or night love the tranquility of the lake and recommend it to everyone

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Palatine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Great place to visit with many, food, gifts and water activities. Being able to walk around to everything is very convenient.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

wonderful wonderful place with so much to do! Boat rental is a must and so much fun for families of all ages! beach is beautiful in the summer and lovely quaint shops in the downtown are fun to check out!

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New Lenox, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

I've been going to Geneva Lake for 40 years. I have always loved it but it is better than ever now. The communities on and around the lake are working hard at keeping their beaches clean and their atmospheres charming. Geneva Lake is great for recreation, family fun and for night life.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Geneva Lake beach is awfully busy especially in the summer. After five p.m it's free to get in which is always nice. When entering the beach there isn't much room to lay your things down especially when there are so many tourists already there. It's very cramped and not spacious at all. Although it is a clean beach to swim... More 

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Colgate, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

We decided to spend a few hours at the beach in Lake Geneva and then shower and head out to one of the restaurants for dinner. We live about an hour away, so it was a fun day trip. I was surprised when the announcement came at 4 o'clock that the shower area would be closing in 30 minutes. I... More 

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