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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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Lady of the Lake boat cruise

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Debra N
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Round Rock, Texas, United States
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Coshocton, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The scenery and rural areas are worth the time spent. There are many great restaurants, hotels ,as well as events in several areas around the lake and the surrounding cities.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We travel to Lake Geneva a couple of times during the summer and even did a winter visit which was really cool! We love to walk the town, visit the shops, and hit the beach. We decided we wanted to share this place with our Texas relatives and chose Lake Geneva as our destination. It was lovely! We all took... More 

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Blanchard, OK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although we didn't get to experience everything as we had limited time and transportation (on a great bus trip) - loved the lake! Took the mailboat tour, saw Black Pointe Estate, stayed at The Abbey did a few other things and ate at a couple of local places. hope to get up there again and see the observatory, walk more... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a bit busy on weekends in the summer but there isn't a cleaner lake anywhere. Visit the town of Lake Geneva. Go to Fontana and have a beer at Chucks and walk around the Abbey. Go to Williams Bay and have breakfast at Daddy Maxwells. Go to any of the beaches. Spot a car and walk the shore... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have visited almost 20 states of the United States and LAKE GENEVA states on top of all attractions. It can be called as "Honeymoon Paradise" or even elderly people heaven. Young guys riding top Harley Davidson range to all sort of wonderful cars and bikes you can see here. The 1 hour boating ride on the lake is awesome... More 

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Fountain Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

Beautiful Lake Geneva has so much to offer. The various boat cruises are great!!!. Swimming on the main beach, so refreshing. Take your own boat out for the day and dock at the restaurants to eat. Hiking the path around the lake, great. Even the town in general, touring the streets looking at the homes, shopping, eats, and even antiques.... More 

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Columbia, MD
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

On a beautiful summer day, we enjoyed an hour-long boat tour where we got to see some of the beautiful houses lining the lake. The tour guides were very informative about the various properties. My only complaint is that several families traveling together on the boat let their grade-school-age kids run wild, making it hard to hear the commentary.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

We took a drive around the lake and stopped at a couple of the small towns that dot the shoreline. It is a very relaxing place to visit, but can be quite busy on weekends.

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