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Holiday Weekend Family Fun Activities

Lake Geneva remains one of the most popular weekend getaways for families living in nearby cities like Milwaukee and Chicago.  It’s most notable for it’s large picturesque lake and collection of extravagant homes, but what many do not know is the multitude of fun family oriented activities that are available.

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Lake Geneva Lends its Versatility to Functions

While there is no end to what a successful meeting itinerary may look like when groups book Lake Geneva, the destination is the perfect place to host a traditional event complete with the tried-and-true elements that draw great attendance.

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Allison & Brad’s Lake Geneva Wedding

Well, hello there! This post with the second half of Allison & Brad’s Lake Geneva wedding is super overdue! But we would be remiss if we didn’t share the lovely photos by Lisa Mathewson of their beautiful reception at Lake Geneva Country Club. As a refresher, here are the photos from the first half of their wedding day, including their ceremony. And now… onto the pictures!

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Cool Off in Lake Geneva, WI

Lake Geneva, home to the most accessible body of water in Wisconsin, overflows with summer activities and events to create a memorable summer vacation. Discover all that this historic recreation and resort town nearby Chicago and Milwaukee has to offer.

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6 Wisconsin Sites for the Modern Traveller

The U.S. Mailboat Tour was just listed as one of the “6 Sites for the Modern Traveller”. You have permission to live in the past. In fact, you’re encouraged to do just that at historic sites in Wisconsin. Here are Six that bridge past to present by profiling dreamers and doers, celebrating Wisconsin ingenuity and preserving the state’s distinct sense of place, while also making some unexpected ties to 21st century interests.

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Black Point Nooks & Crannies Tour

Black Point Nooks and Crannies Tour
Fridays only, June 16 – September 1, 2017

When: Cruise departs at 10:30 a.m. and returns at 2:00 p.m.

Cost: $44.00 per person (space is limited to 12 people per day for this tour)

Where: Boats depart from the Rivera Dock 812 Wrigley Drive, Lake Geneva, WI, 53147

Brief Description:  This tour covers many of the behind the scenes areas of the estate, including the basement, third floor, root cellar and brief walk along the shore path. This tour focuses on the evolution of technologies that helped provide comfort at the Estate over 125 years. This tour also includes a view into the tower but due to safety does not include access to the top of the tower. Considerable walking and stair climbing is necessary during this tour.  Guests taking this tour will accompany other guests during portions of this tour, but will take a separate tour at certain points.
Advanced reservations are required and capacity is limited.   Please call Lake Geneva Cruise Line to book – 262 248 6206. 

Lake Geneva Wedding — Kristen and John

Kristen and John arrived in style aboard the Lorelei, and concluded their evening with post parties on the Walworth and Polaris. Call one of our expert planners now to ehance your special day with our fleet of 8 beautiful boats! (262) 248-6206

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Mackenzie + Andy: Wedding on the Grand Belle

Mackenzie and Andy’s wedding ceremony was held on the Grand Belle boat with a reception following at the Riviera Ballroom. Their whole wedding was full of laughter and lots of smiles! Mackenzie dazzled in a stunning lace gown while her bridesmaids wore shades of sparkly silver. Andy’s deep blue tux stood out against the bright blue water and matched Mackenzie’s stunning ring.

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Mecum House, Lake Geneva, WI

Lake Geneva – One of the 12 Most Luxurious Lake Towns in the World!

Why not host your meeting in one of the 12 most luxurious lake towns in the world! Though the Midwest does party lakes as well as anyone, it’s not nearly as noted for its opulent lake towns. But this one, which sits on Geneva Lake, the second-deepest lake in Wisconsin, is home to some of the most impressive, intimidating mansions you’ll find on a midwestern lake.

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Beer Barons of Lake Geneva

Beer Barons of Lake Geneva
Fridays, June 23, July 21 and August 18, 2017

When: Cruise departs at 5:30 p.m. and returns at 8:30 p.m.

Cost: $65.00 per person (price includes cruise, program, beer tasting and souvenir beer mug, space is limited to 45 people for this event.)

Where: Boats depart from the Rivera Dock 812 Wrigley Drive, Lake Geneva, WI, 53147

Brief Description: Enjoy an early evening cruising Geneva Lake while learning about the history of the beer barons that vacationed and lived along its shores. No presentation about beer would be complete without a tasting so join us in raising a pint together. This program will highlight the evolution of the brewing industry in Milwaukee and Chicago with a local flavor. The tour will also include a stop a the historic Black Point Estate to hear about the beer related history of the Seipp family who built the home.  (Walking and stair climbing is required.)

Reservations required in advance.  Please call Lake Geneva Cruise Line to book .  262 248 6206