County: Walworth County
City Info: Local government website
To Milwaukee: 54 Min
To Chicago:88 Min
Lake Geneva Overview
Every season in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin is iconic and memorable. From long days spent soaking up the sun on the boat or beach to walks along the 27 miles of wintery lakeshore, there’s something special about Lake Geneva that keeps residents and visitors captivated by this unique haven. Located in Southeastern Wisconsin’s Walworth County, this small resort town is made up of about 8,000 permanent residents.
Although a popular place in the summertime for vacation goers from the nearby Chicago and Milwaukee areas, Lake Geneva has something spectacular to offer all year-round. People from all walks of life flood to this one-of-a-kind city to enjoy fun-filled days on the water, relax at the award-winning spas, browse the unique boutiques and shops, and enjoy everything from fine dining to local ice cream shops.
Lake Geneva’s rich history runs deep with industry and development from the early days of the industrial boom and roaring 20’s. It became a retreat for shapeshifters like the Wrigley’s and Morton’s, even Al Capone and his bandits from the Chicagoland area.
The city quickly became known as the “Newport of the West.” Located conveniently near major cities such as Chicago, Madison, and Milwaukee, Lake Geneva is located in the heart of three separate major airports making access in and out of the city convenient. As well as a short escape to enjoy urban events and experiences.