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Winter Break in Wisconsin

Posted: Feb 17, 2021 | Winter Sports , Things to Do , General

Where to go and what to do on a work-from-home and virtual learning winter break at Grand Geneva Resort & Spa and Timber Ridge Lodge & Waterpark. Kids on break from school or virtual learning? Working from home and looking for a change of scenery? Don't scramble on those closed school days that always seem to sneak up. Take a winter break in Wisconsin at Grand Geneva Resort & Spa or Timber Ridge Lodge & Waterpark, located only 1 hour from Milwaukee and Chicago.

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Work-From-Hotel or Take a ‘Schoolcation’

Posted: Sep 29, 2020 | Specials , Things to Do , General

This year has brought a whole new meaning to hard work. That’s why Lake Geneva’s Grand Geneva Resort & Spa has launched new programs and offers to support and meet the needs of guests and families while they work, study, and take a much-needed recess break.  Experience 1,3000 acres of recess at Grand Geneva Resort & Spa. There’s plenty of space, options to pick your perks, a monitored school room, snack breaks, box lunch, outdoor activities, plus the opportunity to take a waterpark or golf break if you want to, we won’t tell. A Grand Recess Schoolcation Getaway  Families may enjoy one of the best recesses they’ve had all year with Grand Geneva’s Recess Schoolcation Getaway offer which includes overnight accommodations (deluxe guestrooms, suites and villas available); box lunch from the resort’s Executive Chef Nelly Buleje featuring kid favorites such as Towering Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich, Grilled Cheese with G

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Outdoor Autumn Adventures by the Numbers: 2 Wheels, 4 Wheels, 2 Legs or 4 Legs Options

Posted: Aug 24, 2020 | Things to Do , General

Outdoor autumn adventures by the numbers: 2 wheels, 4 wheels, 2 legs or 4 legs optionsChoose your adventure at Grand Geneva this fall Crisp autumn breezes are about to sneak up on us and Lake Geneva’s Grand Geneva Resort & Spa is offering a variety of ways for guests to get outside and enjoy the upcoming fresh fall air and incredible Midwest fall foliage. Of course, guests can simply walk around the resort’s stunning glacier-carved 1,300 acre campus, but here are other fun ways to get around and explore popular Wisconsin country roads when you want (and need) to take a break from remote working and virtual learning. And don’t forget to keep an eye on the Wisconsin Fall Color Report for optimal leaf-looking opportunities. Choose an adventure: On two wheels:Feel the wind in your hair as you zip around the rustic roads of southeast Wisconsin on a scooter. Rent one for a few hours or take a guided tour around the area with Lake Geneva Scooter Tours and

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Lake Geneva, Wisconsin is Closer Than You Think

Posted: Aug 07, 2020 | Things to Do , General

Lake Geneva, Wisconsin is Closer Than You Think. From pools to playgrounds to award-winning restaurants and spa, your next trip is just a tank of gas away -- time to pack the car With gas prices more favorable than they've been in years plus the desire for a much-needed long vacation, Americans are expected to pack their cars and get back to the classic road trip this summer and fall. A recent travel survey from The U.S. Travel Association and MMGY Travel Intelligence revealed that 68% of participants currently prefer traveling in their own vehicle -- an opportunity to explore some of the country's award-winning destinations within driving distance of home. Those planning a Midwest road trip should consider Lake Geneva, WI -- a city with idyllic views and landscapes and home to the award-winning Grand Geneva Resort & Spa and Timber Ridge Lodge & Waterpark. Earlier this summer, both resorts reopened their doors with the introduction of

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Fall Mums at Grand Geneva Resort & Spa

Fall Media Highlights

Posted: Oct 15, 2020 | Press Coverage

From the weather channel to the New York Post, read about Grand Geneva's fall media mentions.

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February 2020 Media Highlights

Posted: Mar 11, 2020 | Press Coverage

Travel + Leisure, February 1, 2020These Hotels Have Some of Valentine’s Day’s Most Over-the-top Offers — and They’re Available to Book Now Reader's Digest, February 6, 202017 Luxurious Valentine’s Day Hotel Packages Milwaukee Magazine, February 13, 2020Your family travel guide to Lake Geneva Chicago Parent, February 19, 2020 (Grand Geneva and Timber Ridge)Your family travel guide to Lake Geneva

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January 2020 Media Highlights

Posted: Feb 04, 2020 | Press Coverage

HGTV, January 23, 2020The Gramping Travel Trend: Why Grandparents and Grandkids Should Travel Together Journal Sentinel, January 16, 2020 (Timber Ridge)When it's too cold to swim outside, check out one of these indoor waterparks in Wisconsin Nearest, January 1, 2020 (Timber Ridge)Must-Visit Indoor Water Parks in the Chicago Area

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March 2020 Media Highlights

Posted: Jul 22, 2020 | Press Coverage

Northwest Indiana Times, March 15Grand Geneva Resort Celebrates 25 Years Lake Geneva Regional News, March 8Italian Restaurant Wins Diner’s Choice Award Illinois Meeting + Events, Winter 2020 IssueRoad Trip: Wisconsin Online 

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About Grand Geneva Resort & Spa

Owned and managed by Marcus Hotels & Resorts, Grand Geneva Resort & Spa is an award-wining, AAA Four-Diamond all-seasons resort set on 1,300 acres in the legendary southeastern Wisconsin community of Lake Geneva. Located 90 minutes from Chicago and 50 minutes from Milwaukee, Grand Geneva Resort & Spa features 356 guest accommodations, including deluxe rooms and suites, along with 29 new villas. On site, guests can enjoy the WELL Spa + Salon; two championship 18-hole golf courses; The Mountain Top, a ski and snowboard facility; 62,000-square-feet of meeting and convention space and three restaurants. Also on the resort’s grounds is the Timber Ridge Lodge & Waterpark, featuring 225 guest suites and 50,000 square feet of year-round, indoor/outdoor waterpark excitement, bringing the total number of rooms on the Grand Geneva campus to 609.

Whatever the time of year, visitors are always discovering something new – from a hillside turning crimson in autumn to the joys of Christmas in the Country, and annual winter celebration from November through the holidays. For more information, please visit and follow us on: