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Taste of Wisconsin Experience

Taste of Wisconsin

Posted: Feb 07, 2020 | Dining , Local Area , Meetings

Beer and cheese. Cheese and beer! You haven’t truly visited Wisconsin until you taste these two iconic treats. Grand Geneva has the perfect experience for guests and groups looking to check this off their bucket list on vacation in Lake Geneva.Every week and on-demand, the Taste of Wisconsin is a Grand Experience everyone can enjoy. Sit back and relax for an hour while you sample and sip four different beers, paired with a variety of cheeses. Everything you taste is made locally in Wisconsin and our team shares little known facts about each one. Did you know there are 2,500 acres of cherry orchards in Door County Wisconsin?Our beer selection currently includes brews from New Glarus Brewing in New Glarus, Lakefront Brewery in Milwaukee, and 3 Sheeps Brewing in Sheboygan, although beers change based on season and availability.Whether you’re looking for a small leisure class or a group activity during your event, Grand Geneva’s team works with you to customize the experi

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Grand Dining Tailored for Your Group

Posted: Jan 16, 2020 | Dining , Meetings

When you have a large group looking to dine, private dining is the trendiest way to eat out at a restaurant and celebrate together. Private dining is a convenient option at Grand Geneva Resort & Spa. Whether you're hosting a small social gathering of business associates, a holiday party with your extended family or a celebratory dinner with friends, the resort would love the honor of hosting your special event. Grand Geneva's restaurants have private rooms available for your group to dine privately from the rest of the restaurant, catering to your event needs. Our private dining space accommodates from 32 to 40 people, depending on the restaurant, with different table arrangements. We customize the menu to fit your group's preference for taste and budget. For example, when you traditionally dine at Geneva ChopHouse, you can select anything off the menu & including the steaks sold by the ounce. At a private dinner, your guests select their food from a pre-det

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Take Your Team to the Grand Outdoors

Take Your Team to the Grand Outdoors

Posted: Jan 16, 2020 | Fitness , Meetings

As the fall season approaches, Grand Geneva Resort & Spa has 1,300 acres of outdoor adventures for your group to explore. Temperatures are milder, colors of the trees are magnificent and everyone values sunlight a little more.Before The Adventure Center at The Mountain Top transforms into a winter ski hill, it’s the prime spot for your group to bond. The wooded area is primed with sand volleyball courts, archery and disc golf. Our Grand Experiences team enhances the field with baggo boards, giant Jenga and life-size scrabble. Add a cocktail bar or s’mores around a campfire and your event is sure to be a hit!Stay warm and find the inner competitor hiding in your colleagues with a chili cookoff. We’ll provide the ingredients and let your “chefs” do the work as they craft the beefiest, spiciest and most innovative chilis you’ve ever tasted. This option is great for groups of foodies!If you’re looking for an outside the box team building excurs

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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 Nowhttps://www.travelandleisure.com/holiday-travel/valentines-day/valentines-day-hotel-experiences Reader's Digest, February 6, 202017 Luxurious Valentine’s Day Hotel Packageshttps://www.rd.com/advice/travel/valentines-day-hotel-packages/page/2/ Milwaukee Magazine, February 13, 2020Your family travel guide to Lake Genevahttps://www.milwaukeemag.com/another-outdoor-igloo-dining-experience-comes-milwaukee-area/ Chicago Parent, February 19, 2020 (Grand Geneva and Timber Ridge)Your family travel guide to Lake Genevahttps://www.chicagoparent.com/explore/travel/lake-geneva-family-guide/

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GRAND GENEVA RESORT & SPA AND TIMBER RIDGE LODGE & WATERPARK REOPENING ON MONDAY JUNE 15

Posted: Jun 03, 2020 | Press Coverage

Lake Geneva, Wisc. (June 3, 2020) – Marcus Hotels & Resorts, a division of The Marcus Corporation (NYSE: MCS), will reopen the doors of Grand Geneva Resort & Spa and its on-site sister property Timber Ridge Lodge & Waterpark on Monday, June 15, 2020 with the introduction of the CleanCare Pledge, which ensures enhanced cleanliness and safety measures are in place for its guests and associates.“Grand Geneva and Timber Ridge are ideal drivable getaways for guests seeking retreat opportunities close to home that give them the space they desire, with fresh air, outdoor activities, and plenty of private spaces,” said Michael R. Evans, President of Marcus Hotels & Resorts. “For the past month, we have been reexamining the guest experience, finding ways to make it safer and to ease any guest concerns so when our guests escape to our resort they can relax and immediately get into vacation-mode.”In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Marcu

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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 Togetherhttps://www.hgtv.com/lifestyle/travel/gramping-trip-ideas-grandparents-grandkids-picturesMilwaukee Journal Sentinel, January 16, 2020 (Timber Ridge)When it's too cold to swim outside, check out one of these indoor waterparks in Wisconsinhttps://www.jsonline.com/story/life/wisconsin-family/2020/01/16/indoor-waterparks-wisconsin-great-family-recreation-winter/2776951001/Mommy Nearest, January 1, 2020 (Timber Ridge)Must-Visit Indoor Water Parks in the Chicago Areahttps://www.mommynearest.com/edition/chicago/article/must-vist-indoor-water-parks-in-the-chicago-area

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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.

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