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Lake Geneva, Wisconsin is Closer Than You Think

Posted: Aug 07, 2020 | Tags: Things to Do , General
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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 the CleanCare Pledge which ensures enhanced cleanliness procedures and social-distancing safety measures (here’s what to expect at Grand Geneva and Timber Ridge).


Social-distancing is easy (and fun) at a 1,300 acre property. Grand Geneva offerings include plenty of seasonal outdoor experiences for summer and fall such as miles of beautiful Wisconsin hiking, mountain bike trails, horseback riding, a relaxing resort pool, motorized scooter rentals, classic car rentals, views of the fall foliage, and more. In addition to its luxury suites and guest rooms, the resort also offers guests private villa accommodations for those who would like more space. There’s also the Well Spa + Salon which is now offering its full service menu with social distancing restrictions, a large fitness facility, plus dining experiences at all of the resort restaurants. Grand Geneva is also home to social-distancing friendly sports with its championship golf courses plus tennis and basketball courts.


From pools to playgrounds, there is plenty of family fun to be had at Timber Ridge Lodge & Waterpark. There’s the award-winning indoor waterpark Moose Mountain Falls, mini-golf, an arcade, plus all-suite accommodations featuring full kitchens for a home-away-from-home experience.


Need a change of scenery while working or learning virtually? Grand Geneva’s villas and guest rooms are equipped with in-room desks, wifi and an on-site business center for those who would like a change of scenery. Timber Ridge guests may transform the suite’s kitchen counter and dining room table into a personal office space while the family takes a waterpark break. Win, win for all.


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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: