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Winter Break in Wisconsin

Posted: Feb 17, 2021 | Tags: Winter Sports , Things to Do , General
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Winter break in Wisconsin
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.

Whether you want to take a break and enjoy warmer temperatures like an indoor waterpark with 86 degree air temps or take the kids skiing at the
Mountain Top at Grand Geneva for traditional winter delights, there’s a vacation waiting for families of any size. Experience 1,3000 acres of seasonal fun with plenty of outdoor experiences. Both resorts continue to implement the CleanCare Pledge to address and continue high standards of enhanced sanitization, social distancing, and technology processes for low-to-no contact interactions and the use of personal protective equipment.

Here are some options for Winter Break Fun in Wisconsin:
1.) Enjoy a family ski trip and to learn to ski.
The Mountain Top at Grand Geneva is a ski hill for skiers of every level, especially beginners. There’s also ice skating, sledding, snowshoeing, and cross-country skiing.
2.) Take out the bathing suits and head to
Timber Ridge Lodge & Waterpark and enjoy the indoor waterpark, Moose Mountain Falls, which was voted one of USA Today’s 10Best Waterparks in the country. This all-suite resort is perfect for families who need plenty of space (including a kitchen!). Enjoy two vacations in one with the resort’s splash and ski package.
3.) Crafts, scavenger hunts, movie nights, and more. There’s plenty of family-friendly programming at Timber Ridge Lodge & Waterpark - even during the week! And don’t forget to make a stop at the arcade.

4.) Spend some more time outside and enjoy a horseback or carriage ride throughout the beautiful resort landscape.

5.) Family dinners but without the cooking. Leave the cooking to Grand Geneva’s award-winning culinary team. Executive Chef Nelly Buleje is always serving seasonal favorites and culinary delights at the resort’s award winning restaurants and popular private outdoor igloo experience. There's also family-friendly dining at Timber Ridge for the pickiest of eaters.
For mom and dad - take a break and treat yourself to much-deserved fireside cocktails, spa treatments, and a trip to the fitness center.
For parents who would like to create their own winter break and work-from-hotel, the
New Week, New Office Package at Grand Geneva offers “pick your perk” options like a free second room so parents working remotely have plenty of space and some peace and quiet; the option of a free suite upgrade to add a little extra workspace to the week; or a $100 resort credit to enjoy decadent dining, golf, or spa services.

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: