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Geneva Lake

Charm and luxury abound in this tiny Wisconsin enclave

Welcome to Geneva Lake!

Situated in Walworth County in southeastern Wisconsin, Geneva Lake is primarily defined by its crown jewel, Lake Geneva — a spring-fed body of water that stretches across 5,401 acres. As a renowned vacation destination for those seeking solace in nature, the lush, upscale community brims with outdoor recreational activities. Residents admire this picturesque community for its ample hiking, biking, watersports, boating, and golf opportunities.
Historically known as an oasis for affluent Chicagoans, Geneva Lake boasts a high concentration of lakefront mansions that serve as vacation homes. Vibrant downtown Lake Geneva features an array of restaurants, bars, art galleries, boutiques, salons, and spas. From Black Point Estates and Gardens to the Wrigley Estate, it’s easy to see why Geneva Lake is one of the most prestigious zip codes in the country.

What to Love

  • Striking, historic mansions, including the Glen Mansion
  • Lake Geneva lakefront and lake path
  • The exhilarating, bustling energy
  • A wealth of seasonal, outdoor recreational activities
  • Proximity to Chicago, Madison, and Milwaukee

Local Lifestyle 

Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, is a gorgeous, vacation destination ideal for those who appreciate a healthy, active lifestyle. It holds equal appeal to artists and writers inspired by natural beauty; professionals who work remotely or reside in the town on the weekends and holidays; and retirees keen on soaking up Lake Geneva's mix of glamor, nature, and history. Indeed, Lake Geneva real estate is among the most desirable in the state.

Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping

Geneva Lake provides its residents and visitors with a broad range of casual and posh eateries. Popeye’s on Lake Geneva presents sweeping water views and an extensive menu. Calamari fritti, shrimp and baked brie, and blackened shrimp with fire-roasted peppers are just three delectable selections Popeye’s offers. The Grandview Restaurant, located inside the genteel Geneva Inn, offers its patrons unforgettable fare, such as filet mignon with demi-glace and braised lamb shanks with mint chimichurri. The restaurant’s lovely interior and splendid lake views amplify its allure. From the superb Italian-American cuisine at Sopra Bistro to the fresh-shucked oysters at Cafè Calamari, Geneva Lake’s dining scene is positively outstanding.
Shopping is just as delightful in Geneva Lake. At Cornerstone Shop & Gallery, you’re bound to discover a terrific gift or a piece of decor that will complement your home. The popular boutique also features several of the most renowned designers around, including Vera Bradley and Joseph Ribkoff. Meanwhile, the unique boutiques that line Geneva Lake’s Main Street offer everything from rare, vintage wines to hand-poured soy wax candles.

Things to Do

Whether you’re in the mood to practice your swing as a member's guest on the impeccable greens at Lake Geneva Country Club or want to indulge in a specialty cocktail with your significant other at Pier 290’s bar, Geneva Lake has a fantastic selection of activities.
The community’s farmers’ market, held on Thursdays at Horticultural Hall, showcases the region’s agricultural bounty and beautiful works by local artisans. Festivities, including the ever-lively Oktoberfest at Flat Iron Park, are also held throughout the year. The annual Venetian Festival at Flat Iron and Seminary Park is a long-standing, five-day extravaganza featuring live music, a boat parade and fireworks, an arts and crafts fair, and activities for children. Music at the Lake at George Williams College of Aurora is also a divine way to spend a sunny summer day.


Geneva Lake has several outstanding schools, including:
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