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Recent Geneva Lake reviews

  • Perfect for a Girls' Getaway Weekend

    "We were looking for a place to host a girls’ getaway weekend. The catch? We needed to find a place to accommodate 14 of us on Friday night and 19 of us on Saturday night. Finding the Nautical Homes was like winning the lottery! First off, the reservation process itself was seamless. Debi, the owner, was great. Quick to respond to voicemails and emails and very personable. No issues with billing and she provides a “Bible” of the homes prior to your arrival. It give you all the info you need to know regarding getting in, what’s stocked in the homes, how to work the heat, information on local attractions, etc. She requests you call once you arrive to ensure everything is as you expected it to be. She also responded to my call on Saturday when I thought there may have been an issue with the heat in one of the homes. She walked me through what to check out via telephone but before we knew it, a gentleman arrived to inspect it in person. Customer service at its finest! The homes? Gorgeous historic homes in the heart of downtown Lake Geneva, walking distance to shopping, restaurants and the lake itself. Too many bedrooms (and beds!) to count! Ample living space, dining room space and bathrooms for our group. We could spread out and enjoy board games, movies, quiet time, etc. Linens, extra blankets and towels are all provided, which was really nice. The homes are next door to each other and just a short walk across the driveway separates them, making this arrangement perfect for our large group. We never felt crowded or on top of each other and had plenty of space to enjoy ourselves. (Even room for a dance floor when we moved some furniture out of the way!!) We are already talking about making this an annual getaway weekend and without hesitation would rent the Nautical Homes again. Thanks again, Debi, for everything!"
    Guest: Erin M. Date of Stay: January 2015 Review Submitted: January 14, 2015
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  • Perfect Family Weekend!

    "Went for a long weekend with our little one. Had a great time, was just what we needed with everything near by and not too crowded. Still had the ammenities of the resort with option to hang out in room and cook with plenty of space to not be on top of eachother. Bedroom seperated from living space was very nice when our little one was napping so that we could still spend time together without disturbing her. Gorgeous view of golf course, can only imagine how pretty it must look in the summer when everything is green or fall with all the colors. We will definitely be back! Thank you so much for a lovely weekend!"
    Guest: Jana G. Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: March 24, 2015
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  • Everything we were looking for in a Lake House!

    "My four adult children and I arrived in Lake Geneva dog-tired. But, OMG, did we wake up at the sight of our wonderful vacation house. Fabulous home, great interior and backyard. The house was very well maintained, wonderfully furnished, fully loaded with electronic, digital reqs. The Rich family have a great place. Thanks so much for sharing it with us, for the treats and all the recommendations. We'd love to return. My kids will forever call it 'the Don Draper lake house'! Fontana and surrounding areas are looking good these days.....having grown up nearby, it is comforting to know it's still a good destination! (Randy, the GPS gave us a bit of an adventure in immediate vicinity. Knocked on a couple of wrong doors at first. Ha.) Christine, Johanna, Gabe, Jesse, and Emma"
    Guest: Christine R. Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 9, 2014
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  • Exceeded Expectations

    "My wife, 3 yr old, and 8 week old stayed here over Labor Day weekend. It was fantastic -- the place was extremely clean, nicely decorated, open, and comfortable. We'll certainly stay here again."
    Guest: Andrew V. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 2, 2014
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Geneva Lake Travel Tips

Lake Geneva in southeast Wisconsin is within easy reach from Milwaukee, one of the most outstanding areas of natural beauty in the Midwest. Popular with Chicago residents, it has earned the nickname “Newport of the West.” Lake Geneva is lined with historic homes and estates with all manner of architectural styles in evidence from Gothic Revival to Arts and Crafts. These lovely mansions can all be viewed from the Lake Geneva shore path. Golfers, ladies’ groups, winter sports enthusiasts, and those taking part in a bachelor or bachelorette party weekend will certainly have fun in the area. The lake offers plenty of water sports and activities all year round.

Things to do at Lake Geneva Vacation Rentals

A vacation on Lake Geneva can be as active or as lazy as you like. The lake offers a sandy beach, boating, fishing, swimming, waterskiing and more. The area is also known for its golf courses, parades, festivals and antique shops. The Geneva Lake Cruise Line offers trips on the oldest continuous mailboat service in the U.S. Lake Geneva is also home to the largest refracting telescope at Yerkes Observatory which offers an interesting day out.

Stroll down historic Main Street, browse the delightful antique shops, and sample delicious Wisconsin cuisine which can be bought in the downtown area. Lake Geneva is just a short drive from the Alpine Valley and the Grand Geneva ski resorts which offer concerts and entertainment all year round.

The Many Advantages of Lake Geneva Lodging

Renting a Lake Geneva vacation home is the perfect way to enjoy this idyllic area. Many homes have beautiful views to be enjoyed as you eat a leisurely breakfast. Sit outside and soak up the peaceful atmosphere from your private vacation rental or head out and explore the area. Lake Geneva vacation homes are comfortable and spacious and ideal for family vacations or those traveling with friends. With plenty of bedrooms, bathrooms and fully equipped kitchens, it is easy to spread out and do your own thing. Affordable and flexible, they also make good sense for those on special diets.

Getting to Lake Geneva Resorts

Lake Geneva is just an hour’s drive from Chicago and Milwaukee lodging so many people drive to this lovely resort. Those from other states can fly into General Mitchell International airport in Milwaukee which is just 37 miles from the lake. A car is advisable for exploring the area around your Lake Geneva lodging.

Neighborhoods Around Lake Geneva

For a pleasant day out from Lake Geneva, visit nearby Springfield which has a 100-year old train depot. Lake Como has a number of parks to enjoy and is a pleasant place for a stroll. Milwaukee offers a host of attractions including the Harley Davidson Museum, the Milwaukee Art Museum, with exhibits from Picasso and Andy Warhol, and the castle-like mansion of Captain Frederick Pabst which is on the Grand Avenue of Mansions. The lakefront brewery also offers tours to see its production of Riverwest Stein and other special bitters. Janesville is also a good place to enjoy quiet relaxation and walks by Gibbs Lake. It is the home of General Motors which offers guided tours. Janesville also has some of the most scenic golf courses in the area.

The Climate of Lake Geneva, WI

Lake Geneva is pleasantly warm in the summer months, when temperatures are in the 70s F but cooler after dark. The winters turn very cold with daytime highs in the 20s F but it is a great time for skiers and snowsports enthusiasts to visit the area. Rain may fall throughout the year and the annual precipitation is 37 inches, with around four inches falling during August.

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