300 East Main Street
Lake Geneva, WI 53147
Phone: (262) 248-2300
Fax: (262) 248-4300
Big Foot State Beach Park is a popular destination in the area for camping and recreation. The park contains Lake Geneva, which is popular for swimming, fishing and canoeing. In addition, there are facilities for camping, archery and picnic areas.
Covenant Harbor is a faith based camp and retreat center committed to excellent facilities and programs since 1947. Their programs include: summer camps, day camps, family camps, service teams, fall & winter retreats, adventure trips, parent/child retreats, men & women's retreats, senior retreats, and snake road adventure ropes courses.
Built in 1888 as a summer home for beer tycoon Conrad Seipp, this estate on the southern shore of Geneva Lake is listed on the National Register of Historic places. The mansion has a post civil war era decor and even has a four story nautical observation tower visible from many points on the lake. You can book your visit to the mansion and a cruise that takes you there as well. They have a museum store selling memorabilia, a restaurant on the mansion grounds, as well as a 620-foot (188-meter) long shore line. Check their website for tickets, timings and various upcoming events.
Yerkes Observatory is a facility built for the Department of astronomy and astrophysics in Chicago University. The observatory is known to be the base of several ground breaking discoveries and theories in the field of astronomy and astrophysics. Additionally, many topics of current research in this field have been sparked off through the findings in this observatory. The facility houses a few state-of-the-art equipment as well as the world's largest refracting telescope. Also having a collection of over 150,000 photographic plates, Yerkes Observatory can justifiably be referred to as the foundation of modern astronomy.
Come and play at Bounces R Us, an indoor inflatable party and play center for all ages. A variety of different types of moonwalks are featured, including a 40
The Memorial Hall is located at Richmond, Illinois. This historic building was constructed in 1907 with a US$ 10,000 bequest from Charles Dewitt McConnell and was a focal point for community government and recreation. The building was added to the National Registrar of Historic Places on August 19, 1993.
Guest enjoy a unique experience Watson's Wild West Museum including a 19th century general store, guided tours with a cowboy character, cowboy poetr,y and more.
Great fun and entertainment for people of all ages can be found at the World's Largest Cornfield Maze. The maze is designed in four sections. While some attempt to "solve" all four mazes, your group may do as much, or as little as you like, and still enjoy the fun and challenge of finding the checkpoints. Snacks and drink are available, as well as evening campfires, a Kids Soybean Maze, beautiful wooded picnic area, giant 50 foot slide, complimentary wagon ride to the five acre maze on weekends, group wagon rides, and pumpkins and mums, in season. Check the Schedule of Events for special events.
With a variety of over 50,000 trees, its easy to choose and harvest your own Christmas Tree. Richardson's will even provide the handsaw, and then shake and bale your tree. There is a large heated sales barn and indoor restrooms. Complimentary hot chocolate, or coffee is offered everyday, while on weekends you can also enjoy freshly made donuts, concessions and a complimentary wagon ride out to trees. Fresh, handmade decorated wreaths and garlands are also available.
Designed in Italianate style by a pioneer architect of Chicago, John M. Van Osdel, the Old Courthouse was established in 1857. It served as a Government building till 1973, after which it was enlisted as a National Historical Place. Today the building is home to an art gallery, a pottery store and Chester Gould-Dick Tracy Museum. Apart from these, two restaurants are also located at this site.
Built in the
This amusement center offers hours of fun for the entire family. It features an outdoor mini golf course, go-karts, batting cages for baseball and softball, and and arcade. Golf and Games is open from 10:00AM until 11:00PM in the summer, while it has seasonal hours, March thru October.