Hop, Skip & a Wave
Lake Geneva Activities within walking Distance of The Cove
When we say we’re in The
Center of it All, we mean it! Just
steps from The Cove are enough fun family activities to pack into each day …
and keep even the hyper-schedulers happy.
Pick up the Geneva Lake Shore Path across the street
from The Cove and trek to the beach, library and back. The path runs 21 miles around the lake, so
take on as much – or as little – of this historic mansion-dotted trail as you
Pack or purchase your fishing poles and pick up some Night Crawlers,
available via vending machines at most all area gas stations. Lake Geneva is teeming with pan fish that are
easily lured onto your line for those with short attention spans. Public piers
at Library Park near the historic Riviera are a hot spot for novice and
good times roll
Got a kid who loves to SK8? Skateboards, kick scooters and
trick bikes wheel up at Lake Geneva’s Dunn
Field Park skate plaza behind Eastview School, three blocks from the
Cove. This $500K concrete park boasts
buttery smooth bowls, grind rails, launch ramps and gnarly viewing for
535 Sage St. | cityoflakegeneva.com | 262.248.3673
Walk to Lake Geneva’s charming downtown for a trip to the classic Allison Wonderland toy store, catch a
flick at the freshly renovated Geneva
Theater, and scoop up Kilwin’s
and Stone Cold Creamery ice creams
and Yogi’s frozen yogurt along the
Broad St. | geneva4.com | 262.806.6108
Traipse down the brick-lined, turn-of-the-century Main Street at the
Lake Museum and explore the
unplugged blacksmith shop, general store, one-room school and log cabin, just
two blocks from The Cove.
255 Mill St. | genevalakemuseum.org |
Harry Potter fans and those enchanted by magic, illusion and
sleight of hand will applaud Lake Geneva’s Tristan
Crist Magic Theatre and The Little
Magic Theatre, both downtown. Hocus
609 W Main St. | lakegenevamagic.com | 262.248.0505 | 231 Cook St. |
littlemagictheatre.com | 262.214.0252
Clearwater Outdoor rents stand-up paddleboards and kayaks,
stationed along the shoreline across from The Cove. Lifejackets included.
Main St. | clearwateroutdoor.com |
Collaborate with your group,
solve the clues, and break out of the room.
That’s the gist of The Clue Room,
an interactive and puzzling experience.
772 W Main St. | lakegenevaclueroom.com |
All aboard for a 75-minute ice cream social boat tour aboard Lake Geneva Cruise Line’s
turn-of-the-century Grand Belle
steamer, complete with a guided tour of the historic shoreline sites. Pick up
your cruise on the Riviera Pier.
Dr. | cruiselakegeneva.com | 262.248.6206
Line up a
Hit the greens -- and hopefully skip the waterfalls -- at Paradise Golf, a lush 18-hole putt-putt
course just two blocks from downtown.
511 S Wells St. | paradisegolfpark.com |