About Lake Geneva
Have you ever gone on vacation, fallen in love with the area and decided you’re never leaving? Welcome to Lake Geneva.
The picturesque city on the eastern shore of Geneva Lake attracts visitors from Illinois and beyond with its natural beauty, wonderfully-preserved buildings and, of course, Geneva Lake.
Whether you’re looking for a great getaway or a place to call home, Lake Geneva checks all the boxes: Boating, golfing, exploring, hiking, lake cruises, fine dining, charming shops, nature preserves…the list goes on. Locals and visitors also enjoy the many parks in the area, including Library Park, which offers access to a 26-mile lakefront path that leads to Big Foot Beach State Park, Fontana and Williams Bay. Meanwhile, Flat Iron Park draws crowds with summer events like Art in the Park, The Taste of Lake Geneva and the Venetian Festival. Winterfest is another popular event, featuring snow sculpting competitions, ice fishing, food tastings and more.
Homebuyers and vacationers have a variety of properties to choose from, with the community boasting everything from cozy cabins and cottages to lakefront homes and Victorian mansions.
Students are served by Lake Geneva Schools, which includes three elementary schools, a middle school and Badger High School.
Lake Geneva is located 75 miles from downtown Chicago and 45 miles from Milwaukee.