The popular tourist destination of Lake Geneva Area can be found in the far south of the state of Wisconsin, close to the border with Illinois, in the north of the United States of America. With so much to do at any time of the year, it is no wonder that holidays in the Lake Geneva Area attract tens of thousands of visitors. The self catering accommodation in the Lake Geneva Area is surrounded by some truly spectacular views and you are also within a short drive of the cities if Milwaukee and Chicago if you ever fancy escaping the tranquillity of the area for a while.
It might be easier to list the activities that will not be available to you on your holidays in the Lake Geneva Area - you really will be spoilt for choice in this area! And this will certainly be the case at any time of the year. The winter sees the popular skiing resorts come to life and it is also possible to snowboard here. During the warmer months of the year, there are a good number of activities to get involved in both on or off the lake. If you fancy water-based activities, these include sailing, parasailing, swimming at beaches which can actually be found at the lake, fishing and pleasure boat cruises. On land there are opportunities to enjoy walks along the shore of the lake, horse riding, golf and cycling.
There are a few attractions to visit within the immediate area on your holidays in the Lake Geneva Area and these include museums where you can learn about the history and culture of the area, a petting zoo and chances to visit local wineries and orchards. If you have decided to leave the total peace and tranquillity of Lake Geneva Area behind for a while, you might like to consider visiting Wisconsin’s largest city of Milwaukee which is less than two hours’ drive north-east of the area. Alternatively, how about visiting the third largest city in the United States, Chicago, which is about the same travelling distance to the south-east.
The weather for your holidays in the Lake Geneva Area will be what is known as a typical continental climate. This will mean that summers are very warm and sunny, whilst winters will be much colder with snow. Average temperatures will often hit the high-twenties degrees Celsius during the best months of summer. From December to February, this is more likely to be around the freezing mark. Lake Geneva Area receives around 32 inches of rainfall per year.
The quickest and least-stressful way of travelling to your self catering accommodation in the Lake Geneva Area would be to book your flights to and from Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD). This can be done through airlines such as British Airways, American Airways, United Airways and Virgin Atlantic, with the majority of these services departing from London Heathrow (LHR).