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5 Reasons to Choose our Historic Bed and Breakfast This Fall

Historic Bed and Breakfast, Lake Geneva, WisconsinAre you tired of the everyday grind, and ready for something a little different?  Maybe now is a great time for a staycation or mini-getaway to the popular Lake Geneva area.  Though it’s easy to find accommodations on your favorite travel website, we urge you to forgo the traditional and popular hotel chains, and instead try booking a unique Bed and Breakfast experience.  Choose to stay at our historic Inn, and you’ll not only find yourself in a beautifully appointed room, but you’ll be staying at the home of someone who knows the area and who can provide you with a truly memorable experience. As an added benefit, our Bed and Breakfast is a historic home featuring unique decor, period furnishings, gorgeous architecture, and a fascinating story.  Book your stay with us today, and experience life as it once was for Chicago’s wealthiest families, even if only for a weekend.

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An Exciting Fall Getaway to Lake Geneva

Romantic fall Getaway in Lake Geneva, WisconsinNow that fall is officially here, it’s time to start planning romantic weekends away to charming towns like Lake Geneva.  Between the water-filled vistas, glorious sunsets, historic mansions, charming boutique shops, delicious restaurants and thrilling adventure, it’s easy to see the qualities that keep visitors coming back year after year. In fact, the charming resort town of Lake Geneva has been consistently ranked as one of the top getaway destinations from overworked city dwellers in both Chicago and Milwaukee.  Pamper yourself amidst the luxury and grandeur of the 19th century’s high society life at our boutique hotel this fall. We go the extra mile to make sure your stay is extraordinary.  Book your romantic fall getaway with us today.

A Perfect Fall Getaway

You can’t beat fall in Lake Geneva.  The wealthy homeowners in their stately mansions ringing the lake made sure there would be a spectacular fall color show every year.  The vibrant hues of red, orange, yellow and green light the shores of Geneva Lake on fire, and draw guests in search of brilliant fall foliage displays in droves.  Before you do anything else in Lake Geneva, take a stunning fall cruise around the lake, and take in the colorful splendor presented by these historic homes.  Lake Geneva Cruise Lines has a variety of fun and interesting cruises to choose from.  If you’d rather stay on land, you’ll get a similar view walking along Lake Geneva’s famous 21-mile Shorepath.  After you’ve taken in fall’s exquisite show, hit downtown Lake Geneva for some shopping.  The Cornerstone Shoppe & Gallery is a must.

Fall Getaway Lake GenevaThose fall evenings come quickly, but there’s still plenty to do after dark in Lake Geneva.  One of the best ways to spend a fall evening is at Yerkes Observatory.  It’s a spectacular place for stargazing on a brisk autumn evening.  If you want to enjoy an evening out, take in a show at the Fireside Dinner Theater or the Tristan Crist Magic Theater, where you’re guaranteed an evening of fun.  Finally, no getaway is complete without delicious meals.  There’s no shortage of delicious restaurants to enjoy during your Lake Geneva excursions, either.  Baker House, a Lake Geneva fine-dining favorite, is housed in a historic mansion built in 1885.  Other popular restaurants include Popeyes, with it’s exquisite lake views, and Sprecher’s delicious Wisconsin beer cheese soup.  You can even dine aboard Lake Geneva’s Cruise Line for a quintessentially indulgent Lake Geneva experience.

However you fill your days, the luxury of Chicago’s Gilded Age waits for you at our boutique hotel. Though there are plenty of lodging choices in Lake Geneva, there are none that will offer you the luxurious experience found at the Allyn Mansion Bed and Breakfast.  The Allyn Mansion is a romantic destination in and of itself, complete with a complimentary massage in select rooms, and a nightly wine and craft beer reception. Book your room with us today for a fall getaway you’ll want to enjoy time and time again.

 

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4 Ways to See Fall Foliage in Lake Geneva

fall Foliage Lake Geneva, WisconsinWith the official arrival of fall just around the corner, it’s time to start looking towards another spectacular fall in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. Trees rimming Lake Geneva are already showing hints of their dramatic fall display. Soon, we’ll be surrounded by the vibrant reds, oranges, and yellows that have made fall foliage season in Wisconsin so popular. Whether you want to enjoy the beauty of fall by foot or behind the wheel, you won’t have to go far to see the finest fall foliage Wisconsin has to offer.  Book your room at our Boutique Hotel near the shores of Comus Lake today.  For maximum enjoyment, you may want to consider a midweek stay to avoid the inevitable fall crowds.

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Biking Around Lake Geneva

Biking in Lake GenevaLabor Day is almost here, and for many that marks the unofficial end of summer.  For those of us near Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, there are still a couple more weeks left to enjoy this beautiful summer we’ve had, before the color weather of fall descends upon us.  Come join us for these last few weeks in Lake Geneva, while the weather is still mild.  Late summer into early fall is the perfect time for a little biking around the shores of Lake Geneva, and there are a variety of roads and mountain biking trails around the area to enjoy.  Book your room at our historic boutique hotel, and enjoy the beautiful Wisconsin countryside in Lake Geneva.

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A Romantic Summer Getaway to Lake Geneva

romantic summer getaway in Lake Geneva, WisconsinIt’s hard to believe, but the summer is quickly winding down. Kids all across the country are already back in school or getting ready to go back soon, and parents everywhere are gearing up for another busy year.  Before life get too busy, treat yourself to a relaxing summer getaway.  Enjoy the charming resort town of Lake Geneva, and pamper yourself amidst the luxury and grandeur of the 19th century’s high society life at our boutique hotel. We go the extra mile to make sure your stay is extraordinary.  Book your romantic getaway with us today.  

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A Fun Summer Festival in Lake Geneva

Lake Geneva Summer Festivals, WisconsinIn the beautiful resort town of Lake Geneva, summer is in full-swing.  One glimpse at the lake’s blue waters sparkling under the hot Wisconsin sun, and you’ll be wondering why you didn’t come here sooner. During the summer months, Lake Geneva becomes a popular destination for boaters, hikers, bikers, and families who just want to relax and have fun together. More importantly, the town of Lake Geneva keeps the summer fun alive with a variety of summer festivals and events all season long. Book your room at our historically renovated and luxurious Bed and Breakfast today, and discover a new favorite summer festival in Lake Geneva.

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Summer in Lake Geneva

Lake Geneva Summer Fun, WisconsinIt’s summertime, and the living is certainly easy in the charming resort area of Lake Geneva, Wisconsin.  People have been vacationing here every summer with their families for decades.  One glimpse at the lake’s blue waters sparkling under the hot Wisconsin sun, and you’ll be wondering why you didn’t come here sooner.  During the summer months, Lake Geneva becomes a popular destination for boaters, hikers, bikers, and families who just want to relax and have fun together.  Book your room at our historically renovated and luxurious Bed and Breakfast today, and come see for yourself why people come back year after year.  

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Best Wineries & Breweries in Lake Geneva

Lake Geneva Breweries wineriesThere are few things better in life than kicking up your heels, relaxing lakeside, and enjoying a delicious, cold beer or glass of wine on a hot summer day.  If that sounds even remotely enticing to you, then you need to hurry to the charming resort town of Lake Geneva this summer.  Leave your worries behind, and spend an afternoon sampling local wineries and breweries instead. Lake Geneva is located about an hour southwest of Milwaukee; perfect for a quick getaway.  Our boutique luxury hotel is the premiere lodging destination in the Lake Geneva Area.  We offer guests an unbeatable mix of Bed and Breakfast hospitality, state-of-the-art technology, luxury amenities, and thoughtful, historic decor uncommon in Lake Geneva.  Book your room with us today.

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Historic Mansion Tour Near Lake Geneva

Historic Mansion Tour Lake GenevaFor most visitors, falling in love with Lake Geneva and the surrounding area is the easy part.  Whether you come for the water, glorious sunsets, historic mansions, charming boutique shops, delicious restaurants or thrilling adventure, it’s easy to see the qualities that keep visitors coming back generation after generation. But Lake Geneva is more than just a fun place to spend a few days during the summer; it’s a historic destination rooted deeply into the lives of many Midwesterners.  The resort community of Lake Geneva had its start in the days following the Civil War, when wealthy Chicago families built summer homes around the lake.  Our very own Allyn Mansion is the perfect example of such homes. Tours are now being operated at our historic mansion, offering visitors an unforgettable glimpse into the former grandeur of Lake Geneva’s high society life.  Book your room at the Allyn Mansion Bed and Breakfast, where you, too can enjoy the opulence of these storied days gone by.

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Dining at Lake Geneva’s Restaurant Week

Lake Geneva Dining Restaurant WeekOur beautifully restored boutique hotel is the perfect place to stay when considering a vacation to the beautiful resort area of Lake Geneva, Wisconsin.  We are the only boutique hotel near the Lake Geneva area that will offer you both the traditional bed and breakfast experience you desire, and the historical elegance of Lake Geneva’s storied past.  Stay with us this summer, and will enjoy gourmet multi-course breakfasts, state-of-the-art technology, luxurious amenities, a complimentary onsite massage in select rooms, and a nightly wine and craft beer reception, all conveniently located just minutes from the fine dining, shopping, and activities of Wisconsin’s finest resort town.  Experience the grandeur of Chicago’s wealthiest families this summer, and book your room at our luxury Bed and Breakfast in Delavan, Wisconsin.

Lake Geneva’s Best Dining

One of the best ways to welcome the warm summer days to come is to celebrate with 10 days of delicious dining at the gourmet restaurants of Lake Geneva during Restaurant Week.  At no other time will you have the same opportunity to try new restaurants or return to your favorites.  Menus offered during Restaurant week will offer fantastic prix fixe two course lunch menus and three course dinner menus.  It’s not even just about the great food in Lake Geneva.  What makes Restaurant Week such an outstanding dining experience are the great causes supported by your dining activity.  During this time, one of 5 charities will compete for a $5,000 “Charity Check.” Voting ballots will be offered during each meal throughout the week, so the more you dine, the more you get to vote.

Lake Geneva Dining Restaurant WeekRestaurants included during 2016’s annual Restaurant Week will showcase the wonderful variety of dining options in Lake Geneva.  You’ll find many different types of delicious menus, ranging from traditional cafes and pizzerias to delicious seafood eateries, exotic cuisine, and more.  In total, 25 restaurants will be participating, including The Original Chicago Pizza Co., Oakfire, Sopra, Ristorante Brissago, the Hunt Club Steakhouse, Shoreclub, Pier 290, and resort town favorite Mars, featuring their popular ribs and Friday night fish fry–a favorite since the 1920’s!

Lake Geneva’s Restaurant Week is your best chance to explore the finest and most popular of Lake Geneva’s dining establishments.  To take advantage of these incredible deals, book you room at our stunning Wisconsin Inn today.