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Are 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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For 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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