Going Places: Winter Getaways
Book today: 7036 Grand Geneva Way, Lake Geneva, Wis., 800-558-3417, www.grandgeneva.com.
The Geneva Inn – Take a weekend or mid-week break, celebrate an anniversary or birthday – or create your own family escape at The Geneva Inn. Enjoy a beautiful lakeside retreat, delicious cuisine and a lovely view. Plus, there’s plenty to do in the Lake Geneva area from cross-country or downhill skiing to peaceful winter walks to browsing the area's boutiques, shops and galleries. The InnClusive Package includes a lakeview room or suite for two nights, hors d'oeuvres upon arrival, a long-stem rose and dinner for two in The Grandview Restaurant for one evening. The InnTimate Package is perfect for a honeymoon, anniversary or any special occasion and features a lakeview room or suite for one night only, hors d' oeuvres and champagne upon arrival, plus a special gift from The Geneva Inn. Right in time for Valentine’s Day, the InnTerlude Package offers a selected lakeside or landview room, champagne upon arrival, red rose and special Valentine chocolates at turndown.
Book today: N. 2009 S. Lake Shore Drive, Lake Geneva, Wis., 800-441-5881, www.genevainn.com.
Timber Ridge Lodge at Grand Geneva Resort (pictured): Featuring 50,000 square feet of year-round, indoor/outdoor water park excitement, Moose Mountain Falls Waterpark at Timber Ridge is all about family fun. Plus, with an arcade, food fit for a kid and access to all that the Grand Geneva Resort has to offer, there’s something for everyone. When it's time to call it a day, settle into a spacious suite, complete with kitchenette, whirlpool bath, private bedrooms and fireplace. If outdoor fun is your thing, check out The Mountain Top at Grand Geneva Resort, one of Wisconsin's premier skiing destinations featuring 18 slopes of downhill skiing and snowboarding terrain.
Book today: 7020 Grand Geneva Way, Lake Geneva, Wis., 866-636-4502, www.timberridgeresort.com.
The Abbey Resort & Spa – This treasured icon is nestled on 90 acres of beautifully manicured grounds. Totally renovated in 2005, it is the only full-service resort on the shores of Lake Geneva. Couples retreats and girlfriend getaways can enjoy the 35,000-square-foot AVANI Spa, which reopened in June 2008 after a $1.5 million renovation. AVANI features innovative spa treatments in an environment inspired by the outdoors. Choose from 12 massage rooms, three wet treatment rooms, two hydrotherapy tubs, four skin care rooms, and a full menu of hair and nail services. After a day of pampering, a number of dining and nightlife options are available – from fine dining at Fontana Grill to live entertainment on The Waterfront.
Book today: 269 Fontana Blvd., Fontana, Wis., 800-709-1323, www.theabbeyresort.com.
The Inns of Geneva National – Known for the stellar golf courses at its adjacent property, wintertime at The Inns of Geneva National means a variety of outdoor activities are at your doorstep. Enjoy cross-country and downhill skiing, ice skating, ice fishing, snowmobiling and winter festivals. After a day at play, relax in a beautifully furnished room with overstuffed furniture, floor-to-ceiling windows, a spacious dining room, cozy gas log fieldstone fireplaces and kitchen.
Book today: 1091 Hidden Cottage Circle, Lake Geneva, Wis., 800-245-4000, www.innsofgn.com.