Picture a kaleidoscope of reds, yellows, oranges and even maroons — these are the shades of autumn — a beautiful time to visit the getaway destination of Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. There are so many things to do and see throughout the picturesque season, especially the vibrant colors of the changing leaves.
Here are five of the best ways to experience fall in Lake Geneva.
Zip lining through the fall foliage
Explore the magic of the autumn treetops, while gliding across a series of eight unique zip lines. Lake Geneva Canopy Tours offers 2-hour, guided zip line adventures through their 100-acre wooded property — providing one-of-a-kind views of the season.
With capable and friendly guides, the zip line tour is capped off by an exhilarating flight down a 1,200-foot-long racing zip line, making this one of the most thrilling ways to interact with the gorgeous landscape and fall colors.
Hovering overhead in a hot air balloon
You may also want to catch a view from above. Coast through the fresh fall air with Lake Geneva Balloon Company, and float up, up and away!
Great for both family trips and romantic endeavors, this hot air balloon flight will inspire you with dazzling scenes of the autumn countryside.
Taking a tour from the water
Float atop the rushing waves, enjoy rich history and gaze at the remarkable properties that line the shores of the lake with Lake Geneva Cruise Line. Autumn is a beautiful time to witness these elegant homes, framing them with quaint, seasonal charm.
The cruise line offers many types of tours, depending on your preference — ranging from time of day to sections of Geneva Lake. Your tour guide will provide notable facts about each property (and a few laughs), so expect the entertainment value to be through the roof.
Strolling through the scenery
Looking for a more intimate experience? Take a brisk walk along the Lake Geneva shore path. This popular fall activity offers breathtaking scenes of historic estates, relaxing water views and lovely glimpses of colorful trees along the way.
This public path is completely free and provides you and your family with fantastic seasonal fun at your own pace.
Attending a fall festival
There are plenty of great seasonal events taking place throughout the fall months, which are fun for families, couples and friends alike.
Lake Geneva’s Oktoberfest – On Oct.7-8, 2017, visit downtown Lake Geneva for a lively German celebration. The event features two beer tents, a bounce house, free pumpkins, German music and more.
Pumpkin Drop & Fall Festival– Lake Geneva Canopy Tours is hosting their annual fall festival with food, live music, zip line canopy tours with a pumpkin drop, and other thrills on Oct. 28-29, 2017.
Beer & Spirits Festival – To be held at The Ridge Hotel on Nov. 4, 2017, this seasonal event features 35 Midwest craft breweries with unlimited tastings. Although there is a fee to get in, you’ll receive a commemorative drinking glass on the house.
Can you smell the pumpkin spice and burning leaves? What are you waiting for? Autumn adventures await! Plan your fall getaway to Lake Geneva today, and experience the best that the season has to offer. To reserve a zip line canopy tour, simply book online or call 262-248-9271.
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