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Lake Geneva formed long long ago, in Wisconsin, when glacial activities carved the fresh water landscape. Then down the road, ultra wealthy folks from Chicago came to the area, and built massive mansions, that are still a part of the area’s beauty to this day. However, rather than just a playground for the rich, the glistening gorgeous lake is now more accessible to every day travelers, who want to connect to nature by jumping on a kayak, while also being able to have a downtown shopping experience. That’s right, when coming to Lake Geneva, you don’t have to choose between a vibrant somewhat city like scene, and the outdoors, because it has both! So pack your bags, come to hike, eat, and marvel over the past. And when staying here, consider browsing our list of the best Airbnb‘s in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin.
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Enjoy the rustic feel of a cabin, while staying in a more modern structure. Common areas within this little dwelling are accented with plenty of light wooden touches. In the bathroom, guests will find a beautiful rock backsplash, and dark earthy tiles within the shower. The interior blends seamlessly with the exterior, which is blanketed with trees, and lush foliage. Guests will be conveniently located near Bigfoot Beach, and a boat ramp as well. The home can sleep up to six guests, so it would be quite comfortable for a family, or a small group of couples.
Why stay in a hotel room, or an Airbnb that’s way too big for you, when you can stay in a little cottage that has the perks of a bed and breakfast? Bask in the privacy of the small abode, while soaking in the spa bathtub, and enjoying treats like complementary wine and cheese. Guests are also given a breakfast basket upon arrival, which can include anything from cereals, fresh fruit, juice, yogurt, and so on! Start your day off right with something to eat, then walk to the nearby attractions of lovely Lake Geneva. This is an ideal getaway for honeymooners, or just a couple that is looking for some much needed rest and relaxation and a quaint and cozy stay.
Does the thought of traveling with the family seem kind of daunting? It shouldn’t be, since you can rent Airbnbs that have all of the amenities of your actual home. Just pack those bags, and head to this lovely listing, that features three spacious bedrooms and two bathrooms. You definitely won’t be dealing with the challenges of staying with the kids in one hotel room. The house is traditional and very cozy. Prepare simple snacks in the large kitchen to enjoy by the water. Or just walk to waterside restaurants and have a nice meal out. Guests will be able to travel by foot to a lot of the main sites.
While this house is basically near Lake Como, Lake Geneva is just a few minute’s drive away — so you will get the best of both worlds! Guests come here to enjoy the water during the summer, while utilizing provided firewood to relax by the fire pit at night, and dining on the outdoor patio. However, the winter time is also an ideal season to visit. Not only does the cottage look breathtaking in the snow, with its contrasting red colors, there are numerous skiing opportunities around this lovely area. So you’ll have to decide what type of vacation you are looking for — the kind that you will need a swimsuit for, or snow pants.
There’s truly nothing like staying in a beautiful, restored home that was built in the 1800s. The charm is undeniable, and the characteristics over the decades are mesmerizing. Guests will have access to an apartment on the first floor, which includes three beds, for up to six guests, an enclosed front porch and a lovely full kitchen. The owners do utilize the upstairs portion of the home for other parts of their business. Guests will be conveniently located near Lake Geneva, and there is also a wheelchair ramp for accessibility into the space.
This is the second cottage we have listed, from the same bed-and-breakfast in Lake Geneva. The floorplan within this abode is totally different, and certainly worthy of consideration when it comes to a romantic getaway to Lake Geneva. The cottage is well equipped, with an ultra comfy bed, a spa tub in the bathroom, and a kitchen. Guests will receive lots of extras like snacks and a simple, quick breakfast. With all there is to do in the area, you’re not going to want to spend a lot of time on the first meal of the day before getting going.
Welcome to this picture perfect tiny blue cottage, surrounded by trees and a lush green lawn. We love the coffee shop vibes within the kitchen, and the adorable espresso cup display. This just gives the whole place such an eclectic feel, that really makes one feel like they are on vacation. Four guests can comfortably relax within the space, which has just the right touch of modern. Outside, on the ultra pretty grass, is a table where you can spend your mornings, or evenings just snacking on delicious goodies.
You could stay on the lake, which is undoubtedly gorgeous! But there’s something extremely special about staying in downtown Lake Geneva. Eclectic buildings, nearby restaurants, and just an overall warm and welcoming feel are just some of the things you will find downtown. Near this location, is Starbucks, Egg Harbor Café, and Kilwins! You have to get some hot chocolate from Kilwins, or a delicious caramel apple. The space itself is minimalistic, but with identifiable character via the stone walls, and small studio apartment set up that is reminiscent of the early 1900s.
It’s hard to imagine that in the early 1900s, this condominium served as a carriage house for up to 16 horses! Instead of hay bales and carriages, there is now the most chic and endearing decor. Just try not to fall in love with that kitchen! Stairstep cabinets are given contrast by a black and white floral background, and neutral earthy touches ground the refined aspects, to bring you an absolutely balanced and breathtaking space. Guests will also have access to amenities such as a pool, pool table and exercise room.
We can’t get enough of these gorgeous downtown units, that have been restored within the buildings of Lake Geneva. This one happens to sit on the second story, and it’s like an apartment, while being very homey. Rich wooden floors run through the space and give it a grand feel, despite it only having one bedroom and one bathroom. We love additional details like the interior wooden French doors. Enjoy all of the conveniences, including the ability to cook within your own kitchen. But you definitely don’t want to miss out on walking directly out of the building door, to incredible shopping, nightlife, and delicious restaurants.
Can’t decide between staying close to the lake, or staying close to downtown? Well this particular rental suite is about a mile from downtown, and just a few blocks from the lake! So much of your time getting around will be done on foot, which is good for you and a great way to see things up close! Other things that are nearby are the Riviera, and the famous pathway that goes by Lake Geneva. Paddleboard and kayak shops are near, so you can get out onto the water and explore that way too! The suite is one of three that are within this baby blue colored building, and it has a nautical theme, and an overall elegant vibe.
While the interior of this home feels quite traditional, in a really good way, there is an abundance of extras that truly make it a vacation rental. First of all, there is a four person hot tub, that is absolutely ideal for enjoying on late summer nights, and there is a game room with a foosball table, and a glistening wooden bar. The location is a little bit over a block away from Lake Como, and just a few minute’s drive from breathtaking Lake Geneva. So maybe one spot is crowded on a certain day? Then you can just skip over to the other lake.
Oh how gorgeous the Chicago suite is! Tucked within an edgy, somewhat industrial style building, the apartment presents like a historical loft. The interior is immediately eye-catching, not only because the host has gone above and beyond using their decorating skills, but because of the full brick wall accents that lie within. There is something so incredibly stunning about exposed brick. Of course, there is plenty of downtown Chicago memorabilia, and an overall modern feel. Guests will be amongst downtown, and all of those exciting offerings.
BoHo design is so fun, but also quite elegant and chic at the same time. It often incorporates bright colors, but it’s balanced out with neutral earthy materials. The combination is absolutely harmonious, in an ideal environment for relaxing on a vacation. We particularly think the kitchen is gorgeous, with white countertops, diamond design backsplash, and a gold sink faucet. This location is an upstairs unit, that is completely private. Another privacy aspect, is that it is on a quiet neighborhood street, but it’s still conveniently located. In just a three block walk, you’ll be at the shores of Lake Geneva.
Charm emanates from this adorable bungalow, the moment you walk up to it. The host has done the most incredible job on the outside, which truly does indicate the beauty that lies within. But when you enter, there is an elegance that is presented, from the wooden staircase that leads upstairs, to the long, dark, contemporary wood table with white chairs for preparing a memorable meal together. The living room has a remarkable light fixture/chandelier, and the comfortable couches, and excellently coordinated chairs just enhance the overall inviting feel. This is a rental for the entire family, as it can sleep up to 12 guests and all of its plush and comfortable rooms.