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Autumn Adventures Await! Top Fall Activities in Lake Geneva

With a brilliant kaleidoscope of reds, yellows, and oranges, there’s no better time to take your fall getaway in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. Throughout this picturesque season, there is plenty to do and see in our cozy destination town, especially the vibrant colors of the changing leaves.

“So…what are the best ways to experience fall in Lake Geneva?” We’re glad you asked.

Ziplining Through the Fall Foliage

1. Zip Lining Through the Fall Foliage

Explore the magic of the autumn treetops, while gliding across a series of 8 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
Photo Credit: VISIT Lake Geneva

2. 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 Fall Tour from the Water
Photo Credit: VISIT Lake Geneva

3. 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.

Challenging Yourself on Our High Ropes Course

4. Challenging Yourself on Our High Ropes Course

Balance, strength, and a dash of courage – you’ll find each of these items on the ingredient list for an awesome High Ropes Excursion at Lake Geneva Canopy Tours. These 2-hour, fully guided treetop adventures feature 16 suspended obstacles for all skill and comfort levels to overcome. (ambien)

In fall, you’ll climb, jump, and teeter your way through the physical elements while immersed in the most stunning leaf coloration mother nature can summon.

Strolling and Rolling Through the Scenery
Photo Credit: VISIT Lake Geneva

5. Strolling & Rolling Through the Scenery

Looking for a more intimate experience? Take a brisk walk or leisurely bike ride 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.

You can also find a network of over 9-miles of hiking and biking trails at Lake Geneva Canopy Tours – a great way to interact with nature and surround yourself with fall scenery.

Planning a Group Outing

6. Planning a Group Outing

One of the best aspects of autumn is that you can tangibly feel the world begin to slow down, and the same goes for business. How do the best companies utilize the slack time? They plan team building events or fall retreats to boost team morale.

Lake Geneva is a prime location for a fall retreat, and we offer fully customizable team building programs at Lake Geneva Canopy Tours. Simply reserve your ideal date, choose which activities you’d like to include, and allow us to coordinate the rest.

Our programs can even go mobile! Select your desired location, and we’ll adapt the activity to your group and space designation.

Attend a Fall Festival

7. 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 October 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 October 28-29, 2017.
  • Beer & Spirits Festival – To be held at The Ridge Hotel on November 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.


Autumn Adventures Await!

Well, What Are You Waiting for?

Can you smell the pumpkin spice and burning leaves? 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.