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Winter Vacation

Destination Geneva National made Condé Nast's top 20 snow-filled winter vacation destinations!  If you'd like to join in the fun, Destination Geneva National and area businesses are offering a host of ways to have a memorable winter vacation. Toasting to the year in your own private snow globe or zooming down a snow laden hill we have a little something for the whole family.

Destination GN Winter Fun

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Snow Globe Experience

Open daily at GN and The Ridge Hotel

Frost yourself in an illuminated Snow Globe at Destination Geneva National and enjoy wintry libations & apps while cuddled up amidst the glow and snow. The private Snow Globes are part stargazing observatory, part gondola carriage, part secluded conclave for making memories with friends and family.


Create the most romantic winter escape, fun-filled girls' weekend or a family getaway featuring a cozy rendez-vous in one of our frosted outdoor snow globes plus an overnight in our new suites, family-friendly cottages or the chic and sleek Ridge Hotel.

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Adventure Center

Ice Skating, Snowshoeing & Sledding

Slide into the winter season at Destination GN's outdoor ice rink, lighted snowshoe trail, and sled hill.

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Ice Princess Brunch

A royal start to your day

Start your day in a most royal way with your favorite ice princesses, their snowman sidekick, and a majestic menu at Destination GN.  Save your seat today for this one-of-a-kind fairytale experience, complete with frozen photo opportunities.

WEEKENDS JAN - FEB  |  9:30-11:30AM

Off Property Winter Fun

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Ziplining & High Ropes

Throughout the Winter

Just 5.5 miles from Geneva National, Lake Geneva Ziplines & Adventures (LGZA) provides year-round, sky-high adventure some 32 feet above ground in 100 acres of forest canopy. Experience the wonder of a beautiful Wisconsin winter racing through the trees, climbing sky bridges, and conquering the 16-obstacle high ropes course. Warm up around the campfire afterward. 


Snow Skiing & Tubing

Just minutes away, Vail Resorts' Wilmot Mountain and Alpine Valley together boast nearly 50 runs, multiple terrain parks, professional instruction and equipment rentals – fun for everyone from beginners to shredders! Looking for something more laid back? Wilmot also offers 22 lanes for tubing and a magic carpet to pull you and your tube back uphill!

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Cross-Country Skiing

Rent your cross-country ski equipment or snowshoes from ClearWater Outdoor in downtown Lake Geneva, then hit the powder on one of the area's many trails, including Big Foot Beach State Park, Duck Pond in Fontana, and Kettle Morraine's Nordic, McMiller, and Scuppernong trails. 

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