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269 Fontana Blvd

Fontana, Wisconsin 53125

(800) 709-1323

Summer Activities

It's Time to Get Away!

Summer has finally arrived! Grab your gear and get to The Abbey Resort for lakeside fun from the minute you check in the the moment you say goodbye. Fill your days with family activities, delicious dining, poolside relaxation, and live entertainment - and that's just at the resort. There's plenty to experience around the area as well, from boat cruises to magic shows, shopping to hiking, and everything in between. Start planning your Lake Geneva vacation now and make it a summer to remember. 

After another year of unique stresses, the same boring walls, and more Zoom meetings than you can count, now's the time to break away and enjoy a change of scenery on 90 acres of lakeside property. Start your planning here by checking out all of the things we have to do at the resort, then expand your schedule with things to do in the area. With so many things to do, you'll never hear "I'm bored!" while you're here.

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Pick Your Path to the Perfect Summer Adventure

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Whether you seek an itinerary full of new adventures, a quiet getaway and change of scenery, or a mixture of anything and everything, The Abbey Resort is the perfect starting point for your Lake Geneva summer experience.

Thrill Seeker

Get Your Adrenaline Pumping

If the phrase "Slow Down" isn't in your vocabulary, you might want to try some activities that keep you going while you're here. Rent a beautiful Cobalt Boat from Gordy's on-site rental office and get out on the clear waters of the spring-fed lake. You can add a wakeboard or tube to the rental to make it even more thrilling.

If you're more into the exhilaration of challenging yourself and seeing new sights, spend some time at Lake Geneva Ziplines & Adventures to take on the ropes course or soar through the trees.

Prefer seeing things at ground level? Take a drive through Safari Lake Geneva and get an up close and personal experience with exotic animals from the best seat in the house - your own car. 

Nature Lover

Head Into the Great Outdoors

The temps are warmer and the days are longer, so take advantage of the time by getting out into the fresh air. The Lake Geneva Shore Path is located just steps away from our resort and can provide a walk that lasts a half hour or even a full day. Explore some or all of the 26 mile public pathway around the lake that passes by historic homes, beautiful gardens and local wildlife.

Make a splash and soak in the sun at one of our outdoor pools, or head to the Fontana Beach which is known by locals to be the best beach on the lake - only a block away from our front doors.

Take in the flora and fauna at one of the many nature preserves or public parks in the area, or if you prefer your nature a bit more manicured, book a tee time at Abbey Springs Golf Course overlooking the lake.

Escape Artist

Relax and Unwind

For some people, the ultimate way to get away is with their feet up, listening to great music, cold beverage in hand, watching the world go by. If this sounds more like your speed, finding a way to decompress and escape is easy! The perfect place to start is at our own Avani Spa, which offers a full menu of relaxing services along with an adult-only indoor pool, full-service salon, outdoor cabanas and more. Spend a few hours or the day to reset your mind.

Take a tour of the lake on one of the beautifully restored boats of Lake Geneva Cruise Line's fleet. Their public tours run every day of the week with guided narration and sometimes entertainment, cocktails or even ice cream.

Speaking of entertainment, we have music venues just minutes away that boast some of the most popular tribute bands in the Midwest and occasionally some of the original acts themselves. Check out the lineups at Belfry Music Theatre and Music by the Lake and purchase your tickets before they sell out!

Flavor Trekker

Let Your Taste Buds Guide You

Let's face it - food brings us together. Laughter is shared over drinks and memories are made around the table. The Lake Geneva area offers so many options and flavors, you'll have to return time and time again to try them all. Start at our own 240 West for fresh farm-to-fork dining with stellar harbor views, or enjoy the homegrown flavors, local brews and live entertainment at Waterfront.

Want to learn more about the stories and processes behind some of your favorite drinks? Visit one of the local breweries, distilleries or vineyards for a little education and a lot of delicious flavor. Go even deeper and sign up for a cooking class at the Lake Geneva School of Cooking.

Get a true taste of the area by visiting one of our local farmers markets in the communities that run many days during the week and pick up fresh produce, locally-made jams and jellies and even unique gift items.

Summer Adventure Packages

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Make your getaway an adventure with these seasonal packages that will turn your vacation into a once in a lifetime experience.

Events & Activities

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Camp On-A-Lake

Our lakeside kid’s day camp offers memorable experiences that are not only fun, but adventure driven and embody what Lake Life is. Running June 13th-August 26th, our camp incorporates activities on the land and along the water with a rotating schedule of themed activities including Water's Edge crafts, games and activities, making snacks and more! Kids will enjoy endless fun as they discover more about themselves, learn new skills, and make friends all while Mom and Dad relax and enjoy their time at The Abbey Resort & Avani Spa!

Contact our Activities Department for details and registration! 262-275-9901

Daylight Camp On-A-Lake

Kids ages 6-12 can participate in arts & crafts, outdoor games and have tons of fun under the sun during our daytime Camp On-A-Lake sessions. Let your kids explore and create while you spend some quiet time in Avani Spa. Price includes all activities, camp t-shirt, water and snacks.

1:00pm-4:30pm | $50 for the first child, $45 for additional children per family 

Twilight Camp On-A-Lake

When the sun goes down, kids ages 6-12 can have glow-in-the-dark fun, and even cook their own dinner over a roaring bonfire during our evening Camp On-A-Lake sessions. The kids will love racing the fireflies outdoors while you take in a quiet dinner alone. Price includes all activities, camp t-shirt, water throughout camp, snacks and dinner.

6:00pm - 9:30pm | $60 for the first child, $55 for additional children per family

Camp facilitated by Abbey Agents of Fun - all employees of The Abbey Resort and staff members of the Abbey Activities Department. Camp scheduled June 13th through August 26th. Two week advanced registration required. Payment posted to guest room on day of camp. 

There is a 48-hour cancellation window for Camp On-A-Lake. 50% of camp fee will be charged if the cancellation occurs within 48 hours of scheduled date.

 

Father's Day Weekend Activities

Give Dad a weekend of fun and relaxation at The Abbey Resort! During Father's Day Weekend (June 17-19), he'll be able to celebrate with the family during our resort activities, have some quiet time at Avani Spa, and sample some popular area spirits.

Start with a family scavenger hunt around the resort, then Dad can escape to Avani for a Healing Magnesium Transformation massage or a Gentlemen's Facial, then spend some time in our infrared salt room at the Avani Atrium, while mom and the kids spend time in the family outdoor pool. Finish up the night with a family movie in Immersion Cinema and s'mores at our bonfire under the stars.

In addition to our regular resort activities, we've also added special tastings for the weekend. Join us on Friday afternoon for a tasting with Lake Geneva's own Topsy Turvy Brewery and sample four amazing brews. On Saturday afternoon, sample spirits from Driftless Glen Distillery from Baraboo, WI, including our new Single Barrel Bourbon - tasted, hand-selected by, and bottled exclusively for The Abbey Resort! Both events are complimentary for our guests and will be held on the Waterfront Patio from 3:00pm-4:30pm.

Burnin' Down the Docks

Every Sunday, Memorial Day Weekend through September, enjoy live music, cold beer and mouth watering BBQ from The Abbey's award winning BBQ Pit Masters from 12:00pm - 5:00pm! Don't miss live music from some of the area's most popular bands from 12:30pm - 4:30pm. Call 800-709-1323 to see who is playing.

Murday Mystery Dinnner: Death of a Gangster

Lake Geneva's history is peppered with stories of gangsters who used the area as a getaway. Get into the spirit of the 1920's with our next Murder Mystery Dinner. You’ve been invited to the Dunn Speakeasy for the wedding of the year! In this “married to the mob” event, you’ll never know who to trust. With the two families merging together, someone is bound to lose power, which means someone else will lose their life!  It's up to you and the other detectives to solve the crime. Bring your appetite for a three-course dinner and dress up in flapper dresses, zoot suits, feather boas and headbands, pinstriped suits and fedoras, or regular wedding attire to get in on the fun.

Friday, August 5. 7:00pm Call 800-709-1323 to make your reservation.