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Summer, Fall, Winter or Spring, The Abbey Resort on Lake Geneva, Wisconsin is the perfect destination for families, couples, business travelers, or people looking for a relaxing getaway. Follow our blog for ideas and tips to get the most out of your next visit to The Abbey.

These Summer Pics will have you Packing your Bags

There's nothing better than a summer at The Abbey Resort! Take a quick peek at what summer at The Abbey Resort looks like, you'll want to book your vacation ASAP! Read More


Top ten reasons to stay at the abbey

If you've stayed at The Abbey Resort before, you know there are a million and seven reasons to vacation here, but we've decided to condense the list to just ten of the best reasons! Whether you're dining at one of our outstanding restaurants or hanging by the pool on an awesome summer day, you're bound to have a blast when you stay at The Abbey. Read More

WHy you Should Work at The Abbey

Can't decide where you want to work this summer? Are you looking for a place with great pay and awesome benefits? Your summer job experience starts at The Abbey Resort, and here's why… Read More

Happy Spring!

Shake off those winter blues and swing into spring! Spring Break At The Lake is where the days are longer, and the sun shines brighter on fun filled days of adventure. From an out-of-this-world virtual experience to spring-themed crafts and nights out by the bonfire, you're bound to have a spring in your step. Read More

A Shamrockin' St. Patrick's Day at The Abbey Resort

Our restaurants are taking on a wee bit o' Irish flavor this St. Patrick's Day. Read More


Plan A Meeting That's Out of this World!

Take your team beyond reality at the new Virtual Entertainment Center, Immersion! Enjoy a fully immersive, beyond-reality experience in the gaming area; utilize your time testing your archery skills, putting on the golf course, surviving a dinosaur hunt, or testing one of many more virtual reality experiences. Read More

Sweet Retreat

The season of love is coming in hot and your sweetheart deserves to be spoiled. We don't mean the same boring box of chocolate you get them every year, we're talking a real surprise. This year, head to The Abbey Resort for a Sweet Retreat you'll both enjoy! Read More


Sip on some of our favorite drinks during your visit to The Abbey Resort. Whether it be an alcoholic or non-alcoholic, everyone is getting a taste of the favorites this vacation. Read More


Top 7 Winter Activities

Grab your boots and hat because it's time to adventure outside to the enchanted winter wonderland. Whether you're gliding across the ice or sledding down a hill with the cool breeze rushing past your beaming grin, you're bound to have flurries of fun during your winter visit to The Abbey Resort. Bundle up this winter and experience some outdoor fun! Read More

Looking back on 2017…

A year that marked a lot of milestones for The Abbey Resort, from restaurant renovations, room redecorations, a brand new virtual entertainment center and much more. This resort has had a lot of work done on it and looks better than ever! Read More

Ring In the NEw Year at The Abbey Resort

Whether you choose to celebrate with a romantic meal in 240° West, a gala event in our ballroom, a lively party at The Waterfront, or a countdown with your family, we offer a variety of party and overnight packages that are sure to fit what you're looking for. Say a toast to 2018 at one of our New Year's Eve celebrations! Read More

Top 5 Abbey Resort Holiday Traditions

It's beginning to feel a lot like Christmas and it's time to celebrate the season with some of our favorite Abbey Holiday Traditions! Whether you're creating very merry crafts in Santa's Workshop or jingle bell rocking to holiday favorites in The Waterfront, this holiday visit to The Abbey will have you counting down the days until Christmas. Read More

Santa Cruise

Do you hear what I hear? Santa Cruise is back! ‘Tis the season for wintry cruises along Geneva Lake to see the jolly man himself, Santa Claus! This new holiday tradition is one your family will be all on board about. Read More

Immersion Virtual Entertainment

Immerse yourself into a virtual world this vacation to The Abbey Resort! We're thrilled to announce the opening of our brand-new Virtual Entertainment Center. Take the challenge in our virtual gaming center, refuel in our café or recharge your skills in the new 30 seat cinema! Read More

The Ultimate Guide to Making the Most of Your Stay

You may be coming to The Abbey Resort for a short weekend getaway or even a week-long vacation. Either way, you will be having a blast with all of the amenities included in your stay. From family activities to complimentary valet, you will be left worry-free and rejuvenated after this vacation. Read More

Vacation at The Abbey Resort

Summer is here and it's time for you to start planning your escape to the lake. Don't let your vacation days go unused this summer, whether you're with your family or traveling alone, The Abbey Resort is the place for you! Read More
Updated Guest Rooms Unveil the Perfect Start to Summer

Updated Guest Rooms Unveil the Perfect Start to Summer

This lakeside escape keeps getting better! Our guest rooms have received the TLC they needed and are ready to be slept in! With updated harbor, pool and resort view guest rooms not only are you getting the best outdoor view, the interior of your room is unbeatable. Read More

Top Lake Geneva Attractions

We've pulled together a list of all the best things to do in the Lake Geneva area for kids and families. Make your next vacation fun by attempting to do everything on this list, and make your Lake Geneva experience one you won't soon forget! Read More
Must Try Waterfront Menu Items

Must Try Waterfront Menu Items

The fresh new Waterfront menu is bound to make your mouth water. From delicious smoked barbeque items to ice cold beverages, the choices on the new menu are endless. Start your summer off with lakeside escape to The Waterfront Restaurant. Read More
Count Down to Summer

Count Down to Summer

Spring Break has come and gone and now the countdown to summer starts! Here's a few of the exciting things you'll see at The Abbey Resort this summer season. If you thought summer of '16 was good, you're going to be blown away by our plans for summer of '17! Read More

Escape to the Lake in our Vacation Villas

Vacation in one of The Abbey Resort Villas for a private getaway with the family or a large group of friends. We have recently unveiled a new online booking system for these 13 Vacation Villas and would love for you to try it out! Check out full descriptions and photos of each villa and choose the one that's right for your party! Read More

Top 8 Mommy & Me Weekend Activities

It's time for some mommy and me bonding with an adventure to The Abbey Resort. There's plenty of fun to be had near the pool or even around the area. Whether you stop by for crafts or you fly across the trees on a zip line, this vacation will be a memorable one. Enjoy this list of the top activities for you and your child! Read More
10 Reasons to Hold Your Meeting at The Abbey Resort

10 Reasons to Hold Your Meeting at The Abbey Resort

The Abbey Resort takes pride in our quality service, meeting space, guest rooms, amenities and more. We've provided 10 reasons why your company should hold your meeting at The Abbey Resort! Read More

Music By The Lake

The popular Music By The Lake series released their summer performance schedule and most recently started selling tickets so we couldn't wait to share it with you! The summer will be filled with music from Music by the Lake, let your ears enjoy the wonderful sounds it has to offer. Tickets are on sale so get yours today! Read More

Mother-Daughter Getaway

Its girl's weekend at The Abbey Resort! It's time to leave the boys at home and enjoy some quality moments with your daughter. From hot chocolate and scones in the morning to enjoying warm bonfires in the evening, this girl's adventure is one you won't forget. Read More


Easter is right around the corner and we're hoping you will make this holiday eggstra-special by spending it with your family at The Abbey. Read More


This month long event is one you won't want to miss! Escape to The Abbey Resort this Spring Break and enjoy family activities, fun in the indoor pool and sweet treats around a roaring fire. We've provided a list of the top things to do at The Abbey this Spring Break. Spring Break at The Lake has a totally new Beach Theme this year, based on the Disney movie Moana. Read More

Top 5 Reasons Your Corporate Event SHould Be Held at THe Abbey

The Abbey Resort was recently awarded "Best of Meetings Today 2016" for our top quality service, meeting space, guest rooms, amenities and more. Guests have voted The Abbey as their favorite meeting place, so we've provided 5 reasons why your company should book their corporate event here! Read More
Spring Break specials

5 Photos That Will Make You Want to Visit The Abbey Resort this Spring

We have provided a few of our favorite spring scenes over the years and want you to provide us with some of yours! Read More

Best Time to Visit THe Abbey Resort

We believe any time is the best time to visit The Abbey Resort. The Abbey is always providing new and exciting adventures for our guests, and we've highlighted some of the best seasonal activities we offer! From ice skating to boat rentals, The Abbey Resort is the ultimate vacation for all ages and seasons. Read More

Abbey Artist

Carol Warren is a portrait artist that creates life with nothing but a black and white photo, oils and a blank canvas. Carol operates out of the Waterfront Gallery directly in The Abbey Resort producing beautiful paintings with her brush and canvas. Read More
The Abbey Resort Top 5 Wedding Trends of 2017

Top 5 Wedding Trends of 2017

Never Ending Feast of Food
Late night snacks are becoming a must have at receptions. From delicious appetizers at cocktail hour to delicious snacks that will make your mouth water, this wedding feast will be like no other. Read More

Tips for the Ultimate Avani Spa Experience

Booking your treatments in advance is very important, as this guarantees that Avani Spa will be able to accommodate your needs. If you are considering multiple treatments, speak with a spa attendant directly so that they can best organize your time. Read More

Must Try Menu Items

The Waterfront and 240° West both have mouth-watering menu selections all year long. We've provided a list of some of the must-haves when visiting these restaurants. Read More

2017 At THe ABbey Resort

Start the year off right and head to The Abbey Resort for an abundance of family fun activities. From science experiments to snow sculptures, this Abbey Vacation will be a memorable one. Cheers to a new year with new adventures! Read More

THe Abbey's New Year's Celebrations

Ring in the New Year at The Abbey Resort! Read about what this New Year's Eve has to offer. Whether it be a romantic meal in 240° West, a gala event, lively party or celebrating with the entire family, you're sure to enjoy the last day of 2016, and the first day of 2017! Read More

Top 5 reasons to stay at the abbey over Christmas

Treat your family to a memorable Christmas this holiday season. Spend your days crafting in Rainbow Point, feasting in 240° West or treating yourself to a spa service. Whatever you choose, you will be having a joyous holiday season at The Abbey Resort. Read More

Christmas in the Area

This holiday season is full of joy and a ton of activities to enjoy with your family! From cruising around the lake to sitting on Santa's lap, this Lake Geneva visit is going to be the best yet. Stay at The Abbey and enjoy the many Christmas activities taking place throughout the area. Read More

Kick off the Christmas Season At The Abbey Resort

The Abbey Resort provides an ideal holiday start with a chance to create memories that will last a lifetime. From Santa's workshop to visits from St. Nick, you'll find an abundance of good cheer at The Abbey Resort. Read More

Gather And Give Thanks At The Abbey

Do you love getting together with your family for Thanksgiving, but dread the time and effort it takes to prepare the largest meal of the year? Have you ever thought about packing the whole family up to relax, gather and give thanks at The Abbey Resort? This is your chance! Our rooms offer the perfect spacious setting for families to gather together and our Thanksgiving Buffet at 240° West takes the work out of enjoying a delicious meal. Read More

Have a spooktacular Halloween Weekend at THe Abbey Resort

An Abbey Resort vacation is the trick to treating your family this Halloween. From ghosts stories at the bonfire to movies that will make your bones shake. Drop in if you dare for a hallow of a time. Read More

Experience the Lake Geneva Colors

Experience the beauty of the fall foliage this autumn in Lake Geneva, No. 9 for America's Best Towns for Fall Colors. As the weather gets cooler, these dazzling fall colors will leave you in awe and begging for your next Lake Geneva trip. We've provided a list of the best places to experience these gorgeous fall colors. Read More

Top Reasons To Stay At The Abbey In the Fall

This Autumn, fall in love with The Abbey Resort's beautiful grounds, perfect lake location and fun family activities. The Abbey has got as much going on in the fall as we did in the summer. With a variety of events going on around the area and many activities and spa specials happening here at the resort, The Abbey is the perfect fall escape. Read More

Fall Pickings

Fall is on the way! The days of cozy sweaters, evening bonfires, bright autumn leaves, and crisp, cool morning air are just around the corner. Many families look to complete the fall experience by heading out to farms and orchards to pick the perfect pumpkins and apples. Here are some of the best spots in the area to make fall family memories. Read More
Dining in Lake Geneva 240 West

10 Must-Try Restaurants In The Lake Geneva Area

Lake Geneva is known for its beautiful lake, a large variety of shops and most importantly, food! There are plenty of restaurants in the area and we've provided a short list of different restaurants to try! Read More
Girlfriends Getaway at The Abbey Resort

Girlfriends At The Abbey Resort

It's going to be a memorable vacation at The Abbey, time to leave the men or the kids at home and enjoy quality moments with the girls. Maybe it will include shopping and spa treatments, indulging in different foods and simple poolside relaxation. Whatever you have in mind, The Abbey Resort will accommodate. Read More

Fun Facts About THe U.S. Mailboat Tour

The U.S Mailboat Tour is celebrating its 100th Anniversary this year with the Lake Geneva Cruise Line. Top of the notch mail jumpers will be delivering and the beautiful lake will be glimmering. Join the fun on Geneva Lake with Lake Geneva Cruise Line this summer! We shared some of our favorite facts about the Mailboat to assist in planning your cruise. Read More

10 guest photos that will have you packing your bags

We've pulled our top favorite photos of The Abbey Resort from Instagram to share. These beautiful photos will leave you in awe and scurrying to pack a bag for your own Abbey adventure. Share your own experience through Instagram and you might be featured in our next blog. Read More

Merry Christmas...In July!

We are certainly in the dog days of summer. High humidity, heat advisories and severe storms have driven us to the air conditioned confines of the indoors. While we love summer on the lake, this extreme heat has us wishing for the season of Jack Frost, winter wonderlands and sleigh bells. Our sales team has decided to share some of that wishful thinking with you by celebrating Christmas in July! Read More

10 Tips To Make Planning Your Family Reunion A Breeze

There is no better time to pull together grandparents, aunts, uncles, siblings and cousins than during summer when kids are out of school and families are looking to get away and have some fun! Planning for a family reunion should be a time of celebration, but worries such as cost sharing, strong opinions, and deciding who should be invited can quickly turn the joyous occasion into a headache. Whether your family reunion includes eight or 80, these ten tips will help you plan one for the ages! Read More
Outdoor Wedding Venue, Lake Geneva, WI, Abbey Resort

Top 5 Wedding Trends of 2016

It's finally the 2016 Summer Wedding Season. Summer Weddings are hot, but the trends that are coming with them are on fire! The Abbey has seen lots of different things but these five trends have caught our eye in the 2016 Wedding Season thus far. Read More

Fun Facts About the Lake Shore Path

Lake Geneva is known for its beautiful homes and perfectly clear lake. Conveniently, there's a walking path that makes it easy to see both of those things. The Geneva Lake Shore Path is open to everyone and has an entrance that is located directly across the street from The Abbey Resort. The Abbey also provides complimentary Guided Path Walks for guests in the summer on offered days. Read More

Top 13 things for Kids & Families to do at The Abbey This Summer

Summer is here and our activities are coming in hot! From various outdoor games and outdoor swimming pools to adventurous scavenger hunts, we've got everything to make your summer sizzle. Read More
Poutine The Waterfront Restaurant

5 Items Not To Miss on the new waterfront menu

Hungry? We've got a new menu at The Waterfront. We've kept our popular items, but have also added some items that are sure to become your new favorites. Read More
Outdoor Pools The Abbey Resort

Top 5 Things to do at The Abbey This Summer

We love the summer! Sunshine, warm weather, lake breezes and flip flops are just around the corner. We're looking forward to having you join us and want you to get the most out of your time here, so here's a list of the top 5 things to make the most out of your summer days (and nights) at The Abbey. Read More
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