Locally-Owned Businesses | Little-Known Hangouts | Hidden Gems

Lake Geneva Like A Local

The popular attractions of the Lake Geneva area are not to be missed, but there's something to be said about those lesser-known treasures the locals like to frequent. We'll let you in on a few secrets so you can enjoy the lake life of the local population.

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    In the Neighborhood

    Who are the people in our neighborhood? The Village of Fontana offers unique shops and dining experiences all within walking distance. This is just a sample of what our friendly village has to offer:

    Blue Heaven Ice Cream - Hand-dipped, super-premium Wisconsin ice cream paired with specialty cones.

    Fontana Home - Unique home furnishings, lake-inspired decor, gifts and vintage items.

    All For Ewe - Boutique specializing in designer clothing and accessories.

    Posh Threads - Upscale consignment store, designer fashions.

    Lake Home Living - Unique gifts and home accessories.

    Coffee Mill - Organic coffee, locally baked goods, seasonal soups.

    Kimkasi Pub - Upscale neighborhood pub for adults; sophisticated but casual atmosphere.

    Little Bar - Hand-tossed pizza and drinks...in a little bar.

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    Local Flavors & Finds

    Craving a meal from a family diner? Looking for some locally-owned businesses to support? Want a nice meal away from the crowds? You'll find what you're looking for here:

    Meggy Moo's Dairy Ripple - Old-school drive-up ice cream and food stand (Walworth)

    Duesterbeck's Brewing Company - Farmhouse microbrewery, live music; family-owned and operated (Elkhorn)

    Sammy's on the Square - Homestyle cooking, old favorites, and a wide variety of menu items (Walworth)

    Jonathan's on Brickstreet - Fine dining, casual atmosphere, unique flavors, views of the giraffe and elephant statues (Delavan)

    Main Street Country Store - Selling a little bit of everything from gifts and cheese to specialty pet food, and a full-service coffee shop (Walworth)

    Sweet Aroma Ristorante - Authentic old-world Italian cuisine, menus change daily (Delavan)

    Sandy's Upscale Consignment - High-end pre-owned clothing and accessories for women (Walworth)

    Moy's Restaurant - Authentic Chinese food; Mandarin and Cantonese (Elkhorn)

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    Off the Beaten Path

    Don't miss these local legends, historic sites, natural wonders, and community happenings:

    Fontana C. Frog - Local celebrity; 14-foot-tall frog (Fontana)

    White River County Park - Public park with hiking trails, kayaking, and fishing (Lake Geneva)

    Historic Walldog Murals - 18 murals located in the community depicting Delavan's history (Delavan)

    Whitewater Effigy Mounds Preserve - Public park with one of the largest collections of Native American burial mounds in the country (Whitewater)

    Elkhorn Antique Flea Market - Over 500 vendors selling antiques of all shapes and sizes. Four dates per season (Elkhorn)

    Pedal & Cup - Bike rentals, music, ice cream, and coffee in a former rail depot along the White River Trail (Springfield)

    Bray Road - Home of the notorious Beast, aka the Wisconsin Werewolf (Elkhorn)