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Elkhart Lake
Adventure – Elkhart Lake style!

Nestled in the heart of Wisconsin’s Kettle Moraine State Forest, Elkhart Lake is a Midwest destination that is both breathtaking and easy to reach; just two and one half hours from Chicago. Escape rush hour the minute you close the car door and head to Elkhart Lake, Wis.

Elkhart Lake’s premiere accommodations and world-class spa will not disappoint visitors, who can unwind or windup with nightlife, recreation and attractions. Relax at distinguished lakeside resorts that provide visitors with the big-city accommodations and amenities nestled in an authentic, relaxed setting that won't soon be forgotten. People can enjoy the crystal-clear, spring-fed lake water that made Elkhart Lake famous. The sandy beaches and water sport activities will exceed expectations.

For those seeking speed and excitement, Elkhart Lake’s Road America attracts more than 700,000 visitors a year from every corner of the world through its gates. More than 425 events take place annually at Road America, often running multiple activities on the same day incorporating the 4-mile track, the interior Briggs & Stratton Motorplex and the scenic grounds surrounding the facility. Road America kicked off its vintage season with Spring Vintage Weekend May 18–20.

Elkhart Lake boasts some of the area’s best live music and outdoor, lakeside dining in the summer. Summer nights are filled with entertainment – even a live musical revue at Victorian Village Resort’s century-old theater. Enjoy dining al fresco with extraordinary views of Elkhart Lake.

Don’t miss these popular area attractions during your stay: Road America, Aspira Spa, L’ecole de la Maison Cooking School at The Osthoff Resort, and Quit Qui Oc Golf Club. Take a day trip to Elkhart Lake’s historical depot museum, Henning’s Cheese Museum, Henschel’s Indian Museum, and Wade House.

The Saturday morning farmers and artisans market is a well-loved summertime attraction. When visiting, don’t miss the unique shops located in the downtown shopping and dining district.

Elkhart Lake has grown from a summer resort town into a year–round destination. You’ll soon know why visitors return again and again. For trip planning information, visit www.elkhartlake.com.