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Elkhart Lake
Come for a weekend – return for a lifetime

Elkhart Lake, Wis., is a charming village – a relaxed destination on the shores of crystal-clear Elkhart Lake. Located in the heart of the Kettle Moraine State Forest, Elkhart Lake's legendary lakeside community continues the tradition of leisure and hospitality that began in the 1800s.

Each year, visitors seek out this charming area, its bed and breakfast options and three distinctive lakeside resorts – each one offering special features, amenities and accommodations. Families on the go will enjoy water sports and other aquatic activities, and nearby hiking trails. Guided silent water tours and fishing trips will exceed expectations. Tour the village in a beautiful horse-drawn carriage. If you love cooking, a French culinary school at The Osthoff Resort offers hands-on classes. "Summer Pleasures" programs are geared for kids, but everyone will enjoy a hay wagon ride or bonfire on the beach. Experience it all this summer and "Stay a 3rd night on us!"

Spring-fed, Elkhart Lake is famous for the amazing clarity of its water. The sandy beaches are perfect for building sand castles or lounging in the sun. Enjoy the beautiful lake views on a leisurely sunrise or sunset cruise.

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.

Elkhart Lake's Saturday morning farmers and artisans market is a well-loved summertime attraction. Residents and visitors flock into town to shop and catch up with old friends. While there, visit 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 for couples, families, businesses, groups and wedding parties. Experience its beloved Elkhart Lake Style. You'll soon know why visitors return again and again.

To learn more visit the ElkhartLake.com.