Whether action or relaxation is your goal, you’ll find it in Elkhart Lake. On land or in the water, there are plenty of fun activities available and attractions to visit. The simple pleasure of lake living will keep you coming back to Elkhart Lake year after year.
Each season offers a new assortment of recreation. Fishing season opens in May and Elkhart Lake offers some of the best fishing around. Summer brings a plethora of warm weather activities. Swimming and boating remain popular activities here. Outdoor dining and live music on the lakefront are some of summer’s highlights. The motorsports season gets fired up in May and continues through September. The golf course opens in spring and provides beautiful vistas well into October.
From bowling to billiards and hiking to hayrides or adventure programs to a lazy day in your lounge chair, you and your family will have a wonderful vacation in Elkhart Lake.
Anchor Lanes Bowling
This ultra-modern bowling facility offers 12 lanes, Qubica automatic scoring, power bumper system for no gutter balls, galactic bowling (light and sound show), game room, fantastic charcoal grill, homemade pizza, and banquet facilities for up to 200. Catering services available. ... MORE >
Elkhart Lake is a small, close community. It is fun to take a bicycle on the residential streets, out into the countryside, or on nearby bicycle trails. Bicycles may be rented at two locations in Elkhart Lake: 1. Bicycles are available for rent at The Osthoff Resort. Child and adult size mountain bikes, tandems and burleys are included in rental services offered to the public. You... MORE >
Broughton Sheboygan County Marsh
The Marsh Park and Wildlife area are a recreational haven for outdoor enthusiast. The 13,000 acre, four-season county park attracts hunters, fisherman and wildlife/nature observers. Climb the tower for a spectacular view! The park offers 62 campsites complete with electrical and water hook-up, dump station, picnic area, fishing, playground, full-menu restaurant and access to the Sheboygan County snowmobile trail system. Open Tuesday – Sunday year-round. Enjoy... MORE >
Camp Anokjig Trailrides
Public horseback riding is available at nearby Camp Anokijig. Based on your skill level, try trail riding or corral rides. Please call the camp for pricing and availability. ... MORE >
Hidden Springs Trout Farm
Fish for rainbow trout raised in spring-fed ponds. No license required and there is no bag limit. Fees are based on fish weight and include your poles, and bait. It also includes cleaning or fileting the fish and ice. Feed the fish and watch them jump! Fish food is available. Open after 1 p.m. from Memorial Day to Labor Day or other times by... MORE >
Ice Age National Scenic Trail
Wisconsin harbors some of best examples of landforms created by the glaciers of the last Ice Age. Ray Zillmer, a lawyer and avid hiker, dreamed of a National Park that would preserve this amazing glacial legacy. Out of Ray’s dream came the Ice Age National Scenic Trail and the Ice Age National Scientific Reserve. A group of Wisconsin citizens started work creating the trail in... MORE >
Kettle Moraine State Forest Northern Unit
We invite you to explore the Kettle Moraine State Forest – Northern Unit, one of six units of the Kettle Moraine State Forest and a unit of the Ice Age National Scientific Reserve. The Kettle Moraine is internationally known for its famous glacial features and fascinating diversity of plants and animals. The Northern Unit consists of almost 30,000 acres along the northern 30 miles... MORE >
Queen Ann Carriages & Hay Rides
A beautiful, white, horse-drawn carriage fitting up to six adults and a horse-drawn hay wagon accommodating groups of 25 – 30 are available year-round by advance reservation. Also offered are historical tours of the Village of Elkhart Lake. ... MORE >
Road America Adventure Programs
Situated on 640 grassy acres in the rolling, wooded hills of Wisconsin’s Kettle Moraine is Road America, an internationally-known motorsports complex. With one of the country’s longest road racing circuits, this world-acclaimed facility has been hosting motorsports events and enthusiasts since 1955. More than just a day at the races, Road America offers a wide range of opportunities for group events of all sizes. From... MORE >
Snow Shoeing/XC Skiing/Snowmobiling
Snow shoeing has returned to popularity. It is relatively easy to learn and doesn’t involve costly equipment. In fact, if you don’t have your own snow shoes, you may rent them in Elkhart Lake and at a nearby outfitter. Snow shoeing opportunities are offered at Elkhart Lake’s Quit Qui Oc Golf Club when conditions are prime. Rental equipment is available Thursday through Saturday 9 am... MORE >
So-el Fitness Studio
Elkhart Lake’s fitness studio and boutique offers indoor cycling, yoga and cardio and strength training classes. Receive the one on one attention you deserve in a group setting. SOEL’s certified instructors lead classes fit for all ability levels. Visitors and drop-ins are welcome to join the fun. Cycling on first come; first served basis as available. ... MORE >