Wisconsin Family Vacations | Spring & Summer

Pontoon cruise with Captain Tom. Les Tension Photo

Anchor Lanes

Ultra-modern bowling and entertainment facility with catering service and banquet facilities for 200.
230 N. Lincoln St.;
Elkhart Lake
(920) 876-3339

Biking and Hiking Trails

Boating Rules PDF

Broughton Sheboygan Marsh Park

County park with campsites, picnic and playground areas, fishing, rowboat/canoe rentals, and full-menu restaurant. Accesses snowmobile trail system. Open Tuesday -Sunday year-round.
W7039 CTk. SR;
Elkhart Lake
(920) 876-2535

Captain Tom’s Elkhart Queen

Pontoon boat service operates Memorial Day – Labor Day, Monday – Saturday. Rent by the hour, get a guided historical tour or plan a party on beautiful Elkhart Lake.
PO Box 333;
Elkhart Lake
(920) 876-2903 or
(608) 347-2922

Elkhart Lake’s Firemans Park & Swimming Beach

Seasonal recreation with sand beach, concession stand, picnic tables, grills and sand volleyball courts. Reserve the sheltered area for your outdoor event. Admission $3/adult; $1 children 12 and under. Opens at 10 am.
411 S. Lake St.;
Elkhart Lake
(920) 876-3788 (summer concessions)
(920) 876-3594 (manager)

Elkhart Lake Depot Museum

Century-old railroad station houses original depot furnishings and memorabilia recording the history of this resort community. Open Memorial Day – Labor Day. Call for times.
Corner of Rhine & Lake Streets;
Elkhart Lake
(920) 526-3392

Farmers & Artisans Market

Open Saturday mornings, June through mid-October. Vendors offer fresh produce, handmade craft items, original works of art, antiques and more. Open 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Corner of Rhine & Lake Streets;
Elkhart Lake
(920) 876-2922

Guided Silent Water Tours by Ecology Outfitters

Kayak touring on Elkhart Lake. Kayak, paddle, PFD and basic skill orientation are included in this 2 1/2 hour guided tour. Reservations required.
4501 Vanguard Dr.;
(920) 452-9555

Henschel’s Indian Museum

Museum and gift shop on archaeological dig site. Guided group tours available. Open Memorial Day – September at varying times or by appointment. Admission.
N8661 Holstein Rd.;
Elkhart Lake
(920) 876-3193

Herrling Saw Mill

Replicated 1860′s working water-powered sawmill. Daily demonstration included in Wade House admission. Open daily mid-May to mid-October.
W7747 Plank Rd.;
(920) 526-3271

Hidden Springs Trout Farm

Fish for rainbow trout raised in spring-fed ponds. No license, no limit. Open Memorial Day – Labor Day, Tuesday – Saturday, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m., and other times by appointment.
N8661 Holstein Rd.;
Elkhart Lake
(920) 876-3193

Trail Riding

Public orseback riding available.  Trail and Corral rides. Call Camp Anokijig for pricing and availability.
W5639 Anokijig Lane;
(920) 893-0782

Inland Waters Fishing Guide Service

Guided fishing trips on Elkhart Lake. Trips include all bait and tackle needed for a complete fishing experience.
N8102 County Road P;
Elkhart Lake
(920) 627-3500

Jay’s Guide Service

Year-round, full-time guided fishing on area lakes. All equipment is furnished.
N8408 Lime Kiln Rd;
Elkhart Lake
(920) 912-4452

The Osthoff Resort Recreation Rentals

Rental services are open to the public and include bicycles, pontoons, fishing boats, hydro-bikes, paddleboats, canoes, sailboats and kayaks. Pontoon cruises available.
101 Osthoff Ave.;
Elkhart Lake
(920) 876-5862

Queen Anne Carriage & Hay Rides

Reserve a beautiful, white horse-drawn carriage or old-fashioned horse-drawn wagon for a guided, historic tour of the Village of Elkhart Lake.
N9030 Little Elkhart Lake Rd.;
Elkhart Lake
(920) 876-2182

Tie 1 on Fly Fishing Guide Service

Fly fishing for trout, salmon and small mouth bass on local rivers.
N7601 Royal and Ancient Dr.;
Elkhart Lake
(920) 876-3510 or 773-308-5156

Victorian Village Theatre

Year-round entertainment in 100-year-old theatre includes musicals, dinner theatres and internationally famous musicians. Call for a schedule or visit online.
P.O. Box 0;
Elkhart Lake
(920) 876-3323

Wade House Historic Site

The highlight of this historical complex is the refurbished Wade House – 1850′s nationally-land marked stagecoach inn which comes to life through costumed, guided tours. Open daily mid-May to mid-October.
W7965 Hwy 23,
(920) 526-3271

Watersports at Victorian Village Resort

Water ski and wake board lessons. Ski/wakeboard boats, tubing, pontoon rentals, guided party boat rides, bumper boats, kayaks, and stand-up-paddle boards  available for rent daily from Memorial Day to Labor Day.
P.O. Box O,
Elkhart Lake
(920) 377-0339

Wesley Jung Carriage Museum

Housed at the Wade House Historic Site, the collection features 140 horse- and hand-drawn carriages and vehicles that span the period from 1870 to 1920—the heyday of the horse. Open daily mid-May to mid-October.
W7965 Hwy 23;
(920) 528-3271

Planning a fall or winter trip? We have great recreation choices for your cold weather Wisconsin family getaway

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