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Kayak or SUP? Which One Should You Choose?

By Mike Koehler The view of Elkhart Lake from the shoreline is impressive. However, by venturing onto the lake with a kayak or paddle board you and your family will obtain a unique and more intimate view of Elkhart Lake, its shoreline and various bays, its resorts, and the surrounding rural landscape. Atop a paddle…

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List of Elkhart Lake Restaurants & Taverns Offering Delivery and To-Go

You may not be able to dine-in at your favorite restaurants in Elkhart Lake, but there are still ways to get your favorite dishes and support local businesses at the same time! Check out the complete list of restaurants offering to-go, curbside pick up and delivery within the Elkhart Lake area: All Seasons Family Restaurant…

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6 Must-Try Fish Fry’s in Elkhart Lake

It’s Friday night in Wisconsin and you know what that means – FISH FRY! So, grab a frosty mug of beer or a classic old fashioned, a basket of cheese curds, and one great Friday Night Fish Fry. Check out these six places to snag one of these fantastic fish fry’s on a Friday night…

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By the Glass or Buy the Bottle

By Jaclyn Stuart In Elkhart Lake we are lucky to have several wonderful dining establishments with great wine lists, but ordering wine in a restaurant can sometimes be a little intimidating. With a few simple tricks, you can navigate the wine list, pick a perfect bottle, and impress your dining companions. The Wine List Wine…

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Winter Driving Drills & Skills

By Dustin Merkel We all have our winter driving stories growing up in Wisconsin.  Whiteouts, black ice, high winds, blizzards, poor road conditions, and unexpected animal crossings are just some of the many challenges we face driving in this Winter Wonderland.  We’ve all counted the vehicles in the ditch on our way to our destinations…

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Glam-Inspired Wedding with Small-Town Elkhart Lake Charm

By Molly Rabe Growing up near Elkhart Lake, this small town has always been a part of my life. Working at Siebkens Resort every summer throughout college, I’ve have had many long nights out at the Tiki Bar, countless coffees at Off The Rail, and spent plenty of days soaking up the sun on Fireman’s…

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A New Old-Fashioned Way to Holiday Shop

By Carla Minsky Every year like clockwork I program my internal “Christmas spirit” alarm (in my mind it sounds like silver bells) to the first day of the Old World Christmas Market at The Osthoff Resort. Amidst all the shopping and eating and strolling I do that day I also make a point to set…

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Brace Your Elves – 14 Holiday Highlights You Must Experience

Have you noticed the Village is getting all dressed up for the Christmas season?  Seeing the twinkling lights, festive storefront windows, the smell of fresh evergreen trees; you can’t help but get excited!  We love seeing family and friends gather in the square for those time-honored Elkhart Lake family traditions.  Bundle up the family and…

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Where Can I Catch the Game?

Watching Wisconsin sports teams is not just a pastime for Wisconsinites, I’d call it more of an obsession.  We’ve had some exciting Badgers, Packer, Brewers and Bucks seasons with our teams playing long into post-season.  But no worries about missing the game while you’re on vacation, we have you covered in Elkhart Lake!  The game…

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A Trail Worth the Travel

By William Jacob Wisconsin’s Ice Age Trail:  Anyone in the Midwest who likes nature and hiking has probably heard of Wisconsin’s Ice Age Trail. It’s a 1,000-mile trail that winds through some of the most beautiful, glacially sculped areas of the State. The Village of Elkhart Lake lands right in its path. In fact, the…

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