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Stories That Inspire

Get inspired with stories that give the ins and outs to Elkhart Lake. Find those hidden gems, off the beaten path routes, and local favorites.

Memorial Day Weekend in Elkhart Lake

The weather is warm, smells of a sizzling barbecue float through the air, and the sweet sounds of an Elkhart Lake summer echo throughout the village…It’s Memorial Day Weekend. The…

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National Travel and Tourism Week

Credit & Source: U.S. Travel Association, Tourism Economics About National Travel and Tourism Week This year marks the 40th anniversary of the annual industry celebration National Travel and Tourism Week,…

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It’s The Elkhart Way

It’s easy to see why our little village attracts visitors from all over the globe. The natural beauty is an idyllic backdrop for the simple charm and lake vibes found…

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Winter Solace on the Shores of Elkhart Lake

Depending on who you ask, growing up in a small town can feel like a mixture of equal parts idyllic and isolating. And if you ask those who grew up…

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Chill Out at The Lake

Famous for its freshwater shoreline, exceptional dining options, live music with lake views, and road racing circuit, Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin is known for its buzzing summertime energy. Come winter, the…

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New Sign Serves as Official Welcome to the Village of Elkhart Lake

We are thrilled to unveil our new Elkhart Lake Welcome Sign greeting all who enter the Village through the Hwy 67 south corridor.  After months of planning meetings, we were…

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For The Love of Schnee

“When I was your age, the snow would have been up to the roof by now. We never had to worry about the ice being thick enough on the lake…

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There’s No Place Like Elkhart Lake for the Holidays

Although Elkhart Lake is a corner of the map that is celebrated for its lively lakefront in the summertime, there is a whole other side to be discovered when the…

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Frozen In Time

By Kate Vollrath For one hundred years, Gessert’s has been sweetening the days of locals and visitors alike.  Those of us who were raised on the sugar and cream of…

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Camera Roll Moments to Capture in Elkhart Lake

By Kate Vollrath August is the grand finale, the sweet, yet somber ending chapter of summer. After June and July wash over us, August greets us with the reminder to…

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Prost! Elktoberfest Coming to Elkhart Lake

Many are drawn to Elkhart Lake during the peak summer months when school’s out and it’s time to cash in on that vacation time you planned months ago. While few…

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A Little Market With Mighty Taste

By Kate Vollrath The birds have been calling for several hours, which means the lake and the streets of the village are also calling. Saturday mornings in the summer can…

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