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Elkhart Lake is continuously mentioned around the world in various media outlets such as Forbes, USA Today, Country Living, Intermezzo and many more! Read some of our favorite articles from travelers that have visited from all over the world.

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12 Things to See and Do in Elkhart Lake

By Jill Dutton Not every destination offers scenic beauty, a rich history, modern farm-to-table cooking, and top-notch spa experiences. Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, home to fewer than 1,000 year-round residents, is a resort village that focuses on wellness, whether at the Aspira Spa, the healing waters of Elkhart Lake, or the organic gardens of the Osthoff…

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A Wisconsin Wellness Weekend

By Brandon Schultz I grew up in the Philly suburbs where summer getaways were traditionally devoted to the beaches along the East coast from the Jersey shore south through Florida, and winters were reserved for Pocono mountain cabins. So, no one in my family had ever heard of the Midwest resort town of Elkhart Lake,…

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Elkhart Lake: Your Perfect Family Lake Getaway

By Annette Benedetti A family lake vacation —any time of year—is guaranteed to create beautiful memories that last a lifetime. Chances are, you have a few of your own from your youth. If you are looking for a nostalgic destination that will let you share the glory of lake escapes with your kids, Elkhart Lake…

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#TravelTuesday Wellness in Elkhart Lake

By Marika Flatt Tourists flock to Wisconsin’s Elkhart Lake in the summer, their high season. But the village, population 967, is serene and full of healthy travel opportunities during the fall, winter and spring. This peaceful haven, about an hour from Milwaukee, provides an escape from city hustle. There’s a history abuzz of mobsters vacationing…

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Weekend in Elkhart Lake | A Full 2 Days Travel Itinerary

By Catherine Mini Looking for a vacation village in Wisconsin? Elkhart Lake, located just an hour north of Milwaukee, is a quaint yet lively small town packed with a variety of fun things to do and delicious dining! After I was invited to visit and tour the area, I compiled this weekend itinerary for you…

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Where Small Town Resorts Yield Big Time Fun!

By Deborah Grossman Elkhart Lake is a treasure trove of leisure pursuits. Enjoy swimming, boating, and bonfires on the beach? Car racing, hiking, or biking? How about shopping at a traditional German-style Christmas Market without crossing the ocean? Located on pristine Elkhart Lake in east-central Wisconsin, the town offers fun for all seasons. Native Americans…

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Cheese and Charm: Exploring the Seasonal Flavors of Wisconsin

By Jenny Ivy An hour north of Milwaukee, in America’s dairy heartland, there is a spring-fed lake that calls to locals and tourists as the epitome of Christmas charm. While Elkhart Lake, and its flagship resort, The Osthoff Resort, are enjoyed by thousands during the summer, the magic of the charming village really comes alive during…

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Old-Fashioned Resorts Are Only Part of the Charm

By William M. Gurstelle Elkhart Lake, Wis., is an old-fashioned resort town, in the best sense of the term. You’ll find no Hyatt, Radisson or Hilton hotels here, no chutes-and-ladders style waterparks and no neon-signed chain restaurants. Instead, it’s a locally owned and operated place, full of small shops and attractions, chef-owned restaurants and a unique and genuinely interesting history. A group of immigrant German hoteliers first came to Elkhart Lake 150 years ago and built the nucleus of resorts from which this traditional…

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