Wisconsin's Elkhart Lake

2012 Guide for Visitors

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Welcome to Wisconsin's Elkhart Lake T A B L E O F C O N T E N T S Accommodations . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-7 Dining . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-11 Shops & Galleries . . . . . . . . . . 12-14 Autumn & Holiday . . . . . . . . . .15-16 Calendar of Special Events . . . . 17-20 Area Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21-22 Trails . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .23-24 Special Attractions . . . . . . . . . . 25-27 Recreation & Activities . . . . . . 28-31 Historic Race Circuits . . . . . . . . . . 32 Your Destination Wedding . . . . 33-34 Meetings & Conferences . . . . . 35-36 Family Gathering & Reunions . . . . 37 Visitor Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 Chamber Members . . . . . . . . . 39-42 Dear Guest, Welcome to our charming village, a relaxed destination on the shores of crystal-clear Elkhart Lake. We're located in the heart of Wisconsin's Kettle Moraine State Forest and our legendary lakeside community has been a mecca of leisure and hospitality since the 1800s. Each year, visitors seek out the unique charm of the area, its three B&Bs and its three distinctive resorts – each one offering special features, amenities and accommodations for the entire family. Elkhart Lake has grown from a summer resort town into a year-round destination for couples, families, businesses, groups, and wedding parties. Experience our beloved Elkhart Lake Style. You'll soon know why visitors return here again and again. We are happy to help you plan your stay. Please call us toll-free Information and helpful people are available in the heart of the village at the Elkhart Lake Visitor's Center located at 41 East Rhine Street. at 1-877-355-4278, visit our website at www.elkhartlake.com, or stop by our Visitor Center located at 41 E. Rhine Street in downtown Elkhart Lake. You are always welcome here. Sincerely, Spring-fed, Elkhart Lake is famous for the amazing clarity of its water. Kathleen Eickhoff, Director of Tourism Photographs provided by Les Tension Photo and the Elkhart Lake Tourism Photo Library DRIVING TIME AND DIRECTIONS TO ELKHART LAKE FROM CHICAGO (ABOUT 2 1/2 HOURS) Take I-94 to Milwaukee, then I-43 north out of Milwaukee to Hwy 57 junction at Saukville. Go north on Hwy 57 to Hwy 23. Take Hwy 23 west to Hwy 67. Go north on Hwy 67 into downtown Elkhart Lake (about 6 miles). FROM MADISON (ABOUT 2 HOURS) Take Hwy 151 to Fond du Lac. Take Hwy 23 east to Hwy 67 junction (before Plymouth). Take Hwy 67 north to Elkhart Lake (about 6 miles). FROM MILWAUKEE (ABOUT 1 HOUR) Take I-43 north out of Milwaukee to the Hwy 57 junction at Saukville (about 24 miles). Go north on Hwy 57 to Hwy 23. Take Hwy 23 west to Hwy 67. Go north on Hwy 67 into downtown Elkhart Lake (about 6 miles). Located in the beautiful, glacially formed hills of Wisconsin's Kettle Moraine area, Elkhart Lake is a 286-acre, 120-foot-deep lake.

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