Looking for a little adventure over Spring Break? Well, look no further than Walworth County. The Lake Geneva area has lots of super fun activities for the wanderlust with an adventurous spirit! Here’s our list of 5 fantastically adventurous things you can do right here in Wisconsin’s very own backyard for Spring Break!
Lake Geneva Canopy Tours has 100 incredible acres of fun and adventure. Experience the ultimate thrill as you traverse 8 different zip lines, 5 sky bridges, 3 spiral stairways and climb a one-of-a-kind “floating” double helix stairway on their world class Canopy Tour. You can also challenge yourself on the High Ropes Excursion through 16 different obstacles! If you’re looking for adventure a little closer to the ground, you can also explore their their 9 miles of Arbor Trails designed to accommodate beginner to advanced hiking and/or biking.
MF Helicopters Scenic Tours
Ever wonder what Wisconsin looks like from a bird’s eye view in spring? MF Helicopters offers sightseeing tours that can help with exactly that! Have a seat in their Robinson R44 helicopter, sit back, relax and enjoy the view as Chief Pilot Mark Frey floats you through the clouds and points out the area’s many scenic views from about 1,000 feet.
Nestled in the Kettle Moraine, the Lake Geneva area has some of the best bicycling trails in the state! Darien’s Wildwood Park has 26 acres of trails perfect for all skill levels. Alpine Valley’s Mountain Bike Trail has six miles of tight and twisty trails that is 80% single track, with bridges and stunning forest canopy. Babe Mann Park in Elkhorn has 34 acres to enjoy, that includes biking trails. The Southern Unit of the Kettle Moraine State Forest in Whitewater has more than 160 miles of trails, varying in difficulty and length, with steep climbs. Choose your level of difficulty, pick a trail and ride on! For even more bike trails in the area, visit our website!
Timber Ridge Indoor Waterpark
If you’re staying in the Midwest this year for Spring Break, but still crave swimsuits and H2O adventures, then Timber Ridge is the place to be! Suitable for kids of all ages, everyone in the family is sure to have a blast! If you’re a bit of an adrenaline junkie, the 35-foot-high slides take you on an epic 300-foot adventure of twists and turns, which finally come to an end in a heated pool. For a tamer ride, the Lazy River drifts more than 500 calm, relaxing feet. The Tiny Timbers area is perfect place for littles to play, while the Activity Pool is great for keeping kids aged 7-10 moving!
Wait – Milwaukee?? That’s not in Walworth County. Before you throw the idea to the wind, check this out: Skydive Milwaukee/Sky Knights Sport Parachute Club jumps out of the East Troy Municipal Airport. So YES, you CAN skydive right here in Walworth County! Get out your adventure goggles and get ready to to experience the thrilling excitement of freefall skydiving from 14,500 feet, followed by 3 – 5 minutes of serene parachute flight! It will be an adventure you’ll never forget!
*You must be 18 or older to skydive
If that list wasn’t enough fun for you, no worries! You can also visit the Walworth County Visitors Bureau online for more ideas of where to have fun in the area OR stop in at the Visitors Bureau office at the Lake Lawn Airport, and we’ll arm you with ideas galore!