10 Spots to Enjoy the Fall Foliage in Walworth County

The leaves are finally starting to change in Walworth County! As the days grow shorter and the weather cools, we are so excited to welcome one of the most spectacular and scenic seasons into our area.  

With fall color slated to peak in the third and fourth weeks of October, you have plenty of time to start planning your fall getaway.  Wondering where you’ll be able to enjoy the fall colors this Autumn? We’ve got you covered! Here are our top ten spots to take in the brilliant fall colors in Walworth County. 

  1. East Troy Electric Railroad

All aboard the East Troy Railroad! Enjoy the fall foliage from the rails while taking a scenic ride through the rural East Troy area.  Pass by rustic farms, enchanting lakes, and towering tree tunnels to immerse you in color.  Weekend rides sell out quickly, so reserve your trip today! 

2. Lake Geneva Cruise Line

See the brilliant colors by water when you take a Geneva Lake Tour with Lake Geneva Cruise Lines. Enjoy a narrated tour of Geneva Lake packed full of history and stories behind the homes dotting the shoreline.  Tours run daily through the end of October.  Book online at www.CruiseLakeGeneva.com.

3. Rustic Road Trip

Wind through the trees and fields of Walworth County’s Rustic Roads.  Design your own road trip by taking a driving tour through one–or all five–Rustic Roads.  You won’t want to miss Snake Road in the Fall, its a local favorite! 

4. Lake Geneva Ziplines and Adventures

Admire the colors from a birds-eye view as you zip through the trees at Lake Geneva Ziplines and Adventures. Heights not for you? Embark on a scenic hike or mountain bike ride through their forest.

5. Apple Barn Orchard and Winery

Enjoy the leaves and pick from the trees at Apple Barn Orchard and Winery.  Pick from over 13 varieties of apples in the orchards and warm up with hot apple cider afterward.  

6. Lake Geneva Balloon Company

Soar high above the golden treetops with a private balloon tour with Lake Geneva Balloon Company. How’s that for social distancing!?

7. Lake Geneva Shore Path

Hike the Lake Geneva Shore Path and take in the sensational season along the waterfront.  For an even more breathtaking view, plan a sunrise hike along the south shore and watch the morning sun illuminate the trees.  

8. Grand Geneva Resort and Spa

Let your worries melt away when you enjoy an autumn sunset from your private balcony at Grand Geneva Resort and Spa.  Watch the leaves rustle over the award-winning golf courses and relax in luxury. Be sure to check out their fall specials and exclusive packages.

9. Ice Age Trail

Immerse yourself in the splendor of fall when you hike the Ice Age Trail.  Hike a 3, 5, 10, or 20-mile hike through the Southern Kettle Moraine State Forest starting in Whitewater.

10. The Village Supper Club

Take in the crisp air with a drink in hand at the Village Supper Club in Delavan.  Enjoy the changing leaves along Delavan Lake while having a great meal at a historic Wisconsin Supper Club.  

Plan your fall getaway today including stops to apple orchards, pumpkin patches, and farm stands by visiting www.VisitWalworth.com.  

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