Date Night: Eight Ideas for Your Next Night Out

Tired of dinner and a movie? Break the Date Night mold with these eight unique date night ideas that are sure to blow (both) your socks off. Whether you’re venturing out on a first date, or want to treat your long-time partner to an absolutely unforgettable night out, you’re sure to find an activity on our list that will ignite a spark in your relationship.

The Black Sheep

The Black Sheep in Whitewater is sure to put a fresh and inspired spin on your next dinner date! Chef Tyler’s experimental style and adventurous dishes will leave your tastebuds begging for more. The Black Sheep’s farm-to-table menu is constantly changing with the seasons and each dish is made from scratch to order.  July’s menu features handmade pasta dishes, strawberry pepper jelly chicken, and summer salmon and grits. Be sure to sip on a signature cocktail or the OFOTM (Old Fashioned of the Month) to quench your thirst.  Do date night a bit differently at The Black Sheep.

Lake Geneva Balloon Company

Surprise your date with a sunrise hot air balloon ride with the Lake Geneva Balloon Company. Glide over the Geneva Lakes area and take in the stunning sights from a bird’s eye view. Not a morning person? No worries, they also have flights 2.5 hours before sunset. Each one-hour flight ends with a delightful champagne toast making this an adventurous, yet romantic, date idea.

Wine Tasting and Weekend Getaway

Maybe you want to extend your date night into a weekend getaway? Relax lakeside in the peace and luxury of the French Country Inn. Arrive Thursday evening and indulge in a sunset wine tasting with sommelier Joshua Sutter.  Book your stay today at

Movies Under the Stars

Pack your picnic blankets and must have movie snacks, and enjoy a movie date at Movies Under the Stars on Fontana Beach. Catch a free movie Friday July 24th or Friday August 7th on the shores of beautiful Fontana on Lake Geneva.  Snuggle up with your sweetie under the stars and enjoy the show.

Ghost Walks

If you and your sweetheart are interested in the supernatural, consider a Lake Geneva Ghost Walk for your next date night. Learn about colorful characters, haunted mansions, vengeful spirits, monsters, and more! Discover the bone chilling haunted history of Lake Geneva with a walking tour of Downtown and a few of the famed mansions along the lakeshore.  Space is limited, so reserve your tour today by visiting their website.

Dinner on the Rails

Enjoy dinner on the rails as you embark on an East Troy Electric Railroad signature Dinner Train. Enjoy a delicious dinner on a historic train as it makes a leisurely trip to Phantom Lake, pauses on the shoreline, and then heads to Indianhead Park. Savor a sweet dessert and after dinner drinks on the return trip. Seating on Dinner Trains is limited and reservations are required. This unconventional restaurant  will certainly be a date night to remember. Get your ticket to ride by visiting

Tristan Crist Magic Theatre

Add a little magic to your date night with tickets to Tristan Crist Magic Theatre. Illusionist Tristan Crist promises to deliver an incredible evening of laughs, jaw-dropping illusions and gut-wrenching escapes! There is no doubt that this magical evening will leave you and your date mystified by the performance and wanting to come back for more! See why it was voted #1 Lake Geneva Attraction by Trip Advisor.  Get your tickets before they disappear:

Sunset Lake Cruise

Whether you’ve lived in the area for years or are just visiting for date night, admire the beauty of Delavan Lake (and your date of course) aboard the Lake Lawn Queen Sunset Tour.  Savor a rich sunset and take in the views of Delavan Lake’s shoreline from the best seat in the house aboard our 76-foot, two-level Lake Lawn Queen. This two-hour, narrated sunset cruise is the perfect beginning to a special night and includes two drinks.  Bon voyage!


Let us know where your next date night will be in the comments below.  As always, for more ideas and information visit  Once you take your first peek, you’ll be ready to plan your next adventure to Walworth County.  

Five Ways to Save in Walworth County

Whether it be an exhilarating adventure, a delicious gourmet meal, or a boutique shopping spree, you can experience everything Walworth County has to offer for less with exclusive savings just for you! Check out these five ways to save so you can do it all on your next visit to the Lake Geneva area:

EXPLORE LOCAL Savings Sheet: Do as the locals do and save when you use your EXPLORE LOCAL Savings Sheet. With offers from fan favorite businesses, both visitors and locals alike will delight in the savings. There is always a new deal to be found, so keep your eyes peeled for the latest monthly EXPLORE LOCAL Savings Sheet. Pick up your free copy at the Visitors Center in Delavan or receive it by mail when you request a Travel Guide.

Walworth County Visitors Bureau BOGO Card: Have double the fun at half the cost at your favorite Walworth County restaurants, shops, and attractions when you use your 2019-2020 BOGO Card. For just $10, you’ll receive 47 Buy-One Get-One offers from places like Grand Geneva Resort, Lake Geneva Pie Company, Jones Market, and so many more that will save you hundreds of dollars in discounts. Order yours online or pick one up the at the Walworth County Travel Information Center in Delavan!

2020 Lake Geneva Area Golf Trail Passport: The 2020 Golf Passport is your ticket to the ultimate golf experience in Walworth County. Tee off in the Lake Geneva Area all season long for only $149.95 at ten golf venues. Each Golf Passport contains two certificates for Complimentary Greens Fees to be used in either the spring or fall in addition to a Buy One Greens Fee, Get One Free certificate for the summer. That’s a total of 30 rounds of golf for less than $5 a round and a savings of over $2,850! Order yours by visiting or by stopping in at the Walworth County Travel Information Center today.

Burlington Shop and Buy Local Card: Explore everything Burlington has to offer for less with the Shop and Buy Local Card. Get 29 offers from Burlington businesses for just $10! Enjoy coupons from Haylofters, Dairy Queen, Pine Street Cafe, Lucky Star, The Plaza Theater, Adrian’s Custard and more! Stop by the Burlington Chamber of Commerce to get yours, or call (262) 763-6044 for more information.

Visit Delavan Coupon Book: The Visit Delavan Coupon Book is back and filled with some familiar favorites and some tempting new venues for dining, shopping, and services in Delavan, Wisconsin! With over 30 different offers available highlighting dining, shopping, attractions, and recreation there is sure to be something for everyone! Plan a day full of fun all throughout town exploring the great deals. Getting yours is easy – just give us a call at (262) 728-6000 or fill out our request form at

Find your new favorite small business, enjoy a game of golf or an afternoon on the lake, and end the day with a luxurious spa treatment all for less! With these exclusive offers, your time in Walworth County can be both fun and affordable! What will you do first? Plan your next visit today by visiting

Dreaming of Walworth County

With the safer at home order extended until May 26th, we suspect you are feeling a little cooped up right now. We are finding our minds wandering often to better days, thinking about where we will travel next.

For many, we long for summer days spent lakeside on Geneva Lake, crisp morning hikes through Four Seasons Nature Preserve, and indulgent afternoons taking in the many shops and restaurants Walworth County has to offer.

Just because we cannot travel right now, does not mean we cannot dream of the coming days when we can.  We want to encourage you to dream, to be inspired and to plan. That is why we would like to bring Walworth County to your home – with beautiful pictures, emotional videos and entertaining stories.

Whether you’re looking for  luxe resort-style accommodations at Grand Geneva, family friendly cabins at Camp Wandawega, or secluded cozy cottages at Seven Oaks Bed and Breakfast, your next getaway is just on the horizon.

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We want to share with you experiences like a signature Lake Geneva Cruise Line lake tour, or a virtual tour of the East Troy Electric Railroad Museum Depot.  We want to bring the stories of Black Point Estate and Garden to life, right in front of your eyes.  We want to share the stories and craft behind our favorite brews from East Troy Brewery.


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Take a  bird’s eye view tour with Lake Geneva Ziplines and Adventures.  Or take the slow and scenic route on Walworth County’s Rustic Roads.
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Take a peek at whats in store at your favorite boutiques like Cornerstone Shop, River Valley Ranch, and Studio Winery.
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Tease your tastebuds and peek at delicious menus from supper clubs, local favorites, and upscale stakehouses.
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We want you to know that your personal well-being and
the well-being of your families are always on our mind. If there is anything we can do for you and it is within our ability, please ask – we are in this together.
We are in the office daily answering phone calls, accepting deliveries, completing visitor requests, and trying to keep up with everyday life. If you need assistance – please give us a call – even if you just need someone to talk to or get excited about your next getaway with.
Please stay safe and healthy. We are here for you.  We can’t wait to see you soon.