Wisconsin's lakefront resorts and hotels are among the most gorgeous in the Midwest, making a vacation in the area worthwhile. The agricultural state, one of the nation's leading dairy producers, provides stunning vistas and thrilling outdoor activities.

Natural harbors, bays, and hiking trails attract approximately 113.2 million visits annually to the region's attractive towns. There are a variety of resort alternatives around the state, ranging from quaint lakefront cabins to enormous indoor waterpark resorts. Here is a selection of the best Wisconsin lake resorts that make vacations memorable.

10 The Edgewater Hotel

The Edgewater Hotel's stunning setting on the shore of Lake Mendota makes it one of the region's most highly rated resorts. Because of its proximity to Madison institutions that contribute to the lively downtown ambiance, the Edgewater Hotel's property and location provide the best of Madison, Wisconsin, whether one is searching for a much-needed spa treatment, a shopping trip with friends, or a weekend of family fun.

9 The Geneva Inn

The Geneva Inn's allure satisfies guests with its breathtaking lakeside views and modern amenities. The inn, situated on the picturesque banks of Geneva Lake, offers world-class hospitality, delectable cuisine, individualized service, and spectacular lakeside views. The inn is one of the most sought-after year-round resorts in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, due to its ability to provide guests with peaceful activities such as strolling along the historic 21-mile lake walking trail or unwinding on the patio while taking in the view.

  • Address: 2009 S Lake Shore Dr, Lake Geneva, WI 53147
  • Website: genevainn.com

8 The Abbey Resort

On the resort's 90 acres and lake, the Abbey Resort in Fontana, Wisconsin, provides a wide array of exciting activities. The resort's marina offers boat cruises, waterskiing, parasailing, and other water-based sports. In addition, guests can partake in activities such as lakeside dining, make-and-take events, family activities, live music, and the Avani Spa's full range of services. Additionally, they can stroll along the Lake Shore Path or watch a film in the Immersion Cinema.

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7 Holiday Acres Resort

Holiday Acres Resort has been a friendly destination for generations of holidaymakers for over seventy years and has won votes from the readers of Living Magazine as one of the top Wisconsin vacation spots that Midwest families love the most. The resort, surrounded by towering trees on the shores of Lake Thompson, features an indoor pool, outdoor sports courts, and access to hiking trails. There are also individual cabins with amenities such as rowboats and fire pits.

  • Address: 4060 South Shore Drive, Rhinelander, WI 54501
  • Website: holidayacres.com

6 Westwood Shores Waterfront Resort

In Door County, three miles north of Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, on the picturesque Bay Shore Drive, the Westwood Shores offers stunning views of the bay from each suite. Guests can use the resort's complimentary paddle boats to explore the water or enjoy the outdoor swimming pool during the summer. The resort also provides a year-round indoor pool area with a whirlpool and sauna and a complete fitness room with weights, maps, a television, and a water cooler.

5 Glidden Lodge Beach Resort

Glidden Lodge Beach Resort, situated on the Wisconsin shoreline of Lake Michigan, is a short drive from downtown Sturgeon Bay in Door County. The waterfront hotel boasts a broad, golden-sand beach with swimming-friendly shallow water. The Glidden Lodge grounds include beach volleyball, tennis, and basketball courts. The resort is also in an area with quiet roads ideal for cycling. In addition to barbecuing on the outside grill, guests can unwind in the heated pool, whirlpool, and sauna.

4 Beachfront Inn Baileys Harbor

The Beachfront Inn, a small and colorful hotel located on picturesque Lake Michigan, offers possibly the most excellent beach site of any Northern Door hotel. The inn boasts a beautiful sandy beach perfect for lounging, late-night bonfires, and the best sunrises in Baileys Harbor. The Beachfront, located in the heart of downtown Baileys Harbor and within walking distance to The Ridges Sanctuary, a microbrewery, an old-fashioned ice cream parlor, and quaint pubs and restaurants, is one of the hotels that make it worthwhile to travel to Wisconsin.

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3 Harbor Shores On Lake Geneva

The Harbor Shores on Lake Geneva is in the city's heart, only steps from the lovely Geneva Lake and other regional attractions. Lake Geneva Cruise Line and Studio Winery are activities that make a trip to this hotel and Wisconsin worthwhile. Additional nearby attractions include Paradise Golf Park and Aerial Adventures, Lake Geneva Canopy Tours, and Lake Geneva Balloon Company. Guests like the hotel's convenient location and enjoy exploring the area's ski lifts, ski runs, and skiing.

2 Grand Geneva Resort and Spa

The AAA Four-Diamond Wisconsin resort, Grand Geneva Resort & Spa, is situated on 1,300 wooded acres in Lake Geneva and provides a variety of exclusive outdoor activities. The resort offers two championship golf courses, family-friendly ski slopes, an award-winning spa, notable restaurants, and the most significant meeting space in the vicinity. Enjoy the hills of Wisconsin when vacationing in this ideal holiday location.

1 Heidel House Hotel & Conference Center

The prestigious beachfront location of the 115-room hotel and convention center provides guests with stunning views of the 7,346-acre lake that surrounds it. Heidel House was developed as a private home in 1890 and only became a resort in 1945. The hotel provides visitors with indoor and outdoor fun, recreation, and various amenities to fulfill their diverse demands. The hotel's indoor swimming pool and two dining options make a trip to Wisconsin worthwhile.