Heading to Lake Geneva during Stay Longer Weekend? There’s plenty of family fun to keep you busy your entire stay.
Lake Geneva May Days: on Saturday, May 15 from 11am – 4pm downtown Lake Geneva will be buzzing with the sights and smells of spring. Outdoor kiosks will be selling fresh flowers and garden items all over the downtown area and 25 retailers will be featuring in-store specials and all-day giveaways. Spend $20 at participating retailers and get a free herb plant!
Downtown Lake Geneva | 262/344-3951 | May 15, 11 am – 4 pm | more information
Old World Wisconsin Barn Dance: Put on your dancing shoes and head over to Old World Wisconsin in Eagle for an after-hours dance in the Clausing Barn. This event was so popular last year that three dances were added for 2010!
S103 W37890 Hwy. 67, Eagle | 262/594-6301 | May 15, 6-9 pm | more information
See the sights from the water with a Lake Geneva Boat Cruise: the beaches may not open until Memorial Day, but you can still check out Lake Geneva from the water on a boat cruise. Choose from a variety of cruise types, all with in-depth historical narration about the many estates and mansions that line the shores of the lake.
812 Wrigley Drive, Lake Geneva | 800/558-5911 | more information
Learn more about these and other events at the Lake Geneva Area Convention and Visitors Bureau!
Get a free night of lodging (May 13 or 16) when you book two nights May 14-15 at one of these great Lake Geneva locations: Bella Vista Suites, General Boyd’s B&B, Grand Geneva Resort & Spa and Lake Geneva Motel.
A stop in Madison during Stay Longer Weekend will keep you busy! Check out some of the sights:
Capital Brewery Tour: learn about beer-making and see first-hand how the award-winning beverages at Capital Brewery are made! Make your reservations online, as weekend tours can fill mid-week.
7734 Terrace Avenue, Middleton | 608/836-7100 | $3 age 21+, free under 21 with parent | more information
Cave of the Mounds: take a guided tour of this underground cavern that began forming more than 1 million years ago! Inside you’ll be amazed by the crystal formations and the steady 50 degree temperature all year round.
2975 Cave of the Mounds Road, Blue Mounds | 608/437-3038 | 10 am – 4 pm weekdays, 9 am – 5 pm weekends | more information
Dane County Farmers Market on the Square: with more than 150 vendors, it’s the largest producer-only farmers’s market in the country. All items are produced or grown by the vendors behind the tables!
Capital Square, Madison | 608/455-1999 | Saturdays, 6 am – 2 pm | more information
Check out the Greater Madison Convention and Visitors Bureau for info on these and many other great events and attractions!
Book your Stay Longer weekend at one of the great participating Madison properties: AmericInn Madison West, Best Western West Towne Suites, Cambria Suites, Comfort Inn & Suites Airport, Crowne Plaza Madison, Hilton Madison, Sheraton Madison, Staybridge Suites Madison East and Staybridge Suites Middleton.
Congratulations to Diane and Lisa, randomly-drawn winners of a free night of lodging at Bella Vista Suites in Lake Geneva and Crowne Plaza Madison!
We’ve got plenty more prizes to giveaway this week, so keep reading if you didn’t win!