Winter Sports:

Cross-country skiing: at Bong Nature Center 1-262-878-5600, Downhill skiing: at Alpine Valley 1-800-433-5330 or Grand Geneva Resort 1-800-588-3417, Hiking: at Bong Nature Center 1-262-878-5600 


Unique Ideas:

Antiquing and quaint shops: in historic downtown Burlington,  Lake Geneva shops Sightseeing: Lake Geneva cruises 1-800-558-5911 , East Troy trolley rides, Brighton Woods Apple Orchard 1-262-878-3000, Aeppel Treow Winery 1-262-878-5354, Chocolate Expressions with wonderful chocolates, specalty coffees and WIFI, Burlington's Sci-Fi/WiFi Cafe and museum and the Top Museum, Chocolate display and small museum at the Burlington Chamber of Commerce. 


Water Sports:

Swimming: Browns Lake and Geneva Lake, Boating: canoe rental at Fox River Landings 1-262-662-5690, and boat rentals at Leather Lips in Lake Geneva 1-262-248-4142


Summer Sports:

Golf, horseback riding at Grand Geneva 1-800-558-3417 and Pedal & Cup bike rentals - 1-262-249-1111 


Out & About:

Movies: movie cinemasSpecial Tours: Yerkes Observatory 1-262-245-5555, Dining: Napoli's 1-262-763-8390 - Italian (recommended restaurant), Los Compadrres 1-262-763-6018- Mexican, Charcoal Grill 1-262-767-0000- fun dining, B.J. Wentker's 1-262-767-1514  - casual dining in a pub atmoshere, 3 1/2 star quality dining (recommended restaurant), other suggestions available by call us, Floral: Burlington Floral 1-888-440-3211

Out In Nature:

Hiking: trails and bird watching at Richard Bong State Recreation Area 1-262-878-5600, Gardens: North Wind Perennial Farm 1-262-248-8229


Rides & Tours:

Horse-drawn carriage rides in Lake Geneva, scenic airplane flights and hot air balloon rides


Yearly Activities:

Old World Wisconsin 1-262-594-6300, Chocolate Fest' Memorial Day Weekend, 1-262-763-3300, Renaissance Fair 1-262-396-4320, Lake Geneva Events, Burlington, WI Chamber of Commerce website, Ten Chimneys, tours, 1-262-968-4110

These recreational facilities and attractions are all within 25 minites or less from the Hillcrest Inn B&B.