Elkhart Lake

Welcome to Elkhart Lake, with a lake so clean and a village so authentic and charming that we’ve become a legendary getaway in the Midwest. Located only one hour’s drive north of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the village is a charming, relaxed destination on the shores of pristine Elkhart Lake. If you’re looking for fun in the sun, water activities on our crystal clear lake, rest and relaxation in the cooling shade or motorsports at our premier racetrack, we promise you will find it all here.

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n Elkhart Lake, you can count on a vacation that offers the heart-pounding speed of race cars as well as the invigorating rush of a spin across the lake. Elkhart Lake has a rich history, and with the 50th anniversary of Road America in 2005 and the restorations of the historic resorts, the community continues to keep alive the tradition of a premiere resort destination. No matter what season brings you to Elkhart Lake, you will find a variety of indoor and outdoor activities to enjoy. In all, we are confident you will find an area with a lake so clean and a village so authentic and charming that it’s legendary.
Stride down the picturesque streets of Elkhart Lake and learn about the town’s rich and colorful past. See the hangouts and haunts that were once frequented by gangsters, gamblers, and bootleggers. Enjoy the well-preserved architecture of the many turn-of-the-century businesses and homes. The tree-lined streets, lake views and friendly people make our village one of the best walks in all the Midwest.

From the days when a village of tepees were perched on a hill near our boat landing, to today when you can find world-class amenities tastefully woven into its authentic charm, the fish are bigger, the water is cleaner and the smiles are bigger in Elkhart Lake. During the day, you can relax on the beach, or take a leisurely hike or bike ride through the Kettle Moraine State Forest. And when the sun goes down, you can take in live music or enjoy an original theatrical performance.

Elkhart Lake Tourism Commission

41 East Rhine Street, PO Box 425
Phone: (920) 876-2365 Fax: (920) 876-3659

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