• Beyond the Border: Find a Home Away from Home at Grand Geneva Resort & Spa

     
    POSTED December 4, 2017
     

    Take a look at Grand Geneva Resort & Spa’s cozy new villas.

  • Beyond the Border: Find a Home Away from Home at Grand Geneva Resort & Spa

     
    POSTED December 4, 2017
     

    Take a look at Grand Geneva Resort & Spa’s cozy new villas.

  • Beyond the Border: Find a Home Away from Home at Grand Geneva Resort & Spa

     
    POSTED December 4, 2017
     

    Take a look at Grand Geneva Resort & Spa’s cozy new villas.

After you’re done hitting the slopes at the Wisconsin wonderland this winter (see our ski story on page 22), relax in the comfort of your own private home. Grand Geneva Resort & Spa—located in southeastern Lake Geneva—recently unveiled a lineup of 29 all-season villas for business and leisure visitors, increasing the number of available guest rooms on-site to more than 600. These upscale lodging options reflect a multimillion dollar investment and offer conference guests privacy and creature comforts during their stay while not straying far from the main meeting rooms and dining venues. A convenient trolley also provides door-to-door transportation and can be scheduled with a new, userfriendly app.

Available are studio, one-, two-, and three-bedroom villas, most with full kitchens, washer and dryer units and modern furnishings. Many also include a fireplace for warming up during the winter, and all have access to an outdoor fire pit for the more temperate times of year. Other amenities guests can enjoy include in-villa spa treatments and grocery delivery, as well as full use of the 1,300-acre property.  

Who says you can’t have a meeting without some pampering mixed in? Several hot springs resorts in the U.S. Mountain West can accommodate smaller meetings complete with lodging, function space, din- ing and soaking. Some even have on-site spas and other standout features like an ice museum or microbrewery to include on an itinerary.

 

Erase any vision you might have of a dude ranch, especially the “City Slicker” version. For the purposes of this story, let’s use the name ranch resort and picture a big dose of vision and thousands of acres for both herds and people to roam. It’s a fairly different option, but one with similar friendliness and the Western spirit of a dude ranch.

 

To say Wisconsin is having a moment would be an understatement. A statewide renaissance resulting in plenty of new developments, impressive renovations and entrepreneurial ventures has been years in the making and shows no sign of slowing anytime soon.