Elkhart Lake

  • Trees along scenic Elkhart Lake in the fall.

    Trees along scenic Elkhart Lake in the fall.
  • Beautiful fall colors at the Osthoff Resort.

    Beautiful fall colors at the Osthoff Resort.
  • Guests plunge off a raft into the water at the Osthoff Resort.

    Guests plunge off a raft into the water at the Osthoff Resort.
  • Guests enjoy a brew and a laugh at Siebkens Resort.

    Guests enjoy a brew and a laugh at Siebkens Resort.
  • An aerial photograph captures a stunning view of the resort shoreline.

    An aerial photograph captures a stunning view of the resort shoreline.
  • A group of friends gather for a photo at Victorian Village Resort.

    A group of friends gather for a photo at Victorian Village Resort.
  • Road America hosts a summer series of some of the top motorsports events in the county.

    Road America hosts a summer series of some of the top motorsports events in the county.

Legendary Elkhart Lake maintains the charm of an 1800’s resort destination while offering the finest accommodations from cozy B&Bs to three distinctive lakeside resorts. Flanking the northern end of the Kettle Moraine State Forest, visitors can relax along the shores of the pristine lake, luxuriate at a world-class spa, or enjoy gourmet cuisine. For more exciting fare, you’ll find 27 holes of challenging golf or top international motorsports racing at Road America.

Explore your adventurous side!

Elkhart Lake's Road America fills the thrill gauge. Go full throttle as a race car driver on the famous four-mile track or put the pedal to the metal on your kart as you take the curve on Blain's Farm & Fleet Motorplex. Road America is considered by the motorsports community not only as the best track in the United States, but also one of the world's premier race circuits. Feel the thrill behind the wheel or watch the excitement at Road America.

You'll know you're here when...

You park your car at arrival and don't need to move it for days. Resorts, B&Bs, pools, beaches, golf, shopping, taverns, pubs and award-winning restaurants are within easy walking distance. Enjoy vacationing where people love to live. Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin is one of the top “Coolest Small Towns in America,” according to Budget Travel.

Want to stay up late?

Elkhart Lake is popular for its nightlife and live music! Famous for its diverse lineup of artists, you'll find live music every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday night and Sunday afternoon, all summer long. The popular Barefoot Tiki Bar and Lake Deck draw crowds to dine and dance under the stars. Nearby pubs and taverns are popular with locals, tourists and race teams. Celebrity race car drivers such as Patrick Demsey and others often join in the fun after a busy day at Road America.

Elkhart Lake restaurants, don't leave without tasting...

A variety of wines with a certified sommelier, or at least one wine listed on the 3rd largest wine list in Wisconsin. Although Elkhart Lake is a small lakeside village, it is big on dining. Fast becoming known for its superb restaurants, gourmet specialties and seasoned chefs, restaurateurs relish in the chance to share their culinary creations and exemplary service.

Must see attractions:

You simply must see Elkhart Lake's legendary water; the water that made Elkhart famous. The crystal-clear, beautiful blue-green water is certainly a sight to behold. Our lake is a treasure; a jewel of the Midwest.