Throughout Walworth County visitors find opportunities to experience adventure and enjoy nature. Try the zipline canopy tours or hit the mountain bike trails in the Kettle Moraine State Forest. Explore the rural charm of landscapes dotted with orchards, wineries and The Barn Quilts of Walworth County or ride the historic electric railroad in East Troy. Lake Geneva has been a resort community since just after the Civil War when wealthy Chicago families discovered the area and began building summer homes here. Today the elegant estates still ring the lake. Guests can tour the historic Black Point Mansion, view the mansions aboard any of the scheduled cruises or walk the famous 21-mile Shore Path surrounding the lake. The Lake Geneva area is filled with world class golf resorts, spectacular spas, charming B&Bs, boutique shopping, fine dining experiences and historical sites, making the area an ideal getaway destination.