Enjoy a day trip to Geneva on the Lake

Nestled along the shores of Lake Erie, Geneva on the Lake is the perfect place to spend the day. This guide will help you make the most of your Geneva on the Lake day trip, an enchanting area. From serene parks to thrilling adventure zones, and from historic lighthouses to romantic dining, Geneva on the Lake will charm your socks off!

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Local Highlights in Geneva on the Lake

Geneva State Park

Start your day with a visit to Geneva State Park. Just a short drive from The Lakehouse Inn, this park offers walking trails, picnicking spots, and beautiful beach access. It’s open daily from 6am – 11pm.

The Spa at The Lakehouse Inn

No day trip to Geneva on the Lake is complete without a visit to The Lakehouse Inn’s own spa and boutique. Treat yourself to a relaxing spa service and a glass of refreshing wine to unwind. After your spa day stop by the boutique which features local goods, gifts, and an amazing skin car line. Reservations can be made when you The Lakehouse Inn’s website or call directly to book your spa experience.

Adventure Zone

Perfect for families and located just a short walk from the Lakehouse Inn is Adventure Zone! From mini-golf and go-karts to a climbing wall, there’s plenty to keep everyone entertained. Check Adventure Zone’s website for current hours and pricing.

Teens driving go karts on go kart track.

Geneva Township Park

This park is perfect for a quiet day out. Enjoy the scenic views, have a picnic, or just relax by the water. It’s open daily from dawn to dusk and located at 5045 Lake Road in East Geneva. It’s also a short drive from The Lakehouse Inn.

Geneva-on-the-Lake Municipal Golf Course

Golf enthusiasts will enjoy this well-maintained course with its challenging layout. Open from 9am – 5pm daily, and less than 5 minutes from The Lakehouse Inn will have you swinging in no time. Call the golf course at (440) 466-8797 for more information, rates, tee times, course conditions, or membership/ sponsorship information.

Pucker Up Candy Shoppe

For a sweet treat, stop by Pucker Up Candy Shoppe on the Geneva-on-the-Lake strip. It’s a delightful spot to reminisce about childhood favorites or discover new treats. Open seasonally they offer typical business hours. Check their Facebook page for current hours. This is a great place to stop and get fun and fluffy cotton candy and a ton of other sweet and sour treats! Just a 2 minute drive from The Lakehouse Inn it’s a great place to include on your must visit places while in Geneva.

Chocolates being created at candy shop.

On The Lake Electric Bike Company, LLC

Offering a fleet of top-quality electric bikes, this rental service invites you to breeze through Geneva’s charming streets at your leisure. Electric bikes are a fun, eco-friendly, and efficient mode of transportation. Soak up the sights while getting a bit of fresh air. Be sure to plan ahead, especially during peak season. Visit their website or give them a call at 440-218-2453 to secure your electric bike and embark on a self-guided tour of this picturesque area. They can even deliver to any lodging locations around beautiful Geneva on the Lake. How great is that!

DB Sportfishing Charters

Spend time on the water of Lake Erie with DB Sportfishing Charters. Sportfishing Charters offer a serene way to enjoy the lake’s beauty, with great fishing and amazing views. It’s an idyllic way to experience the tranquility of Lake Erie and possibly witness its wildlife. Open 24hrs advance reservations are recommended to ensure your spot. Check out their website for more information on packages, schedules, and how to book your waterfront adventure.

Exploring the Geneva-on-the-Lake Strip

The Geneva-on-the-Lake Strip is the vibrant heart of the community, bustling with activity and brimming with local flavor. As you stroll down this iconic street, you’ll be met by a variety of restaurants serving up everything from gourmet meals to casual bites. Indulge in retail therapy at the shops offering unique souvenirs and local crafts.

The strip is also home to live entertainment, arcades, and a host of other attractions that capture the essence of a classic lakeside vacation. It’s a place where every turn offers something new to discover, making it a must-visit for anyone looking to experience the true spirit of Geneva on the Lake. If you’re in the mood for a leisurely walk, a tasty treat, or some fun games, the strip has it all.


A short drive, just eighteen minutes from Geneva on the Lake, Ashtabula beckons with its rich history, picturesque parks, and inviting harbor. This quaint town is a treasure trove of experiences like its historic lighthouses and parks. Ashtabula Harbor, with its charming marina and waterfront restaurants, offers a perfect backdrop for a romantic evening or a leisurely afternoon.

Dinner Cruises and Romantic Restaurants

Embark on a dinner cruise for an unforgettable evening on Lake Erie, where you can enjoy delicious food with views of the sunset. Various operators in the area provide these cruises, offering a unique experience with amazing sights. Check out their website to book a romantic cruise.

A Day Trip to Remember

Additionally, Ashtabula is home to a selection of romantic restaurants, where you can indulge in fine dining with views of the water. From cozy bistros to fine dining restaurants – there’s a venue to suit every taste and occasion. To ensure a spot on a dinner cruise or at one of the sought-after restaurants, booking in advance is highly recommended, particularly during the summer months.

Exploring Geneva on the Lake and its surrounding areas offers a day trip filled with discovery, relaxation, and adventure. From the thrill of electric biking and the allure of the open water to the foodie adventures and historic explorations. There’s no shortage of experiences that can be had here.

Geneva-on-the-Lake’s unique blend of relaxation, adventure, and scenic beauty makes it the perfect destination for your next day trip. Follow these tips and suggestions to make the most of your visit to this enchanting lakeside destination.

Remember, the key to a successful day trip is planning. By knowing where you want to go and what you want to do, you can maximize your time and enjoy a stress-free adventure in and around Geneva on the Lake. Pack your day bag, venture out from The Lakehouse Inn and make the most of this beautiful destination!

Enjoy a Geneva on the Lake Day Trip with plenty of beautiful views to see.
Lodging at Geneva on the Lake.