The Non-Alcoholic Guide to Geneva-on-the-Lake

It’s no secret that our beautiful town is home to roaring choppers and some of the finest wineries on the East Coast, but what if you’re looking to indulge in a quiet weekend without the tipsy downtown streets? Uncover the best of Geneva-on-the-Lake without the buzzing scene. For all of our exclusive recommendations, you’ll want to access our complimentary Vacation Guide. The guide offers all of the best restaurants and activities in our little Lake Erie town.

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Everything You Need to Know About Exploring Geneva-on-the-Lake

What to Do

  • Allison’s Mini Golf

Allison’s Mini Golf is the oldest mini golf course in the United States. Grab your putter and poke around the 18-hole course. Allison’s is the perfect end to a summer date night or a spot that’s sure to excite the kids! Take a step back in time at Allison’s. 

  • Ashtabula Arts Center

The Ashtabula Arts Center is one of the best rainy day activities in the area. The theater hosts different shows nearly every weekend and caters to adults and families alike. Tickets won’t break the bank and the local talent will blow you away.

  • Lake Erie Canopy Tours

Lake Erie Canopy Tours is one of Geneva’s newest thrill-seeking companies. See the lake like never before while soaring down a zip line or challenge yourself at the multi-element adventure course. Tours are suitable for all ages and skill levels.

 

Geneva-on-the-Lake Events

  • Ashtabula Harbor Beach Glass Festival

Have you ever been strolling down the sandy beach and a shimmering piece of colorful glass caught your eye? It’s beach glass! Discover Geneva’s most creative artists along with craft food vendors at the Ashtabula Harbor Beach Glass Festival.

  • Ashtabula Covered Bridge Festival

If you haven’t visited Ashtabula County’s many covered bridges yet, it’s time. The annual fall festival celebrates the history of the coveted bridges and allows visitors to see them like never before. Don’t forget to kick off the weekend at the annual pancake breakfast! 

  • Geneva Winterfest

Lake Erie winters are cold—we get it. Shake off your winter blues with a visit to Geneva Winterfest. Ride the Jolly Trolley, drink some hot cocoa, and enjoy the Winterfest parade. It’s the best way to get out of the house when the white stuff starts to fall.

 

Get Outside

  • Geneva State Park

The nearly 700-acre park in the heart of Geneva is an ideal place to enjoy a picnic, take a hike, or meditate under the broad Ohio sky. The beaches are pristine and the waters allow for fishing, boating, and swimming. Geneva State Park is a must-see during your trip to Northeast Ohio.  

  • Kayak Lake Erie

Get off the shore with a kayak trip on our gorgeous lake. Whether you’re just learning and prefer to head out with a paddling professional or you want to chart the waters on your own, adventure is waiting on Geneva’s shores.

 

Where to Eat

  • Crosswinds Grille

Sit out on the oversized patio and take in the jaw-dropping sights of Lake Erie with a view like no other from Crosswinds Grille. Our chef-crafted entrees are created with the freshest, local ingredients. Enjoy a five-star dinner in true Geneva fashion during your next visit.  

  • Capos Pizza

Capos in Geneva is one of the senior pizza shops in the area and they know how to make a mean pie. Grab a slice to go or stay awhile in their old world-style pizzeria.

  • Noble Art Dinner Theater

Combine dinner and a show with a visit to Noble Art Dinner Theater. The theater’s seasonal shows are delightfully paired with a delicious five-course meal. Get ready for a hilariously good time with some of the best talent in Geneva.

  

Restore at The Lakehouse Inn Resort

Sunset Suite The Lakehouse InnAfter a long day of exploring Geneva-on-the-Lake, come back to The Lakehouse Inn Resort. Kick your shoes off in the Sunset Suite. The second-floor room boasts a queen-size bed, two-person whirlpool tub, electric fireplace, sitting area, and partial lake views.

Truly pamper yourself with a customized spa facial. Our talented therapists complete a full skin analysis before cleansing, exfoliating, and applying a treatment mask. While your face receives the ultimate pampering, you’ll also enjoy a relaxing hand and arm and foot and leg massage. Say it with me—ahh. Start planning your stay at The Lakehouse Inn today!