Our little village has lots of heart, and a community full of helpful folks. Check out our local library, historical society, the Bay Leaves, and the Bay Quarterly.

Kishwauketoe Nature Conservancy

Kishwauketoe is open 365 days a year. Being a nature conservancy, every day brings a new experience. Additionally, there are public events scheduled throughout the year. Kishwauketoe is a place to enjoy, visit, and volunteer. Being the largest watershed on Geneva Lake, you’re able to see so many natural environments in a single place. Today, ...

Public Beach

Williams Bay Beach offers both a sandy beach area for playing in the sun as well as a shaded grassy area. Enjoy showers in our bath house and swim with ease knowing there are lifeguards on duty during beach hours. Ample parking is available nearby.

Shore Path

Hike the 21-mile trail that encircles Geneva Lake and enjoy the breathtaking sites of historic estates, pristine yards, boaters, lake views, and sunsets. Make sure you bring your sturdy shoes as some of the trail goes through wooded areas and a variety of path surfaces. We recommend only traveling the path during day light hours, ...

Yerkes Observatory

Enjoy this historic site with a cosmic view. This stunning structure was built between 1895 and 1897 and offers a variety of experiences for your visit. Enjoy the Director’s Hidden Spaces tour for the behind-the-scenes visit or reserve the Space and Spaces Tour to learn more about the astronomy, architecture, restoration and people of this ...