Arts & Recreation
East Troy is located in Walworth County, Wisconsin, one of the oldest and wealthiest counties in the state. There are 24 lakes in the county, with water supplied by fresh springs, from one to three miles wide; plus the largest, being Geneva Lake, which is nine miles long.
Four major highways and one interstate run across Walworth County. Highways 50, 120, 67, 12 and Interstate 43 make Walworth County an ideal location to see all the sights in Milwaukee, Madison and Chicago, as well as the beautiful rural countryside Wisconsin and the Great Lakes Region. Whether you are visiting the sites in Milwaukee, Madison or Chicago, or you’re a long time resident of the area looking for a fun family day-trip, the information below will help you discover the activities available to you, that are just a short car drive away.
Alpine Valley Resort provides plenty of year-round activities for residents to enjoy. During the winter season, people can ski and snowboard down the slopes of the valley. The resort has created trails for beginners and experienced skiers alike. Weekend lodging is also offered during the season. During the warmer months, Alpine Valley offers nine and 18-hole golf courses with a picturesque view. Fans gather at Alpine Valley during the summer months to enjoy music concerts from bands all over the world.
East Troy Railroad Museum offers rides on Wisconsin’s last original electric railroad line. Reservations for charters and dinner trains are also available. The museum provides rides on the train from early May – late October.
Booth Lake is the site of water sports fun. Visitors can swim, water-ski, fish and boat on the lake. A recreational environment provides areas to picnic and play recreational sports.