Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

Ralph Waldo Emerson










Below are some of the local establishments and activities that we think you will enjoy.


Fine dining to causal setting restaurants are moments away in nearby Elkhart Lake serving everything from Friday Fish frys, to sizzling steaks and family dinners.


Golf at Kohler's world-class Blackwolf Run, Whistling Straits, and many other golf courses within a 15-mile range including Elkhart Lake's Quit Qui Oc or Sir Lanserlot courses. And there is also Tom and Jerry’s Mini Golf in Plymouth.


Hike/bike the nearby Kettle Moraine State Forest (Northern Unit) which stretches 30 miles across Sheboygan, Fond du Lac and Washington Counties. Explore the Old Plank Road State Trail, a 17-mile paved bike trail that runs along Hwy 23 extending from Sheboygan through Plymouth and on to Greenbush. Or, explore our own 25-acre backyard which includes our private, entirely enclosed 5-acre lake. You may fish the lake which is stocked with hybrid bluegills, small-mouth bass, and yellowfin, or fish nearby Sheboygan Marsh, Elkhart Lake or Little Elkhart Lake. Hunting is not permitted at Crystal Lake Lodge.

Winter Fun

Greenbush offers several excellent x-country ski trails within 4 miles that are lit for night skiing adventures. Or, drive east 15 miles to Sheboygan and ski the trails at Kohler Andrae State Park or Maywood Park.


Expand your horizons with a bit of culture at the Plymouth Arts Center and Sheboygan's Stephanie Weill Center and John Michael Kohler Arts Center. The world's largest music festival, Milwaukee’s Summerfest, is an 11-day music extravaganza which takes place June 29-July 3 and July 5-10, 2011. It is located just an hour away from Crystal Lake Lodge. Milwaukee also boasts the Milwaukee Public Museum, the Milwaukee Art Museum, the Harley-Davidson Museum, Miller Park (home of the Brewers), the Pabst Mansion, Betty Brin Children’s Museum, and the Milwaukee County Zoo. The world-famous EAA AirVenture at Oshkosh (45 miles away) takes place July 25-31, 2011. Vsit historic Wade House in nearby Greenbush and see a community where Yankee refinement met Wisconsin wilderness. Two civil war battles with 500 re-enactors takes place September 24 and 25, 2011.


Road America's Main Gate is located 5 minutes away. Check out the local stock car racing at the Sheboygan Fairgrounds in Plymouth.


Stroll through the quaint shops, art galleries and restaurants in Elkhart Lake, Plymouth and Sheboygan.


Visit Aspira Spa in Elkhart Lake for a massage, facial, hydrotherapy, manicure or pedicure.