Winter Activities Near Your Gerstad Home

The winter season can sometimes feel like a drag. Being inside all day can get pretty boring really quickly. This feeling is only made worse by the addition of COVID-19. We want the residents in each of our communities to know that there are safe options nearby. We did our research and were able to put together a list of great winter activities near your Gerstad home!

Bailey Estates, Williams Bay

If you’re living in gorgeous Bailey Estates, there are plenty of outdoor activities for your to enjoy this winter! Come out to Lake Geneva and biplane in the winter! Their 100 acre property is filled with breathtaking views and scenery that cannot be beat! You can also experience the Ice Castles this winter. Let your imagination run wild as you explore caverns and tunnels all made entirely from ice. Finally, there is plenty for the hole family to enjoy at Grand Geneva. You can participate in classic winter activities like ice skating and sledding or you can journey through the wintery wilderness on snowshoes. There is so much to do near Bailey Estates during the winter season!

The Trails of Dawson Creek, Poplar Grove

When it comes to winter activities near Poplar Grove, Alpine Hills is the place to be! Take the whole family out for a day of tubing! Admission is relatively inexpensive and all the equipment is provided by the facility. Remember that children ages 4-5 must use a mini tube and ride tandem with an adult. If you’re an avid snowboarder, the terrain park will be perfect for you! Snowboard rentals are available at an additional fee or you can bring your own equipment as long as it has metal edges. Alpine Hills also has a great outdoor skating rink available to guests. Skate rentals are available and admission is only $5! We encourage everyone at the Trails of Dawson Creek to take advantage of these great winter activities.

Liberty Trails, McHenry

There is so much to do this winter near our beautiful Liberty Trails community! Cold weather hiking enthusiasts will be pleased to find there are lots of trails in the area. These paths are perfect for snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, and winter hiking. Looking for something the whole family can enjoy? Try one of the many sledding hills scattered throughout McHenry! If you want to take sledding to the next level, visit Wilmot Mountain’s tubing hill! Winter anglers will also will also be fulfilled this winter. McHenry County is filled with lakes that are perfect for ice fishing. Finally, we recommend you check out the Norge Ski Jump in Fox River grove. This 150-foot ski jump rises high above the Fox River and is open all year long! There are just some of the winter activities available to you near Liberty Trails.

The Trails of Pheasant Ridge, Richmond

Because of its proximity to Liberty Trails, we recommend resident of the Trails of Pheasant Ridge take advantage of the same winter activities listed above. Most notable are Wilmot Mountain and the Norge Ski Jump.

We hope you found this list of activities to be helpful. As you can see, there’s lots to enjoy during these cold winter months either by yourself or with family and friends. If you are on the hunt for a new home in Williams Bay, Poplar Grove, McHenry, or Richmond, visit us on our website. We look forward to working with you.

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