Friday, October 2, 2015

Walk, Talk & Gawk

One of the most unique and special parts about having a family home in Lake Geneva is the beauty the water provides year round. Towards the end of Summer and beginning of Fall is the perfect time to walk the lake path, one of our favorite ways to start the day not only to be active but it is so relaxing an provides us with a great chance to talk. 21 miles in all, the gorgeous route allows walkers to literally walk through the back yards of striking century-old mansions and some of the most beautiful landscaping in the Midwest. 

Fun factThe path was created by the region’s earliest settlers who dictated that the 20 feet of land directly up from the shoreline be deemed public domain. 

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On this beautiful September day, we did about 4 miles total...started at our house and walked to a local restaurant to meet the rest of the family for lunch. There's no feeling bad about indulging in a bloody mary bar after putting in some mileage ;)

It is on our list to complete the whole path in 1 day...hopefully mid-October when the leaves are 100 shades of red and gold aka Instagram heaven. We will be utilizing walk talk and gawk when we venture out on our journey...It includes full details on the most difficult parts of the path, public access points and the stories behind the estates of some famous families (the Wrigley estate and Driehaus estate to name a few!)

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Jacket, Tank, & Pants // Shoes: DSW // Sunglasses: Ditto (use code SISTERSMARIE for 1st month designer sunglasses FREE!)

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Tank: Target // Pants: Victoria's Secret (similar)  // Hoodie (similar)// Shoes: Amazon (similar)
Sunglasses: Old Navy// Backpack: Target (similar)
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Have you ever walked the LG path? What other Midwest paths do you recommend?

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