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Green Lake, Wisconsin | Home Away From Home

Green Lake, Wisconsin | Home Away From Home

There are some awesome getaway lakes in the Northwest, but you can also find a plethora of incredible lakes around the country. One of my favorite escapes is Green Lake, Wisconsin. No, not Green BAY — Green LAKE (and no, not Green Lake in Seattle). I’ve been going to Green Lake my entire life, so it’s really a home away from home for me. It’s not easy to get to Green Lake, Wisconsin, from Seattle. You start with a four-hour flight to Milwaukee, and then drive nearly two hours northwest to Green Lake (located in central Wisconsin). How in the world did I find this place? Five generations of my family have frequented, lived on or still live in Green Lake. I’ve been visiting the area my entire life, and it’s easily one of my favorite places on the planet. Green Lake, which is also known as “Big Green” (since there’s a Little Green Lake about eight miles away), stretches more than seven miles across Wisconsin. At 237 feet,...

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