Dean and Tina Peterson are life long residents of the area
and have resided at the Inn since 1983. Dean is a certified chef with
over 30 years experience at many of the area's Country Clubs and
fine restaurants. Tina loves extending hospitality to family,
and friends, friends-to-be alike.
Located just an hour north of Chicago or an hour southwest of Milwaukee, The Inn at Lake Elizabeth is a
great place to enjoy the numerous opportunities for recreation in our area. We can help you arrange for
boat, canoe and kayak rentals or point you to the biking, hiking,
horseback riding and snowmobile trails and the local ski slope. In fact, you may bring your boat, bike,
sled or skis with you. Numerous art shows, musical productions, and festivals are sure to satisfy every
If indoor pursuits are more to your liking, there are many opportunities to enjoy shopping at the local
antique and unique stores such as Ginger Blossoms world market, Wool, Warp and Wheel fiber arts
store, Anderson's Fine Chocolates and more. Enjoy the bounty of nature at the many farmers markets,
orchards and smokehouses in the area, the closest being Harvest Time Orchard and Smokehouse,
Stade's Farm Market, Von Bergen's Family Farm, and Royal Oak Orchards.
The Inn is blessed to be located in close proximity to several good restaurants. Take a quick stroll
down to the Sand Bar and Island Grill and watch the sunset and the boats coming in and out of the lake,
while enjoying a cold drink and feasting on fresh oysters, seafood or sandwiches. Or, hop into your car
and head into Richmond for great Italian food at Paisano's, excellent American food at Doyles' Pub and
Restaurant, or family style dining at Dilar's Restaurant.
The village of Wilmot features three really good eating establishments: Twin Oaks Restaurant, a
gourmet restaurant in a lovely, restored Queen Anne Victorian home, the Stage Stop, a 150+ year old
stagecoach and hotel converted to a steak house, and Linda's Little Diner, open for breakfast or lunch.
Linda's is rich in local lore and is a real home town treasure.
The village of Twin Lakes offers two restaurants on Lake Mary: Pier West is a newer establishment in
town and Manny's Snack Shack is a long time local favorite for breakfast and lunch. Mad Dan's is also a
long time favorite and is just a short walk from the beach off Main Street."