Bed and Breakfast in Wisconsin

Wisconsin is the ultimate outdoor-lovers paradise with rolling hills, towering mountains, lakes, rivers, caves, and ample wildlife. When exploring everything the Badger state has to offer, you’ll need to pick a lodging hub.  Why not stay at a bed and breakfast in Wisconsin?

Bed and Breakfast in Wisconsin

An exquisite Door County bed and breakfast in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin. Featuring 18 inviting guest rooms and suites in four elegant turn of the century neighboring homes, furnished in antiques, queen or king size Victorian beds, oversize whirlpool & fireplaces. ..... sharing flower gardens, and a gazebo. We invite you to experience our world of gracious elegance, sincere hospitality, and attention to detail and quality in cozy rooms and extravagant suites. Explore Sturgeon Bay, Door County from your luxurious B&B hideaway.

Rated the #1 hotel in Wisconsin and the #7 small stay property in the US, the Stewart Inn is a luxury boutique hotel offering a traditional bed and breakfast experience. We invite you to stay with us when in Wausau and experience the romance, tranquility and inviting ambiance of our Inn. Your complete enjoyment, both inside the Inn and within the Wausau community, is our singular focus. The Stewart Inn is a beautifully restored and comfortably furnished 1906 Prairie style mansion designed by George Maher, one of the founders of the American Arts and Crafts movement. Featuring original chandeliers, sconces, decorative fireplaces and stained glass windows, the Stewart Inn is among the world’s most intact examples of George Maher’s architecture. The Stewart Inn is on the National Register of Historic Places in Wausau and was the first property in Wausau to be accepted on the Register. It is right downtown on the southwestern edge of the beautiful Andrew Warren Historic District where you will find the Cyrus Yawkey Museum and the Marathon County Historical Museum (both of which prominently feature George Maher’s architecture). We look forward to you staying at the Stewart Inn a downtown Wausau Hotel with Bed and Breakfast amenities.

Nestled in the woods at the edge of Wisconsin’s gorgeous Northern Kettle Moraine State Forest, Hidden Serenity is an excellent place to stay all seasons of the year. Experience our own hiking trails, or go adventuring down one of the nearby public trails while you are here. Take in the picturesque Lake Michigan, or visit one of our region’s local wineries. Relaxing right here at our bed and breakfast is something our guests love to do as well. With five well-appointed luxury rooms, all with private custom designed baths and large common areas, our guests can enjoy the quiet, relaxing indoors or head outside for a brisk game of pickleballon our private lighted court. Finally, wake up to a delicious hot gourmet breakfast prepared especially for you in the morning. It’s the perfect fuel before another exciting day in Wisconsin.

Our historic Inn offers luxurious lodging near Milwaukee, WI. The Washington House Inn was Cedarburg, Wisconsin’s first inn, founded in 1846 by Conrad Horneffer. It is now home to 34 incredible guest rooms with beautiful original details, and offers modern luxuries like Whirlpool tubs and fireplaces, perfect for romantic getaways.

Offering service and style, The Buckingham Inn is a comfortable and charming Madison, WI bed and breakfast at the edge of the vibrant University of Wisconsin campus near Camp Randall Stadium. Luxury guest suites offer a refuge to relax and get away. Enjoy a fabulous homemade breakfast created fresh for you using local ingredients. Modern comforts combine with original Arts and Crafts-style in each suite. Features include spacious spa-style bath with jetted tub and multi-head shower; sitting area; table and chair workspace; high-speed WiFi; HDTV with free Netflix and Pandora music; free bottled water, wine, snacks and local chocolates. Madison is teeming with varied experiences, activities and restaurants. Whether traveling for business or leisure, book your stay today at The Buckingham Inn. Discover all of the touches that will make your escape to Madison, Wisconsin extra memorable! Click our link above to Book Direct.

Pinehurst Inn B&B is the recipient of the Best of the Best Award by Tripadvisor for two years in a row (2021 and 2022), ranking it in the top 1% of lodging in the world. It also has been named in the top 25 Inns and Bed & Breakfasts in the United States. Surrounded by pine trees and flower gardens, Pinehurst Inn Bed & Breakfast is one of the best places to stay in Bayfield, WI. This beautiful 8-room inn offers charming eco-friendly accommodations and provides unparalleled lodging near Lake Superior. It’s just minutes from many Bayfield, Wisconsin attractions yet is a calm, peaceful escape. Guests enjoy comfortable rooms, delicious 3-course breakfasts, and much more.

A charming remembrance of a time gone by. Situated on a 48 acre fully working farm.

Located in a quiet neighborhood on the north shore of Lake Wissota, Inn on Lake Wissota offers a respite unlike any other. The B&B has 5 guest rooms, 4 of which overlook the lake, the 5th has a garden view. Each room has been decorated with it's own unique style, so you can choose which ever one best suits you. The Inn is just 5 miles from downtown Chippewa Falls, home of Leinenkugel's Brewery. We are also close to 3 wineries. The University of Wisconsin Eau Claire is a short 20 minute drive. Chippewa Falls is also home to the Heyde Center which provides a variety of entertainment throughout the year. Outdoor summer activities include fishing and boating, biking on the Old Abe State Trail, hiking in a variety of parks, and kayaking or canoeing on Lake Wissota or the Chippewa River. Winter activities include cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and ice fishing.

The 1846 Greek Revival replicated stagecoach inn, Eagle Centre House B&B, offers unique ambiance of a time past. Located in Eagle, WI and situated on 20-acres (a nature conservancy) in the Southern Kettle Moraine Forest. The Eco-friendly B&B is near many attractions including Old World Wisconsin Living History Museum and the Southern Kettle Moraine State Forest. The four spacious guest chambers combine the elements of modern amenities with authentic period antique furnishings for a visit to the past.

The Garden Gate is a premier Victorian bed and breakfast. The Garden Gate is located near Sturgeon Bay's historical downtown where you'll find quaint shops, art galleries, fine restaurants, and scenic water fronts. End your day with an evening dessert...a good night's sleep and dream about your breakfast. Because..."Breakfast is our Signature."

The Phipps Inn Bed And Breakfast is a beautiful Queen Anne Victorian in the St. Croix River Valley town of Hudson, Wisconsin. It's just a short walk to shops, restaurants, and the river, and only 30 minutes' drive across the state line to the Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport. We specialize in welcoming yet unobtrusive hospitality and four-course gourmet breakfasts. There is lots of fun to be had in the pristine Wisconsin/Minnesota countryside, including biking, boating, skiing, and hiking. Relax in one of our many common areas, including a Billiards Room, two porches, and three warm and elegant parlors. All of our guestrooms have private baths with whirlpool tubs as well as fireplaces. In addition to outdoor recreation, Hudson boasts the Phipps Center for the Arts which offers plays, concerts, and galleries. We are also just 6 miles from Stillwater and 30 minutes from the Mall of America and the many other attractions in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul.

Historic home combining Victorian elegance with contemporary comfort located within walking distance to shopping and dining in downtown Sturgeon Bay. Guest rooms feature private bathrooms with whirlpools, fireplaces and wireless internet and Netflix. A full home cooked breakfast is served each morning with accommodations for dietary needs. Open year round with special rates for quiet season and whole house rentals. Pictures and more details can be found on our website or call us to discuss your vacation in person.




from $872.00

Wisconsin, USA

Welcome to The Bentley on 6th in beautiful and historic Walker's Point, Milwaukee. You will find yourself in a newly renovated building (Est. 1892) that has four separate condos. This listing is for all four condos (two lower units, two upper units). All four units offer 2 large bedrooms, one bath, a full kitchen, a garage, and a lovely fenced in backyard. There are live plants, vintage pieces, and cozy touches throughout. You will get the city feel while also having peace, quiet and privacy.




$250.00 - $300.00

Wisconsin, USA

2 beds, 1 bath, and a loft with a lake front view and shorelineA charming A-frame nestled between the north woods and a pond just steps away from Round Lake. Enjoy year round fun on the lake: fishing, boating, skiing, tubing, jet skiing, or simply sitting on the deck, dock or looking through the wall of windows and soaking in all of natures beauty.Just a 4 night minimum during the summer! Call to add a pontoon.Master bedroom boasts a king size bed, adjacent room is perfect for the kids with built in bunk-beds, television and DVD player, the loft is set up with a trundle-bed (consisting of 2 twin beds) and can be set up as another king bed and lastly the family room has a brand new queen size sleeper sofa with flat screen television(no local TV or cable/satellite service) and a smart-DVD player to pull up your favorite shows and stream. The cabin has WI-FI, dishwasher and full size washer and dryer.Plenty of sun and shade to play on the grounds as well as a play set and fire-pit for those s'more nights.We're a short 15 minute drive to downtown Hayward for shopping and dining.The marina is just across the bay by boat and a 1/2 mile by car.Available year round!PER LOCAL ORDINANCES, NO FIREWORKS ALLOWED




$300.00 - $350.00

Wisconsin, USA

Lucky Charlie Lodge is a 3-bedroom 2-bath vacation home on Lake Winter. This Vacation Home has it all; an open layout with a well-appointed kitchen, dining area, a living room with flat screen TV and wood-burning stove. Wi-Fi, a grill, private dock for fishing or watercraft docking. Two of the bedrooms have queen size beds, and the downstairs bedroom has twin beds. There are two bathrooms, one on the main level with a shower and one upstairs with a shower/tub. Linens and towels are included. There is a cozy screened in porch where you can enjoy your morning coffee and watch the sunrise over the lake. Outside is a patio, with a lovely yard that runs level with the lake and your own private dock. There are beautiful views of Lake Winter from anywhere in the house, porch or patio. Just a short drive into the cute little town of Winter for groceries, gas, breakfast /lunch at the cafe or to hook up to the expansive ATV/snowmobile corridor. The Tuscobia Trail is less than a mile away. From there, you can access the entire Upper WI trail system. Plenty to see and do here in any season of the year! There is a lakeside firepit where you can enjoy the beautiful Lake Winter sunsets.Lake Winter is a Class A Musky lake, known to provide lunker musky over 50 inches and largemouth bass. Off your dock is prime crappie and musky fishing. Two kayaks are available and included in your rental for you to explore the lake by water.The Winter Area has Area attractions off the hussle and bussle of big city life. Enjoy the areas, rivers and lakes, the Tuscobia State Trail, Winter Greenhouse, Winter Depot, Ojibwa Park, Flambeau State Forest, Chequamagon National Forest and Flambeau Hills Hiking, Biking and Ski Trails just to name a few!




$250.00 - $300.00

Wisconsin, USA

Three-bedroom two-bathroom pet friendly rental home in Cable Wisconsin. This property is not located on the water. However, it is located just out side of the town of Cable. This is a perfect property if you are come to the area for a short period of time. There is plenty of parking and a large field in back to walk your pets. It is only minutes away from hiking, biking, skiing, and atving trails. It is the perfect location if you have hired a fishing guide in the area and you just need place to stay for a few nights because you will be out fishing the rest of your stay. There is also only a 2 day minimum stay even during the busy season – you don’t have to worry about booking the entire week. If you are working in the area and need short term The Lodge is also a perfect option.




from $150.00

Wisconsin, USA

Take advantage of all that Central Wisconsin has to offer!  Located in Northern Bay Resort on the eastern shore of Castle Rock Lake, you will feel right at home in this this spacious 3 bedroom condo has everything you need to experience the Northwoods. Located just over 30 minutes from the Wisconsin Dells we are close enough to get away from the busy Dells, but still access all that the Dells has to offer. Unit Amenities This comfortable, 3 bedroom unit has a great mix of modern rustic and Northwoods feel. Relax on the patio right off the third green of the golf course (par 3 replica of Augusta's 16th hole) and offers access to all the resort amenities. The unit offers Clean bed linens for all beds Bath towels, washcloths, soap, shampoo for a reasonable stay Full kitchen with pots, pans, dinnerware, dishwasher TVs with Satellite service and streaming options in every major room. Washer and dryer available for use. Readily available parking immediately across from garage; short distance to carry in luggage. Garage parking available during certain seasons. Unit connects directly to the garage for easy access. Many units do not have direct garage access. NEW for 2023: Coleman Roadtrip 285 grill. The Larger grills are still available by the pool, but this smaller grill is great for smaller convenient use. Must be used 10 ft from the back patio.  You must provide the 1 lb propane tank.  This condo has everything to offer in any season. Golf, boating, fishing, hiking, ATV and snowmobiling, or just spend some time working remotely with access to high-speed internet via WIFI. Please bring a long cable (50ft) if you require a wired connection. Accessibility This unit has many accessibility features, but may not confirm to all standards published by the ADA. Some resort amenities may not be accessible. First floor unit, no stairs Accessible counter in master allowing wheelchair accessibility No step shower and shower seat with multiple shower heads in master and fixed grab bars Step free access to all locations within the unit Wide doorways and room access Resort Amenities Seasonal resort amenities include a beach on Castle Rock Lake, a pool, hot tub, tennis, basketball, volleyball, live music on Friday and Saturday nights and is located right on Northern Bay Golf Course and adjacent to a public boat launch for Castle Rock. Boat and camper trailer parking is available for a daily fee, payable at a kiosk in the gravel trailer parking lot. This condo does not come with a boat or PWC slip. Temporary docking is available from 7 AM to 11 PM daily. Golf courses  The Golf Course at Northern Bay (on site) Sand Valley Resort (25 minutes) Lake Arrowhead Pines and Lakes courses (27 minutes) MoundView Golf Course (11 minutes) Coldwater Canyon (37 minutes) Trappers Turn (39 minutes) Wild Rock (45 minutes) Sentry World (62 minutes) Lawsonia (77 minutes) Attractions Nearby Roche-A-Cri State natural area (Hiking, Fishing, Cross country Skiing) Buckhorn State Park (Hiking, Boating, canoeing, fishing) Castle Rock Lake, Lake Petenwell Miles and miles of snowmobile and ATV trails (seasonal) Tubing on the Wisconsin River This property is fully licensed to operate as a short term rental and is compliant with all state and municipal regulations. 




$140.00 - $225.00

Wisconsin, USA

T312 - This is a 1 bedroom/ 1 bath condo at Tagalong Golf Resort on Red Cedar lake. It has a full kitchen, living room, fireplace, jetted tub in the bedroom, and walk out patio to the lake.Cheers Bar & Grill and the Pumphouse tiki bar located on the property.Comfortable vacation lodging available at Tagalong Golf Resort & Conference Center on beautiful Red Cedar Lake in Birchwood Wisconsin. Located in Northwest Wisconsin, our comfortable lakefront and golf course condominium rentals are 25 minutes north of Rice Lake; 30 minutes east of Spooner; and 35 minutes south of Hayward. There is always something to do in the Birchwood, Wisconsin area year round, from fishing on the Red Cedar Chain of Lakes, (Red Cedar, Balsam, Hemlock) and various other lakes, boating, hiking the Ice Age Trail, biking, golfing at Tagalong Golf Course, a Scottish Style 18-hole course, snowmobiling, cross country skiing, checking out the small towns and their specialty shops and many other things.




from $374.00

Wisconsin, USA

Welcome to The Bentley on 6th in beautiful and historic Walker's Point, Milwaukee. You will find yourself in a newly renovated building (Est. 1892) that has 4 separate condos. This listing is our stacked upper and lower condos. Both offer 2 large bedrooms (w/ 2 rollaway twins), 1 bath, a full kitchen, a garage, and a lovely fenced in backyard to enjoy. There are live plants, great vintage pieces, and cozy touches throughout. You will get the city feel while also having peace, quiet and privacy. A Milwaukee historical neighborhood, Walkers Point is now a hotbed of foodie activity with an industrial edge. You’ll find some of the city’s best bars and nightclubs alongside award-winning restaurants and locally-made artisan food products. Many of the neighborhood’s bars and restaurants are focused along Second Street, but Fifth Street is quickly becoming another hotspot for the area. 6th street thom where The Bentley on 6th is...that's really hot!




$375.00 - $995.00

Wisconsin, USA

"The house can accommodate multiple families comfortably!" - Sabrina"Great location for a winter get a way!" - Chris"Great parking for multiple vehicles/trailers"! - Michelle"Awesome hosts were great communicators and worked to make our visit perfect!" - MichelleGet ready to relax and unwind with the entire family, at the Majestic Moose Lodge on Lake Tahkodah in the North Woods of Wisconsin.Your adventure begins when you step inside the 4400 square foot, picturesque and roomy 5 bedroom, 4.5 bathroom lakefront cabin.This gem leans into the cozy cabin feel with knotty-pine walls, stunning cathedral architecture and a grand stone-covered fireplace. Prepare meals in the gourmet, fully equipped kitchen. "The kitchen is well-equipped. We loved the large dining table for games too! "- Michelle. Three of the five bedrooms feature attached en-suite bathrooms making this home an excellent choice for large groups or multiple families who want both communal space and a private place to retreat.Wake up feeling refreshed and enjoy a cup of coffee on the deck. "Thank you for providing a large coffee maker. We have a lot of coffee drinkers and that made it easy."- SusanTake in the stunning, panoramic views of peaceful, Lake Tahkoda. Fish from the dock, glide along in a kayak or stand-up paddleboard. Watch the kids spring into action as they laugh in delight and bounce on the water trampoline. At night, gaze up at the star-filled sky, and roast marshmellows around the bonfire.The Majestic Moose Lodge is perfect for every outdoor enthusiast. Situated minutes from the World famous, American Berkebeiner Trailhead, you can cross-country ski, bike, or hike through miles of beautifully canopy covered trails. The area also offers miles of ATV/snowmobile trails. Fish, canoe, or go tubing down the winding Namekagon River. Just a 30 minute drive south, enjoy a day of shopping in downtown Hayward, Wisconsin.

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This Duluth, MN bed and breakfast offers luxurious rooms and accommodations in Minnesota. Our victorian bnb is renowned for its tradition of gracious hospitality and unobtrusive pampering. WiFi, lattes, homemade cookies, fresh flowers, breakfast in bed. Your friendly hosts, Jim and Joan, have 30 years experience and love helping their guests find restaurants, shopping, sight-seeing, outdoor pursuits, or whatever else brings you to Duluth. Delicious homemade breakfasts and coffee are our specialties!. Book your stay today! Click our link above to Book Direct for your next delightful escape in Duluth, Minnesota.

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Old Rittenhouse Inn is a Queen Anne Victorian home completed in summer of 1890 as a summer residence. Mary and Jerry Phillips purchased the home in 1973 and began running Wisconsin’s first Bed and Breakfast. The exterior of the house is a combination of native Lake Superior brownstone, creamery brick and shingles. Originally painted a dark green and shaded by massive pine trees, today it is more true to its “painted lady” architecture with a total of seven paint colors on the current version.

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Explore Bed and Breakfasts in Wisconsin

You can relax and rejuvenate. The state is home to a diverse array of  B&Bs such as lavish historic mansions or quaint cottages. Your  lodging choices feel limitless for a weekend getaway but remember that the best book quickly so make your reservations early.

Whether you are seeking a romantic getaway spot or family-focused lodging, you’ll find a variety of unique choices. Soak up the history of Madison or spend a couple of days in Door Country the “Cape Cod of the  Midwest’. No matter what time of year you decide to experience your getaway, Lake Geneva promises adventures with a wealth of unique shops, award-winning  dining, and unparallel lakeside beauty. If you’re a history buff, then  why not stay in La Cross beside the mighty Mississippi? Spend an  afternoon picnicking at Friendship Park and you might catch sight of one of the statuesque riverboats departing on its journey.

Check out Bayfield, the ‘Berry Capital of the State’. Don’t miss Wisconsin Dells for family theme park fun. Without a doubt, the state is alive with  colors, tastes and wonders that are sure to intrigue and excite with an  adventure around every bend. Book a bed and breakfast in Wisconsin today!

    Natural Features

  • Wisconsin is remarkably diverse in its beauty. You can explore sea caves or stand  on the cusp of a towering waterfall. The natural wonders of the state  seem endless. Hike, kayak, bike, fish, boat, and bird watch daily

    The Apostle Islands National Seashore is  home to 21 islands. Take a cruise or use your own boat to explore the  various sites. You’ll encounter waterfalls, stunning shorelines, sea  birds, and an intricate cave system.

    The Cave of Mounds is  considered a National Historic Landmark. Even during the height of  summer, it remains a cool 50 degrees Fahrenheit in its depth. The caves  crystal formations are dazzling to behold.

    The Devils Lake State Park is  home to two very unusual natural features in the state: Balance Rock  and Devils Doorway. Both overlook the picturesque lake and afford  numerous picture opportunities.

  • History

  • Wisconsin achieved its statehood on May 29th, 1848. It quickly started to attract  settlers who came to log the forestlands, mine, and embark on dairy  farming. The flourishing mining industry of the time is why the state is  often referred to as the ‘Badger State’. The regional lead miners dug  deep into the hillsides to form housing rather than construct permanent  houses. People who witnessed the unusual housing behavior dubbed the  miners ‘badgers’ and the moniker quickly spread to the state itself.

    Prior  to the Civil War, the state became an integral part of the Underground  Railroad as many in the state worked to help slaves on their journey to  freedom in the far north of Canada. Nowadays, Wisconsin remains a hug for the nation’s dairy industry and it is also well-known as a major cheddar cheese producer – in fact, Wisconsin residents regularly refer to themselves as ‘cheeseheads’.

  • Activities

  • Wisconsin is a big state filled with activities that appeal to young and old  alike. If you are vacationing with your family and have the opportunity  to visit the Wisconsin Dells, then you’ll want to check out the numerous theme parks in the city. The Noah’s Ark Water Park and the Olympus Water and Theme Park are all exciting stops for water enthusiasts, especially during the  summer months. If crowds aren’t your thing then take the time to explore  the countryside around Wisconsin Dells which was carved ions ago by ancient glaciers that cut through the  surrounding hillside to make unique sandstone formations. Take a  leisurely stroll through Mirror Lakes State Park to truly see the unusual beauty of the region.

    Football  lovers will want to spend the day in the city of Green Bay which is  home to the Green Bay Packers. They’ll definitely want to stop at the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame and take the time to enjoy a stadium tour of Lambeau Field. Train enthusiasts should check out the National Railroad Museum. To learn about the local history stop in at the Neville Public Museum.

    Who  says you must travel all the way to Europe to enjoy Swiss Charm? New  Glarus is America’s Little Switzerland! With Alpine-inspired  architecture, the small town was incorporated by a Swiss Colony. It  retains its village-like charm and boasts numerous ethnic festivals  throughout the year. Many people enjoy grabbing a meal in New Glarus  because they can enjoy a wide array of Swiss delicacies.

    Appleton is located on Lake Winnebago. The city is perched above the Fox River. It is home to the Hearthstone Historic House Museum which houses many of Thomas Edison’s original light fixtures. You can also tour the Paper Discovery Center which is an authentic paper mill. Another interesting attraction is the History Museum at the Castle which was the home to Harry Houdini. If you want to soak up the beauty of Mother Nature then stop off at the Gordon Bubolz Nature Preserve to check out their nature center and walk the trail system.

    No trip to Wisconsin is complete without visiting the city of Milwaukee. Explore one or two of its many famous breweries and learn about the area’s beer history. If you are a Harley lover then the Harley-Davidson Museum is a ‘must-see’. You can also spend a day at the Milwaukee Public Museum which is home to an amazing large-scale European village.

  • Things to do

  • Wisconsin is well-known for its many things to do. Spring Green is a small village with a lot to do. Tower Hill State Park is an authentic 1800s shot tower and smelter house that you can tour.  You can even head into the 90-foot tunnel down to the collection pool.  Cedarburg

    The city of Cedarburg is a history  lover’s dream mecca. It is home to over 200 historic buildings, many of  them stunning limestone. Take the time to meander down the main street  to hugely appreciate the architecture.

    Baraboo is another historic town that was home to the Ringling Bros circus. You’ll definitely want to check out the Circus World Museum when visiting the area.

    Lake Geneva has the reputation of being a resort city that sits alongside Geneva  Lake. You’ll see many Gilded Age mansions that dot the lakeside Shore  Path. The area was once home to such notables as Conrad Seipp, a Chicago  area beer magnet. Take the time to explore the Big Foot Beach State Park where you’ll find hiking trails and birding opportunities.

    No trip to Wisconsin is complete without exploring Door County which is an iconic location in the United States. It is home to a picturesque long shoreline and numerous parks. Explore Nicolet Beach or check out Potawatomi State Park. If you are a biking enthusiast, then you’ll love the many bike trails that crisscross the area.

    Many visitors to the state want to take a day to explore Madison, the Wisconsin Capital. Spend a day at the Henry Vilas Zoo or reserve an afternoon to go shopping along State Street.

  • Food and Drink

  • Food and drink are big in the state of Wisconsin.  In fact, some regional favorites stand out as incredibly unique such as  beer brats and cheese curds. The stat has a reputation for being  America’s Dairyland so you will find an assortment of dairy-based foods  such as unique cheeses and frozen treats like whipped custard. Also,  beer is big in the state with numerous microbreweries. The state’s large  German and Irish population is detectable with the many restaurants  that focus on each culture’s particular ethnic foods.

  • Weather

  • Wisconsin is known for its hot and humid summers combined with cold winters.  Although, the state does have seasonal changes and the trees are lovely  in the autumn as the foliage takes on brilliant hues.

    The  northern and western portion of the state can receive snowfall that can  easily reach 160 inches a year. The rest of the state averages a yearly  snowfall of around 40 inches. Interestingly, the cold climate means  that the snow wills stay on the ground for around 140 days each year.

    Rainfall  in the state averages 35 inches and the northwest portion receives the  most significant amount of rain. June is considered the state’s rainy  month. Thunderstorms are intense and occasional tornadoes do occur.  Certain areas of the state are prone to flooding, especially in the  spring and summer months.

Bed and Breakfast in Wisconsin FAQ

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  • Why Stay at a Bed & Breakfast in Wisconsin?

    So, you have decided to visit Wisconsin whether for a vacation, a quick getaway, or business/pleasure? You’ll want to consider staying at one of the state’s many B&Bs. You’ll find a wide array of guest rooms to meet your unique state. Romantic getaways are especially nice at the quaint establishments, in fact, elopements  are common as people get caught up in the mood of staying a fairy-tale guest house.

    Many bed & breakfasts are family-friendly with several amenities for young and old alike. The friendly innkeeper of each establishment can offer tips on things to see and do in the region.

    The diversity of B&Bs means that there is something to fit every taste. If you want to stay a Victorian home or something more modern with a whirlpool bath, you’ll find what you are seeking. Also, with the COVID-19 pandemic, most B&Bs are taking extra steps to ensure your safety during your stay.

  • What type of amenities can I expect when booking a bed and breakfast in Wisconsin?

    The amenities of a bed and breakfast in Wisconsin are truly diverse. At most establishments, you’ll enjoy a morning  gourmet breakfast and daily linens. Many also feature a community hot  tub, private baths,  private hot tub, or soaking tubs to relax in after a long day of  exploring. If you are travelling with FIDO, always check to make sure  the B&B is pet friendly. Also, families often enjoy having a private entrance to avoid disturbing other guests. Virtually all bed and breakfasts feature Wi-Fi so you can stay up-to-date on business and other important computer necessities.

  • How can I get around Wisconsin?

    Wisconsin is home to eight commercial airports. Many bed and breakfasts offer airport transfers if they are located close to the international airport where you will be flying in. You’ll need to check in advance to see if the service is provided. If not, then you can always  opt to either rent a car or take a taxi or some other rideshare service  such as Uber to get to your lodging, Wisconsin B&B, or one of the many vacation rentals in the areas

  • What Are the Different Types of B&Bs in Wisconsin?

    It’s hard to choose the best Wisconsin bed and breakfasts because there are many outstanding lodging choices. If you are looking for a romantic Victorian country beauty then check out the White Lace Inn. It is a lovely bed and breakfast North Wisconsin based located by the shores of Sturgeon Bay. This romantic bed and breakfast in Wisconsin truly stand out with its 18 guest bedrooms decorated in pristine antiques and fireplaces.

    Westphal Mansion is a southern bed and breakfast in Wisconsin.  The Tudor style home sits on a hill overlooking Hartford. It is within  walking distance to unique shops and dining. Without a doubt, the bed and breakfast central Wisconsin gem is sure to become a favorite lodging choice any time you are in the area. It is without a doubt one of the best b&bs for nature lovers.

    Franklin Victorian Bed and Breakfast has been a favorite in Sparta. Many guests have gathered around the dining room to enjoy the kinship but recently the innkeepers announced the closure of the house bed & breakfast on November 1st. However, perhaps soon new owners will take over and reopen the lovely establishment

    If you are looking for a lake view and breakfast Wisconsin lodging choice then check out the Hidden Serenity Bed and Breakfast. Located on the edge of Northern Kettle Moraine State Forest, you can hike on the nearby trails or enjoy everything  that Lake Michigan has to offer. Be sure to visit the local wineries and  tasting rooms. At the end of a long day, enjoy languishing in one of  the private custom-designed baths or play a game of pickleball on-site at the lighted court.  You'll want to make reservations because this establishment books up well in advance and is a favorite country inn. If necessary, you may have to wait for a cancellation.