Wisconsin View

Wineries & Breweries & Distilleries... Oh My!

Wisconsin’s brewing heritage is the stuff of legends. Records of the state’s earliest breweries date back to the 1830s when German immigrants brought their knowledge of brewing techniques to the state. The titans of beer – think family names including Pabst, Miller and Schlitz &n...

Break The Cabin Fever

  There is no place like your warm, cozy home in your favorite easy chair in the dead of winter, right? But let's face it, too much time inside can make you stir-crazy. Cabin-fever usually sets in just about now, even for the most hearty Wisconsinites. When your efforts to beat those winter...

It's Wedding Season

It should come as no surprise that Valentine's Day is one of the most popular days, and February the most popular month, to get engaged. Did you also know that not all wedding venues are created equal? How about a B&B wedding experience! Think charming inns, quiet breakfasts, manicured gardens...

A Chocolate Recipe That Will Melt In Your Mouth

What would the month of Valentine's Day be without a little chocolate? Here's a quick and simple recipe that is sure to satisfy that sweet tooth:       Orange Chocolate Fondue   Ingredients 3/4 cup heavy cream 8 ounces bittersweet baking chocolate 8 ounces 1 package...

Package A Valentine Experience

There are so many reasons to go to a B&B, but in the Valentine month of February, that reason is often romance. Here are a few inns that clearly love a good romance package:   Dinner & Show Brayton Bed & Breakfast - OshkoshThe Grand Opera House is the oldest running theater in...

Inns With An Extra Romantic Touch

Valentines Day is quickly approaching, do you know what you are giving to that someone special in your life? Consider the gift of an experience! There is nothing more special than time spent together ~ A romantic night or two at a B&B! Don't forget to look at the B&B's specials, packages, an...

Something Special

Staying at a Wisconsin B&B during the holidays or for a winter getaway is wonderful in and of itself! Beautifully decorated Inns, the warmth of a fireplace, the scent of fresh baked cookies, and the sparkle of new fallen snow delight all the senses. When you add one of the many specials or pac...

Easy Christmas Cookie Recipes

Let’s set aside pancake, omelette and pastry recipes for cookie recipes, shall we? We dug deep into our recipe archives for recipes that guests love best. The greatest part of this is that they’re easy! Delicious results ahead. We all have our favorite Christmas cookie recipes, the on...

Why Our B&B Gift Certificates Is Flying Off the Shelf

  All B&B Gift Certificates are not created equal. Some have so many exclusions that the fine print puts a strain on your eyes and your relationship with the gift recipient. The Wisconsin B&B Association gift certificate promises to put a twinkle in your eye instead.   Phipps...

Santa Sightings

  (Stocking) hats off to our innkeepers who embrace the holiday season with enough good cheer to stretch all the way from Wisconsin to the North Pole. Get ideas for decking your halls from our own “cheer” squad of B&B owners. If you’re feeling ho-humbug about your holida...

Recipes That Say Wisconsin

  We usually feature a recipe or two with each newsletter, but with this installment we thought, why stop there when garden plots and farm fields are bursting with ingredients covering the full spectrum of flavors. Sweet Treat from Blacksmith Inn On The Shore in Baileys Harbor: Pumpkin Pe...

This Story Will Make You Crave a Wisconsin B&B Escape

    We really can’t help ourselves when it comes to fall and food. After all, Wisconsin is tops in cranberry production and cheesemaking, to say nothing of potatoes, corn, apples, beer, and more. So it seemed only right to dedicate a story to the cornucopia of innkeepers whose cooki...
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