Superlatives to Guide B&B Travelers to Wisconsin

Posted: Wed-Aug-2012

Why not fill up fall with B&B getaways in Wisconsin to all the “est” inns. Here’s what we mean: Oldest Inns:

Structure:  Wisconsin House Stagecoach Inn - Hazel Green. Built in 1846, Wisconsin House is structurally our oldest member inn.

In Operation:  Old Rittenhouse Inn - Bayfield.  In 1974 Old Rittenhouse Inn was the first B&B to open in Wisconsin  when the idea of a Bed & Breakfast was just gaining acceptance in the Midwest.

[caption id="attachment_745" align="aligncenter" width="211"] Wisconsin House Stagecoach Inn, Hazel Green[/caption] Newest Inns:

Structure:   At the Lake House - Lake Geneva. Built as a B&B in 2010.

In Operation:   O’Neill Manor – Neillsville.  Opened May 2012

[caption id="attachment_748" align="aligncenter" width="240"] O'Neill Manor, Neillsville.[/caption] Largest Inn: Washington House Inn - Cedarburg with 34 rooms. [caption id="attachment_750" align="aligncenter" width="211"] Washington House Inn, Cedarburg.[/caption] Tallest Inn: Strawberry Lace Inn - Sparta with four floors. [caption id="attachment_751" align="aligncenter" width="240"] Strawberry Lace Inn, Sparta[/caption] Highest Inn: Inn at Wawanissee Point – Baraboo. Perched 800 feet above the Wisconsin River Valley, this 42-acre estate offers a 36-mile view of the Lake Wisconsin Valley. [caption id="attachment_752" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Inn at Wawanissee Point, Baraboo[/caption] Greenest Inn: The top four point-getters in the Travel Green Wisconsin certified program include Pinehurst Inn – Bayfield at 140 points, Artha Sustainable Living Center - Amherst at 125 points, Token Creek Eco-Inn - Madison at 112 points, and Crystal River Inn - Waupaca at 100 points. [caption id="attachment_753" align="aligncenter" width="246"] Innkeepers Steve and Nancy Sandstrom at Pinehurst Inn, Bayfield.[/caption] ...Stay tuned for part 2 of the "est" list released this Friday!
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