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Two Wheels Are Better Than Four

    The open road, a kaleidoscope of colors, mild temperatures, and an escape from the real world. Sounds good, doesn’t it? Bikes and B&Bs pair so nicely this time of year. Oh, and by bikes, we mean both bicycles and motorcycles. We have lots of fall getaway ideas for fans of tw...

Let the Leaf Peeping Commence

  It’s next to impossible not to be happy during fall in Wisconsin. The colors are brilliant, the temperatures just right, and the home decorating possibilities endless. Take a peek at Wisconsin inns that are the stars of autumn, thanks to pretty country settings and Pinterest-worthy f...

Ridiculously Good Rhubarb Recipes

  We rounded up a few rhubarb recipes that will have your mouth watering in no time. Technically a vegetable but legally a fruit, this spring/summer darling is a delight in pies, tarts and crumbles. Whether the star of a recipe or paired with berries, rhubarb is remarkably tasty. Don’t b...

Meet the Innkeepers

  We have new innkeepers we’d like you to meet. One runs a breathtaking castle, another is near the deepest inland lake in the state, and yet another is nestled in the heart of the countryside. What they have in common is a passion for hospitality and introducing guests to the experiences...

The Ultimate Road Trip

  Did you know it’s the 80th anniversary of The Great River Road, that ribbon of highway that hugs the Mississippi River? Now that you do, do make plans for a road trip to end all road trips. The GRR, for short, has loads of B&Bs along the way. The Great River Road may be turning 80...

Live It Up at Live Concerts

  Foodies book vacations around a destination’s authentic food offerings. Exercise enthusiasts map their road trips around triathlons and marathons. History devotees head to reenactments. Music lovers fill up their summer calendar with live concerts. Let’s make this the summer of mu...

How Do You Define Well-being?

  Have you taken stock of your well-being lately? Basic human needs like being in nature, knowing where your food comes from, getting a good night’s sleep, and making time for the people most important in your life can often be addressed with a B&B getaway. Transformative travel is n...

5 B&B's to Help You Maintain Your Wellness Routine

So, you want to get away, but you don't want to abandon your discipline and regimen of maintaining a healthy lifestyle.  Somehow a getaway is associated with leaving all your cares behind, throwing caution to the wind, and several days of decadence.  We're here to tell you that doesn't hav...

Oh My, Morel Mushrooms!

Pretty? Maybe not, but morel mushrooms sure are delicious and should be incorporated into your breakfast recipes. Morel mushroom hunting in Wisconsin in the spring is like a secret society, with mushroom aficionados reluctant to share their hunting spots. However, our innkeepers are always happy...

Favorite Spring Cleaning Hacks Innkeepers Use

  As you’d expect, B&B owners know a thing or two about cleaning. So we asked our member innkeepers for their favorite hacks for sprucing up and refreshing around the home. It’s our ode to spring cleaning. Innkeepers wear a lot of hats – host, chef, concierge, gardener, b...

Hygge Makes Us Happy

  Hygge is hot right now. It’s a Danish word for cozy, comfortable and content, and it’s showing up in home décor and travel trends. See how some Wisconsin B&Bs are interpreting the simple pleasures of hygge. If Pinterest is any indication of trends – and it is &nda...

Sustainable Travel Leap

  Looking for ways to tread lightly on the earth when you travel? Try green-certified independent inns to start, and then ask the innkeepers for recommendations on locally owned shops and restaurants. Spring always seems like the ideal time to talk about eco-lodging, what with Mother Nature wak...
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