Wisconsin View

Attainable Sustainable Travel

  [caption id="attachment_2062" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Green Fountain Inn, Waupaca WI[/caption] Tread lightly on the earth this season with a stay at an eco-certified Wisconsin B&B. There are 25 inns among our membership who are Travel Green Wisconsin certified, a voluntary cer...

200th Anniversary of the Bicycle

  [caption id="attachment_1983" align="aligncenter" width="405"] Justin Trails Resort in Sparta, WI[/caption] Two hundred years ago this year, in the German city of Mannheim, inventor Baron Karl von Drais rode his new invention, the bicycle, for the first time. To mark the two-wheeling occasi...

Travel to Wisconsin Food Capitals

  [caption id="attachment_1987" align="aligncenter" width="441"] Cranberry Bog[/caption] Fall and food are the perfect pairing in Wisconsin. Plan your getaway around the state’s various food “capitals”, and be sure to enjoy a mouthwatering homemade breakfast at your favorite B&B too...

Farmers' Markets and Farmstead Inns

  [caption id="attachment_1941" align="aligncenter" width="413"] Lake Orchard Farm Retreat in Sheboygan, WI ~ greenhouse[/caption] Farmers’ markets in Wisconsin are legendary, so much so that even visitors make a point to include them on their fall itineraries. To further the farm connectio...

Savory & Sweet Recipes

Savory and Sweet Recipes Nothing like veggies fresh-from-the-farm or your own garden to make a recipe just taste better. Ready to bake up a savory strata? For good measure, we also included a fruit cobbler – think of it as dessert at breakfast. Garden Gate B&B is located in Sturgeon Bay, t...

Explore the Door

[caption id="attachment_1910" align="aligncenter" width="325"] Cana Island Lighthouse[/caption] It’s a county, a peninsula, and one of the state’s most popular tourism spots. If you’ve never been to Door County, then let’s rectify that right now. Along with sand dunes, sailing, arts and cul...

Top Music Festivals This Summer

The music scene in Wisconsin has taken some intriguing, indie twists in the last few years, with festivals featuring performers you’d only expect to see on the coasts. Buy your tickets and book your B&B for music events in Eau Claire, Appleton, Wausau and more. Wisconsin’s live music calen...

Celebrate True Brews

For just about every traveler to Wisconsin, the state’s name is synonymous with beer, brats and cheese. Let’s focus on the beer part, shall we, with a look at anniversaries at two breweries paired with nearby B&Bs.   [gallery ids="1876,1648,1877"] Just about every city, town and vill...

Stow the Phone

[caption id="attachment_1879" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Currier's Lakeview Lodge[/caption] Silence is the new luxury travel, as in silencing your phone, turning off your laptop, even setting down the Kindle. Trade in all your tech devices for a distraction-free getaway to Wisconsin’s north...

A Celiac Friendly Breakfast Recipe in Honor of Celiac Awareness Month

We hear more and more how gluten can be detrimental to our health, so many folks have either cut back or eliminated the amount of gluten they consume on a daily basis.  But did you know that folks with Celiac Disease need to completely eliminate gluten from their diet?  For those who suffer from...

The Red Chair Travels will be Visiting a B&B Near You

[caption id="attachment_1831" align="aligncenter" width="300"] The photo of The Red Chair that started a phenomenon in 2011[/caption] The Red Chair Travels is coming to Wisconsin!  The WBBA is so excited to part of this phenomenon that started 5 years ago in Cape Cod, MA. Beth Colt is the innkeepe...

Rhubarb Coffee Cake

Tangy rhubarb coffee cake renews our faith that warm weather will be arriving soon. Rhubarb Coffee Cake (courtesy of Miller’s Daughter B&B in Green Lake) [caption id="attachment_1821" align="alignnone" width="300"] Rhubarb Coffee Cake[/caption] ½ cup shortening 1 ½ cups sugar 1 cup but...
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