Posts Tagged ‘bike trails’

Biking Season is Nearly Here, Really, We Promise

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

 

Elroy-Sparta Bike Trail tunnel, photo courtesy of Franklin Victorian B&B, Sparta.

Most of the snow has melted, there is that unmistakable smell of spring in the air, and the birds are chirping like they’re trying out for the musical chorus of a Broadway show.  All that’s left is for the temperature to cooperate, and it will, any day now, we just know it. Rather than fixating on the mercury (remember, a watched pot never boils), take the time to tune up the Trek and make a reservation at an inn near your favorite bike trail in Wisconsin. Here’s a map to help you plan your inaugural 2013 biking getaway.

A new map for Bikers & B&B goers

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

Last week we shared with you that Madison was just rated the fifth most bikeable city in the United States.

Finding scenic bike trails throughout Wisconsin is easy too … it’s deciding which one to ride that’s tough.  A trip thru tunnels and countryside?  A spin on an urban riverfront trail?  Nearly flat rail trails or a rolling forest trail?

Wisconsin ranks third in the nation for its thousands of miles of on & off road bike trails & scenic paths, and we’re a leader in converting rails to trails.

We make it easy for you to B&B&B – that’s Bed & Breakfast & Biking, of course.  Our bike trail map shows the asphalt or crushed limestone trails (no roads) that are accessed within 10 miles of a B&B city.  Of course, many bike trails are just a few blocks from a B&B.  Your innkeeper will be delighted to recommend the best routes.

The Interurban Trail links Mequon, Cedarburg, and Port Washington over a 30 mile route. How convenient for bikers that American Country Farm (Mequon), Stagecoach Inn and Washington House Inn (Cedarburg), and Port Washington Inn (Port Washington) are on this trail.

Madison Continues to Rack Up Bike-Friendly Honors

Thursday, May 24th, 2012

Madison was just rated the fifth most bikeable city in the United States by Bike Score, a quantitative measurement of locations based on availability of bike lanes and infrastructure, hilliness, amenities and percent of people who bike to work.  Check out the heat map that shows areas best for biking in green and those areas not so accommodating in orange and red.  It would be fitting to stay at a Travel Green Wisconsin certified B&B when in Madison if you’re there to bike, don’t you agree?  There’s a nice trio to choose from: Annie’s B&B, Speckled Hen Inn, and Token Creek Eco-Inn.

 

Look what's waiting for you after exploring Madison's bike trails at Token Creek Eco Inn just outside of Madison.