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Superlatives to Guide B&B Travelers to Wisconsin

Wednesday, August 29th, 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.

Wisconsin House Stagecoach Inn, Hazel Green

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

O’Neill Manor, Neillsville.

Largest Inn:

Washington House Inn – Cedarburg with 34 rooms.

Washington House Inn, Cedarburg.

Tallest Inn:
Strawberry Lace Inn – Sparta with four floors.

Strawberry Lace Inn, Sparta

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.

Inn at Wawanissee Point, Baraboo

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.

Innkeepers Steve and Nancy Sandstrom at Pinehurst Inn, Bayfield.

…Stay tuned for part 2 of the “est” list released this Friday!