Pick your ride based on your skill level! Because along the Elroy-Sparta Bike Trail there are over 101 miles of connecting trails for all levels. You can get a bike shuttle from the Franklin Victorian Bed & Breakfast when you are our guests and we will shuttle you to any of the small towns along the trail depending on your level and the miles you would like to go. It is more down hill from the Elroy end back to Sparta. We have the daily and annual bike passes on-site for you to purchase also. Come join the fuel-efficient adventure! “Biking” and come to Sparta, Wisconsin. It is a great individual, group or family activity. Plus, a healthy way to enjoy your summer! Give us a call if you would like more information and see our website for more Biking Trails and Back Roads to travel.
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Come and enjoy the WARM SPRING weather we are having in Sparta, Wisconsin “The Bicycling Capital of America”. This week we will enjoy the first day of Spring on Tuesday March 20. But like many of you know Spring weather has been here for a few weeks. We are all asking, is this going to last? I sure love it and I am sure you all do too!
To celebrate spring 2012 with you, we are rolling out a fantastic promotion – stay two nights in April and get your third night for just $20.12! Especially when there’s so much to explore during the spring, two nights just isn’t enough, so stay for a third while staying right on budget. Plus, with nightly rates starting at just $115, and includes a full breakfast and so much more, these prices just can’t be beat!
So, give us a call at the Franklin Victorian Bed and Breakfast and mention our Spring 2012 deal. Pack up your bikes and ride the back road and trails. We can’t wait to meet you, give a call at
888-594-FVBB or see our website!
Sparta, Wisconsin has so many things to offer everyone. It is a wonderful place to live, raise a family and great things are happening here.
We want you to click on this link of a New Awesome Video our City just has posted.
Sparta is a city in and the county seat of Monroe County, Wisconsin, United States, along the La Crosse River. The population was 9,522 at the 2010 census.
Climate- Sparta’s location in the United States’ upper midwest gives the area a temperate, continental climate. The warmest month of the year is July, with an average high temperature of 85°F (29°C), with overnight low temperatures averaging 63°F (18°C). January is the coldest month, with high temperatures averaging 26°F (-4°C), with the overnight low temperatures around 6°F (-14°C).
Transportation-The Sparta/Fort McCoy Airport serves general aviation for the area. Railroad tracks owned by Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) pass through Sparta providing freight service.
The city is served by several major highways, including Interstate 90, Wisconsin State Highway 16, Wisconsin State Highway 21, Wisconsin State Highway 27,and Wisconsin State Highway 71.
Annual Events see our Website http://www.franklinvictorainbb.com/ for calendar events and come to the Franklin Victorian Bed and Breakfast for your stay. We are open all year and have the best waiting for you.
Wisconsin State Bike Trails offer something for everyone in every season of the year. These trails are perfect for a close-to-home bike ride, a fun day trip, or an adventurous weekend getaway. These trails link urban places to country spaces and let you explore all the beauty of Wisconsin at your own pace. Historic sites, parks, lakes and creeks, and charming small towns are waiting for you to discover them!
To find trail ideas, use this link…http://dnr.wi.gov/org/land/parks/specific/elroysparta/ or http://www.bikesparta.com/