Experience Warm Sparta Tranquility
at our Bed & Breakfast
Unique, comfortable, and welcoming bed and breakfast in the driftless area of Southwest Wisconsin. Our inviting bed and breakfast accommodations and abiding sense of hospitality promise welcome, rest, and renewal. We offer a getaway that will welcome you at the door.
Sparta is “The Bicycling Capital of America” and the inn is located in the heart of the Hidden Valleys of Southwest Wisconsin, a fun, romantic getaway so quiet and beautiful. Celebrated rivers, drift-less rugged hills, scenic farms, tranquil back roads, bike trails, crystal air, and friendly people combine to make Sparta the ideal place to get away, Four season biking and escape from it all. Your Eco-Friendly stay starts here! We are proud to be Green. Come Experience True Wisconsin Hospitality!
"Life is like riding a bicycle. To find balance, you have to keep moving."
Our B&B is on the National Register of Historic Places. Built-in the early 1900s by a Sparta banker, Mr. W.G. Williams, this Queen Anne-style Victorian home features leaded stained glass windows, fireplaces, an open staircase, original woodwork, and unique architectural features.
Find Your Perfect Room or Suite at the Franklin Victorian Bed & Breakfast, our accommodations are unique and tastefully decorated with your comfort in mind. Amazing beds king and queen. All rooms have a private, en-suite bathroom. Some guest rooms include a jetted whirlpool tub, showers with body spray massage, and electric fireplaces. All have air conditioning and ceiling fans in all guest rooms.
The best way to make a reservation is directly on our website or give us a call at 608-366-1427. Here's why:
Hop on your bike, fill the water bottles and ride the trails of Southwest Wisconsin. Don’t have a bike? Why Not Rent one at a local outfitter. Bring your bicycle along with when you and stay at Franklin Victorian Bed & Breakfast, near the famous Elroy-Sparta Bike Trail, the first rails-to-trails in the country. The four connecting west-central Wisconsin rails to trails, known as the Bike 4 Trails has over 100 miles of connecting trails. The League of American Bicyclists named Wisconsin the No. 3 “Bicycle Friendly State” an all-around bike-loving culture!
Bed, Breakfast, Bike, and Beyond… There is no shortage of year-round activities and attractions, such as biking, canoeing, kayaking, aquatics center, horseback riding, hiking, Amish & heritage, golfing, festivals, skiing, Fall foliage, cranberries and more! Enjoy the famous Elroy-Sparta Bike Trail and other state bike trails. You can ride your bike to the trails or use our shuttle service from our inn.