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.
The Franklin Victorian Bed & Breakfast is legally licensed and yearly inspected by qualified organizations and Wisconsin Dept. of Health Services.
We are honored to be in the bnbfinder Diamond Collection, a distinction reserved for premier inns offering extensive amenities and highly-rated guest reviews. The Diamond Collection was introduced, in part, to help travelers streamline their search for the country’s best inns. We are honored to be a AAA property. We assure our guests that they are staying in, a professionally inspected high-quality lodging facility.
Calendar of Events for your Staycation
Start planning your 2020 Vacations and Time Away together.
Many 2019 holiday events will be coming soon to Sparta.
November 29: Kriskindlmarkt
November 30: Kriskindlmarkt
December 4: Holiday Train
December 6: Kriskindlmarkt
December 6: Santa Scamper
December 6: Holiday Parade
December 7: Kriskindlmarkt
Calendar of Events
NEW KEY EVENTS FOR 2020
April 24-26, 2020- Between the Bluffs Beer, Wine, and Cheese Festival
June 5 – 6, 2020- WIAA State High School Track Meet
July 9 – 11, 2020- COUNTRY BOOM, West Salem, WI"
Oct. 4, 2020- Rails to Trails Marathon, Norwalk, WI
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Why You Should Book Directly With Us
The best way to make a reservation is directly on our website. Here's why:
- Best rates guaranteed
- No hidden costs, booking or service fees
- We cook you a full, complimentary fresh breakfast
- Priority consideration for room requests
- Most flexible cancellation terms
- Free parking
Drop the Kids Off at The Grandparents & Stay at the Franklin Victorian B&B
The period in between Labor Day & Thanksgiving is one of the longest school stretches without a break. Science projects are taking up the living room, book reports are falling behind, and after school activities are at full throttle. Why not take a break and get away for a weekend of relaxation before the bustling holiday season comes? Drop your little loved ones off and come stay at the Franklin Victorian Bed & Breakfast!
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A Wealth of Amenities & Activities
A Famous Recreation Destination...
Among the many complimentary amenities at our historic inn, we offer Free Wi-Fi Internet available throughout the Inn and Free Parking. Lap desks surfaces are in the guest rooms for use with laptops and tablets.
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.
We are a motorcycle-friendly bed and breakfast. We have INSIDE, LOCKED, Motorcycle space while you stay here and we will garage your bikes overnight as part of our services.
Bicyclist-friendly we have INSIDE LOCKED space for your bikes as part of our services too.
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