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!
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 regularly inspected by qualified organizations and Wisconsin Dept. of Health Services. We are a valued BedandBreakfast.com "Diamond Collection" property & AAA Property. Our memberships assure our guests that they are staying in, a professionally inspected high-quality lodging facility.
Calendar of Events for your Staycation
Start planning your 2019 Vacations and Time Away together. Here are some amazing events and festivals to help you do just that...
Concerts in the Park, Evan Bosshard Park
*Wednesday evenings, easy walk from the B&B
May 29 – August 28, 7-9pm
June 22- Midsummer Fest- Norskedalen Nature and Heritage Center, Coon Valley
June 22- Big Blue Dragon Boat Race, Copeland Park, La Crosse, WI
June 20-22- Budweiser Dairyland Super National Pull, Tomah, WI
**See a more details list click ButtonCalendar of Events
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
What makes the Franklin Victorian Bed and Breakfast historic?
Sparta is Wisconsin FUN!
When you book a room at a bed & breakfast, you know you will be staying at a property with its own unique history and story. Their one-of-a-kind charm sets bed & breakfasts apart from chain hotels and vacation rentals. Read More of this BLOG.
THE ELROY-SPARTA BIKE TRAIL IS ALREADY OPEN FROM SPARTA TO NORWALK.
UPDATE #1. People are working very hard on the trail. Great news today
6-8-19, The Elroy-Sparta Bike Trail is Officially open from Tunnel Trail Campground to Kendall!
Update #2. Financial funds have been awarded for repairs.
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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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