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.
Stay, Play and Swim in Sparta
- We have an amazing River Run Golf Course, just a few blocks from the Franklin Victorian B&B. Mature Trees, beautiful setting and amazing Golf. Click on this link to find out more information, See page 9.
- We also have an amazing Aquatics facility just a few blocks from here. The pool has a lazy river, huge slide, seating, and other great areas to relax after a day of biking or checking out the area. Click on this link to find our more information about the pool hours etc. See page 12.
Phone: 608- 269-5344
Quick View of Events: July
~Concerts in the Park, Evan Bosshard Park- *Wednesday evenings May 30 – August 29, 7-9pm
~Farmer's Market every Wednesday and Saturday downtown Sparta.
~July 21- CRAZY DAYS IN DOWNTOWN SPARTA
~July 20-21- Big Blue Dragon Boat Race, Copeland Park, La Crosse, WI
~July 18-22- La Crosse Interstate Fair, West Salem, WI
~July 25-29- Monroe County Fair-Monroe County Fairgrounds, Tomah, WI
~July 28-29- AAUW Art Fair on the Green, UW-La Crosse
~Aug 3-4- Sparta City Wide Rummage Sale
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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