January 31, 2020
Why Sparta is the Perfect Valentine's Day Getaway
Posted by: Jennifer
Make this Valentine’s Day one you’ll never forget. Grab your sweetheart and hit the road for one of the most romantic little towns in Wisconsin. Spend your weekend in Sparta and fall deeper in love with each romantic activity you do.
Love Locks Bridge
Lock in your love forever on the love locks bridge. From a distance, this colorful bridge will catch your eye, but on closer inspection, the bridge is covered in thousands of padlocks, each placed there by a pair of sweethearts. Legend says that if a couple places a lock on the bridge, their unbreakable love will last for an eternity. Some say it is all just a myth, but just ask innkeepers Jennifer and Steve, they’ll tell you all about this romantic little tradition.
Indulge in a spa day that will leave you refreshed, relaxed, and ready to enjoy the rest of your romantic weekend away. A Healthy Touch Massage and Yoga Studio is the perfect place to go for a romantic couples massage, deep tissue massage, or hot stone therapy. Their massage therapists are heavenly and will relieve you of any tension and stress in no time. With our tip-top romance package, you can get a 60-minute massage, fresh-cut flowers, and a bottle of local wine for only $190!
Treat your partner to an intimate dinner filled with incredible food and lush local wines. The nearby town of La Crosse is filled with eateries from fine dining to farm-to-table. Le Chateau is a French restaurant serving flavorful classics paired with imported wines in a historic building. Lovechild is a modern supper club serving locally sourced ingredients spun into American classics with big flavor in a warm atmosphere. The Waterfront Restaurant and Tavern, overlooking the Mississippi River, is an upscale American eatery serving seasonally inspired dishes made from only the freshest local produce. The Freighthouse Restaurant is a classic steakhouse and seafood restaurant with an incredible whiskey list all set in a historic freight house.
Turn your evening into an event with a show around town. The Root Note, a popular cafe & hangout spot is bringing Elizabeth Moen to the stage on Valentine’s night to serenade audiences with her sultry and intoxicating voice. On February 13th, enjoy a sweet evening filled with chocolate-dipped strawberries and wine tastings at the Unwine’d Bar Valentine’s Sip & Dip event in nearby Onalaska.
Drinks at Cork & Barrel
Cork & Barrel is Sparta’s latest drinkery with an extensive list of wines, bourbons, & whiskeys in a chic and inviting downtown hub. Sip on a craft cocktail or a glass of perfectly blended wine to start your evening off on the right foot.
Stay at a Romantic B&B
Elevate your Valentine’s Day weekend with a romantic stay at the Franklin Victorian Bed & Breakfast. Spend your getaway in a luxurious house in the heart of Sparta. Fall asleep with plush bedding on a quiet street and wake to a gourmet home-cooked breakfast. For Valentine’s Day, the inn is promoting a special Valentine’s Day rate of only $100 for any guest room with a two-night minimum. If you would like to add a special dinner, chocolate-covered strawberries, flowers, or wine, just call ahead and they can add whatever you need to make this a special weekend for your special someone.
Stay in your rooms all weekend and snuggle, indulge with an ultra-relaxing spa day, explore cuisine your taste buds have never known and lock in your love for eternity this Valentine’s Day in Sparta, WI. Gone are the days of a lackluster date night. Make this year’s one you’ll never want to forget.
Planning a romantic trip to Sparta, Wisconsin? Book a room at the Franklin Victorian Bed & Breakfast for a warm and inviting stay in one of Sparta’s most beautiful and historic inns.