6 SPECIAL RETREATS TO ESCAPE FROM THE ORDINARY
The West Coast of Wisconsin is quite literally the perfect place to escape from your everyday life. The beautiful ribbon of water crowned by soaring bluffs, delightful villages, winding side roads and breath-taking vistas is a world apart. It’s also very close to home. If you live in the Twin Cities, Lacrosse, Rochester or Eau Claire, you are just about an hour away from paradise. If you’re coming from farther away, the journey is worth the effort. When you get here, we are very pleased to say that you will find world class accommodations in our many vacation rentals. There are over 60 homes, lofts and cabins awaiting your stay in the area. Do keep in mind, because of the popularity of the area and the many world class wedding venues, things book up very fast.
Here are 6 of our favorite retreats for you to enjoy.
1. Maiden Rock Retreat: “The perfect retreat for groups and events”
The beautifully restored creamery is nestled next to Lake Pepin in the heart of Maiden Rock Wisconsin. The space offers lodging for up to 16 with two private apartments and two first level bedrooms with shared handicap accessible bathroom. These apartments, like areas throughout the building, still have some of the original features from the days it operated as a creamery. The grand hall is a stunning gathering spot with views of the Lake and is perfect for events and reunions. Also available is The Julian House, just up the street for the Creamery. The Julian house, built in 1898, was one of the original homes in Maiden Rock. Original woodwork, hard wood floors, stained glass and many other features add to the charm of this beautiful home. A fully renovated kitchen and bathroom will ensure your comfort while enjoying this historic home. This home has 4 bedrooms, 3 with a queen bed in each and 1 with a bunk bed, plus a full bath upstairs and half bath on first floor. It is located one block from Maiden Rock Retreat and can offer additional space with your Maiden Rock Retreat rental or can be rented independently.
2. Pepin Motel: “A classic motel within walking distance of restaurants, shopping and the river. ”
The Pepin Motel is an excellent choice for travelers visiting Pepin, offering many helpful amenities designed to enhance your stay. Given the close proximity to Little House Wayside (3.0 mi), guests of Pepin Motel can easily experience one of Pepin's most popular landmarks. Free wifi is offered to guests, and rooms at Pepin Motel offer air conditioning and a refrigerator. Free wifi, hot tub and more. For travelers arriving by car, free parking is
3. River Town Landing: “In the heart of the Village of Stockholm”
River Town Landing was built as the Stockholm Hotel early in the 20th Century. Today it is a beautifully restored historic building set on a park like location in the heart of Stockholm. It is just steps away from the galleries, shops and renowned eating establishments of the Village. With 5 bedrooms and 2 baths, groups of all sizes can settle in for a cozy retreat.
4. Pepin Guest Haus “Rustic and cozy yet modern”
This fabulous one bedroom loft features a view of Lake Pepin, gas fireplace, kitchenette, bathroom with elegant glass block shower, and well appointed fire pit courtyard area for guest use. Walking distance to Pepin’s restaurants, the marina, gift shops, and Villa Bellezza winery. Pepin Guest Haus is well appointed with everything you need for a relaxing stay.
5. Pleasant Corner Schoolhouse Retreat “Charming, rustic & newly renovated”
This 1867 schoolhouse is the perfect place for couples & friends, solo travelers & artists seeking solitude & peace. The Schoolhouse is nestled in the rolling fields & bluff tops of western Wisconsin, minutes away from Stockholm, Maiden Rock, & Pepin. Whether you’re exploring local galleries, hiking one of the local trails or simply looking for a quiet escape, the Schoolhouse is the ideal getaway.
6. Art Orchard Gallery and Guest House “Perfect Location”
Located right in beautiful downtown Stockholm, this cozy guest house is close to everything. Walk to restaurants, shops, and the Stockholm Pier, a 700 foot pier on the Mississippi. Just a 7 minute ride to Pepin or Maiden Rock. This is the perfect weekend retreat.