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Weekend Getaways from Madison, WI

Select Registry’s properties surrounding Madison, WI, vary from boutique big city inns to quiet and quaint village B&Bs. Whether you’re looking to get lost in lush orchards or catch some rays on a Lake Michigan beach, you’ll find the perfect accommodations for your dream vacation.

Plan a Weekend Getaway from Madison, WI

The capital city of Wisconsin is bustling with things to do and places to see. It’s a fun place to visit and for over 250,000 people, it’s a great place to call home. Whether you’re a busy grad student or an overworked employee, chances are you’re in desperate need of a weekend getaway from Madison, WI. We all need a little break every now and then. For a long weekend, venture a little further out into Wisconsin. If you want to keep travel times to a minimum, you can cross the nearby state border into Illinois for big city adventures or small town relaxation. Whatever you decide to do, you’ll find that Select Registry’s properties provide everything you need to enjoy the time away from your everyday life.  

Short Trips

You don’t need to go far for a dream vacation. If you want to stay in Wisconsin, Cedarburg is just under two hours away. There, you can tour tasteful wineries and breweries, hike beautiful nature trails, or visit quirky art museums and galleries. This city’s small-town vibes welcome travelers from all over, making it the perfect weekend getaway for families. Select Registry also has properties in Illinois that are less than three hours away from Madison, WI. If you’re a foodie, head to Chicago for satisfying ranging from deep-dish pizza to Korean fried chicken. Evanston is a smaller city right outside Chicago and makes for an ideal romantic weekend getaway for couples. What could be better than breathtaking waterfront views accompanied by delicious dining options at highly-acclaimed fine dining establishments? Coming from a bigger city, you may prefer somewhere a little more low-key. Head west to visit Franklin Grove, IL, a small village that is situated in the Nachusa Grasslands. It’s home to roaming buffalo and is a great place to unplug. You’ll feel recharged when you return to work the next week.

Longer Excursions

If you’re a nature enthusiast willing to drive a little further for a weekend getaway, consider planning a trip to Fish Creek or Bailey’s Harbor in Wisconsin. The drive is roughly three and a half hours away from Madison and is well worth it. The Northern Coast of Lake Michigan boasts stunning views of beautiful beaches and lush orchards. You can visit a remarkably well-kept lighthouse and hike through Ridges Sanctuary, a nature preserve. You’ll get a healthy dose of vitamin D while indulging in one of the many exciting outdoor activities.

Best Places to Stay

Select Registry’s properties boast luxurious amenities, outstanding service, and unmatched comfort. Regardless of where you are planning to go for your weekend getaway from Madison, WI, our bed and breakfasts will help you make the most of your vacation. From charming historic inns on Lake Michigan to upscale B&Bs in big cities like Chicago, we have accommodations that are well-suited for just about any preference and lifestyle. We know how important it is to take time for yourself every once in a while. Browse our lodging options and start planning your much-needed escape today.

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