Set your sights on the greener pastures of Wisconsin farms offering the combined experience of staying and interacting with all of the elements of a working farm. Trade the hustle and bustle of a city and the fabricated attractions that stretch the wallet for the simpler agricultural experiences your whole family will enjoy. While it may seem like all work and no play, you won’t believe all the fun you will have heading out to the country, rolling up your sleeves and joining in the farm life for your stay. Get moooo-ving to one of these resorts, inns or B&Bs.
A rustic, log cabin located in the scenic Driftless area, the Farmer’s Inn is located on a small dairy farm and invites you to dive right into the action. Unpack your bags in the cozy cabin, put your work clothes on and bottle-feed a calf, milk a cow by hand or help collect eggs from the chicken coop.
If peace and quiet is what you seek, you have come to the right place. Located two miles down the road from an eighth generation dairy farm, make your way over for as much or as little activity as you wish. Watch the milking or the harvest, look for wildlife passing through the pastures or enjoy the outdoor recreation the area has to offer. Make the retreat uniquely yours!
All year-round, Palmquist Farm is your country escape offering cozy cabin accommodations and a plethora of activities. This farm resort is located on 1500 acres and is a working beef, tree and deer farm. During the warmer months, enjoy horseback riding, hiking trails, fishing in bluegill and trout stocked ponds, biking and feeding and playing with the farm animals including chickens, rabbits, calves and horses. When the property is snow-covered, enjoy cross-country skiing, sledding, ice skating and even horse-drawn sleigh rides. No matter what the season, there is fun to be found at Palmquist Farm.
This bed and breakfast offers stunning views, peaceful surroundings and farm animals that are cute, cute, cute! If the animals that call Wisconsin farms home are the draw for your youngsters, Rainbow Ridge is the place to be! Rainbow Ridge is a working hobby farm and their animals are pasture and free-range offering a lot of kid-friendly opportunities for interactions. Goats, llamas, puppies, kittens, pigs, cows, sheep and more—with babies born every year—Rainbow Ridge is a must stay and play for the family of animal lovers.
The name says it all if you’re looking for a true getaway. A three-bedroom farmhouse located on a fourth generation dairy farm is your quiet retreat from it all. Arrive prior to 4 p.m., before milking time, and get your first glance of life on the farm. Feed a calf by bottle, enjoy a hay ride through the Mississippi Bluffs or just relax in your serene surroundings.
Not your typical Door County vacation, experience another side of Sturgeon Bay with a stay at Whitefish Bay Farm Bed & Breakfast. Start your morning with a homemade breakfast followed by a tour of the farm where you will have the opportunity to meet the flocks of sheep that produce the fleece, yarn and roving available for sale. From May through October, the Art Gallery featuring many fine handmade works is also open.