Five Quaint Cabins and Cottages for Fall

Wisconsin Cottage and Cabin Rentals Great for Catching The Fall Colors

By Danielle Papineau

Balsam Ridge LodgingMercer

For those looking for a little Wisconsin fall adventure, the amenities at Balsam Ridge beckon. ATV trails grace the property right outside the cabin doors leading guests to miles of outdoor discovery. Canoes and pontoon boats are also available for rent and a boat launch is located nearby. When the sun sets, enjoy the cool fall nights next to a private fireplace or shake off the cold in the whirlpool. Whether you’re soaking up the autumn air or hanging out by the light of a glowing fire, Balsam Ridge is sure to provide laughter and exploration.

Fall Events Nearby:

•    Mercer Muskie Challenge

•    Pumpkin Run ATV Rally


Quiet Place CottageLand O’ Lakes

Looking for a place to call your own? The secluded Quiet Place Cottage in Land O’ Lakes sits on a lake with only four other cabins nearby. Enjoy the picturesque fall color from the covered porch or back deck. Want to take in the lake from all sides? A canoe and paddleboat are provided with every stay. For those looking to enjoy all fall has to offer, horseback riding services, mini golf and more are located nearby, or spend the day with more than 1,000 animals at Wildwood Wildlife Park. Whether it’s an exciting day out or a peaceful night in, Quiet Place Cottage offers the perfect balance of secluded fall scenery and nearby activities to make every visit special.

Fall Events Nearby:

•    Colorama Weekend in Land O’Lakes


Walnut RidgePlatteville

When the days become shorter and the nights become cooler, spend time soaking in the fall air in pine, log and stone cabins at Walnut Ridge. Spend your days on the private brick patio grilling up Wisconsin favorites or taking in the rolling hills and hidden valleys. Nearby (outdoor) American Players Theater and New Glarus Brewery provide great fall activities to fill your afternoons. At night cozy up by the fireplace and enjoy a soothing dip in the whirlpool. In the morning, take a vacation from cooking with a free continental breakfast delivered to your door (dependent on cabin selection). Walnut Ridge offers the perfect quiet retreat and nearby adventures to keep your fleeting fall moments filled with memories.

Fall Events Nearby:

•    Platteville’s Historical Re-enactment

•    Dairy Days


Inn at Lonesome HollowSoldiers Grove

A 2013 Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence recipient, Inn at Lonesome Hollow will leave you feeling anything but lonely. In addition to the B&B main house, there is also a two-bedroom cedar cabin that is part of the property and available for rent. Surrounded by 160 acres of nature, enjoy the ever-changing fall scenery and wildlife among natural gardens, hiking trails, large ponds and even a small on-site vineyard. Those looking for additional scenic views can check out the area’s abundance of apple orchards. At night, snuggle near the fireplace or enjoy some apple cider on the large deck. When the air turns crisp, head to Inn at Lonesome Hollow to take in fall’s soothing sights and sounds.

Fall Events Nearby:

•    Driftless Area Art Festival


Little Sister Resort at Pebble BeachSister Bay

A hidden gem bordering 400 ft. of the Green Bay shoreline, Little Sister Resort offers unique cabin amenities not found elsewhere. Located within a 20-acre cedar forest, this property boasts a boat launch, rowboats, paddleboats, kayaks and, for the kids (or just the young at heart), a shuffleboard and playground. When cabin fever sets in, nearby Peninsula State Park lets fall reign free with biking and hiking trails. The Northern Sky Theatre is also located within the park for a little evening entertainment. With the special touches found at Little Sister Resort it won’t be long before you are craving an escape back to the cabin life.

Fall Events Nearby:

•    Fall Festival

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