Lake Ripley Lodge

1200 foot Grand Porch with porch swing atLake Ripley Lodge
First Floor rooms, private baths, king beds at Lake Ripley Lodge
Grand Porch and spacious yard at Lake Ripley Lodge
Lake Front Patio with Adirondack chairs and firepit
Beautiful Lake Ripley with kayaks, paddleboard, and amazing sunsets.
View Website Favorite (1) N4376 Friedel Ave - Cambridge, WI 53523
Information: 608-217-5075
Toll Free: 877-210-6195

Historically rich and newly restored Lake Ripley Lodge lies just 20 minutes east of Madison, an hour from Milwaukee, and two hours from Chicago. Feel the breezes off the lake and relax on the expansive screened porch during spectacular sunsets over the lake at this historic lodge.

A warm, comfortable retreat with flower gardens, waterfront rooms with private baths, a whirlpool suite, and wireless Internet.

Previously Maple Villa Resort in the '40s and '50s, the lodge is on the shores of beautiful Lake Ripley, home to Evinrude the inventor of the outboard motor, and his local friend Davidson( Harley-Davidson)

Our kayaks, paddleboard, and canoes are available for your use on our pier.  Walk to Ripley park with disc golf, basketball, courts, etc. Bike from the lodge to the Glacial Drumlin Bike/Hike and Cam-Rock County Park Trails. Enjoy pottery, unique shops, a historic museum, Cambridge winery, distillery, and a local brewery. 

  • Features
    • On Water
    • WI-FI
  • Spa Services
    • Yes
  • On-site Resort Amenities
    • Boat Rentals
  • Cabin Amenities
    • Fireplace
    • High-Speed Internet Access
    • TV
    • Whirlpool
  • Room Amenities of Condos & Vacation Homes
    • Fireplace
    • High-Speed Internet Access
    • Whirlpool Tub
  • On-Site Bed & Breakfast Amenities
    • Children Welcome/Inquire
  • On-site Hotel/Motel Amenities
    • Boat Rentals
    • Internet
  • On-site Cabins/Cottages Amenities
    • Boat Rentals
  • Number of Bedrooms
    • 3 Bedrooms or more
  • On-Site Condos & Vacation Homes Amenities
    • Boat Rentals
  • In Room Bed & Breakfast
    • Whirlpools
    • Private Bath
    • TV/DVD/VCR
    • Fireplace
    • Internet

Nearby Places

A Christmas Carol at the Milton House 12/09/2022 - 12/11/2022 Milton - 15.95 miles away
CP Holiday Train - Watertown 12/09/2022 Watertown - 18.33 miles away
COMEDY PLUS: Stand-up, burlesque, and more! 12/09/2022 Madison - 19.05 miles away
Eastside Winter Market 12/10/2022 - 12/11/2022 Madison - 19.53 miles away
Tandem Press Friday Jazz Series 10/21/2022 Madison - 20.22 miles away
Tandem Press Holiday Open House 12/10/2022 Madison - 20.22 miles away
Elf The Musical 12/02/2022 - 12/04/2022 Janesville - 22.61 miles away
CP Holiday Train - Columbus 12/09/2022 Columbus - 23.18 miles away

Travel Green Wisconsin Certified


Certified: (Req. 30 Points)

To be certified through Travel Green Wisconsin, all participants must achieve at least 30 points on the Travel Green Wisconsin Checklist. The more points a business attains, the greener they are in their operations.

Green Innovations

Guests are educated on Lake Ripley improvement projects and how they can contribute. Low flow fixtures and compact fluorescent bulbs are in place. Upgrades to improve the energy efficiency of building have been made. A recycling program is in place.