Wisconsin's rolling hills and quiet rivers make it a perfect place for a romantic getaway, and if you're looking for a cozy cabin or cottage with a Jacuzzi hot tub, numerous locations all over the state fit the bill. Best of all, there's no wrong time to visit. Head to Wisconsin between July and September to take advantage of the short summer, stop by during October to watch the leaves change, or brave the Wisconsin winter to make that Jacuzzi feel even warmer.
A Secret Cottage
A Secret Cottage in Oxford, Wisconsin provides luxurious accommodations in a wild setting. The secluded cottage is on private water, located on private country acreage. Cottage amenities include a two-person whirlpool tub, a complimentary bottle of wine, screened porch, DVD player with an assortment of romantic movies, fireplace, fully-equipped kitchen, large front porch, walk-in shower, a paddle boat and second floor skylight (for viewing the stars at night). Activities include catch and release fishing, walking the nature conservancy and bird watching.
In the village of Poynette, Wisconsin, Hooker's Retreat provides is a relaxed getaway with a casual atmosphere on the banks of the Wisconsin River. With every three-night stay, the resort offers a free boat rental. Guests can use the boat for a romantic night on the lake under the stars. Each cabin has a whirlpool tub for two, cable TV, a full kitchen, fireplace and is fully furnished (excluding towels). The resort features Hooker’s Resort restaurant, which serves steaks, seafood and fish. The restaurant is open seven days a week and guests can cook their own steaks. Hooker’s Resort bar is also located on-site and features drinks, burgers and appetizers, live entertainment and a great view. The bar has live music every Friday and Saturday night. Also available on-site is the Hooker’s River Stop convenience store where guests can purchase hunting and fishing licenses, live bait, tackle, soda, snacks, gas, beer and liquor.
Canoe Bay is located on 280 acres with three private, spring-fed lakes in northwestern Wisconsin. Canoe Bay is just outside Chetek and is a romantic destination for couples to reflect, relax and reconnect with each other. Each romantic private cottage has its own private entrance, private views and private deck. Cottages feature amenities such as a two-person whirlpool, fireplace, wireless Internet, two-person sauna, private deck and stereo system. Some cottages have views of the lake from the whirlpool. The main lodge features a fitness center, library and Wi-Fi Internet access. Each morning breakfast—fresh baked goods and your choice of beverage—is delivered to your door. The Canoe Bay restaurant offers a romantic fine dining experience with an extensive wine menu and, in 2009, was given the “Award of Excellence” by Wine Spectator, according to the Canoe Bay website.
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