Whether you prefer fun in the sun on the beaches that line Lake Michigan, or indoor historical tours that highlight cultural significance, Wisconsin cities offer plenty of attractions for expectant moms and dads to enjoy. Experience the bustling atmosphere in Wisconsin Dells, or visit a serene, small city like Spring Green for your babymoon. Wisconsin vacation rentals range from luxurious condos in the heart of the city to rustic cabins and beachfront homes. Consider these Wisconsin cities for your babymoon to ensure you get the rest and relaxation you need before your bundle of joy arrives.
1. Spring Green
Breathe in the fresh air with a vacation rental for your babymoon that overlooks the Wisconsin River. Spring Green is a haven for nature enthusiasts with trails that take you to the bluffs in Tower Hill State Park and boat tours and canoe rides with the Wisconsin Canoe Company. Take in the entertainment in the city when watching a play at the American Players Theatre for date night, or indulge your love for history with tours of the House on a Rock and the Taliesin. Spring Green offers plenty of sightseeing when you visit the historical estates featuring Frank Lloyd Wright’s architecture. If your cravings are getting the best of you during your babymoon, savor the comfort food at Arthur’s Supper House.
2. Green Bay
Join in the big city fun in Green Bay with a babymoon vacation rental that puts you within minutes from Lambeau Field and the Vince Lombardi bronze statue. If you’re not the sporty kind, take a tour of the National Railroad Museum or breathe in the heavenly scent of the blooming flowers at the Green Bay Botanical Gardens. Ride the Ferris wheel at the Bay Beach Amusement Park, or see the exotic animals at the Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary. The Neville Public Museum affords you and your mate a chance to see dinosaur skeletons, and Heritage Hill State Historical Park gives the exercise enthusiasts a chance to walk or hike the trails. Get the rest and relaxation you need when signing up for a couple’s day at the Tranquility Spa.
Spend a spring or summer babymoon on the beaches of Racine. North Beach runs along Lake Michigan, offering fun in the sun and sandy adventures. See the sailboats sailing by at the Yacht Club’s marina, or dip your feet into the water on those hot summer days. A cool fall or spring day begs the need for a light walk through the Racine Zoo, while indoor attractions such as the Racine Art Museum and the Racine Heritage Museum are perfect for those cold winter days. Stop over at the Wind Point Lighthouse for views of Lake Michigan before enjoying a date night dinner at Salute Italian Restaurant.
4. La Crosse
Don’t let the small town charm of La Crosse confuse you – this city is full of big attractions and luxurious vacation rentals. With access to three rivers in this Wisconsin City, you can spend your days paddling in the shallow waters, sunning on a towel on the shoreline, or enjoying a boat tour on the La Crosse Queen. If you’re visiting during the winter months, head over to Green Coulee to see the skiers and snowboarders from the comfort of the lodge. Hixen Forest is the prime spot for walking when you and the baby need a bit of exercise, and Riverside Park gives you amazing views of the unique bridges and rivers in the city. When you’re feeling up for a challenge, hike the trails to see the geological formations at Grandad Bluff, where you and your significant other can capture a pre-baby photo.
5. Wisconsin Dells
As one of the most popular tourist cities in Wisconsin, Wisconsin Dells offers outdoor attractions designed for the active couple. Enjoy some one-on-one time together before the baby arrives when walking through Mirror Lake State Park, which leads right to the Dells. The Wisconsin River nestles up against unique rock formations you can explore, and the downtown area is home to waterparks such as Noah’s Ark, so you can beat the heat in the summer months. Take in the eclectic attractions, too, when visiting the Circus World Museum. Don’t miss out on the scrumptious comfort food this city has to offer when dining at the High Rock Cafe or the Macaroni and Cheese Shop.
If you classify yourselves as history buffs, then Milwaukee is the obvious vacation destination for your babymoon. Before the baby arrives, soak up the history of the city with tours of Discovery World and the Milwaukee Public Museum. Immerse yourself in the culture of the city when attending performances of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra. The city’s Lakefront Trail is a popular hotspot for the active types, offering miles of hiking and walking trails. When the sun is shining, sink your toes into the sand at Bradford Beach or venture out into the waters with a boat tour from the Milwaukee Kayak Company. Couples who feel the need for speed can admire the antique motorcycles at the Harley Davidson Museum before retreating back to their cozy vacation rental.
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