Milwaukee + Lake Michigan Area

Hotels in Milwaukee + Lake Michigan Area

Located 12 miles from Lake Geneva, this homey Victorian B&B. Guestrooms—many of which have fireplaces and period detailing—is named after a Victorian Era author (Charles Dickens, Agatha Christie, more). Request a room with a double-Jacuzzi tub.

One of Wisconsin’s top resorts, the Grand Geneva Resort & Spa is home to its own ski resort, water park, even a rock-climbing wall.

Eight miles from the zoo, this family-friendly eco-hotel has a “green” rooftop spa and free bicycles (helmets included).

The Elliott House is closed.

The stately red-brick exterior and rich dark-wood paneling in the lobby and restaurant contrast with the lighter, brighter feeling of its 38 luxurious guest rooms and suites; all have handsome antique furnishings, and some overlook the forested Kettle Moraine hills.

 

Since it opened, this historic Grand Dame—which includes the 1893 building and a modern tower—in downtown Milwaukee has hosted every U.S. president since McKinley.

Travelers feel blissfully off the radar when nestled in at this 240-room property located on the shores of a glacially formed lake in a village with less than 1,000 residents.

The antiques-decorated rooms and suites at the historic inn have private baths and cozy fireplaces. While here, experience a fish boil at the inn, where you can learn about and watch the preparation of Lake Michigan whitefish over an open fire.

Certified by Travel Green Wisconsin,, this inn boasts in-room whirlpools and fireplaces, private balconies, and hammocks amid birches overlooking the lake—plus a recycling program and locavore-focused menu rich in Wisconsin cheeses.

The skier-friendly property offers quaint rooms and slope-side fireplace condos.

1918 Tudor boardinghouse, now the Midwest’s most luxe resort and spa (two of the golf courses have been renovated to host the 2012 U.S. Women’s Open).