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Connect with Nature at Wisconsin Wildlife Sanctuaries

Wisconsin Wildlife SanctuariesOne of the best things about visiting our charming West Bend Bed and Breakfast is the ability to escape the routine of everyday life, and to experience a rejuvenating connection with nature.  Our Bed and Breakfast is conveniently located 35 minutes from Milwaukee, making it an easy weekend getaway destination.  Our property is located near West Bend, nestled peacefully in the woods surrounding the Kettle Moraine State Forest.  On property, guests can choose to stroll along our secluded walking trails, or relax in our tastefully decorated rooms filled with special creature comforts, including inviting antique fireplaces.  If you’re looking for a deeper connection with nature, then there are many nearby places you can go to meander along beautiful trails, or view the enchanting Wisconsin wildlife in their native environment.  Book your room now, and find the time this winter to escape to our wonderful West Bend Bed and Breakfast, where you can visit several local Wisconsin wildlife sanctuaries.

Wisconsin Wildlife Sanctuaries

Wisconsin Wildlife SanctuariesWildlife viewing is not always on the top of the list for winter activities, but these quiet, serene months can provide you with some of the best Wisconsin wildlife viewing.  One of the closest Wisconsin wildlife sanctuaries is the beautiful Shalom Wildlife Sanctuary, literally located just across the street.  Unfortunately, this experience is only available from May through November.  However, there are still plenty of possibilities to view wildlife during these beautiful winter months.  Riveredge Nature Center is home to a beautiful and diverse landscape, and is the perfect location for a little winter bird-watching.  Here, you’ll find over 186 species of birds, as well as 26 different types of mammals nestled amongst the nearly 600 species of plants.  This unique ecological area is well known for its biodiversity, and has been widely recognized for providing innovative environmental education to learners of all ages.  Another great area for wildlife viewing is the Horicon Marsh Education & Visitor Center, which is the largest freshwater cattail marsh in the United States.  This beautiful marsh is home to a wide variety of marsh birds, including ducks, geese, pelicans, herons, egrets, and cormorants.  This is also your best chance for the occasional rare sighting of threatened and endangered species.  Finally, take the time to explore the beautiful 136 acre Lac Lawrann Conservancy.  At this stunning Wisconsin wildlife sanctuary, you’ll find over 200 species of birds, small mammals such as Deer, squirrel, beaver, mink, and muskrat, and badger, as well as some of the regions beautiful glacial landscapes and geological features.  

As you can see, there are no shortages of opportunities to view the beautiful Wisconsin wildlife that frequents our area throughout the year. The winter landscapes, dominated by their white, snowy layer, sometimes offer the best platforms for viewing these magnificent animals in their natural habitats.  Escape from those winter doldrums, and come explore winter’s wild landscapes with us. Book your stay at Hidden Serenity Bed and Breakfast now, and then come back throughout the different seasons to see what else we have in store!

Visit the Museum of Wisconsin Art

Wisconsin ArtMost people who come stay at our charming Wisconsin Bed and Breakfast are looking for a quiet escape from the city.  Located just 35 minutes from the bustling metropolis of Milwaukee, our bed and breakfast is a quick and easy escape into another world.  Here, you’ll find a world where the pace of life is slower, where your surroundings are quiet and peaceful, and where you can spend the time focusing on things that truly matter in life.  An escape to the quiet solitude found at Hidden Serenity Bed and Breakfast is the perfect time to reflect and reconnect.  While we believe these reasons alone are enough to draw you to our charming corner of Wisconsin, there are also some wonderful activities nearby to enjoy.  For example, The Museum of Wisconsin Art, heralded as one of the top regional art museums in the country, is found just down the road in West Bend, Wisconsin.  Book your stay at our luxurious Wisconsin Bed and Breakfast today, and experience a unique and special winter getaway at your home away from home.   Continue Reading

Experience Serenity at our Wisconsin Bed and Breakfast

Wisconsin Bed and BreakfastWith a gentle rolling landscape carved by glaciers, our small region in southeastern Wisconsin is known for its beauty, providing you with the perfect setting for a rejuvenating winter escape. Our charming Wisconsin Bed and Breakfast, nestled near the quiet solitude of the Kettle Moraine Forest, was named Hidden Serenity for a reason. We pride ourselves on providing weary city-dwellers, and those tired of the fast-paced life that so many of us seem intent to live, with a quiet respite away from the chaotic day-to-day of modern life. Located just a short drive from Milwaukee, a getaway to our Wisconsin Bed and Breakfast will give you the quality and spaciousness you desire, while surrounded by a comfortable ambiance. Ancient glaciers, peaceful lakes, and quiet woodlands form the foundation for a variety of recreational activities for those seeking a little bit of adventure, or maybe just a quiet connection with nature. Located near the edge of the beautiful Kettle Moraine Forest, Hidden Serenity Bed and Breakfast is the perfect place to relax, unwind, and let your stresses melt away. Book your room now, and experience the rejuvenating powers of Wisconsin’s nature on a relaxing winter getaway. Continue Reading