As you contemplate a fall stay at the historic and luxurious Stewart Inn, the best weekend getaway in the Midwest, use it as an opportunity to look ahead to a winter getaway with us as well. Winter in Wausau, Wisconsin means skiing and snowboarding fun at Granite Peak Ski Area, where season passes are on sale at the early-bird rate through the end of September.
Fall or winter, each day or fun starts and ends at our top-rated boutique hotel, which is just a few hours but a relaxing world away from Milwaukee, Madison, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Green Bay, Bayfield, La Crosse, Eau Claire and Chicago. Book your fall and winter stays today at our well-regarded Midwest getaway!
What Makes Us the Best Weekend Getaway in the Midwest
Looking for a great weekend getaway in the Midwest? Look no further than this “Wausome!” destination. There’s no shortage of fun things to see and do in Wausau, Wisconsin, be it spring, summer, fall, or winter. Between the abundant natural beauty of its river valley setting ringed by hills and full of lakes and woods, and its robust arts, dining, and shopping opportunities, Wausau is home to distinctively vibrant culture. And there’s no better place to experience everything Central Wisconsin has to offer than from the best weekend getaway in the Midwest: the Stewart Inn.
Stewart Inn is a beautifully restored building located near downtown Wausau. It was originally built in 1906 by George Maher, a contemporary of Frank Lloyd Wright, into a cozy destination lodging loaded with the modern amenities that today’s discerning guests have come to expect, all while staying true to Maher’s original vision. The Stewart Inn is not only considered one of the finest homes in Wausau, it’s considered to be the finest intact manifestation of Maher’s style. And each of its eight guest rooms reflects that legacy, bathed in the warmth of muted colors, natural light, and gleaming wood.
And those luxury amenities we mentioned? You’ll enjoy everything you could possibly anticipate wanting or needing. These amenities are one of the many reasons we’re considered the best weekend getaway in the Midwest. Beyond high-end toiletries, a sensational breakfast, and an afternoon wine and cheese hour, we also recognize that connection is essential to our guests. That’s why we’ve outfitted each guest room with Samsung Galaxy 4 tablets, Apple tv, and a Sonos 5 stereo system. (And of course, Wi-Fi access is free.)
But don’t take our word for it that the Stewart Inn makes for the best weekend getaway in the Midwest. Check out some of our 165 five-star reviews from recent guests on TripAdvisor. Here’s a sampling:
- “I would highly recommend this place for [a] very rewarding and relaxing getaway.”
- “You won’t find a better B&B experience anywhere.”
- “As a General Manager of a resort myself, I was blown away.”
- “This was perhaps our best-ever experience at a B&B.”
What are you waiting for? Discover the best weekend getaway in the midwest, and book your room at the stunning Stewart Inn Boutique Hotel today!
Planning to Visit Granite Peak Ski Area?
While the Stewart Inn Boutique Hotel makes for a delightful weekend getaway in the Midwest any time of year, it’s particularly exciting to visit in the winter! Wausau just so happens to be home to the renowned Granite Peak Ski Area! One of America’s oldest continuous ski operations, Granite Peak Ski Area, on the slopes of Rib Mountain, is one of the region’s top ski and snowboard destinations.
Granite Peak Ski Area boasts a 700-foot vertical drop, 68 runs, and four terrain parks, in addition to an ultramodern high-speed chairlift system that has you spending more time going down the slopes and less time getting back on top. Granite Peak Ski Area offers a variety of season-pass packages. Get the early-bird price on passes by ordering no later than Sept. 30.
And if you’re visiting in the fall as part of your weekend getaway in the Midwest, book one of our popular Scenic Chairlift Rides. The unparalleled vista views of Central Wisconsin’s stunning fall color are beyond breathtaking.
Regardless of whether you join us now for fall foliage, or later in the season for some of the best skiing in the midwest, there’s only one place that offers you comfort and quality at an affordable price, and that is the Stewart Inn Boutique Hotel. We are simply unmatched in luxury and hospitality. Make your reservations for your ski trips this winter while you still have a chance. Book a room at the Stewart Inn Boutique Hotel, an exceptional weekend getaway in the Midwest!