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Top 10 Family And Pet-Friendly VRBO Vacation Rentals In Wisconsin

Maria Cristina
Published Aug 15, 2017

Some people treat their pets as if they were part of the family. That is why it is difficult for them to part with their beloved pets when they need to travel. They are also concerned that their pets will not get the best care if they are left behind. The best solution is to bring their pets along especially if they expect to have an extended stay in their destination.

The next thing to do is find a suitable place that could accommodate their kids and pets. Fortunately, in Wisconsin, there are several vacation rentals that welcome pets as well as families with children.

Wisconsin has a lot of beautiful natural scenery that attracts a lot of tourists. It is bordered by a lot of lakes and forests that is highly appreciated by nature lovers. The state also has a lot of rich farmland. So if you want a relaxing countryside vacation, visit Wisconsin, “America’s Dairyland”. Below is a list of affordable and pet-friendly stays while you are in the land where milk is plenty.

1. A rustic retreat with country charm (from 129 USD per night)

This compact little space is cute and cozy. It is just a one floor home with an open layout for the kitchen and living room area. It has two wide bedrooms that could comfortably sleep 6 people. The porch at the back is where you have your outdoor dining area and barbecue grill. There is a huge carpet of green grass surrounding the house which is ideal for the kids and dogs to run around in.

The house is located 5 blocks away from Great River Road in Pepin, Wisconsin. You have access to several outdoor activities like hunting, boating, hiking and fishing. Pepin and its surrounding villages offer a lot of dining options and interesting historical sites. This lovely compact home has a minimum stay of 5 days.

Prairie Street Retreat

Price: from 129 USD per night

Number of Guests: 6

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2. Cute Quincy Cabin (from 146 USD per night)

This unique A-shaped cabin has an all new pine interior and can comfortably sleep 5 people. It has loft style bedrooms that have 2 double beds and a fold up bed. The bathroom has a toilet and shower. Outside, you have a view deck where you have a wonderful view of the trees and an outdoor fire pit where you can sit around to get some warmth while having a cup of coffee.

The newly renovated home has a minimum 3 day stay and is ideal if you want to go fishing around the area. It is located in Quincy with Castle Rock Lake Country Park close by.

Quincy Cabin Castle

Price: from 146 USD per night

Number of Guests: 5

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3. Perfect ranch home in Lambert (from 329 USD)

This accommodation is just walking distance to the football field if you are in town to watch the Packers play. You can also invite your friends to come with you or just stay home and watch the football game. There’s enough parking on the property. This ranch style, single-level home has 4 huge bedrooms which can accommodate a group or family of 10 people. The rooms have either king or queen beds. The house also has a wide patio where you can enjoy an outdoor grill with family and friends. The house was recently renovated so it is newly painted with new flooring and countertops.

Perfect Place to Stay

Price: from 329 USD

Number of Guests: 10

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4. A home with a view of the Heavens (from 125 USD)

This lovely wooden house guarantees you a heavenly view of the woods. It is nestled deep in the forest where you can enjoy a springtime view of flowers, trees and all sorts of birds and woodland animals. During winter, you can enjoy snowmobiling or riding the ATV on the lake or hiking up the trails. In summer, you can enjoy communing with nature and bonfires. During fall, you enjoy the perfect weather for golfing, biking or just walking thru the woods. The nearest golf course is just a 30 minute drive.

You are allowed to bring your pet dog or cat with you but you are expected to clean up their mess. There is an extra charge if they damage the furniture or for cleaning their excess hair. The house does not allow big dogs like Pit Bulls, Rottweilers, Dobbermans or St. Bernards.

Heavens View – The Woods

Price: from 125 USD

Number of Guests: maximum of 6

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5. Heavenly views of the lake (from 131 USD)

This quaint little home is situated on Lake Sinissippi so you have the perfect view of the water. It has two huge bedrooms with a queen and a double bed in each room. It has two bathrooms with a toilet and combination tub and shower. You can request the owners to buy your groceries in advance for you, just reimburse them once you get there. There is satellite/cable TV, a music and video library, stereo, radio, CD and DVD player, books, internet and board games to keep everyone entertained if you are not outside enjoying the scenery.

The property has a large garden and a boat dock. You can have fun exploring the nearby forest or swimming and boating in the lake. Rent the GPS for hiking and the boat if you want to paddle in the water. The nearest town attractions are just within a 2 hour drive. There’s a museum, market, zoo and parks and bike trails nearby.

Beautiful Sunset and Heavenly View of the Lake

Price: from 131 USD

Number of Guests: 6

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6. Romantic rail road caboose (from 150 USD)

Relive your childhood and check into this amusing 1954 rail road caboose. The exterior is restored and the interiors transformed into a compact living space. Its open layout was cleverly designed to fit 4 people comfortably. The sofa bed transforms into a huge futon and there is a table with sides that fold up to accommodate more people. Right behind the caboose is a hot tub. The caboose is located within walking distance to the Mississippi River where you can swim and go fishing.

1954 Rail Road Caboose

Price: from 150 USD

Number of Guests: 4

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7. Red House Hollow (from 150 USD)

This charming red bricked cottage fits a family of 6 or two couples. It is located in Herbster village just a few blocks from Lake Superior. There are casual dining restaurants just 10 minutes away. This pet-friendly accommodation has access to the white sandy beach and a boat landing. You can enjoy outdoor water activities like boating, kayaking, windsurfing or kite sailing. The house was recently renovated with modern amenities like cable TV, air-conditioning and internet. It has 1 huge bedroom that has a queen sized bed. There are other sleeping options like the sofa in the spacious living room which converts into a sleeper. The family room has a couple of full sized sofas for extra sleeping space. The house has a view deck where you can enjoy watching sunsets or dining outdoors.

Red House Hollow

Price: from 150 USD

Number of Guests: 6

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8. Lovely Apartment in Mississippi Rivertown Historic District (from 165 USD)

The apartment rental is the entire second floor of this gorgeous stately home. You have your own private entrance complete with a kitchen, pantry and dining room. It is fully furnished with Victorian furniture that gives it an old-worldy vibe. The rooms are spacious with a king size bed in the master bedroom and a double bed in the second bedroom. The apartment has natural lighting coming from its numerous windows. You have a panoramic view of historic churches and homes and the surrounding trees.

It’s located in a quiet but charming neighborhood in the Cass/King Historic district just 12 blocks away from the Mississippi River. This is very near the Downtown LaCross district and an easy walk to the finest shops and restaurants. It’s your home base if you want to do some hiking, trailing, biking and skiing. You have access to scenic views of the Trempealeau and Vernon counties which are called the Tuscany of the Midwest.

Lovely Apartment in Mississippi Rivertown Historic District

Price: from 165 USD

Number of Guests: 7

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9. Summer home with a boat (from 200 USD)

Your summer retreat is extra special once you rent this cabin, which is part of the Fishtrap Lake Resort. It is situated in Boulder Junction, Vilas County amidst the best hiking and snowmobile trails. The rental is surrounded by a lush forest and greets you with a view of Fishtrap Lake.

The cabin has a dining area, complete kitchen, a living room, a bathroom with a shower and two spacious bedrooms. The bedrooms sleep 6 people with comfy double beds and twin single beds in each room. It’s your perfect private getaway because it is secluded and you have your own sandy beach and pier fronting the lake. The place provides heat in the cabin during winter but there is no air-conditioning. There are overhead ceiling fans to keep you cool during summer. The cabin is ideal for a family outing if you want to train your kids with the bare basics. They can learn how to fish and swim in the lake, go hiking and hunting or take a trail hike or go biking in the surrounding areas. You have to stay for a minimum of 6 days in this location.

Summer home with a boat

Price: from 200 USD

Number of Guests: 6

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10. Cozy cabin with a porch (from 195 USD)

This beautiful log cabin can accommodate 6 people. It has 2 wide bedrooms with a queen and a full bed. In the living room is a sleeper sofa that could fit 2 people. It has a cozy, country ambiance with its wooden interiors and furniture. The living room, dining and kitchen area have an open layout so you can freely move around in the space. The bathroom is tiled with marble and has a toilet, vanity sink, shower and bath tub. The ceiling is vaulted making the home look more spacious and airy.

The cabin is located in Great Ferryville where you also have access to the amusement park, local restaurants, Wyalusing State Park and Mississippi River. Outdoor activities include hiking, skiing, and fishing. There’s an additional 50 USD fee for bringing a pet. You have to be at least 25 years of age to book a reservation.

Cozy cabin with a porch

Price: from 195 USD

Number of Guests:6

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Enjoy a country style vacation

One of the pleasures of taking a vacation in the country is you get disconnected from the stress of modern living. Most of these homes provide you a breathtaking view of the lakes and the forest where you can relax and breathe in fresh air. Some of these rentals may be a long drive away but the trip is definitely worth it.

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Maria's hubby calls her a free-spirited gal. She's not afraid to try new things, explore new places, and taste what's new on the menu. Traveling is one of the luxuries she enjoys the most. When...Read more

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