Places to Stay

If you're interested in staying by Wisconsin points of interest while visiting Cave of the Mounds, here are a couple of places we suggest.

Find places to stay near Wisconsin points of interest like Cave of the Mounds and many other Southwest Wisconsin Tourist Destinations.

Brigham Farmhouse front of a 3 story farmhouse with porch and screened in porch

Brigham Farmhouse – Airbnb/VRBO

Brigham Farmhouse is the old homestead of the Brigham family who owned the quarry where the cave was found. This historic home is across the street from Cave of the Mounds and is located amidst many hiking trails.

(2 minutes / 0.5 miles from Cave of the Mounds)

GrandStay Hotel front of building near many Wisconsin points of interest

GrandStay Hotel – Mount Horeb – Madison, WI

GrandStay Hotel in Mount Horeb is a hotel with a selection of rooms and suites for both short and extended stays. The hotel includes an indoor pool with spa, exercise room, and pet-friendly rooms. Near many Wisconsin points of interest.

Use the code CAVE when booking to receive a 10% discount at our hotel.

(6 to 12 minutes / 6.2 miles from Cave of the Mounds)

Sunniva Inn Photo from the front

The Sunniva Inn

The Sunnvia Inn is a small, local bed & breakfast in a beautifully restored 19030 Victorian Four Square home. It is one block off Main Street Mount Horeb. The Inn’s name “Sunnvia” is inspired from Mount Horeb’s Norwegian heritage. Sunniva roughly translates to ‘sun gift’ or ‘gift of sun.’ 

(8 minutes / 4.2 miles from Cave of the Mounds)

Deer Valley Lodge Building from a distance

Deer Valley Lodge

Deer Valley Lodge is a four-story hotel with a variety of rooms available. What makes this hotel unique is the custom designed hand-made furniture, themed suites, antler sconces, and trim. Deer Valley Lodge also has it’s own Indoor Waterpark! 

(9 minutes / 6.4 miles from Cave of the Mounds)

House on the Rock Inn entrance near Wisconsin points of interest

House on the Rock Inn

House on the Rock Inn is a great place for the family to stay. It has an indoor pool and spa. The play pool features a 45-foot-long submarine. This Inn is close to both Cave of the Mounds and House on the Rock. It is a great addition to a trip to Southwest Wisconsin.

(22 minutes / 19.6 miles from Cave of the Mounds)


Brigham Park Dane County Autumn leaves and high trees

Brigham County Park

Brigham County Park is a great place to camp out. Donated by Mrs. Charles I. Brigham in 1953, this place has a historical connection to Cave of the Mounds. Cave of the Mounds shares the East Mound with Brigham County Park. The park provides a panoramic view of the Wisconsin River Valley. Park features include a group camp area, a 23 unit rustic campground, two shelter facilities, picnic area, play equipment, nature trail through a maple woods, and hiking trails that connect to Blue Mound State Park. The Brigham Trail, a 1.3 mile paved shared-use trail, also goes through the park and connects to the Military Ridge State Trail and Cave of the Mounds.

(3 minutes / 1.1 miles from Cave of the Mounds)

Blue Mounds State Park pathway near Wisconsin points of interest and one of the Unique Places to visit in Wisconsin

Blue Mound State Park

The West Mound is now a popular Wisconsin state park. Perched atop the highest point in southern Wisconsin, Blue Mound State Park offers spectacular views and unique geological features. A swimming pool is available during summer. Over 20 miles of scenic hiking, off-road biking and cross-country ski trails, as well as a family campground, access to the Military Ridge State Trail with bike-in campsites and a rustic cabin for people with disabilities make Blue Mound a popular destination year-round. And near many Wisconsin points of interest like Cave of the Mounds.

(5 minutes / 1.6 miles from Cave of the Mounds)

Governor Dodge Photo of waterfalls

Governor Dodge State Park

This state park is one of the largest in the state of Wisconsin. It’s located in the Driftless Area of Southwest Wisconsin making it a scenic place to visit. Governor Dodge State Park has 5,000 acres of steep hills, bluffs and deep valleys plus two lakes and a waterfall. While visiting this state park enjoy hiking trails, picnic areas, camping opportunities. There are also biking, hunting, fishing, off-road biking, and seasonal cross-country skiing.

(24 minutes / 21.6 miles from Cave of the Mounds)

Yellowstone Lake State Park lake and trees

Yellowstone Lake State Park

This scenic state park has a  large family campground and group camp are just a short walk from the beach and boat landing. It has one of the few lakes in the Driftless Area. Yellowstone Lake State Park has 450-acres to enjoy year-round recreation area that offers visitors ample space to enjoy camping, swimming, fishing, boating, hiking, biking and picnicking. During the winter months, there are opportunities for ice fishing, snowmobiling and cross-country skiing.

(34 minutes / 25.8 miles from Cave of the Mounds)