Columbus Carriage House Bed & Breakfast


Things to Do in Columbus

Columbus is a small Midwestern city located just northeast of Madison.  This is town where many of the historic buildings remain much as they were in the early 1900's. The streets are tree-lined and safe. There are many historic mansions in Columbus, and most of them remain as single-family homes. Amtrak stops here in Columbus on its way between Chicago and the Pacific Northwest.
Historic Architecture

Take the Columbus Historic Walking Tour or schedule a Horse-drawn carriage tour to see many of the unique historic buildings.  Columbus is home to over 250 buildings that are historically significant.  Columbus Carriage House Bed & Breakfast is on the National Registry of Historic Places.
Antique Shopping

Columbus is home to one of the largest antique malls in the Midwest. There are of 82,000 square feet of antiques in an old canning building in town.  In addition, there are several other antique shops in the downtown area that specialize in upholstery, lamps and clothing.

Places to Eat and Relax

Columbus has several unique restaurants in our downtown area. The new Hydro Street Brew Pub features local organic meats and veggies.  Their beer is fabulous!  Try it out. There is also a 1950's style Supper Club, The Capri. It features steaks, chicken and fish and a wonderful french onion soup with broiled cheese topper. Napoli's restaurant features Italian cuisine.  All wonderful local choices.
Local Attractions

Wednesday farmers market, an old-world potter, a horse-drawn carriage maker, the site of a Johnny Depp movie.  When you are ready to experience a small town, we have some interesting things for you to explore. You can visit a local dairy, Sassy Cow Creamery, and purchase wonderful ice cream, cheese and milk. Knitters and weavers must visit Susan's Fibers to see a huge selection of yarns, beads and looms. Antique hunters will find more antiques in our town than you can imagine. You'll need a day to visit the huge Columbus Antique Mall and then more time to check out the shops downtown.

And Columbus is the horse capital of Wisconsin. The Wisconsin Horse Council and Midwest Horse Fair's offices are in our downtown. We have a local carriage maker and dealer, Frey Carriages, and Midwest Equestrian Center offers horse related events.