The Luxury Guide to Ryder Cup 2021
One of golf’s most renowned events, the Ryder Cup, is coming to the Milwaukee area, and we at Poshabodes couldn’t be more excited. This golf competition will bring together the best and brightest in the sport, along with fervent fans seeking the finest experiences in the Cream City and the surrounding area. As long-time connoisseurs of luxury experiences, we’d like to share some of the area’s top features, from celebrated golf courses and upscale spas to fine dining and superb shopping. Read on for our list of recommendations, as well as an introduction to our two high-end properties available for the 2021 Ryder Cup.
Ryder Cup Accommodations
Finding a luxurious place to stay near Ryder Cup 2021 isn’t hard, thanks to a few Poshabodes properties that appeal to discerning travelers. Both located in Milwaukee, these two high-end homes give you ample space to spread out, not to mention a slew of amenities that even the finest hotels can’t compete with.
The Bluff House
Skip the ordinary hotel experience and opt for a spacious, well-appointed home to call your base as you attend the 2021 Ryder Cup. The Bluff House checks all the boxes, and with a lakefront location in Milwaukee, it offers a more vibrant and interesting alternative to Kohler, WI vacation rentals. Get more from your Ryder Cup lodging – find out why a recent guest called The Bluff House “one of the best vacation home rental experiences we’ve ever had.”
Even 5-star Ryder Cup 2021 hotels can’t offer the space, amenities, and welcoming feel of a luxury vacation home like The Belcrest. Get the personalized service and upscale residential setting that you’d never get with a hotel. Boasting 2,400 square feet, three luxurious bedrooms, and high-end furnishings throughout, The Belcrest is a cut above the available hotels near Whistling Straits. Treat yourself to an unforgettable Ryder Cup experience!
The Milwaukee-area dining scene has been heating up in recent years. In fact, Food & Wine has said that the city’s culinary scene is “having a major moment,” thanks to local staples and trendy new bistros. Here are some of our favorite picks.
Carnevor: Billing itself as Milwaukee’s premier steakhouse, this restaurant boasts an extensive wine list to pair with delectable meat and seafood.
Ardent: Get a seat at this East Side staple to savor upscale New American fare presented in multiple courses.
Whistling Straits Restaurant: Kohler’s premier dining attraction offers marvelous views and mouthwatering cuisine in a bucolic setting.
Lino Ristorante Italiano: Organic ingredients and imported Italian foods grace the menu at this authentic Italian eatery, located in Sheboygan’s South Pier District.
Trattoria Stefano: Housed in a 1892 brick building listed in the Wisconsin Historic Registry, this is a popular local spot for Italian fare.
Boasting soothing design and splendid amenities, these are the best spas in Wisconsin for decompressing and indulging in some pampering sessions.
Kohler Water Spa: Treat yourself to everything from hydrotherapy to relaxation pools in this wellness heaven, the only 5-star spa in the state of Wisconsin.
Salon Aura: From deep tissue massage to reiki, this salon and spa is equipped to make you look and feel your best.
Pfister Well Spa + Salon: Private, personalized treatment suites and an array of services are hallmarks at this urban day spa, located in the Pfister Hotel.
Reflections Spa & Salon: Get rejuvenated at this upscale salon and spa, complete with a relaxation lounge with herbal tea, fruit-infused water, and light snacks.
Indulge in some retail therapy at these local boutiques, where quality, style, and originality are a given.
The SoHo Boutique: Located in the charming Historic Third Ward, this is the ultimate boutique for those looking for unique dresses, accessories, and loungewear.
Trina Turk: From classic styles to trendy statement pieces, the fashions at this urban boutique are sure to turn heads.
Mainstream Boutique: This boutique is a favorite of local fashionistas, thanks to its wide variety of styles and sizes.
TLC Casuals: Housed in a rustic building on the shores of Sheboygan River, this shop offers casual clothing, dressy pieces, and everything in between.
There’s a wealth of artistic talent in Southeast Wisconsin, from painters and sculptors to the curators bringing their works to the broader public.
Lily Pad Gallery West: Displaying fine art from local artists as well as those from around the world, this Third Ward gallery is a favorite of art connoisseurs in the city.
Tory Folliard Gallery: This gallery specializes in contemporary art and represents more than 60 artists.
Sheboygan Visual Artists: Committed to visual arts in the region, this nonprofit highlights the work of talented local artists.
It’s not easy to round up the best golf courses in Milwaukee and the surrounding area, given the ample supply in Southeast Wisconsin. But these are a few can’t-miss options for practicing your swing.
Brown Deer Park: Billing itself as the top public golf course in Milwaukee county, this course features a stream running its length.
Dretzka Park Golf Course: Interesting elevation changes and large swaths of uninterrupted green make this course one of the county’s most alluring.
Blackwolf Run: Composed of “River,” “Meadow Valleys,” and “The Baths” courses, this legendary complex is a sister to Whistling Straits.
The Bull at Pinehurst Farms Golf Course: Wisconsin’s only Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course, this stunner is located on 400 acres of wetlands and woodlands.
Lincoln Park Golf Course: Originally opened as a six-hole golf course in 1916, this nine-hole course is a challenging option when you’re pressed for time.
The Bog: This public 18-hole course was designed by Arnold Palmer and occupies nearly 300 acres of rolling hills and wetlands.
As part of the Upper Mississippi Valley AVA, Wisconsin is uniquely positioned to produce hybrid grape varietals such as Chardonel, Frontenac, and Marquette.
Cedar Creek Winery: Weekend tastings are all the rage at this casual winery, boasting a delightful small-town setting.
Chiselled Grape: Pair a glass of award-winning wine with charcuterie boards at this warm and welcoming winery and tasting room.
Two Brothers Wines: Since opening in 2009, every bottle of wine has been produced by hand using fruit and grapes from private vineyards.
Coffee culture is strong in Southeastern Wisconsin, as evidenced by many roasters and coffeehouses in and around the city.
Valentine Coffee Co.: Many locals consider this one of the best coffeehouses in the city, thanks to small-batch brews and a solid variety of drinks.
Anodyne Coffee Roasting: With several locations in the city and surrounding area, these coffeehouses keep residents and visitors caffeinated and happy.
Colectivo Coffee Lakefront: Coffee connoisseurs adore this legendary lakefront landmark, which serves light fare in addition to a huge array of beverages.
The Greenhouse: This garden cafe is a delight for all the senses, as it’s housed in an antique solarium.
Weather Center Cafe: Pair coffee drinks with beautiful water views at this popular riverfront cafe.