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Birding Destinations in the Driftless Region

Birding Driftless RegionIf there’s one thing visitors to the Driftless Region love more than anything else, it’s the beautiful outdoors.  This unique region of southwest Wisconsin is a birding paradise, thanks largely to the characteristic bluffs and valleys, the dense thickets of trees covering the hills, and the many rivers that wind along our valley floors. Wisconsin alone is home to more than 300 species of birds.  The Driftless Region is located along a portion of the Mississippi Flyway, which is used by over 40% of America’s migrating birds each year.  If you’re looking for a relaxing getaway, book your room at our Vacation Rental today, and spend some time birding in the beautiful Driftless Region.

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See the Apple Blossoms in Driftless Wisconsin

Apple Blossoms Driftless WisconsinDuring spring in Driftless Wisconsin, and the beauty of this season is hard, if not impossible, to ignore.  Oftentimes, we are asked what our favorite things to do in the area are. Time and time again, we come back to the same basic premise, and that is to get out and enjoy the beauty that makes this area so unique.  It doesn’t matter how you enjoy it, whether on a bike, hiking through the woods, or driving the country roads taking in all the sights. What matters is that you relax and enjoy the wonder that is Driftless Wisconsin.  Previously, we wrote about an inspiring spring day spent in the woods in search of newly cropping wildflowers.  This time, let the beautiful spring apple blossoms be your inspiration, as you get lost for a day in the beauty of Driftless Wisconsin.  Book your room at our beautiful Drifltless Area Vacation Rental today, and let the apple blossoms lead the way.

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The Best Amish Goods Are Found in the Driftless Area

Amish Goods Driftless AreaThe traditional Amish culture in America, which emphasizes simple living, plain dress, and resistance to modern conveniences like electricity, dates back to as early as the 16th century.  Amish families have been a feature of the Driftless Area since the mid 1960’s, and their horse-drawn buggies are often seen along the roadside throughout Driftless Wisconsin.  One of the many benefits of spending some time in the Driftless Area is being able to take home beautiful and delicious Amish-made goods.  These families have kept up with once-commonplace traditions, such as wood working, furniture making, quilt making, basket weaving, baking, and candy making.  Book your room at our Driftless Area Vacation Rental today, and set aside a day of shopping for the best Amish Goods Wisconsin has to offer.  

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Find These Spring Wildflowers in the Driftless Area

Spring Wildflowers Driftless AreaThe Driftless Wisconsin Area is known for it’s unique and beautiful geography, characterized by steeply rising limestone bluffs and cold-water streams flowing through deeply cut valleys. In the thriving forests, prairies, wetlands, and grasslands of the Driftless Area, you’ll find a large number and variety of wildflowers and animals.  The springs months in the Driftless Area are particularly beautiful, as woodland spring wildflowers push their way up to the surface, laying a carpet of vibrant colors across the forest floor. Book your spring retreat with us today, and see life start anew this spring in the Driftless Area of Wisconsin.

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Driftless Wisconsin Hiking is Calling Your Name

Driftless Wisconsin hikingA perennial favorite activity in the Driftless Area is spending time in the beautiful outdoors, exploring the tremendous beauty that our region is known for. Driftless Wisconsin, so named for its its unique, starkly contrasting and beautiful landscapes, is home to some of the most popular hiking in the state of Wisconsin.  We can’t think of a better way to experience the stunning landscapes of the Driftless Area than by spending a day hiking these hills.  At any time of year, you’ll also be rewarded with glimpses of rare birds, animals, and of course spectacular spring wildflowers. With abundant state parks, nature reserves and natural areas, the difficulty lies not in finding the motivation to get outside, but in choosing the best place to hike.  Book your room at our Wisconsin Vacation Rental, and embark on a hiking journey through the Driftless Area that will leave you yearning for more of this little piece of Wisconsin paradise.

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It’s Trout Fishing Seasons Once Again

Driftless Area Trout FishingEven though Wisconsin has a long and variable fishing season for a variety of species, some of which last the entire year, there is nothing quite like the celebrated trout fishing season along the many streams and rivers in the Driftless Region of Wisconsin.  With spring always just around the corner, it’s always time to start enjoying some warmer weather, some new flower blossoms peeking out of the ground, and plenty of fish in the streams.  Wisconsin has a long trout fishing history, and features more than 10,000 miles of trout streams, creeks, and rivers.  Statewide, you won’t find any better trout fishing waters than those in the Driftless Area.  If you are a true Wisconsin trout fishing enthusiast, then don’t miss your chance to fish at the start of this year’s trout fishing season.  Book your room at our peaceful Vacation Rental now, and get ready for a peaceful day on Driftless Wisconsin’s rivers and streams.

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Come See How We Make Wisconsin Maple Syrup

Wisconsin Maple SyrupWinter may seem long and cold to most of us in the Midwest, but it always comes to an end.  One of the hallmark events that marks the transition from winter to spring in the Driftless Area is the tapping of the sugar maple trees, to produce some of the finest Wisconsin Maple Syrup.  We take great pride in the locally produced foods found here, and look forward to this tantalizing treat every year.  If you’ve never had the pleasure of seeing the sap harvest, now is a wonderful time to getaway to the Driftless Area.  Take a stroll through the woods, visit our neighbors, see how many taps you can spot in the area, and wake up to a delicious breakfast featuring some of the finest Wisconsin Maple Syrup we have to offer, all when you stay at our beautiful Vacation Rental in the heart of the Driftless Area.

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A Driftless Area Spring is on its Way!

Drifltess Area Wisconsin SpringIt’s kind of hard to believe that we’re blogging about spring in the Driftless Area, but the optimism of all that spring brings is hard to ignore during the dreary days of winter. When winter comes and goes, the snow will yet again be a thing of the past, wildflowers will start poking up out of the ground, and the hustle and bustle will return to the Driftless Area. Fisherman will again begin their pursuit of trout in local streams, hikers will return to the hills with enthusiasm, and the valley will fill with the sights and sounds of Spring. Book your stay at our Driftless Area Vacation Rental early, and start dreaming of your return to spring.

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Winter Events in the Driftless Area

Driftless Area Wisconsin winter EventsFortunately for those of us in the Driftless Area of Wisconsin, the fun doesn’t stop when winter starts. There is plenty of outdoor recreation, including snowshoeing, cross country skiing, and ice fishing.  There is also a lot of great shopping, including specialty and Amish goods, as well as a wide variety of fun cultural and historical activities to enjoy in the cities of Driftless Wisconsin. If you’re looking for something a little different, there are also a wonderful variety of winter events happening at various locations around the area that are fun for residents and visitors to the Driftless Area alike. The winter months are a great time to dive into the atmosphere of Driftless Wisconsin, where you can see or try something new at one of our exciting winter events held throughout the region.  Book your stay at our peaceful Vacation Rental in Soldier’s Grove, and get a unique taste of the Driftless Wisconsin experience.

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Get Into the Winter Activities in Driftless Wisconsin

Driftless Wisconsin winter activitiesOftentimes, people relegate outdoor activities to the spring, summer, and even fall months when the weather outside is mild and pleasurable.  However, Driftless Wisconsin is a virtual playground any time of year, including the cold, snowy winter months.  Winter activities, including hiking/snowshoeing, ice fishing, and cross country skiing in the Driftless Area are wonderous and beautiful experiences, suitable for people of all ages and experience levels. Head outside in the Driftless Area this winter and explore ice caves, enjoy the quiet solitude of ice fishing, or explore new landscapes atop a pair of skies or snowshoes.  Book your room at our Driftless Area Vacation Rental this winter, and discover just how much fun the winter activities can be in Driftless Wisconsin.

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