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Biking Your Way Through the Driftless Region

Wisconsin’s Driftless Regoon has become an epicenter of cycling throughout the Midwest.  It’s no wonder why, when you take a moment to look around you at the beautiful and steep hills and narrow valleys that make up the unique landscapes of Driftless Wisconsin.  In certain parts of the Driftless region, bikers can enjoy 100 miles of scenic beauty, running into few cars along the way.  Here, you’ll find a wonderful selection of challenging hills, flat valley bottoms, and your choice of eight rails-trails from which to choose when creating your perfect Wisconsin biking adventure.  After a long day on the roads or trails, there’s no better way to relax than getting a restful night of sleep at the Lonesome Hollow Homestead, located in the heart of Wisconsin’s Driftless Region.  Book your stay with us now, and get started on your Driftless biking adventure.

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Road Touring through the Driftless Area This Spring

If you’ve never had a chance to experience the beauty of the Driftless Area in Wisconsin, then now is your perfect chance.  During spring, nature once again comes to life:  wildflowers emerge, wild critters scamper about, fish retur to the streams, and outdoor enthusiasts take advantage of the warmer seasons to come.  The Driftless Area, a land never touched by glaciers, is a picturesque land of beautifully sculpted forested hillsides and steep bluffs, contrasted with picturesque valleys criss-crossed by cold water streams.  We think one of the best ways to see the expansive beauty of the entire Driftless Area is to pack up the car and head off for a day of road touring along the rustic roads and scenic byways of Wisconsin.  Stay at our Driftless Area Vacation Rental, and from here hit the roads for a day of adventure throughout the stunning and unique landscapes of Driftless Wisconsin.

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Wisconsin Birding Opportunities in the Driftless Area

Warmer temperatures mean that wildlife and bird activity pick up, especially for waterfowl and water birds.  Take a step outside your door, and you’ll hear that bird song is much more prevalent, as cardinals, chickadees, finches, robins, and sparrows increased their vocal activity.  The hilly terrain and lush vegetation found throughout the Driftless Area, in addition to its close proximity to the Mississippi River Flyway, combines for unparalleled Wisconsin birding.  If you’re a Wisconsin birding enthusiast, then stay at our beautiful Vacation Rental, located in the heart of Driftless Wisconsin.

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Spring Wildflowers Brighten Driftless Wisconsin Landscapes

When spring comes to the Driftless Area, everything comes to life.  The annual signs of spring that we all look forward to–the budding of vividly bright flowers and the emergence of green–apear.  For many of us, especially in Driftless Wisconsin, spring’s arrival ushers in an abundance of outdoor adventure.  While winters here are remarkably beautiful, full of exciting adventures to be had, and sure to please any traveler, there are even more reasons to visit the unique landscapes found in the Driftless Area this Spring.  Book your stay at our Driftless Wisconsin Vacation Rental now, and relish in the beautiful spring sights coming to life around you.

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Last Chance Winter Getaway in the Driftless Area

Every winter in Wisconsin feels like it will never end. Rest assured though that Spring always shows up, and the chance to partake in the wonderful winter recreational opportunities in the Driftless Area will be lost for another year!  When milder temperatures are finally in the forecast, your opportunities for snowmobiling, skiing, and snowshoeing throughout Wisconsin quickly come to an end.  Late winter/early spring is also the time of year where sugar maple trees are tapped, and wonderfully rich Wisconsin maple syrups are produced.  Stay with us at our Soldiers Grove, Wisconsin Vacation Rental, where you can experience a Driftless Area winter getaway filled with plenty of charm and adventure.

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Wisconsin Trout Fishing

Wisconsin Trout FishingIt probably feels strange to even mention the Wisconsin Trout fishing season during the dead of winter. But, believe it or not, the season does sneak up. Hopefully that means we start to see some warmer weather, a little less snow and ice on the ground, some new flower blossoms, and plenty of fish in the streams.  Wisconsin has a rich trout fishing history, and has more than 10,000 miles of trout streams, creeks, and rivers famous for their cold, clean waters full of trout and other game fish.  Statewide, we think the Driftless Area trout fishing is unmatchable.  If you are a true Wisconsin trout fishing enthusiast, then don’t miss your chance to fish at the start of trout fishing season.  Book your stay at our Wisconsin Vacation Rental, where you’ll be within easy reach of some of Wisconsin’s best trout fishing grounds.

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Have fun in the Driftless Area This Winter

Driftless AreaThe lure of a warm, crackling fireplace is enticing for just about everyone during the cold months.  For many, the perfect winter evening involves a good book or quiet conversation with loved ones, curled cozily in front of the fireplace.  While you’ll find plenty of time to relax and unwind while here, there is more to a winter in Driftless Wisconsin than cozy fireside evenings. Luckily, Wisconsin’s beautiful Driftless Area is just as fun when there’s a thick white layer of snow on the ground as when the sun is shining brightly overhead.  Book your stay with us now, and experience the many varieties of fun found in the Driftless Area.

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Romantic Getaway to the Driftless Area

romantic getaway driftless areaThough it certainly gets cold outside, it’s also a quiet and peaceful kind of beautiful in February in the Driftless Area.  Take a quiet walk through the woods and see what you discover. Winter is a great time to view wildlife, from the bald eagles soaring through the skies, to the deer quietly stalking through the forests. Strap on some cross-country skies or snowshoes, and trek through the trails found throughout the Driftless Area.  The winter landscapes found here are breathtakingly beautiful, and are perhaps the perfect backdrop for a romantic getaway during the cold winter months.  Take advantage of this beauty and stay at the Lonesome Hollow Homestead for a one of a kind romantic getaway that you won’t soon forget.

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