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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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Unique Holiday Shopping in Driftless Wisconsin

Driftless Wisconsin holiday shoppingThe holidays are a time to break from our hectic schedules, get together, and enjoy the traditions that have been bringing us closer together for years.  Driftless Wisconsin is a place where the festive winter spirit and the gentle glow of a fire keeps us warm on these cold winter days.  Treat yourself to a winter getaway to Driftless Wisconsin this year, and you’ll find that time spent here is a wonderful and relaxing way to kickoff the busy holiday season.  While you’re here, take advantage of the unique holiday shopping opportunities throughout the Driftless Wisconsin region.  You’re sure to find that perfect, unique gift for everyone on your list.  Book your winter stay at our quiet Driftless Area Vacation Rental today, and start the holiday season off relaxed and ready for the hustle and bustle of the season.

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Spend a Romantic Getaway in the Driftless Area

Romantic getaway Driftless AreaThe Driftless Area, a unique region of Wisconsin untouched by glaciers, features captivating forested hillsides and stunning valleys.  If you’re looking for the perfect destination for a romantic getaway, then look no further than the peaceful Driftless Area of Wisconsin.  The chilly late fall weather elicits such wonderful thoughts as walking briskly, gloved hand in gloved hand, warming each other as you take in the sights, savoring a warm, romantic meal together, or curling up together next to the warm glow of an evening fire. There is no better place to do these wonderful fall activities than in the Driftless Area, where romance is a part of everyday life. The alluring solitude offered by the Inn at Lonesome Hollow provides you with an unbeatable backdrop for your next romantic getaway.  Book your stay with us today, and leave your agenda and schedule behind.

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Fall Bird Migration Along the Mississippi River

Fall Bird Migration Driftless AreaIn Driftless Wisconsin you’ll find steep bluffs rising in stark contrast to the beautiful river valleys that make up our unique region of southwestern Wisconsin.  A simple glance skyward during this time of year will reveal the many flocks of birds that make their way south during the fall bird migration.  Nestled along the historic Great River Road, Driftless Wisconsin is a bird watching enthusiast’s paradise.  Here you’ll find over 250 miles of incredible scenery and protected natural areas that provide the perfect habitat for birds during their fall bird migration.  In fact, the scenic overlooks along the Mississippi River offer some of the best places in North America to view majestic bald eagles.  If an afternoon spent overlooking this scenic beauty while you search the skies for the many migrating birds sounds appealing, then now is the time to book your room at our Vacation Rental, located in the heart of Driftless Wisconsin.

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Road Tour Through Beautiful Fall Foliage

Driftless Wisconsin Road Tour Fall FoliageFall is a stunning and much celebrated time of the year in the Driftless Area, whether you’re here for the fall harvest, the beautiful outdoors, or just the quiet hush that falls over us that time of year.  While there are many wonderful reasons to visit Driftless Wisconsin during the fall, there are perhaps none more spectacular than the fall foliage that paints the hills deep hues of red, orange, and gold. There are many different ways to experience the glory of fall. As our previous blog post suggests, a fall hike through the regional parks is a wonderful way to connect with nature and view the beautiful fall colors.  Or perhaps you’d rather take a bike ride along the scenic country roads, or get a completely different vantage point from the water.  One of the most popular ways to view a variety of fall foliage in the Driftless Area is to take a road tour through the area.  If the idea of hitting the open road, finding hidden small-town treasures and beautiful scenery along the way sounds like a great way to spend some time, then book your room at our Driftless Area Vacation Rental today.

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Get Inspired by Fall Hiking in the Driftless Area

Fall foliage Driftless Area HikingWith the arrival of fall comes a whole new set of reasons to head out into the forested hills and parks in the Driftless Area for an invigorating hike.  While there are plenty of rewarding reasons to embark on a spring or summer hiking, the rewards of fall hiking in the Driftless Area may be even greater.  Fall puts on a spectacular show that is revered by all, and the vibrant hues of red, orange, and yellow frame the dramatic vistas of the Driftless Area, captivating visitors, old and new.  Fall is a wonderful season to visit the Driftless Area, as it is both less crowded and uniquely beautiful.  Book your room with us today and let the beauty of a fall hike inspire you.

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Late Summer Trout Fishing in Driftless Wisconsin

Driftless Wisconsin Trout FishingLocated in the western and southwestern portion of the state, the Driftless Area, characterized by its rugged topography and coldwater streams, is the perfect place to spend your final days of the trout fishing season. Though Trout fishing started early, there is still plenty of time and cold water left to be fished in the Driftless Area. Here, you’ll find yourself in one of the most picturesque fishing locales in the midwest, making Driftless Wisconsin your perfect fishing destination before trout fishing ends in late September.  Book your room at our quiet Vacation Rental, which is located in the beautiful Kickapoo Valley.  Our quiet corner of the world is the perfect place to getaway from everyday life, to relax, and to access some of the regions best trout fishing streams.

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Visit Prairie du Chien in the Driftless Area

Prairie du Chien Driftless AreaLocated just above the beautiful confluence of the Wisconsin and Mississippi Rivers, Prairie du Chien is the oldest European settlement on the Upper Mississippi River, and certainly a town worth visiting when you visit the Driftless Area.  The history of Prairie du Chien dates back to the earliest days of the fur trade between traders and Native Americans.  Later, Fort Crawford was built here, which played an important role in Indian relations, the Civil War, and medical experiments attributed with advancing medical science. Eventually, as with many communities in the Midwest, the Rairoads came to Prairie du Chien, and were responsible for furthering the social and economic development of the area.  Today, Prairie du Chien is a charming town to visit, full of wonderful historic sites to see and activities to do.  Located just 35 miles away, our quiet Vacation Rentals in the heart of the Driftless Area is the perfect place to stay and explore the towns of Driftless Wisconsin.

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Biking the Beautiful Kickapoo Valley

biking Kickapoo ValleyWisconsin has repeatedly been ranked as one of the top bicycling destinations in the nation, which comes as no surprise to those of us living here. Whether you choose to enjoy the 80 trails in the “rails-to-trails” system, such as the world famous Elroy-Sparta Trail, or hundreds of miles more on rolling, quiet country roads, Wisconsin boasts a biking friendly culture designed to keep visitors coming back to bike time and time again.  Our quiet Bed and Breakfast is located just off the Kickapoo River, and is within easy reach of great biking destinations throughout the Driftless Area.  Book your room at our quiet Homestead today, where you can enjoy our one hundred and sixty mostly wooded acres, with natural gardens, hiking trails, a large pond, and even a small vineyard; the perfect way to relax after an adventurous day of biking!

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Don’t Miss the Driftless Area Art Festival

Driftless Area Art FestivalThe Driftless Area of Wisconsin is a stunningly beautiful and unique region in Wisconsin, known for its picturesque river valleys and sharply rising bluffs.  With so much natural beauty around us, it’s no surprise that many artists call the inspirational Driftless Area home. The hills and valleys here serve as perfect inspiration for a variety of artists, including painters, potters, woodworkers, weavers, poets, writers, and musicians. Spend days in Driftless Wisconsin visiting studios and galleries, or during the 3rd week in September, amazing local art can be seen at one spectacular event.  Each year in September, art lovers from around the area head to Crawford County for the Driftless Area Art Festival.  Rooms always book up fast for this annual event, so now is the perfect time to reserve your place at our centrally located Drifltess Area Vacation Rental.

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